High blood pressure - four common symptoms you may be overlooking
HIGH blood pressure symptoms may be difficult to spot, as the signs usually only appear if you have extreme hypertension. But, you could be at risk of high blood pressure if you have these warning signs of the deadly condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Data on QoL With Apalutamide in Prostate Cancer New Data on QoL With Apalutamide in Prostate Cancer
Delayed deterioration of quality of life was consistent with longer time to symptomatic progression, according to new data from the SPARTAN trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Rosacea: 5 Things to Know Rosacea: 5 Things to Know
These five things include some lesser known, but critically important, facts about rosacea and its management.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the stages of Crohn's disease?
Crohn's disease causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. Although Crohn's disease tends to get worse over time, symptoms can vary considerably and may sometimes disappear for weeks or even years. For this reason, doctors usually do not classify Crohn's into different stages. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit
Agribusiness giant Monsanto is asking a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company' Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice by removing 'zombie cells' that cannot die
It's not clear how 'zombie cells' originate but they are affect strokes, arthritis and heart attacks. Mayo Clinic scientists reversed Alzheimer's by editing them out of mice. But they can't do that in humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top journal RETRACTS six studies by disgraced celebrity scientist
From his lab at Cornell, Dr Brian Wansink found that the size of our plate affects how much we eat; the design of your home can make you more likely to binge; chopping up food makes fussy kids eat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Syria to California: Refugees seek care for wounds of war
A clinic in El Cajon, Calif., treats patients recovering from anything from gunshot wounds to PTSD and anxiety about family left behind. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Loneliness is bad for your health, Harvard doctor explains, urging us to 'treat people as medicine'
Harvard University professor of psychiatry Dr Christopher Bullock explains how loneliness hurts our brains and hormonal systems, raising health risks and why people are the treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dupilumab Effective in Teens With Moderate to Severe Eczema Dupilumab Effective in Teens With Moderate to Severe Eczema
The drug, approved for adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, is effective in a younger population, which has few reliable options, data from a phase 3 study show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

South African court OKs private use of cannabis
In a unanimous ruling hailed by activists campaigning for the legalization of marijuana, the judges declared unconstitutional three sections of the Constitution that prohibited cannabis consumption, possession and cultivation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top South African court OKs private use of cannabis
In a unanimous ruling hailed by activists campaigning for the legalization of marijuana, the judges declared unconstitutional three sections of the Constitution that prohibited cannabis consumption, possession and cultivation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Med Students Seek More Gun Violence Prevention Research Med Students Seek More Gun Violence Prevention Research
Medical students held meetings across the United States on Monday and seek to overcome legislative barrier on firearm safety research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fifteen healthful high-carb foods
Carbohydrates provide essential fuel for the body and are necessary for it to function efficiently. Many high-carb foods offer health benefits, such as providing fiber, protein, and key vitamins. In this article, we list the best high-carb foods to include in a healthy diet and explain which of these foods to avoid. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Surgeon denies negligence in removing woman's healthy kidney
A South Dakota surgeon denies he breached the standard of care when he removed an Iowa woman's healthy kidney instead of her adrenal gland (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Health chiefs give the green light to a radical treatment
Louise de Winter, chief executive of The Urology Foundation, said it was 'excellent news' and praised Nice - which advises the NHS - for reaching the decision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long-term Benralizumab Safe and Effective for Severe Asthma Long-term Benralizumab Safe and Effective for Severe Asthma
The drug is safe for severe uncontrolled asthma over 2 years, and reduces exacerbations in vast majority of patients, according to results from the 1-year BORA extension study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas causes harm, researchers say
(Reuters Health) - The judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas could be used as a form of punishment, allowing officials to humiliate young women for their personal decisions, a small study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Youngest child to receive a rare heart-lung transplant returns home
Almost exactly a year ago, Tiffany and Chuck Palmer were told to expect a stillborn baby. Now, their son is eight months, after getting both his heart and lungs replaced. And he is home in Kansas City. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma warning - why you should never ignore this sound when your breathe
ASTHMA symptoms include feeling breathless, struggling to breathe, and wheezing. But, you could also be at risk  of deadly asthma attacks if you hear this sound when breathing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biopharmaceutical company fined for misleading investors
A Colorado-based biopharmaceutical company must pay more than $20 million for misleading investors about the efficacy of a lung cancer drug under development before raising $300 million in a public stock offering (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioids
The Trump administration is awarding more than $1 billion in grants to help states confront the opioid epidemic, with most of the money going expand access to treatment and recovery services (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Do IVF And Other Infertility Tech Lead To Health Risks For The Baby? Maybe
A small study of teens who were conceived via assisted reproductive technology finds a significant number already have hypertension and premature "age-related changes" in their blood vessels.(Image credit: Steve Debenport/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mara Gordon Source Type: news

Chronic Pain Now Affects 50 Million US Adults Chronic Pain Now Affects 50 Million US Adults
A new CDC report notes that about 50 million Americans are experiencing chronic pain and that 20 million have'high-impact'chronic pain that interferes with life or work activities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Doctor, girlfriend accused of drugging, raping women
Attorneys say a California surgeon and his girlfriend deny allegations they preyed on two intoxicated women and then drugged and raped them (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trilobites: Kidney Stones Are More Beautiful Than You Might Think
New research found that the painful deposits are surprisingly dynamic, forming much like microscopic coral reefs, and could help with treating them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: Kidneys Rock and Stone Geology Microbiology Scientific Reports (Journal) Fouke, Bruce Source Type: news

30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 percent of U.S adults have diabetes -- 10 percent know it and more than 4 percent are undiagnosed. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Excess Polypharmacy a Risk in HF, but Illness the Whole Reason? Excess Polypharmacy a Risk in HF, but Illness the Whole Reason?
' There's something about low education level and low income that drives people into hyperpolypharmacy,'said a researcher.'We think it might have something to do with how people access care. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

30 million Americans now have diabetes
Many don't even know they have the blood sugar disease ​, a new report shows (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Thinking Burn Calories? Here ’s What the Science Says
You spent Sunday on the couch, skimming your social feeds and watching HGTV. Monday at work was a different story; your job involves creative problem solving and other difficult mental activities. Does the extra brainpower you use at work burn more energy than your Sunday spent watching Fixer Upper reruns? “The basic answer is yes,” says Ewan McNay, an assistant professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience at the University of Albany. The brain—unlike any other part of the body—runs exclusively on the sugar glucose, and strenuous cognitive activities require more glucose than simple ones, say...
Source: TIME: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness Source Type: news

Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100
Baby and mother deaths, as well as birth injuries, are being reviewed at hospitals in Shropshire. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Daily aspirin does not make for a longer, 'disability-free' life
Daily low-dose aspirin does not help healthy older people with no history of heart problems live a longer dementia- and disability-free life, a study says. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

MONALEESA-3 Expands Endocrine Tx for Advanced Breast Cancer MONALEESA-3 Expands Endocrine Tx for Advanced Breast Cancer
The MONALEESA-3 trial marks an important step forward for endocrine therapies for advanced breast cancer, argues Lidia Schapira.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Viewpoint Source Type: news

IV Oxytocin Better Than IM for Preventing Severe Postpartum Hemorrhage IV Oxytocin Better Than IM for Preventing Severe Postpartum Hemorrhage
Intravenous (IV) oxytocin is more effective than intramuscular (IM) oxytocin for preventing severe postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) after vaginal delivery, a new randomized controlled trial shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Baby-boomers expect kids to care for them when they're sick
(Reuters Health) - Three in four baby-boomers with children expect one of their kids to help care for them when their health fails in old age and they don't have a spouse who can do this, a UK study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Primary Care Doctors Less Familiar With Vaginal Atrophy Primary Care Doctors Less Familiar With Vaginal Atrophy
Postmenopausal women who experience problems like vaginal dryness, painful intercourse or urinary incontinence may want to see a gynecologist instead of a primary care provider for help, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Grieving mother went through 33 hours of labour to donate her dead baby's body to science
Kanokrat Suebsakwong heard medical students discussing her dead unborn baby's missing arms and internal organs while it was still inside her womb at a hospital in Chiang Mai in Thailand. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have A Cool Idea To Help End World Hunger? Pitch It To The U.N.
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vicky Hallett Source Type: news

Low-carb diet better when it includes more vegetables, nuts
(Reuters Health) - People who cut back on carbohydrates may end up increasing their risk of premature death if they load their plates with meat and cheese instead of vegetables and nuts, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

One in three gun-owning U.S. veterans don't store weapons safely
(Reuters Health) - A substantial percentage of U.S. military vets store guns loaded and ready to use, according to an American study that could have implications for suicide prevention. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Back pain - 45p vegetable could prevent painful signs of lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by making some diet or lifestyle changes, or even by swapping your sleep position. But, you could also slash your risk of lower back pain symptoms by adding more of this cheap vegetable to your dinner. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extended- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics in Appendicitis Extended- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics in Appendicitis
What is the best choice of antibiotic therapy for uncomplicated appendicitis in children? Dr Lowenfels comments on a study published in Annals of Surgery.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Period properties are bad for your health! More than one in four 100-year-old homes contain damp
A research paper found 26.9 per cent of homes in England that were built before 1919 are hazardous. This is compared to just 2.3 per cent of those constructed after 1990. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak
Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected more than 5,000, the finance minister said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Give millions of patients already on statins a new type of drug
Cambridge University researchers tested the effects of LPL enhancers using genetic data of around 400,000 people. The results were published in JAMA Cardiology. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do You Feel About Recording Office Visits? How Do You Feel About Recording Office Visits?
More patients are recording doctor's appointments with or without permission.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Flying insects carry microplastics through air
Flying insects are contaminating new environments by eating microplastics in polluted waters and carrying them through the air, a new study has found. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flying insects carry microplastics through air, study finds
Flying insects are contaminating new environments by eating microplastics in polluted waters and carrying them through the air, a new study has found. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Through my eyes: Aortic dissection
Timo S öderlund is the co-founder of Global Aortic Awareness Day. He started this after being diagnosed with the condition in 2012. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Belleisle Farms brand coleslaw recalled due to Listeria
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Belleisle Farms Ltd. brand coleslaw due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news