Advice for Match Day and the'After-Match'Advice for Match Day and the'After-Match '
From faculty to students, everyone has plenty to say about the Match Day process. Here's what people usually leave out regarding the emotional ups and downs.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Things to remember when a parent has bipolar disorder
Having a parent with bipolar disorder can pose challenges, such as recognizing when they are experiencing a manic or depressive episode. Learn more about dealing with a parent with bipolar disorder here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bipolar Source Type: news

What Nobody Tells You About Match Day What Nobody Tells You About Match Day
From faculty to students, everyone has plenty to say about the Match Day process. Here's what people usually leave out regarding the emotional ups and downs.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Older Women Who Sit Around At Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Study Says
BOSTON (CBS) – Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women over 65, and researchers at the University of California have found that older women who sit or lay down for long periods during the day are at greater risk. The study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) looked at 5,000 older women over five years and found that higher amounts of time spent sitting or lying down and periods of being sedentary were directly related to heart disease and stroke, regardless of a woman’s overall health or her physical function. But, they say reducing sedentary time by just an hour a day can lower the r...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Heart Disease Sitting Source Type: news

Simple Strategies On How To Break Bad Habits
BOSTON (CBS) – By mid-February, many people have given up on their New Year’s resolutions, but researchers say while it takes more than sheer willpower to make lasting changes, there are some strategies you can use to break your bad habits. Behavioral science experts at Harvard and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania say it’s becoming increasingly difficult to practice self-control, with junk food becoming tastier and cheaper and technology at our fingertips to both entertain and tempt us. But they say putting in place incentives and obstacles can help us stay on track. Examples or obstac...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Icelandair passengers warned of MEASLES after a contagious holidaymaker travelled on a flight
Icelandair customers who flew from Heathrow to Reykjavik on the February 14 flight FI455 have been told to seek medical help if they show any symptoms of the viral illness, including a fever or rash. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google health-related searches double a week before ER visit, study says
Google searches can tell a lot about a person, like when they are likely to visit the hospital. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Young Blood’ Clinics Shut Down After FDA Action
While the FDA did not name Ambrosia its release, it cautioned consumers that there is “no proven clinical benefit” to the transfusions. Although (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: Four reasons you need omega 3 in your diet - should you take supplements
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: The supplements market is becoming bigger and bigger, with many people taking them in the hope of achieving optimum health. Omega 3 is an ‘essential fatty acid’ that experts recommend we include in our diets, but many people don’t get enough of it. So should you take supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People with rare diseases get 'unequal treatment' from 'inflexible' NHS drug regulator, warns report
A study by MAP BioPharma found only 13 per cent of rare disease medicines made it through The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) assessments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Interventional Cardiology: Physician and Proceduralist Interventional Cardiology: Physician and Proceduralist
' I do not want to be known as a high- or a low-volume operator,'writes, Jaya Mallidi, MD, in a plea for her field to value critical thinking as much as it celebrates the latest Impella case.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

ASBrS Calls for Genetic Testing for All Breast Cancer Patients ASBrS Calls for Genetic Testing for All Breast Cancer Patients
The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends genetic testing for all patients with breast cancer, not just those at highest risk for mutations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Is it Bad to Sleep with Wet Hair?
If you shower before bed, you’ve probably wondered whether sleeping with damp hair is a problem. Maybe you’ve heard it could make you sick, or that it can damage your hair or skin. What’s the truth? Let’s address the “it can make you sick” myth first. “This idea seems to fit into the old bit of folklore that getting yourself chilled and wet will cause you to come down with a cold,” says Dr. William Schaffner, a professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. While this idea persists, Schaffner says it was long ago disprove...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bacteria living on insects could provide new antibiotics
Insects harbor bacteria that protect them from infection. Tapping this source could yield new antibiotics to combat the growing threat of drug resistance. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

As asthma deaths rise by a quarter in ten years, is rising pollution to blame?
Ella Kissi-Debrah (pictured), from Lewisham, died of an asthma attack in 2013. If her doctors’ suspicions are confirmed, she will become the first to be recognised as having been killed by toxic air (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antidepressant could 'improve old age for millions' by slowing the progression of Alzheimer's
Mood-boosting drug trazodone has been shown to slow neurodegenerative conditions in mice. The UK Dementia Research Institute will start the first human trials later this year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Goodman Announces Retirement After 22 Years of Leading America ’s Largest State Medical Society
Louis J. Goodman, PhD, CAE, the executive vice president and CEO of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) for 22 years, has announced he is retiring. The association has begun a nationwide search for a new leader, and Dr. Goodman will step down when the new CEO is in place. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GPs who dispense drugs from their own practice could be costing the NHS £7MILLION
Experts say the way the NHS works means GP practices in England which dispense on-site can buy drugs at cheaper prices but still be reimbursed the full cost by the health service. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Things to Know About CAM and Cancer 5 Things to Know About CAM and Cancer
This article discusses potential interactions between anticancer medications and herbal remedies.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Article Source Type: news

A Comparative Evaluation of Presepsin with Procalcitonin and CRP in Diagnosing Neonatal Sepsis
The objectives of this study were to study the clinical and biochemical profile of neonates with sepsis and to evaluate the diagnostic role of presepsin and its comparison with C-reactive protein (CRP) and Procalcitonin (PCT). Presepsin, in comparison with CRP and PCT has better sensitivity and negative predictive value (NPV). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early onset sepsis calculator-based management of newborns exposed to maternal intrapartum fever: a cost benefit analysis
We looked to determine potential net monetary benefit of an early onset sepsis calculator-based approach for management of neonates exposed to maternal intrapartum fever, compared to existing guidelines. Compared to existing guidelines, a calculator-based approach for newborns exposed to maternal intrapartum fever yields a robust net monetary benefit, largely by preventing unnecessary antibiotic treatment. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The global maternal sepsis study and awareness campaign (GLOSS): study protocol
This study will provide data on the frequency of maternal sepsis and uptake of effective diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in obstetrics in different hospitals and countries. We will also be able to explore links between interventions and maternal and perinatal outcomes and identify priority areas for action. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas father-of-two who was struck down with sudden paralysis completes Half Ironman triathalon
Trent Fielder, 44, from Burleson, Texas, was paralyzed in 2011 and diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the nerves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluating Newborns at Risk for Early-Onset Sepsis
This article reviews existing guidelines and provides an overview of the Bayesian sepsis calculator and serial observation as an alternative to laboratory studies and empirical antibiotics. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Battery-free pacemakers powered by a patient's HEARTBEAT could spare the pain of replacement surgery
Scientists at the National Key Laboratory for Science and Technology in Shanghai, China, have developed a new kind of pacemaker that generates power when a beating heart bends it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antioxidants for Pediatric NAFLD Antioxidants for Pediatric NAFLD
Can a simple phenol of extra virgin olive oil given with vitamin E improve NAFLD in children?Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Article Source Type: news

Journal Editors on Peer Review, Paywalls, and Preprints Journal Editors on Peer Review, Paywalls, and Preprints
Circulation editors Joe Hill and Brahmajee Nallamothu join Bob Harrington to discuss how to accelerate and democratize the journal publication process while maintaining quality.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

The man whose testicle pain turned out to be TUBERCULOSIS
The unnamed man, 38, was treated at Wexham Park Hospital, Frimley. Scan shows a small 3x5mm lump in his right testicle, which sparked fears he may be suffering from cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report: The number of cancer survivors grows as oncologists dwindle
As the number of cancer survivors in the United States continue to grow, the number of (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grand Canyon takes action after tourists possibly exposed to radiation
Officials investigating whether anyone was exposed to radiation at unsafe levels while samples of uranium ore sat in plastic buckets in a park research building (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: Four reasons you need omega 3 - should you take supplements?
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: The supplements market is becoming bigger and bigger, with many people taking them in the hope of achieving optimum health. Omega 3 is an ‘essential fatty acid’ that experts recommend we include in our diets, but many people don’t get enough of it. So should you take supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rick Simpson Oil: Cancer Cure or Pipe Dream? Rick Simpson Oil: Cancer Cure or Pipe Dream?
He's an Internet sensation, and many cancer patients swear by his eponymous oil. But clinicians and cannabis experts are waving red flags.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Article Source Type: news

Young blood company stops unproven anti-aging treatments after FDA warning
Wannabe vampires, beware: The US Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday against using plasma infusions from young blood donors to ward off the effects of normal aging as well as other more serious conditions. Plasma, the liquid portion of the blood, contains proteins that help clot blood. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why more women die of heart attacks: Their symptoms are different
Women are more likely to present without pain or have uncharacteristic symptoms including fatigue or discomfort in the neck, jaw and back, Glen Pyle of Guelph University in Canada explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Raisins Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Nutrition experts tend to favor a “less is more” approach when it comes to deciding what to eat: choosing whole, minimally processed foods over those with long, unpronounceable ingredient lists. Raisins, otherwise known as dried grapes, fit the bill. “They’re a whole food that’s minimally processed with no added ingredients or preservatives,” says Jenny Friedman, a Philadelphia-based dietitian. But raisins are also relatively high in sugar and calories. So are raisins healthy? Here’s what you need to know about the nutritional profile of raisins. What are the health benefits of r...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Work out like Chris Hemsworth: ‘Avengers’ actor has a new health & fitness app
After years of bulking up to wield Thor ’s hammer in that trilogy or the Marvel “Avengers” movies, actor Chris Hemsworth gets as much interest for his workouts as he does his films.To share some of this knowledge, the chiseled actor, who will be seen in April ’s “Avengers: Endgame” and this summer’s... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melinda Fulmer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can we halt cellular aging? New drug combo shows promise
In the first clinical trial in humans, researchers test a promising drug combination that could help fight the effects of cellular aging. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Treating constipation in Crohn's disease
Crohn's disease typically causes frequent diarrhea, but some people also have constipation. Constipation can result from medications or strictures, and treatment options include dietary and lifestyle changes, laxatives, and bowel training. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Work out like Chris Hemsworth: 'Avengers' actor has a new health & fitness app
After years of bulking up to wield Thor ’s hammer in that trilogy or the Marvel “Avengers” movies, actor Chris Hemsworth gets as much interest for his workouts as he does his films.To share some of this knowledge, the chiseled actor, who will be seen in April ’s “Avengers: Endgame” and this summer’s... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melinda Fulmer Source Type: news

Machine Learning May Help With Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia Machine Learning May Help With Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
A'machine learning'method identified nearly all malignant cases of atypical ductal hyperplasia, a breast lesion that is mostly benign.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

PCPs Discuss Cancer Therapy With Patients, Despite'Gaps'PCPs Discuss Cancer Therapy With Patients, Despite'Gaps '
About one third of primary care providers discussed breast cancer treatment decisions with their patients, a new survey shows -- but it's not really their job.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Czechs order inspection of all Polish beef imports: CTK agency
Czech authorities will inspect all beef imported into the Czech Republic from neighboring Poland following the discovery of salmonella in a 700 kg batch of imported Polish beef, news agency CTK said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. women have lower blood pressure, more obesity than men, study says
People in the United States may be getting control of their blood pressure, but their weight is another story, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gut Microbes May Help Drive Lupus, Study Finds
Comparing gut bacteria from lupus patients with bacteria from their healthy peers, scientists learned those with lupus had about five times more of the bacteria known as Ruminococcus gnavus. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the best cooking oil to boost heart health and lower cholesterol
HOW to live longer: Prevent early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy and improve your heart health by using more of this cheap cooking oil to your diet. It could even prevent high cholesterol. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israeli biopharma firm BiomX raises $32 million in private funding
Israeli biopharma firm BiomX said on Wednesday it raised $32 million in a private funding round that will primarily be used to advance the company's drug candidates for the treatment of acne and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Filters used on beer and wine ‘transfer TOXIC metals’ including lead and arsenic into the drinks
Experts from Rochester, southern Minnesota, found that filters increased arsenic levels between 3.7- to 7.9-fold - above the safe level of inorganic arsenic in apple juice, according to the FDA. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bird flu outbreak warning: UK travellers warned over NEW strain - signs and symptoms
BIRD FLU is a deadly infectious virus that can spread to humans, and may cause headaches, sickness, or a high fever. But, a new avian flu strain has been spotted, and UK travellers have been warned to look out for the deadly bird flu symptoms. These are the virus signs you should know about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schoolboy, 8, ‘living with a death sentence’ because NHS won’t fund cystic fibrosis ‘wonder drug’
George Monckton, from West Midlands, could be saved from lung deterioration by Orkambi. It is unavailable on the NHS due to a deadlock on a price deal with US manufacturers Vertex. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Advice Would You Give to Young Physicians? What Advice Would You Give to Young Physicians?
Physicians consider what to tell young doctors about choosing a speciality.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news