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Definition of High Blood Pressure Drops
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Commitment Is Key for Online Quit-Smoking Groups
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Quitting Smoking (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes Raises Heart Death Risk 7x in Adults
People younger than 50 with diabetes have a seven-times higher risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, preliminary research suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shooting in hospital parking lot leaves 1 dead, 1 injured
A shooting in an Ohio hospital parking lot has left one person dead and another injured and has caused the hospital and nearby schools to go into lockdown (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump turns to drug industry for his new health secretary
President Donald Trump picks former top drug company and government executive to be his next health secretary (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Grassroots HIV Prevention Efforts Target Those at High Risk Grassroots HIV Prevention Efforts Target Those at High Risk
Community-based peer navigators are key to spreading awareness about pre-exposure prophylaxis in a population at high risk for HIV, a Johns Hopkins outreach program shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines
New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure; now nearly half of US adults have it (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New guidelines classify nearly half of U.S. adults as having high blood pressure.
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Headaches cause the WORST pain
A previously unknown network of nerves sends pain signals from our heads and faces directly to the part of the brain that deals with emotion, a Duke University study has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slow And Upbeat EPA Response To Hurricane Harvey Pollution Angers Residents
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Hersher Source Type: news

Essex baby with heart defect died waiting for operation
Iris Day, who was born with a heart defect and Down's syndrome, died on December 2 last year, a week before she was due to have surgery on December 9 at a London hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She Took On Colombia ’ s Soda Industry. Then She Was Silenced.
The debate over taxing sugary drinks has turned into a ferocious global policy brawl. In Colombia, proponents faced intimidation and censorship. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW JACOBS and MATT RICHTEL Tags: Soft Drinks Obesity Colombia Lobbying and Lobbyists Sales and Excise Taxes Sugar Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Lung Cancer May Grow Faster During Immunotherapy Lung Cancer May Grow Faster During Immunotherapy
A retrospective analysis from France found that 14% of patients with advanced lung cancer showed an acceleration of tumor growth while receiving immunotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bill Gates donates millions to combat Alzheimer's
"It's a huge problem, a growing problem," Bill Gates said about Alzheimer's disease. He's donating millions of his own money to help fund research to combat the brain disease. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity during pregnancy may directly lead to large babies
Obesity during pregnancy may directly lead to overgrown infants, which poses a greater risk for complications with the mother and baby, research from the National Institutes of Health found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor children benefit when parents have access to healthcare
(Reuters Health) - Low-income children in the U.S. whose parents qualified for Medicaid were more likely to receive preventive care, regardless of their own insurance coverage, a new study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

do: She Took On Colombia ’ s Soda Industry. Then She Was Silenced.
The debate over taxing sugary drinks has turned into a ferocious global policy brawl. In Colombia, proponents faced intimidation and censorship. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW JACOBS and MATT RICHTEL Tags: Soft Drinks Obesity Colombia Lobbying and Lobbyists Sales and Excise Taxes Sugar Medicine and Health Source Type: news

WATCH: 'Motivated' podcast: Shaun T on how to find your truth and transform your life
Fitness expert Shaun T reveals his tips for living a happier and healthier life. He also discusses his new book, "T Is for Transformation." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

HIV treatment does prevent cognitive decline
Until this study by McGill University, research suggested that even those who take anti-retroviral therapy had a higher risk of brain disorders than the general population. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JAK-1 Inhibitor Effective for RA, but Safety Signal Troubles JAK-1 Inhibitor Effective for RA, but Safety Signal Troubles
The oral JAK-1 inhibitor upadacitinib is showing a strong response in active rheumatoid arthritis that has responded inadequately to biologics; however, concern lingers about venous thrombotic events.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

UC study says exercise could cut glaucoma risk by 73%
A study by the University of California, Los Angeles, has found evidence of a correlation between physical activity and lower rates of the eye disease, particularly among people who work out intensely. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump to lawmakers: cut health mandate, top tax bracket
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged lawmakers on Monday to slash the top tax rate paid by the wealthy and end the Obamacare individual healthcare mandate, even as he praised their work so far on tax reform in the Republican-controlled Congress. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nearly 1 in 3 Breast Cancer Pts Skip Adjuvant Therapy: Why? Nearly 1 in 3 Breast Cancer Pts Skip Adjuvant Therapy: Why?
A general distrust in the healthcare system, but not their personal physician, leads nearly 1 in 3 women with early breast cancer to opt out of or fail to complete adjuvant therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

U.S. top court to hear fight over California pregnancy center law
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether a California law requiring private facilities that counsel pregnant women against abortion to post signs telling clients how to get state-funded abortions and contraceptives violates free speech rights. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Variety of nuts tied to lower risk of heart disease
(Reuters Health) - People who regularly eat a variety of nuts including walnuts, peanuts and tree nuts may be less likely to develop heart disease than individuals who rarely or never eat nuts, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mortality Lower When Inpatients See Their Own PCP in Hospital Mortality Lower When Inpatients See Their Own PCP in Hospital
These findings should be considered during development of new models for care in and out of the hospital, experts say in an accompanying editorial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding cuts risk of eczema by 54%, reveals study
The researchers, from King's College London, the University of Bristol and Harvard University, tracked 13,000 babies born in 1996 and 1997 until they were 16 to make the findings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Army Lifts Ban on Recruits With Mental Health Issues
People with a history of some types of mental health problems can now seek waivers to join the U.S. Army. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Security Firm Says Extremely Creepy Mask Cracks iPhone X's Face ID
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurel Wamsley Source Type: news

Over 50% cut in stent prices has not lowered treatment cost for patients
NPPA had slashed prices of drug eluting stents& bioresorable vascular scaffolds as it found companies were making nearly 400% profits on these stents in India. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fresh concerns raised about dangers of e-cigarettes
Aerosols found in the trendy gadgets triggered bradycardia - a slow heart rate which can be life-threatening - in mice, scientists at the University of Louisville in Kentucky discovered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over 400 killed, thousands injured in earthquake near Iran-Iraq border
The quake had a magnitude of 7.3, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: International Source Type: news

Studying Medicine in Time of War Studying Medicine in Time of War
Few things are as challenging as studying to become a doctor in the middle of a war zone. Unfortunately, that is the current situation for medical students in Syria.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Complement Inhibitor Fails in Trials for Geographic Atrophy Complement Inhibitor Fails in Trials for Geographic Atrophy
Complement inhibition as a means of halting the progression of geographic atrophy took a hit this week, with negative findings announced for two pivotal phase 3 clinical trials of lampalizumab.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Father's stress may affect sperm and children, study shows
A father's stress can change the composition of his sperm so that his children may be particularly sensitive to stress and prone to problems like PTSD, according to a new U Penn study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Professor resigns after allegations he sexually abused minors as a priest
An art history professor at Arizona State University has resigned after allegations that he sexually abused at least three minors when he was a priest. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bill Gates Makes $100 Mln Personal Investment to Fight Alzheimer's Bill Gates Makes $100 Mln Personal Investment to Fight Alzheimer's
Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to seek treatments for the brain-wasting disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Boost low levels with THESE foods and supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling tired and grumpy. Experts recommend these supplements to help you boost low Vitamin D levels. Otherwise you can eat these foods. One expert reveals her tips and tricks after a study by Healthspan, found the lack of daylight leaves 56 per cent feeling more tired. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why powerful men make women watch them masturbate
There ’s one disturbing and confounding thing that many of the powerful men who have been accused of sexually harassing and assaulting women have in common: They like to masturbate in front of women.The sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, screenwriter and... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brady MacDonald Source Type: news

Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts!
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: How to Prevent Heart Disease, Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts & Excl;
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: How to Prevent Heart Disease, Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease diet: Eating a handful of THESE twice a week could slash your risk
EATING a handful of nuts twice a week can slash the risk of heart disease by almost a quarter, say scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gobbling your food raises your risk of heart disease
People who eat very quickly do not give their bodies time to realise it is full – meaning they tend to eat more, according to cardiologists based at Hiroshima University in Japan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Occupational Radiation Protection Lowers Mortality Risk? Occupational Radiation Protection Lowers Mortality Risk?
A correlational study finds no greater risks for mortality among radiologists compared with physicians who do not perform radiation procedures.Medscape Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Revascularization in CS: Keep It Simple and Get Out of Dodge Revascularization in CS: Keep It Simple and Get Out of Dodge
Drs Harrington, Batchelor, and O'Donoghue discuss the implications of the TCT late-breaking CULPRIT SHOCK trial testing culprit-only vs multivessel revascularization in unstable patients in cardiogenic shock.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Coffee health benefits: Weekly cup 'could slash risk of heart failure and stroke'
A SINGLE weekly cup of coffee can cut your risk of heart failure and stroke according to a new study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bublé​ announces return to the stage following son's cancer diagnosis
Canadian crooner Michael Bublé will return to the stage in the U.K. in July for the first time since he and his wife, actress Luisana Lopilato, suspended their careers to focus on their eldest son who was diagnosed with cancer last year. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Entertainment Source Type: news

Secondary CANTOS Analysis IDs Canakinumab Responders Secondary CANTOS Analysis IDs Canakinumab Responders
The results suggest the commonly used hs-CRP test may provide a simple tool to identify patients most likely to benefit from the drug while avoiding potential risks such as fatal infections.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding May Guard Against Teen Eczema
Encouraging new mothers to stick with breast-feeding may halve the already small risk that infants will develop eczema when they hit their teens, new research suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Makes Wagyu Beef Smell So Good? Science Explains
The Japanese beef is considered a luxury, with plenty of fat and its super-soft texture. New evidence could explain what's behind its sweet smell.(Image credit: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Greta Jochem Source Type: news