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Intriguing: Better Survival in Melanoma in Obese Men Intriguing: Better Survival in Melanoma in Obese Men
Observations across cohorts of patients treated for metastatic melanoma have led to an intriguing conclusion: survival is better in obese patients, but only for men.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

What you need to know about bread
Ultra-processed foods have been linked to cancer - so should we be worried about eating bread? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toddler's died meningitis was dismissed as tonsillitis
In June 2016, Bobby Beardshall, now three, from Hull, was taken to hospital by his concerned mother Jane Brown, 42, after he developed a fever, high-pitched cry and insomnia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Whooping cough: Is there a vaccine and who should get the jab?
WHOOPING cough is a contagious bacterial infection that can cause vomiting and difficulty breathing. But, is there a vaccine available to protect against the coughing infection, and should pregnant women get vaccinated? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DNA tests for UK’s nuclear bomb veterans
A genetic study will look at whether damage was done to the DNA of veterans who saw nuclear weapon tests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sydney mum had a poo transplant to help her gut
Faecal microorganism transplants are used to treat certain stomach conditions and have been known to help people with C.diff and Crohn's disease, among others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a unique approach to health care is helping patients with chronic conditions
The Hants Health and Wellness Team in Windsor, N.S. takes a holistic approach to treating patients and empowers them to be involved in their own care. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Death of dementia patient stirs Belgium euthanasia fears
A disputed case of euthanasia in Belgium, involving the death of a dementia patient who never formally asked to die, has again raised concerns about weak oversight in a country with some of the world's most liberal euthanasia laws. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Digestive problems? These 5p a day supplements could cure bloating
CONSTIPATION pain and bloating can make your stomach feel stretched and uncomfortable. But, taking these cheap probiotic supplements everyday could help to boost your immune system and help with digestion. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women being pushed into unnecessary C-sections, WHO says
Women are being pushed into unnecessary C-sections because they are not given enough time to give birth, the World Health Organisation has warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain: Add this £1 fruit to your diet everyday to CURE joint stiffness
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. Adding more of this fruit to your diet could lower your risk of joint pain and inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: How your father's genes can affect your risk
New research finds that fathers can pass their daughters a genetic mutation that can cause ovarian cancer. It can also cause prostate cancer in men. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ovarian Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a buildup of pressure behind the eyes?
In this article, we look at reasons for feelings of pressure behind the eye, including a migraine or sinus infection. When should you see a doctor? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke risk may depend on your height as a child
A new study from Denmark suggests that individuals who did not reach average height as children may be more exposed to stroke as adults. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Cleaning as bad for women's lungs as 20 cigarettes a day
Researched at the University of Bergen assessed the lungs of 6,235 women and men at 22 centres and then checked on them over the course of twenty years. The damage was stark. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Swiss Athletes Are First at Olympics Confirmed With Norovirus
The Swiss Olympic delegation, which did not identify the athletes or their sport, said they were sequestered and no longer had symptoms. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MOTOKO RICH Tags: Olympic Games (2018) Norovirus Pyeongchang (South Korea) Source Type: news

Is a high sugar diet damaging your gut? Six signs you could have candida overgrowth
CANDIDA is a yeast that naturally exists in the mouth, gut and vagina. It isn ’t a problem until it grows and overpopulates your digestive system, which can a number of symptoms. Here are six signs you could have candida overgrowth syndrome. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pot Pharm: Booming Canada weed sector plots next-wave medicines
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canopy Growth Corp, one of the world's biggest medical marijuana producers, now wants to take on the world's pharmaceutical giants. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Melbourne baby has five heart surgeries in one week
Bonnie Novak, now nearly 10 months old, was diagnosed with an enlarged heart. Her mum Krystal took her baby to the doctor after noticing her pupils were different sizes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RT and Targeted Therapy or Checkpoint Blockade in Brain Mets RT and Targeted Therapy or Checkpoint Blockade in Brain Mets
While more research is needed, most available studies find no relevant toxicity associated with the combination of radiotherapy and targeted therapy or immune checkpoint blockade for management of brain metastases.Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Intraoral Scanners in Dentistry Intraoral Scanners in Dentistry
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using optical impressions in dentistry, compared to conventional impressions? This review examines the applications and limitations of this technology.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Histological Disease Severity in Lean Patients With NAFLD Histological Disease Severity in Lean Patients With NAFLD
How do histological features associated with disease severity differ in lean-NAFLD versus overweight/obese-NAFLD patients?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

A 40-Year-Old Man With Bumps on His Neck: USMLE Question A 40-Year-Old Man With Bumps on His Neck: USMLE Question
A 40-year-old man presents with fatigue, chills, and night sweats for the last month. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Magnetic Surgery: First Prospective Clinical Trial Results Magnetic Surgery: First Prospective Clinical Trial Results
Find out about the exciting new role a novel magnetic surgical system could have in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Cerebral Oxygenation During Infant and Neonatal Anesthesia Cerebral Oxygenation During Infant and Neonatal Anesthesia
This study aimed to determine the incidence of low cerebral oxygenation during general anesthesia in infants. Might cerebral desaturation be a potential cause of later cognitive impairment?Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

First Report of Parkinsonism Associated With Indoximod First Report of Parkinsonism Associated With Indoximod
Learn about a case of Parkinsonism likely associated with indoximod, an indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase inhibitor.Journal of Global Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Environmental Factors and Quality of Life in Older Adults Environmental Factors and Quality of Life in Older Adults
What role do environmental factors such as housing and neighborhood characteristics, noise, and traffic play in the quality of life of community-dwelling older people?The Gerontologist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Citizenship Status and Kidney Transplantation Citizenship Status and Kidney Transplantation
Is there a difference in kidney transplant outcomes between non-resident immigrants and US citizens?American Journal of Kidney Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Recommendations of the ACIP for Use of Herpes Zoster Vaccines Recommendations of the ACIP for Use of Herpes Zoster Vaccines
This report updates recommendations for herpes zoster vaccine in light of the newly approved recombinant Zoster Vaccine, Shingrix.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Estradiol Therapy Mitigates Effects of Stress on Memory Estradiol Therapy Mitigates Effects of Stress on Memory
A new study examines how postmenopausal estradiol therapy may impact the effects of stress on cognition.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cleaning spray WARNING: Chemicals 'can cause long-term lung damage'
WOMEN who do the housework or work as a cleaner using everyday cleaning sprays are causing long-term damage to their lungs, a study has warned. The irritating chemicals including ammonia the products contain leads to long-term decline in lung function. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swiss skiers first athletes hit by norovirus at Games
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Two Swiss freestyle skiers are the first athletes confirmed to have been hit by a highly contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea at the Pyeongchang Winter Games, the Swiss Olympic team confirmed on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Your workplace could be a breeding ground for the flu
More than 120,000 Americans have been diagnosed with the flu virus, and it is widespread in 48 states. One high-risk area for spread of the virus could be your workplace. Dr. Tara Narula shows why offices may be a breeding ground for the flu. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olympics: Two Swiss freestyle skiers contract norovirus - Swiss team
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Two Swiss freestyle skiers have contracted the norovirus, the Swiss team said on Friday, becoming the first confirmed cases among athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes
The best paid male consultant pocketed £740,000 last year - two-and-a-half times that of the top woman. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida shooting raises awareness of stigma attached to mental illness
Americans are asking themselves, "how did this happen?" (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

'How doodling helped my depression'
James Garden says drawing helps him cope with his feelings. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I felt bullied and harassed': A Montrealer's fight to get insurer to recognize his depression
Montreal writer Samuel Archibald has received an outpouring of support ever since he published an open letter about being denied disability insurance for his depression. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Auditors begin Religare review after RBI red flag
The report comes at a time when Religare founders, Malvinder and Shivinder Singh, are under pressure from investors and regulators over the way they have been handling the company ’s funds. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer warning labels on booze aren't coming back, Yukon says
The Health Canada-funded research project has gone from labelling cans to canning some of the labels. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/North Source Type: news

Critics blast EPA for lowering Syngenta pesticide fine
Critics are blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for dramatically lowering a fine on agribusiness giant Syngenta for violations of pesticide regulations (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Lena Dunham's hysterectomy may be dangerous
Lena Dunham, 31, revealed she underwent a hysterectomy after struggling with endometriosis-related pain for a decade. Experts say this procedure comes with some risks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Flu Vaccine Is Working Better Than Expected, C.D.C. Finds
A preliminary analysis finds the vaccine 25 percent effective against this year ’ s dangerous H3N2 strain, and twice as effective in children. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Influenza Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Azar, Alex M II Source Type: news

Idaho Blue Cross Unveils Plans That Bypass ACA Rules Idaho Blue Cross Unveils Plans That Bypass ACA Rules
Focus turns to whether the Trump administration will challenge Idaho ’ s move to allow such plans to be sold to individuals.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Yoghurt STOPS strokes? Weekly dose can cut risk of heart attack by up to 30 PER CENT
EATING two yoghurts a week significantly reduces the chances of having a heart attack. People with high blood pressure can cut the risk by up to 30 per cent, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Service dogs: Should I get one if I have diabetes?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seasonale: Is breakthrough bleeding more common?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

X-ray during pregnancy: Is it safe?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to talk to children about a shooting
Three experts explain the best ways to talk - and listen - to children - to help them feel safe and sane in the aftermath of yesterday's shocking, deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA looks to pave way for earlier-stage Alzheimer's drugs
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have proposed lowering the bar for clinical trial success for experimental Alzheimer's drugs to better align with the current emphasis on the need to treat people when they are in the earliest stages of the brain-wasting disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news