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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from TCT 2020Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

British coronavirus cruise ship airlift is DELAYED
Ministers yesterday announced a flight would finally leave Tokyo on Friday evening local time and fly the stranded Brits home. But 'logistic complications' have delayed the flight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug overdose deaths rise in the West while they drop in the East
Progress in cutting fatalities has stalled as opioids and stimulants reach new markets. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joel Achenbach Source Type: news

Here ’s How You Can Really Help Someone Who Is In The Hospital
People who've experienced hospital stays share what gestures are appreciated and what's actually a burden. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D warning: Six signs you’ve taken too many supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency and insufficiency is now a global public health problem affecting an estimated one billion people worldwide. However, taking supplements could also pose health problems. What are the six warning signs you've taken too many supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bad diets to blame for plummeting sperm counts: Men who eat junk food have 25% fewer swimmers
A study of almost 3,000 Danish men found those who eat a diet full of junk food have a sperm count of 122million compared with 167million in men who eat healthily. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With selfie, Ukrainian health minister joins coronavirus evacuees in quarantine
Ukraine's health minister joined evacuees from China in quarantine in a sanatorium on Friday in a show of solidarity after fears over the possible spread of the coronavirus led to clashes between protesters and police. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UAE records two new coronavirus cases, total number reaches 11
The United Arab Emirates said on Friday it had registered two new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the virus in the Gulf Arab state to 11. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Scientists discover powerful antibiotic using AI
Researchers claim it could be used to kill some of the world's deadliest bacteria. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hidden Costs of CAR T-Cell Therapy Hidden Costs of CAR T-Cell Therapy
Patients are on the hook for many expenses that are usually not covered by insurance, which add to financial hardships.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Could Climate Change Make Flu Seasons Worse?
These findings suggest that rapid weather changes associated with climate change will increase the risk of flu epidemics in densely populated areas. For example, Europe could have a 50% increase in flu-related deaths, according to the researchers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New virus has infected more than 76,000 people globally
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 76,000 people globally (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

China's Hubei province revises February 19 new cases tally to 775, from 349 previously
China's Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on Friday revised the number of new cases it reported on Feb. 19 to 775, from 349 previously. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mother, 31, is diagnosed with cervical cancer - after she waited 10 years to go for a smear test
Kim Montgomery, 31, from Dunfermline, Fife, had her first screening when she was 21 and avoided another one ever since. She was diagnosed with cervical cancer on February 5. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Son of Brits who caught coronavirus on Diamond Princess has lost touch with them
EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Abel is considering flying out to Japan to be near his parents, David and Sally. He is still trying to locate his parents, who have had several tests and scans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Traumatised' Africans stranded by coronavirus plead to be brought home
When Margaret Ntale Namusisi's three daughters called her in Uganda to say they were being quarantined at their university in Wuhan, China, because of the coronavirus outbreak, she sent money and told them: "Run very fast and do shopping." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Be Their Biggest Fan: 3 Things All Docs Should Know About Bupe Be Their Biggest Fan: 3 Things All Docs Should Know About Bupe
The Curbsiders, a trio of practicing internists, share practical tips on the management of'bupe'by nonspecialists.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Hong Kongers set up face mask factory amid coronavirus panic buying
Responding to shortages of face masks amid a frightening coronavirus epidemic spreading from the mainland, a group of citizens in Hong Kong have set up a surgical face mask factory to ease supplies and deter price gouging in some stores. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Microbes Point the Way to Shipwrecks
Distinct microbiomes flourish around sunken ships as they become artificial reefs, new research in the Gulf of Mexico reveals. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Kornei Tags: Microbiology Shipwrecks (Historic) Oceans and Seas Research Leila Hamdan Gulf of Mexico University of Southern Mississippi Reefs Fish and Other Marine Life your-feed-science Source Type: news

States step up funding for Planned Parenthood clinics
Several states have begun picking up the tab for family planning services at clinics run by Planned Parenthood (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Chinese capital battles jump in virus cases as infections ease elsewhere
The number of people who have contracted the coronavirus in the Chinese capital has jumped sharply, including more than 30 in an outbreak at a major hospital, while many other parts of the country are reporting fewer or no new infections. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Six coronavirus cases discovered in north Italy, hundreds to be tested
Six people have tested positive in Italy for coronavirus, the northern Lombardy region said on Friday, in the first known cases of local transmission of the potentially deadly illness in the country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Church at centre of South Korea coronavirus outbreak sits silent as infections surge
Usually teeming with thousands of worshippers, the church at the centre of South Korea's largest coronavirus outbreak was shuttered and silent on Friday, surrounded by empty streets. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

China's leaders say nation yet to turn corner in virus fight
China's leadership is sounding a cautious note about the country's progress in halting the spread of the new virus that has now killed more than 2,200 people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus infections EXPLODE in South Korea as spread accelerates across Iran, Lebanon and Israel
(Natural News) Literally overnight, CoVid-19 coronavirus infections doubled in South Korea to 204, representing an alarming explosion of human-to-human transmission outside of China and indicating that China was just the first wave of an accelerating global pandemic. (See Pandemic.news for focused updates, podcasts, videos and science documents.) With the number of non-China infections more than... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan govt faces questions over coronavirus, Tokyo cancels events
Japan faced growing questions about whether it was doing enough to stop the spread of the coronavirus on Friday, as the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said it would cancel or postpone major indoor events it has sponsored for the next three weeks. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Column: The cure for healthcare? An end to selfishness
"I don't care that most families will be better off," says a critic of Medicare for all. "I am strongly opposed to paying for someone else's healthcare." (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Lazarus Source Type: news

South Korean city recoils as coronavirus cases double overnight
The malls and restaurants in Daegu were empty and streets eerily quiet on Friday after the number of cases of coronavirus in South Korea doubled overnight to 204, almost all of them in and around the fourth largest city. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Going to university could help you to live longer: Every step of education adds 1.37 years to life
Researchers combed through data of more than 5,000 American people. Race and income were not as strong life predictors as education level, according to the study led by Yale School of Medicine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How art is helping N.W.T. teens learn about drugs, alcohol and wellness
The Dope Experience is a $1-million, arts-based project that was developed by the territory's Health Department in consultation with youth and elders for the N.W.T. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/North Source Type: news

Could warmer weather help contain the coronavirus?
Public health officials, businesses and financial markets are looking for signs of whether the arrival of warmer weather in the northern hemisphere might slow the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic. Here's what we know about seasonal features of disease outbreaks. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Airlines suspend China flights due to coronavirus outbreak
Airlines have been suspending flights to China or modifying service in response to the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Persistent bloating could signal this painful stomach condition
STOMACH bloating is usually chalked up to eating too many gassy foods and is not usually a cause for concern. Persistent bloating, however, may occasionally signal a more serious underlying condition, including a painful stomach condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Window of opportunity' to contain coronavirus is now, health officials say
As cases rise in Iran and South Korea, both Canada's chief public health officer and the World Health Organization emphasized on Friday that containing the spread of coronavirus is a global priority that extends far beyond China. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

WHO director says world must act fast to contain COVID-19
The window of opportunity to contain wider international spread of the epidemic of the new coronavirus disease is closing, the World Health Organization warned on Friday, and countries must act fast if they are to control it. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Dementia: Having this type of partner could stave off the degenerative brain condition
DEMENTIA describes a set of brain diseases that progressively destroys a person's ability to live a normal life. Now research has found the best type of life partner to reduce the condition from developing in the first place. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Lessons To Be Learned From Forcing Plants To Play Music
It's not as mean as it might sound (though it does involve a little electrocution) and the results can be both beautiful and, well, eye-opening.(Image credit: DEA / G. Cigolini/De Agostini via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophie Haigney Source Type: news

Coronavirus poses more than just a global health threat; it could also result in global economic collapse
(Natural News) Whoever came up with the idea of the global village clearly never thought about how a disaster in one part of the village would affect all the other residents. The 2008 global financial crisis is a prime example of why interconnecting the entire planet’s financial health is a seriously bad idea. Depreciation in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical trials of intravenous vitamin C treatments for coronavirus commence in China
(Natural News) Researchers in China have begun clinical trials on the use of intravenous vitamin C as a remedy for the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19). While government health authorities focus on pharmaceuticals and vaccines, Dr. Richard Cheng and his colleagues are investigating the simplicity with which injecting natural vitamin C can help to prevent the deadly... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Government agency using puberty blockers to experiment on children younger than 10
(Natural News) In the United Kingdom there is an experimental clinic commissioned by the government called the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS). The clinic works with children who are suffering from mental illness and hormonal challenges, including gender dysphoria. Instead of helping children understand their innate gender, health care workers routinely encourage confused children to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Germany with love: Alfie, four, meets his stem cell saviour
A FOUR-YEAR-OLD leukaemia survivor has met the stem cell donor who saved his life - after she travelled more than 600 miles from Germany to celebrate his recovery. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Survivor details the little known signs of head and neck cancer
CANCER is a physically and emotionally devastating disease. One survivor wants to share his story to raise awareness and to help people become familiar with the symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

President Salovey talks HAPPINESS Project and mental health in Nigeria
In the latest episode of his “Yale Talk” podcast, President Peter Salovey is joined by Dr. Theddeus Iheanacho, Dr. Charles Dike, and Mr. Eddie Mandhry. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Sugar High’?
Many parents blame sugar for their children ’s hyperactive behavior. But the myth has been debunked. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Klasco, M.D. Tags: Sugar Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Obesity Weight Parenting Diabetes Source Type: news

Parkinson’s disease: Tracking brain iron levels ‘could be helpful for early diagnosis’
PARKINSON'S DISEASE gets progressively worse over time but picking up the condition early on can help those affected to manage their symptoms and maintain quality of life for as long as possible. Finding ways to identify the condition in the early stages is therefore a main research priority, and a new study has developed a pioneering approach to early diagnosis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The sign in your nails that could signal you are at risk
HEART attack symptoms are mostly associated with the event itself but certain bodily changes can signal you are at risk months before you develop the potentially fatal complication. One lesser-known warning sign to watch out for is a particular change in your fingernails. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from BTOG 2020Medscape UK (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Don’t wipe away this sign of the deadly condition
HIGH blood pressure is a "silent killer". As many as five million people are undiagnosed with the condition, and it's hardly surprising. Typically, there are rarely any noticeable signs, but there's one symptom you shouldn't wipe away as nothing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Pregnant nurse 'propaganda' sparks backlash
The nine-month-pregnant nurse was portrayed as heroic for continuing to work on the frontlines. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news