Many older U.S. gun owners don't store firearms safely
(Reuters Health) - Roughly one-third of older people in the U.S. may live in households with guns and a new study suggests that many of those firearms are not stored in the safest way: locked and unloaded. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New HIV therapy may suppress virus for months
The antibody therapy UB-421 can suppress HIV for up to four months in patients who've stopped antiretroviral therapy, or ART. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
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There are 23.1 MILLION missing female births in the world since 1970
Members of the Singaporean researcher team say that the added pressure of China's single-child policy and the desire of parents to have a boy compounded the problem. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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US scientist is ready for 4 pregnancies with 'three-parent' embryos
Dr Dietrich Egli, a researcher at Columbia University, said Wednesday that he had genetically modified three-parent embryos ready for four pregnancies, once it's legal to implant them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Study: Genetic test predicts middle-aged obesity risk
Scientists say a genetic test can identify newborns at heightened risk of becoming severely obese by middle age, possibly giving time for interventions designed to head off that fate (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Four million people in Britain carry a 'skinny gene'
Professor Sadaf Farooqi, from the University of Cambridge, co-led a study into the MC4R gene, looking at almost half a million British people from the UK Biobank genetic database. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Scrap that early morning jog! Evening exercise appears to be better for you, two new studies find
New studies, from the Weizmann Institute of Science and the University of California, Irvine, found mice that exercised in the evening were 50% more efficient than in the morning. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Medical News Today: Could this brain stimulation technique reverse memory decline?
New research examines the effect of a noninvasive brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation on age-related memory decline. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
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Medical News Today: The best vegetables for type 2 diabetes
Vegetables are good for anyone, with a rich array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and plant compounds, but they can especially benefit people with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is when a person cannot control their blood sugar. Find out which vegetables are best for type 2 diabetes, and some tasty ways to eat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
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Next frontier in study of gut bacteria: mining microbial molecules
Using the chemical screening technology PRESTO-Tango, Yale researchers have identified specific gut bacteria that impact various aspects of human biology. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
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Columbine survivors helping others affected by massacres
A struggle still persists to help survivors and communities deal with the lasting trauma of school shootings 20 years after the Columbine High attack (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Pregnant women exposed to air pollution may have children born with smaller heads, review reveals
Scientists at University of Aberdeen looked at studies that covered Europe, Australia and the US. Nitrogen dioxide affects the growth of the unborn baby in the last few weeks, findings show. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Girl born without a BRAIN defies doctors by reaching her sixth birthday
Lily Wetherall, of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, appeared normal at birth until a scan revealed the rare brain condition hydranencephaly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Exercise may make you GAIN weight: People eat nearly a quarter more after a work out
Scientists from Loughborough University had 40 volunteers, half of which were women, take part in an aerobic class at least three times a week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Indiana University is dealing with a mumps outbreak -- and most cases are linked to a fraternity
At least 16 cases of mumps have been reported at Indiana University since Februrary, and nine cases have ties to a single fraternity. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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Suicide Deaths Are Often ‘Contagious.’ This May Help Explain Why
In the wake of any high-profile suicide, public health experts steel themselves for the aftershock. Suicide contagion, the phenomenon by which exposure to one suicide death can trigger suicidal behavior in others, is well-documented but poorly understood. A recent study published in the journal Society and Mental Health adds to the knowledge about why suicide contagion occurs. And it spotlights a common mistake that people may make when a community experiences suicide: normalizing these deaths. “When there’s an unexpected death, people take notice,” says study co-author Seth Abrutyn, an assistant professo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

Replace Red Meat With Plant Protein for Heart Health
Your heart will thank you if you replace red meat with healthy plant proteins. Doing so will lower your odds for heart disease, according to a new study. (Source: WebMD Health)
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Alex Trebek shares health update with fans
"I've always tried to be straight with you and I'm not going to stop now," he said in a Twitter video (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Cutting Booze to Cut AF Is Difficult for Patients to Swallow Cutting Booze to Cut AF Is Difficult for Patients to Swallow
Alex Voskoboinik, MBBS, discusses the results of the first randomized study to test alcohol abstinence (or reduction) in drinkers with AF. Now the hard part: persuading patients to cut out the booze.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Dementia: The main early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease everyone must know
DEMENTIA causes a wide range of symptoms, which tend to worsen as the disease progresses, but spotting the signs early can allow you to get the right help and treatment to keep the condition under control for as long as possible. There is one main early symptom of Alzheimer ’s disease - the most common type of dementia - everyone should be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Scientists Generate 'Activity' in Dead Pig Brain
The cells of the brain remained viable six hours later, compared with other brains not preserved using the newly developed process, the researchers reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
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Does Sugar Make Kids Hyper? That ’ s Largely A Myth
(CNN) — Does sugar make kids hyper? Maybe. “If you look at the peer-reviewed evidence, we cannot say sugar absolutely makes kids hyper; however, you can’t discount that sugar may have a slight effect” on behavior, said Kristi L. King, senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In the mid-1990s, a meta-analysis reviewed 16 studies on sugar’s effects in children. The research, published in the medical journal JAMA, concluded that sugar does not affect behavior or cognitive performance in children. “However, a sm...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: News Health CNN Sugar Source Type: news

Girl, 11, dies after a severe allergic reaction to TOOTHPASTE that contained a milk protein 
Denise Saldate, 11, from West Covina, California, died on April 6 after she suffered a severe allergic reaction from a milk protein in a prescription toothpaste, meant to strengthen her enamel. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Children as young as five decide if people are 'mean or nice' based on their faces alone
We all make judgements based on appearances - however off-base they may be. New Harvard University research shows that children start treating people differently based on looks by age five. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How to protect yourself from the deadly, drug-resistant fungus, Candida auris
A deadly, drug-resistant fungus is growing in strength. The CDC calls Candida auris a "serious global health threat." In Thursday ’s New York Times, Matt Richtel reports on a Chicago woman who died from the fungus and also uncovers two cases in New York that are pan-resistant, meaning they cannot be cured. Nearly 600 cases have been reported in the U.S. Richtel joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the fungus. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Storytelling and public health: the power of emotion in science
Dr. Neal Baer, a pediatrician and writer on shows such as “ER,” spoke about conveying public health information with creative storytelling at YSPH on April 9. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

How to live longer: These colourful veg may protect against heart disease and cancer
HOW TO live longer: Eating a balanced diet packed with fruit and vegetables is key to healthy living, but many people tend to eat the same foods and neglect others with vital nutrients. Add these colourful vegetables to your diet, which studies have shown may protect against heart disease and cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating warning: A bloated tummy after an Easter egg binge could be serious
STOMACH bloating is common and often occurs after eating too much food or eating foods that are hard to digest. But if you feel bloated after an Easter egg binge this weekend, an expert has warned it could be a sign of a more serious problem. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

B.C.'s top doc Bonnie Henry reflects on 3-year anniversary of opioid emergency
B.C.'s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, spoke with CBC's Mike Killeen at Victoria's The Harbour, an overdose prevention and supervised injection site. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Feeling like this could be a sign you lack B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms are wide-ranging, but it ’s important to be able to detect them as untreated deficiency can cause health complications. if you find yourself regularly feeling like this, it could be a sign you lack B12. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Calgary groups look for solutions after Syrian girl, 9, dies by suicide
The suicide of a nine-year-old Syrian girl last month has organizations in Calgary scrutinizing their many services for newcomers, in hopes of preventing future tragedies. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: The Lifesaving Power in Stem Cells
Liars and thieves should not be allowed to detract from legitimate scientific research that has made umbilical cord blood mystic in its regenerative powers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SUSAN GUBAR Tags: Stem Cells Blood Donation Bone Marrow Transplants Leukemia Pregnancy and Childbirth Health Insurance and Managed Care Cancer Parenting Broxmeyer, Hal E Indiana University Source Type: news

Mother 'felt suicidal' after baby death news reports
Holly Eastall says she felt suicidal after being falsely accused of abuse following her baby's death. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People with learning disabilities 'trapped' in hospitals as target missed
More than 2,200 people with learning disabilities are still being treated in hospitals, figures show. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pembrokeshire GP job ad admits 'the hours stink'
A doctor in Pembrokeshire tweets a brutally honest job advert in a bid to relieve "tired" GPs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartwarming footage shows a toddler 'who was born with BACKWARDS LEGS' walking
Victoria Komada, three, of Norwich, was born with the one-in-a-million condition tibial hemimelia, which caused her to have a missing shinbone in her right leg and a shortened one in her left limb. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Planned C-sections are £400 cheaper than vaginal births for the NHS, finds study 
The money could be saved because of huge negligence claims paid out by the NHS are to maternal claims. Women aren't being offered the choice to have C-sections despite guidelines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother with varicose veins so painful she struggled to walk was refused NHS treatment TWELVE times
Shannon Hutchinson, 30, of Telford, Shropshire, claims she kept being 'fobbed off' by her GP. Eventually she paid for private treatment as her mental health was suffering. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Health 202: Democrats are encouraging changes to vaccination laws as measles outbreak grows
Trump hasn't urged more vaccinations, yet. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paige Winfield Cunningham Source Type: news

Drug used to treat high blood pressure could relieve Parkinson's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's
A study by the University of Cambridge found the hypertension medication felodipine reduced the toxic build-up of proteins in the brains of mice and zebrafish with these diseases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for eczema: The plant-based oil that could repair sore and cracked skin
BEST supplements for eczema: When it comes to eczema, experts often recommend special moisturisers, creams and ointments to relieve symptoms. But these don ’t work for everybody. An alternative treatment could be found in a plant-based oil, native to the desert regions of northern America. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Cancer: Scientists offer cancer cure hope by designing ‘decoy’ molecules to kill tumours
CANCER: Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have designed ‘decoy’ molecules that can kill cancer tumours, offering fresh hope of a cure for cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Dancing on the Crumbling Precipice: Jim Quinn explains why the deep state is the true enemy of human civilization
(Natural News) If you’re not yet familiar with the writing of Jim Quinn from The Burning Platform, he’s an author you may want to consider adding to your “must-read” list. Quinn’s articles are insightful and daring, and his grasp of history is spot-on. Quinn’s latest article, reprinted here, is entitled, “Dancing on the Crumbling Precipice.”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Proctor Gamble, whose products are full of toxic chemicals linked to cancer, demands Facebook enforce "brand safety" for advertisers
(Natural News) Procter & Gamble is one of Facebook’s most important advertisers, so when they demanded that the social media platform enforce “brand safety” for its advertisers, it drew a lot of attention to the issue. However, there’s one aspect of the story that seems to be getting lost in the mainstream media’s coverage of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Y2K-like software glitch takes down NYC communications system, proving vulnerability of modern society to programming mistakes
(Natural News) Multiple communications platforms throughout New York City reportedly went offline on April 6 due to a Y2K-like bug known as “GPS Rollover,” which took down traffic lights, meter readers, license plate readers and various other automated systems, the news is reporting. The software glitch affected what’s known as NYCWiN, an integrated control grid... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Bombshell: Google manually censors conservative websites from search results, "blacklists" ideological defectors
(Natural News) To deny that search engine giant Google is engaged in an unprecedented censorship conspiracy targeting conservatives, Christians, and others who don’t conform to official deep state doctrines is to deny reality, at this point. That’s because we now have undeniable proof from Google’s own “lips” that the Silicon Valley enterprise has taken it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Study reveals a connection between the use of NSAIDs and severe C. difficile superbug infections
(Natural News) Antibiotics are known to disrupt the microbial balance in the gut, increasing the risk of getting infected by bacteria such as Clostridium difficile. However, a new study found that even common pain relievers may promote infections caused by C. difficile. C. difficile causes the most common and most dangerous hospital-born infections in the U.S. and around the world. For... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Farmers who use biosolids are NOT required to tell anyone – their land is being polluted in SECRET
(Natural News) One would think that with so many lingering and unanswered questions about the safety of “biosludge” that regulatory authorities would, at the very least, require farmers who use the stuff to provide full, public disclosure in the interest of public safety. But unfortunately this isn’t the case. According to biosludge truth activist Craig... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Use lavender essential oil to reduce the frequency and severity of migraines
(Natural News) People suffering from migraines could benefit a lot from lavender, a study published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine suggests. The study, a multi-university effort from Iranian researchers, looked at the effects of lavender essential oil when used in migraine prophylactics. In the three-month study, the researchers enrolled migraine sufferers in a randomized controlled clinical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Medical News Today: Seaweed extract may help design new drugs
Drug resistance is a large and growing problem. On the hunt for fresh sources of drugs, scientists have turned to the seaweed in underwater forests. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: MRSA / Drug Resistance Source Type: news