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See How the Earth Has Changed Over the Past 20 Years in This NASA Timelapse
A new 20-year NASA timelapse taken from space shows in just a few minutes how life on Earth shapes the planet year by year. The timelapse follows two decades of constant image collection from a NASA satellite capturing both seasonal patterns that occur every year and longer term changes. “That’s the Earth,” said Gene Carl Feldman, a NASA oceanographer, in a press release. “That is it breathing every single day, changing with the seasons, responding to the Sun, to the changing winds, ocean currents and temperatures.” The receding level of ice in the Arctic is among the trends captured in the NA...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

North Korean defector had "enormous number" of parasites
The largest worm that was removed from the patient's small intestine was 11 inches long (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are grandparents spoiling kids?
A study says grandparents tend to give high-sugar snacks as treats - so we tracked some down. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abuse victims say new attention should spur New York reforms
New Yorkers who were molested as children are counting on the national attention on sexual crimes to persuade state leaders to allow victims to sue over decades-old abuse (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Girl with rare 'childhood Alzheimer's' turns 8
Eliza O'Neill, eight, suffers from Sanfilippo syndrome, known as childhood Alzheimers, which results in toxic waste in the brain. Her family began a foundation in South Carolina to find a cure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A'Blowout Year' for AI in Radiology A'Blowout Year' for AI in Radiology
This technology-driven field of medicine is witnessing fast-paced change that will be discussed at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Jesse Jackson reveals he has Parkinson's disease
Rev. Jesse Jackson disclose publicly that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Q & A: The Chemical Reaction That Cleans Everything
Bleach may be common, but the molecular dance that makes it work is an intricate wonder. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: C. CLAIBORNE RAY Tags: Cleansers, Detergents and Soaps Chemistry Dishwashers and Dishwashing Source Type: news

New RE-DUAL PCI Data: Dabigatran Dual Therapy Benefit Consistent New RE-DUAL PCI Data: Dabigatran Dual Therapy Benefit Consistent
The"reassuring" findings from the RE-DUAL PCI study were seen in several subgroups of patients with atrial fibrillation in a setting where they face an excess risk of bleeding with current triple antithrombotic therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2017 Annual Meeting Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2017 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from RSNA 2017.Medscape Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

New health ALERT: Statins raise risk of diabetes by 30%
TAKING statins can ramp up the risk of diabetes by almost a third, experts have found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson ’ s Disease
The longtime civil rights leader said he plans to make “ lifestyle changes ” but will not allow the disease to interfere with his advocacy work. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NIRAJ CHOKSHI Tags: Civil Rights Movement (1954-68) Parkinson's Disease Jackson, Jesse L Source Type: news

Endoscopy Could Spare More Barrett's Patients From Surgery Endoscopy Could Spare More Barrett's Patients From Surgery
For patients with Barrett's esophagus, endoscopy, a recognized treatment for high-grade dysplasia, is just as effective for intramucosal carcinoma, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease: What you need to know in wake of Jesse Jackson's diagnosis
Answers to some of the more common questions about this disease. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scientists Can Now Tell How Much Glaciers Melting Will Affect Specific Cities
Scientists can now evaluate how much an individual glacier or ice sheet melting will contribute to rising sea levels in port cities around the world, according to new research. Climate scientists have said for decades that human-caused global warming causes ice to melt that in turn will raise global sea levels, and in recent years scientists have made increasingly precise projections about how individual cities will be affected. Global sea levels may rise by more than six feet by 2100, according to research published in the journal PNAS. The new study, published by NASA researchers in the journal Science Advances, expands ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized climate change onetime Source Type: news

Florida confirms second local Zika virus infection for 2017
Florida health officials report state's 2nd case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a local mosquito (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Rev. Jesse Jackson: 'I Have Parkinson's'
The civil rights leader was diagnosed in 2015. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recall: Store Brands of Frozen Sweet Corn
The whole kernel corn was sold at GIANT, Martin's and the Stop & Shop Co. stores. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Student therapy dog can stay in sorority house amid dispute
A university student's therapy dog has been allowed to stay in an Ohio sorority house until the courts sort out whether it needs to move because of another student's allergies (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Alpine visitors should know the signs of acute mountain sickness
(Reuters Health) - Going quickly from low altitude to high altitude can cause headache, fatigue and nausea, the American Medical Association warns in a new publication directed at travelers. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eye to the Sky: Ophthalmologists Aided Hurricane Response Eye to the Sky: Ophthalmologists Aided Hurricane Response
Eye care is one of the most common acute medical needs after natural disasters, and having a plan in place speeds aid.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
The civil rights leader said family and friends noticed a change in him about three years ago (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Bill to'Eliminate Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis'A Bill to'Eliminate Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis '
Who wouldn't want to eliminate the problem of men being wrongly told they had prostate cancer?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New hope for people suffering from chronic itch
At the world's first center to study chronic itch, researchers are getting closer to finding answers for desperate patients (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anorexic woman finds out what the disease has done to her
In this extract of The Doctors, shared ahead of Monday's episode, Stephanie weeps as she asks the experts for help to recover from the disease which she has battled since she was 13. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Optimizing Treatment for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Optimizing Treatment for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Individualizing castration-resistant prostate cancer therapy depends not only on drug profiles but also on patient-related factors. Experts offer a way through the data to reach a clinical decision.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Best supplements to fight a cold: Take THESE six nutrients so you NEVER have a sick day
BEST supplements to fight a cold include vitamins and minerals, says an expert. Here are the six key nutrients you should stock up on this winter. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin E found in nuts may prevent asthma attacks
Sufferers had reduced airway inflammation and less sticky mucus in lungs, found a University of North Carolina study. The beneficial vitamin E is found in walnuts, pecans and peanut. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ITV's Victoria prompts debate over Prince Albert's death
The public were sceptical over Albert's official of death cause which was typhoid fever. But there were no reported cases anywhere Albert visited before death. Did his doctors misdiagnose him? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Health: Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn
Dire predictions of a flu pandemic proved overblown in 2005 and 2009. Still, health officials are warning that the H7N9 virus, which can be lethal, is on the rise. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Influenza Epidemics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention World Health Organization China Australia Kawaoka, Yoshihiro Source Type: news

The growing problem of Type 2 diabetes in kids
Newest study shows an almost 5 percent jump in the disease over a decade for those between the ages of 10 and 19 (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2017 Nobel Prize Winner Michael W. Young: An Interview 2017 Nobel Prize Winner Michael W. Young: An Interview
2017 Nobel Prize Winner Michael W. Young talks to Medscape about his groundbreaking research on circadian rhythms and what makes him tick.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Article Source Type: news

Advocates Call For Maternal Mortality Solutions
A group of advocates and doctors told congressional staff that more should be done to prevent women from dying during and after childbirth. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research refutes theory linking family income, genetics, brain development
Researchers have debunked a popular theory linking socioeconomic status, genetics and cognitive development. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Detective says juror bribery claim in Iowa trial was a hoax
A detective says a letter purporting to be from a juror who was bribed to rule for the University of Iowa in a medical malpractice trial was likely a hoax by someone upset with the verdict (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson's can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tax Reform Bill Will Bankrupt Community Oncology Centers Tax Reform Bill Will Bankrupt Community Oncology Centers
If Congress passes it, the tax reform bill could cut $25 billion from Medicare, which would drive many community oncology practices into bankrupcy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Brain pathway makes head and face pain very draining
(Reuters Health) - If head and facial pain seem stronger and scarier than pain elsewhere, it ’s because a special pathway in the brain is heightening our emotions from pain at those sites, according to studies in mice. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'Good' cholesterol not so good at preventing heart disease
Raising levels of the so-called good cholesterol by blocking the activity of a certain protein does not seem to protect against heart disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cholesterol Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best birth control pills for PCOS
A look at some of the best birth control pills for PCOS. Included is detail on how birth control can affect PCOS and the best non-pill options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Thrombectomy Up to 24 Hours Effective in Certain Strokes Thrombectomy Up to 24 Hours Effective in Certain Strokes
Published results of the DAWN trial show patients with salvageable brain tissue identified by'clinical-core mismatch'benefitted from endovascular therapy up to 24 hours after onset.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Paraplegic rats walk after receiving stem cell therapy
Researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology found that, after just three weeks, 42 per cent of rodents improved their ability to walk and support their weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Micro-premature' baby Jazeel Hope is 'thriving'
Jazeel Hope's mother, from Johannesburg, has revealed she has now come along so far that doctors believe she is 'thriving' and completely out of danger. Jazeel now weighs 2.2kg. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Vest That Allows the Deaf to'Hear'A Vest That Allows the Deaf to'Hear '
Neuroscientist David Eagleman talks about time perception, synesthesia, and the vastness of human creativity.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Interview Source Type: news

Can Girls Help Boost Boys' Reading Scores?
The study found that young men got better reading marks in school when they were outnumbered by young women in the classroom. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clues In That Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Point Toward Russia
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

Screening Unlikely to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes Screening Unlikely to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes
Most athletes who die suddenly during competitive sports have conditions that cannot be diagnosed by preparticipation screening, a new study finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Adopting a dog could lengthen your life, study says
Good news for dog owners: The health benefits Fido brings may help extend your life (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toddler nearly died after catching herpes from a kiss
Parker, 16 months, was rushed to A&E by his mother Maria O'Neill, 22, from Derry, Norther Ireland, after he developed a rash and blisters all over his body. He was put on a drip and stayed for a week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Big Idea Behind Big Data
As we find our way in a world shaped by Big Data, it's not the reams of information we gather but the networks they illuminate that's the newest addition to science's index of things, says Adam Frank.(Image credit: Matjaz Slanic/Getty Images/iStockphoto) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adam Frank Source Type: news