Finally, I’ve found what caused my brain fog and aching joints...an insect bite!
Writer, journalist and columnist James Dellingpole, 53, from Worcestershire, is one of many people who struggle with Lyme Disease. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergent-Valneva Zika vaccine clears early trial
A vaccine to prevent infections caused by the deadly mosquito-borne Zika virus induced immune response and was found to be safe in an early stage trial, Emergent BioSolutions Inc and partner Valneva SE said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ash 2018 ash 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ASH 2018.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Appendix linked to toxic Parkinson ’s protein
A study suggests that the toxic protein buildup that ’s linked to Parkinson’s may begin in the appendix. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors start movement in response to NRA, calling for more gun research
The feud between the National Rifle Association and the medical community still rages on, with the latest round coming from physicians who released an editorial saying they disagree with the NRA, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about sperm analysis
A sperm analysis is a test of sperm health, such as the number, movement, and size of sperm. Learn about the procedure and results of a sperm analysis here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Novel'Blended Therapy' May Help Cut High-Dose Opioid Use Novel'Blended Therapy' May Help Cut High-Dose Opioid Use
Resurrecting an older analgesic and adding high-dose codeine and other drugs to curb side effects reduce opioid intake without withdrawal or increased pain, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

AF-ALERT: More OAC, Better Outcomes Using On-Screen Prompts AF-ALERT: More OAC, Better Outcomes Using On-Screen Prompts
Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Pcos 2018 pcos 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from PCOS 2018Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

If Suppressed with Meds, HIV Unlikely To Spread
A recent review studies from the last decade found no cases of HIV transmission when the HIV-positive partner was on drug "cocktails" that were keeping the virus suppressed. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Workplace bullying and violence tied to higher risk of heart problems
(Reuters Health) - People who are bullied or exposed to violence on the job may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than individuals who don't deal with these challenges at work, a European study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Meditation May Best Gold Standard Therapy for PTSD Meditation May Best Gold Standard Therapy for PTSD
Prolonged exposure therapy is the gold standard treatment for veterans with PTSD. Investigators found transcendental meditation is at least as effective in reducing symptoms and helping patients regain peace of mind.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Honey-filled pacifiers linked to cases of botulism
Four infants in Texas were treated for botulism after being given a honey-containing pacifiers purchased in Mexico (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top Healthcare Options for 2020 Candidates Top Healthcare Options for 2020 Candidates
In a forum held at the National Press Club in Washington, experts discussed fundamental healthcare issues that are relevant to presidential nominees of both parties in their 2020 campaigns.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Hackers are not main cause of health data breaches
(Reuters Health) - Most health information data breaches in the U.S. in recent years haven't been the work of hackers but instead have been due to mistakes or security lapses inside healthcare organizations, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alpha-lipoic acid: Everything you need to know
Alpha-lipoic acid is a natural compound with antioxidant properties and other potential health benefits. In this article, learn about its uses and side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Have no more than ONE alcoholic drink a day to avoid booze-related diseases, health official claims
Professor Jurgen Rehm, adviser to the World Health Organization, states one drink a day is 'low risk'. Claims minimum unit pricing should be introduced throughout the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gun control vs. mental health care: debate after mass shootings clouds murky reality
Experts say that blaming the violence on the mentally ill is inaccurate. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trial spotlights U.S. drug safety concerns at compounding pharmacies
A top U.S. Food and Drug Administration official testified on Monday that the agency has concerns about drugs made by compounding pharmacies and still sees problems with them six years after a fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Massachusetts pharmacy killed 76 people. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Disturbing bullying reports can be used to teach kids about bystander intervention, advocates say
Many children and youth don't know how to intervene, even if they sense that what they're witnessing is wrong, expert says. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Feeling itchy in this area of your body could be a sign
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms aren ’t easy to spot as they don’t necessarily make a person feel unwell. Needing to urinate more often can be one of the signs, but another is feeling itchy in a certain area of the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU cracks down on blood pressure medicine made by Mylan
European Union authorities on Monday stepped in to effectively ban sales of blood pressure medicine valsartan made by an India-based unit of Mylan NV after some batches were found to contain a probable cancer-causing impurity, the latest in a global crackdown. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Industry Payments to Cardiologists Sway Device Selection Industry Payments to Cardiologists Sway Device Selection
Although payments from device manufacturers were strongly associated with defibrillator selection, rates of in-hospital complications and death were similar.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Drug for Traveler's Diarrhea (Aemcolo) FDA Approves New Drug for Traveler's Diarrhea (Aemcolo)
Aemcolo (rifamycin) is indicated to treat adults with travelers'diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of E. coli and not complicated by fever or blood in the stool.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

High-Dose Testosterone Promising for Depression in Men High-Dose Testosterone Promising for Depression in Men
Research findings have been inconsistent regarding the use of testosterone to treat depression in men. A study suggests that at higher doses, it can be helpful for men with low depressive symptoms.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

New treatment may be "breakthrough" for peanut allergies
New research offers hope for the millions of children in the U.S. who suffer from peanut allergies (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why women have to work harder to be promoted
It took a Nobel Prize before Canadian physicist Donna Strickland got promoted to a full professorship. As anecdotal evidence that women have to prove themselves even more than men to earn a job promotion, her story is hard to beat. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the early symptoms of COPD?
Early diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often leads to a better outlook. People who recognize the first symptoms, which may include blood in the mucus, excessive mucus, and shortness of breath, should see a doctor. Learn more about the early symptoms of COPD here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: COPD Source Type: news

New peanut allergy drug could herald a ‘sea change’ in treating food allergies but is not a cure
A large clinical trial showed that children and teenagers could be desensitized to peanut allergies with an experimental drug, but the treatment had a high risk of adverse events. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carolyn Y. Johnson Source Type: news

New peanut allergy drug could herald a ‘sea change’ in treating food allergies, but is not a cure
A large clinical trial showed that children and teenagers could be desensitized to peanut allergies with an experimental drug, but the treatment had a high risk of adverse events. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carolyn Y. Johnson Source Type: news

European authorities crack down on blood pressure medicine made by Mylan
European Union authorities are cracking down on blood pressure medicine valsartan made by a unit of Mylan NV after an impurity was found in some batches of the treatment. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Health education produces better results for chronic disease treatment, study says
People with chronic diseases can improve their health conditions with only 45 minutes of consultation with a medical professional, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 50 tons of beef recalled over E. coli risk
JBS USA issues second big meat recall in as many months; last one linked to salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Six signs when you urinate that indicate the deadly disease
PROSTATE cancer is the most common cancer amongst men in the UK, with the latest figures showing that one in eight men will be diagnosed during their lifetime. There are six symptoms to watch out for when you urinate. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine With Aura Linked to Increased Risk for AF Migraine With Aura Linked to Increased Risk for AF
Migraine with visual aura appears to increase the risk for incident atrial fibrillation (AF), a connection that may place this population at increased risk for subsequent ischemic stroke, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Protective masks fly off store shelves in wildfire-ravaged California
People in the San Francisco Bay area are rushing to area stores to buy protective masks only to find that many are sold-out. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Macimorelin for Diagnosis of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency in EU Macimorelin for Diagnosis of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency in EU
CHMP has issued a positive opinion on macimorelin, an oral ghrelin agonist, for use in the diagnosis of adult growth hormone deficiency.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Mother who lost custody of her son after she stopped his chemo fights to win him back
Candace Gunderson is fighting to win back custody of her 13-year-old son, Nicholas, after she demanded that doctors end his chemotherapy when he was declared to be in remission. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A New Peanut Allergy Drug Could Be a Promising Treatment for Children
A new drug could become the first-ever protective treatment for the more than one million children in the U.S. who suffer from peanut allergies. In a phase-three trial, the results of which were published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the peanut-derived drug AR101 helped some children with severe peanut allergies tolerate the equivalent of two peanut kernels without serious side effects. Prior to taking the drug, none of these children could safely ingest more than the equivalent of one-tenth of a kernel. AR101, which is manufactured by Aimmune Therapeutics (the company also designed and funded the study), delive...
Source: TIME: Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Workplace Bullies Can Threaten the Heart
Researchers have found that people who were bullied at work had a 59 percent higher risk of heart disease than those not exposed to bullying. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Avoid cooking pasta with this one ingredient to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure can lead to serious health complications if it ’s left untreated, but one way to prevent and control the condition is to eat a healthy and balanced diet. Pasta can form part of this diet, but you should avoid adding a certain ingredient during cooking. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is blue waffle a real medical condition?
Blue waffle disease is a fictional STD that is said to turn a woman ’s genitals blue. There is no medical evidence that the condition actually exists. In this article, we look at the truth behind blue waffle disease and the importance of getting reliable sexual health information. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Is there a ‘suicide gene’?: Scientists find biological link
Researchers at the University of Utah found 207 genes that they believe may be linked to someone's risk of suicide, as well as four DNA changes they identified as particularly strong links. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More US children confirmed with paralyzing polio-like illness AFM
More children have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, the polio-like paralyzing illness, according to numbers released Monday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman ignored small lump in her stomach until it was a tumour the size of a baby 13 years later
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Beverly Jaundrill, from Preston, had to support her heavy stomach lump with her hand until doctors diagnosed her with sarcoma, a form of cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More calories burned when diet is low in carbs
(Reuters Health) - For years dieters were told that a calorie is a calorie, but a new study suggests people may burn more calories on a low-carb diet than on a diet rich in carbohydrates. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Doctor and marathon runner reunite after rescue
Kristie Elfering had a heart attack during the New York City Marathon – just as Dr. Ted Strange was fatefully running by (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Itching in this area of the body could be a sign
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms aren ’t easy to spot as they don’t necessarily make a person feel unwell. Needing to urinate more often can be one of the signs, but another is itching in a certain area of the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the risks and benefits of pox parties?
Chickenpox is a common childhood illness that results from a viral infection. Although a vaccine is available, some people prefer for their child to attend a chickenpox party to build up immunity to the virus in a natural way. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Why You Need (and Should Be) a Mentor Why You Need (and Should Be) a Mentor
Although it can be intimidating to find or serve as a mentor, this relationship can make or break your career in medicine.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news