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Story of the surgeon who did the first heart transplant
Images from 'Christiaan Barnard: The Surgeon Who Dared' by David Cooper show the South African ground-breaking surgeon hard at work in the operating theatre doing open-heart surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three cups of coffee a day linked to lower risk of cancer and DIABETES, study says
DRINKING three or four cups of coffee a day provides protection against heart disease, cancer, diabetes and dementia, research suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sports mad teen
Conor Lewis, now 18 from Nottinghamshire, was diagnosed with ‘medically unexplained’ functional neurological disorder. His physio team unexpectedly captured him walking after years of therapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms could be reduced by eating more of THIS 9p vegetable
IBS symptoms include diarrhoea and constipation, but they could be reduced by changing the amount of fibre in patients ’ diet. Carrots could be the key to reducing Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about monophasic birth control
This article examines its uses, benefits, and possible side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Drug-resistant malaria parasite could cause global crisis
A new global malaria crisis could be triggered by a resistant-strain form of malaria discovere din Southeast Asia. Scientists are hopeful they can nip it in the bud but fear it may soon go further afield (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using mouthwash daily could raise your risk of diabetes
Mouthwash may kill off helpful microbes in the mouth which protect against these conditions, found the Harvard School of Public Health which suggests swilling once not twice a day may be best. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee cuts risk of heart disease and help you live longer
This amount cuts the risk of heart disease by 15% and early death by 17%, found the University of Southampton. It also slashes chances of certain cancers, diabetes, liver disease and dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After controversial delay, toddler gets vital transplant
Almost 2 months after decision over father's arrest left little A.J. Burgess in peril, family has reason to give thanks (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's sore throat was 3cm fish bone carotid artery
A 71-year old woman from North Carolina checked into hospital with a sore throat, but doctors discovered that her fish dinner from eight days before had almost killed her (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smell the 'roses' of thankfulness
A fun family tradition can increase awareness of things you and your kids appreciate: friends, family, teachers, activities, even possessions. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother with 40KK boobs feared she would suffocate baby
Danielle Matier, 31, from Derby, has battled against her ever growing boobs since the tender age of 11 and has watched in horror as they grew from a cup size B to KK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teva Pharmaceutical set for major layoffs in Israel, U.S.: report
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is expected to cut 20-25 percent of its 6,860 workers in Israel and a few thousand more in the United States, financial news website Calcalist reported on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

NFL teams turning to mindfulness
As football coaches keep players ready through the season, they work to perfect tackles, improve running games and make sure everyone knows all the plays by heart. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bayer pharmaceuticals head says there's no pipeline problem
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (Reuters) - Bayer is seeking to defend its pharmaceuticals business that will be diluted in importance by the takeover of Monsanto and faces a threat to revenues in 2024 when the blockbuster heart drug Xarelto loses its patent. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Four breakfast foods that can boost your sex drive
Lack of vitamin D can cause low oestrogen in women and testosterone in men. London-based Rob Hobson says you can boost your libido by choosing the right foods for breakfast. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Everstone buys Malaysian medical devices company Chemopharm
The deal will be carried out via Everlife, the Singapore-headquartered fund said in a statement today without offering the deal value. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What one defector's parasites tell us about North Korea
Parasitic worms and a chronic liver infection identified in a North Korean soldier who dramatically defected are providing clues into health conditions inside the secretive rogue state, experts said Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korean defector had parasitic worms over 10 inches long
Parasitic worms and a chronic liver infection identified in a North Korean soldier who dramatically defected are providing clues into health conditions inside the secretive rogue state, experts said Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: More than just 'chemo brain': Cancer impacts memory, too
After chemotherapy, many people report experiencing 'chemo brain,' characterized by impaired cognitive function. But could cancer itself be to blame? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Three to four cups of coffee per day slash disease risk
British-based researchers reviewed more than 200 existing studies to assess whether coffee is, in fact, good for your health. Here's what they found. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is the egg diet effective?
There are several versions of the egg diet, all of which involve eating eggs as the main source of protein and restricting other foods. Is it safe? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

What is vascular dementia? Symptoms, causes and risk factors of the deadly condition
VASCULAR dementia is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer ’s disease. Signs, symptoms and whether stroke can bring on the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day may have health benefits: study
According to a new study, drinking coffee is associated with lower cancer rates. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Could gluten foods be triggering your PAINFUL flare-ups?
RHEUMATOID arthritis joint pain could by eased by cutting out gluten from your diet, as patients have an increased risk of developing coeliac disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Single cancer waiting times target set for NHS Wales
Better and quicker cancer care for patients is the aim from a single treatment route and target. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medication Errors in Pediatric Anesthesia Medication Errors in Pediatric Anesthesia
Using the Wake Up Safe database to characterize the types of medication errors reported in pediatric anesthesia, this study sought to determine a pattern of errors amenable to targeted interventions.Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Low-dose Paroxetine for Pruritus in a Palliative Care Patient Low-dose Paroxetine for Pruritus in a Palliative Care Patient
Pruritus is a distressing symptom commonly seen in cancer patients in palliative care. Might paroxetine be an effective treatment?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Biosimilars for Psoriasis: Determining Similarity Biosimilars for Psoriasis: Determining Similarity
In this review, the International Psoriasis Council explains how biosimilars are evaluated in a clinical setting.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of Awareness-raising Campaigns on HCV Testing by GPs Impact of Awareness-raising Campaigns on HCV Testing by GPs
The findings of this study suggest that government-led awareness raising campaigns aiming to expand HCV testing have had little impact on general practitioners.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Doug Jones forced to defend record on crime in wake of Trump criticism
The Alabama Senate candidate has a long history of prosecuting crimes. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Politics Source Type: news

Exclusive: India pares back planned funding for crucial public health scheme
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has approved a three-year budget for its flagship public health program almost 20 percent lower than what the health ministry said was needed, according to sources and previously unreported government documents reviewed by Reuters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: Could your optician DIAGNOSE alzheimer’s disease in an EYE test?
DEMENTIA symptoms commonly include memory loss and difficulty making decisions, but could an eye test help spot the condition early? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dramatic video shows North Korean defector shot 5 times, pulled to freedom
After regaining consciousness, he said he wanted to listen to some K-pop. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: International Source Type: news

Philadelphia neurologist admits groping patients
A Philadelphia neurologist pleaded guilty this week to seven counts of sexual misconduct with patients and was sentenced to seven years probation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London's first Aids ward
Gideon Mendel's emotional photos of patients at the end of their lives. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Online GP consultation 'of limited use', study finds
A study of a pilot scheme finds there were two online consultations per 1,000 patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

REVEALED: How commuting on public transport 'could be making you DEAF'
COMMUTING on public transport or by bike could be making you deaf, scientists claim. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public transit in Toronto dangerously noisy, study says
The sudden screeches, squeals and clangs that are a regular feature of commuting by public transit in Toronto could be contributing to long-term hearing loss and health effects, according to a new study. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

FCC stonewalling probe of 'massive' fake net neutrality comments scheme: NY AG
Thousands of reportedly fake comments first surfaced in May 2017. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Technology Source Type: news

Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'
But there is no reason to start drinking coffee for health reasons, the BMJ study found. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Counting the cost of the tampon tax
What women spend on tampons during their lifetimes, and how much of that goes to the government. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. judge strikes down Texas measure to limit second-trimester abortions
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would ban the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure was safe, legal and necessary for women's health. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gluten-free diet
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast milk sharing: How does it work?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby teeth: When do children start losing them?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can vaginal seeding after a C-section benefit your baby?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gluten-free diet
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seniors in US are sicker, poorer than in other countries
Seniors in the US are sicker than people over 65 in any of 10 other high-income countries, according to a Commonwealth Fund survey. Yet, Americans cannot afford healthcare. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three coffees a day linked to more health than harm: study
LONDON (Reuters) - People who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than harm, experiencing lower risks of premature death and heart disease than those who abstain, scientists said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news