Understanding the health care needs of people with multiple health conditions
This report highlights that to improve care for people with multiple conditions it is critical that the NHS long-term plan identifies and addresses the complexity of their needs. The report sets out six steps the NHS could take to achieve this. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitals profiting from private cord blood bank didn't disclose financial ties to patients
Two Toronto hospitals that have a financial relationship with a private company that banks blood from babies' umbilical cords say they need to be more upfront about their affiliation after an investigation by CBC’s The Fifth Estate raised questions about their practices. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Antibiotic resistance a serious health-care threat to Canadians, experts say
Drug-resistant infections are predicted to kill an estimated 2.4 million more people by 2050 in developed countries alone, including Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Model Brooke Hogan, 26, shares her health and beauty secrets
Australian model Brooke Hogan has offered a glimpse into her life, as she shared her secrets to beauty, fitness, food, travel and her tips on channelling her look this summer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea running low on TB meds, experts fear epidemic
Health experts: North Korea is facing shortage of tuberculosis medications that could accelerate spread of more deadly strain, putting hundreds of thousands at risk (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Feeling flushed in the face could be a sign of the condition
HIGH BLOOD pressure rarely has noticeable symptoms, so the condition often goes undetected. However, in some cases symptoms can appear. If you feel flushed in the face, it could be a sign your blood pressure is high. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's Sichuan province becomes 18th to report African swine fever
China's agricultural ministry confirmed on Friday the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever in the southwest province of Sichuan, the country's top pig-producing region, raising the likelihood of a major impact to pork supplies in coming months. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

AstraZeneca's key lung cancer treatment fails main goal in late-stage trial
AstraZeneca's combination of two immunotherapy drugs did not meet the main goal in a closely watched late-stage study for certain type of stage IV lung cancer, the company said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What was ancient Egyptian medicine like?
Ancient Egyptian documents are probably the earliest records of healthcare practice. The ancient Egyptians knew something about the human body and they sought healing through both herbal medicine and incantations. They also practiced basic surgery. Both male and female doctors were important. Find out more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Students / Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the signs and symptoms of psoriasis?
The best-known symptom of psoriasis is the way it affects the skin. However, psoriasis is a complex condition, and its impact can be wide-ranging, with effects on the nails, joints, and mental wellbeing. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is lupus?
Lupus is a complex and potentially serious autoimmune condition. It has a variety of symptoms and can affect different parts of the body. It is difficult to diagnose, but new scientific discoveries are making early diagnosis easier. Treatment can provide effective ways to manage symptoms and improve quality of life. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lupus Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the possible complications of psoriasis?
Psoriasis often causes skin lesions, but a person with psoriasis may also have a higher risk of other conditions, such as celiac or inflammatory bowel disease. Other possible complications range from a type of arthritis to heart problems and depression. Find out more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about ADHD
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a set of behaviors that is common in children, leading to an inability to concentrate or sit still. It can also occur in adults. Read on to learn about the different specifiers for ADHD, treatments, and research into the possible causes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Treating and managing lupus and preventing flares
Lupus has a wide variety of effects and symptoms and it can affect the whole body. A person may need a variety of medications and other treatments to control symptoms and manage the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lupus Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hemophilia, coagulation, and blood clotting
If blood does not clot, life-threatening bleeding can occcur. Find out about how blood clots, how clotting factors work, and how treatment has improved the outlook for people with hemophilia. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is medicine?
Medicine is not just about doctors and nurses but covers a wide range of specialties and qualifications. Find out more about some of the many fields involved in medicine. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Students / Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the treatments for obesity?
Treatments for obesity include lifestyle remedies, such as dietary changes and exercise. If these do not work, medication or surgery may be possible. Find out more about the options available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about hyperglycemia
Hyperglycemia is another term for high blood sugar levels. This can be an indicator of diabetes and can cause severe health problems if a person does not manage their blood sugar levels carefully. Read on for an overview of hyperglycemia. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about lung cancer
Lung cancer can be life-threatening, but doctors can also treat it if they catch it early on. Lung screening is possible in specific, high-risk categories, but the best way to avoid this serious and potentially deadly disease is not to smoke. Read on to find out all about lung cancer here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lung Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does a doctor diagnose cancer?
Cancer is a common disease, and a whole range of outlooks is possible depending on the type and severity. Knowing how recognize and diagnose cancer early on can be the key to improving the outlook. Read on to learn ,pre about the symptoms and diagnostic techniques saving lives every day. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do you use music as a sleep aid?
A recent survey finds that a surprisingly high number of people use music to help them sleep and to combat sleep disorders. What do you listen to? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Ebola May Have Long-Term Neurological Sequelae Ebola May Have Long-Term Neurological Sequelae
Ebola virus disease (EVD) survivors may have long-term neurological complications that are not well understood, according to a new case series.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Cuba to Withdraw Doctors From Brazil After Bolsonaro Snub Cuba to Withdraw Doctors From Brazil After Bolsonaro Snub
Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation ’ s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training and demanded changes to their contracts.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea and Cognitive Dysfunction After IV Anesthesia Sleep Apnea and Cognitive Dysfunction After IV Anesthesia
Might obstructive sleep apnea offer protection from anesthesia-induced postoperative cognitive dysfunction by way of hypoxic preconditioning?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Inappropriate Doses of DOACs in Real-world Clinical Practice Inappropriate Doses of DOACs in Real-world Clinical Practice
The findings of this study indicate that nearly one-third of patients received an inappropriate dose of DOAC in a real-world clinical setting. What factors might lead to this concerning result?Europace (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Supraglottic Airway Device or Tracheal Intubation in OHCA? Supraglottic Airway Device or Tracheal Intubation in OHCA?
Is a supraglottic airway device superior to tracheal intubation as the initial advanced airway management strategy in adults with nontraumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Socioeconomic Status, Oral Health and Dental Disease Socioeconomic Status, Oral Health and Dental Disease
This study compared the magnitude of socioeconomic inequality in oral health and dental disease among adults in four economically developed countries.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Use of Personal Hearing Protection Devices at Loud Events Use of Personal Hearing Protection Devices at Loud Events
Noise-induced hearing loss is a substantial, often unrecognized, health problem. Are US adults appropriately using hearing protection devices at loud athletic or entertainment events?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

A 5-Week-Old Boy With Vomiting: USMLE Question A 5-Week-Old Boy With Vomiting: USMLE Question
A 5-week-old infant boy is brought to the emergency department because of worsening nonbilious projectile vomiting over the past week. What laboratory finding is most likely?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Muscarinic Antagonists Plus Inhaled Steroids for Asthma Muscarinic Antagonists Plus Inhaled Steroids for Asthma
This POEM addresses the clinical question of whether long-acting muscarinic antagonists are a useful adjunct to inhaled corticosteroids in patients with persistent asthma.American Family Physician (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

The Complexities of Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adulthood The Complexities of Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adulthood
Find out how living with chronic low back pain can make older age'not so golden after all'.The Gerontologist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

A Reappraisal of Ciprofloxacin Use in Infants and Children A Reappraisal of Ciprofloxacin Use in Infants and Children
This article provides a reassessment of pediatric ciprofloxacin utilization in light of the recent FDA drug safety communication.Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Single Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma Yields Minimal Benefit for Photoaged Skin Single Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma Yields Minimal Benefit for Photoaged Skin
Compared with placebo, a single injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) may reduce signs of photoaging as perceived by recipients of the treatment, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Sucking your baby's pacifier might protect them from allergies
Your baby's pacifier falls on the floor. Before giving it back to your child, do you wash it in a sink or, perhaps reluctantly, clean it with your own saliva? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cavs' Love on a mission to change attitudes about mental health
Kevin Love is one of the toughest players in the NBA but the embodiment of that type of masculinity is 'outdated' and 'dangerous' and stops men from seeking help for depression and anxiety, according to the Cleveland Cavaliers forward. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Revealed, the top precautions allergy sufferers use when dining out
Research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has revealed 24 popular methods allergy sufferers use to avoid potentially life-threatening reactions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should SUCK your baby's dummy to clean it
Researchers led by the Henry Ford Health System asked 128 mothers how they cleaned their children's dummies before taking blood tests from the infants to make the conclusion. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Group calls for bigger Seoul role in tackling TB in NKorea
A U.S.-based nonprofit group has called for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea it says has worsened under strengthened U.S.-led sanctions against the country over its nuclear weapons and missile program (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

China confirms African swine fever in top pig region Sichuan
China's agricultural ministry confirmed on Friday the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever in the southwest province of Sichuan, the country's top pig-producing region, raising the likelihood of a major impact to pork supplies in coming months. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

"Batkid" in California declared cancer-free
Five years ago, a cancer patient named Miles Scott dressed up as Bat Man -- and was treated to a special day in San Francisco. He's now 10 and his leukemia has been in remission for years and is now cancer free. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's Needed After AHA 2018? ACTION What's Needed After AHA 2018? ACTION
A sparsely attended session on social determinants of health sounded very familiar to Melissa Walton-Shirley, MD. So if we know what to do to improve CV health, why haven ’ t we done it yet?theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Flu jab shortage sees 1.3m fewer over-65s vaccinated than last year as GPs turn elderly away 
GPs are engaged in a war of words with NHS England after 69 per cent reported a shortage in the flu jab. Public Health England say only 52 per cent of over-65s had been vaccinated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

YouTube stunts lead to rise in Swansea hospital burns victims
Surgeons issue a warning as more young people suffer injuries performing stunts for social media. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New jury fails to reach verdict in J & J South Carolina talc cancer trial
A second South Carolina jury on Thursday failed to reach a verdict in the retrial of a case by a woman whose family said her long-term use of Johnson& Johnson's baby powder led to her death from asbestos-related cancer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Flu vaccine delays for over-65s 'resolved by weekend'
Patients and GPs have been frustrated by shortages caused by the staggered supply of the new vaccine. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Huffing' Deodorant Cost One Teen His Life
To highlight the continued dangers of huffing, Dutch physicians outline the tragic case of a 19-year-old who died after inhaling spray deodorant to get high. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA seeks nationwide ban on menthol cigarettes
The Food and Drug Administration said it will seek a nationwide ban on menthol cigarettes. It also plans to put new restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook explains. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Death of a teen shows dangers of sniffing, huffing to get high
(Reuters Health) - The death of a Dutch teen serves as a grim reminder of the dangers associated with inhaling common household products, such as spray-on deodorant, keyboard dusters and whipped cream. The 19-year-old's cardiac arrest and eventual death were described in an article published in BMJ Case Reports. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

California judge orders next Monsanto weed-killer cancer trial for March
A California judge on Thursday granted an expedited trial in the case of a California couple suffering from cancer who sued Bayer AG's Monsanto unit, alleging the company's glyphosate-containing weed killer Roundup caused their disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

WATCH: 'Batkid' is cancer free 5 years after his 'wish'
Miles Scott is now a 10-year-old who loves little league and science. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news