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Japanese flu symptoms - this could be a sign that you’re infected with contagious virus
JAPANESE flu symptoms are similar to the deadly Aussie flu, but they ’re far more contagious, the public has been warned. Having a bad cough could be a sign of infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Screw up (in small ways) at parenting. It's good for your kids
Your parents messed up. They didn't mean to, but they did, somehow. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood test detects cancers in up to 98% of sufferers
Researchers from John Hopkins University found the assessment, known as CancerSEEK, picks up on DNA shed by mutating cells in the blood and averages at around 70 percent accuracy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco
US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Aussie flu spread by simply breathing - The best way to avoid infection revealed
AUSSIE flu symptoms include sore throats, fevers and difficulty sleeping. The deadly viral infection can be spread by simply breathing, scientists have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could Botox stop teeth grinding?
If, like me, you grind your teeth when you sleep, you might be interested in this study. It claims that Botox could help to treat bruxism. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Colon cancer: Could proinflammatory diets raise risk?
A large-scale study examines the link between diets rich in pro-inflammatory markers and the risk of developing colorectal cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: All you need to know about hip flexor strain
A look at hip flexor strain that can occur when the hip flexor muscles are overstretched or injured. Included is detail on surgery and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Iowa Boys Charged In Connection With Death Of Half Million Honey Bees
The unidentified juveniles, aged 12 and 13, allegedly ransacked a Sioux City honey farm, knocking over hives and exposing the bees to frigid winter temperatures.(Image credit: Andy Duback/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Iowa Boys Charged In Connection With Deaths Of Half A Million Honeybees
The unidentified boys, ages 12 and 13, are accused of ransacking a Sioux City honey farm, knocking over hives and exposing the bees to frigid winter temperatures.(Image credit: Andy Duback/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Iowa Boys Charged In Connection With Death Of Half A Million Honey Bees
The unidentified juveniles, aged 12 and 13, allegedly ransacked a Sioux City honey farm, knocking over hives and exposing the bees to frigid winter temperatures.(Image credit: Andy Duback/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Aussie flu virus spread by simply BREATHING - the best way to avoid infection revealed
AUSSIE flu symptoms include sore throats, fevers and difficulty sleeping. The deadly viral infection can be spread by simply breathing, scientists have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why there's no need to sweat over the trend for hot yoga
Every weekend thousands of yummy mummies crowd into rooms across Britain, heated at a stifling 40C and paying around £14 a session in the hope it will do them some good. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holy Grail of cancer treatments is found
Scientists at Johns Hopkins University in the US have developed a test that screens for eight common forms of cancer and helps identify the location of the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families
The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing family limits and allowing all couples to have two children (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Creating R & D Awareness Among Dental Care Professionals Creating R & D Awareness Among Dental Care Professionals
This study evaluated the influence of a strategic communication plan on R&D awareness.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Immune-Related Adverse Events of Checkpoint Inhibitors Immune-Related Adverse Events of Checkpoint Inhibitors
Monoclonal antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 have immune-related adverse events that are quite different with regards to drug class and tumor type.Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of HBV/HCV Coinfection on Cirrhosis Impact of HBV/HCV Coinfection on Cirrhosis
How does HBV and HCV coinfection impact liver fibrosis as compared with monoinfected patients? How should treatment be approached in this group?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

A 75-Year-Old Man Unable to Move His Right Arm and Leg A 75-Year-Old Man Unable to Move His Right Arm and Leg
A 75-year-old man presents with an inability to move his right upper and lower extremity after waking from a nap. Do you know how best to manage his condition?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Predicting Risk for Opioid Misuse in Chronic Pain Predicting Risk for Opioid Misuse in Chronic Pain
Might something as simple as a single question assessing pain catastrophizing be useful for predicting risk of opioid misuse in chronic pain sufferers?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Elite Distance Runners: A 45-Year Follow-up Elite Distance Runners: A 45-Year Follow-up
A new study examines the changes in cardiorespiratory fitness and running economy among elite male distance runners as they age.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Sedentary Behaviors and Adiposity in Young People Sedentary Behaviors and Adiposity in Young People
This paper looks at the complex association between sedentary behaviors and pediatric obesity.Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Secondary Prevention of Osteoporotic Hip Fractures Secondary Prevention of Osteoporotic Hip Fractures
How do internal medicine hospitalists perceive their role in the secondary prevention of in-hospital osteoporotic hip fractures, and what barriers do they face in initiating preventive measures?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Beta-Blockers and Traumatic Brain Injury Beta-Blockers and Traumatic Brain Injury
Could beta-blockers play a role in the treatment of TBI patients?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Lorna Jane shares her day on a plate
The  brains behind one of Australia's largest activewear brands, Lorna Jane Clarkson, 53, follows a rigorous diet and exercise routine, which she has shared. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown
Mother of mentally ill woman says her daughter, 22, was denied her lawful right to medical care when she was left in the cold outside a Baltimore hospital wearing only a flimsy gown (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Weight loss exercises for arthritis: Three moves easy on the knee to tone the lower body
WEIGHT loss diets and fitness regimes can be difficult to follow at the best of times, but attempting some exercises while having arthritis can be next to impossible. If you ’re looking to tone your legs, quads or glutes, try these three moves that are easy on the knee and hip. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liver transplant saves life of Sydney girl Erika Vidaic
A mother has spoken of the terrifying moment her baby daughter's condition deteriorated when she suffered a rare liver disease. Here, she reveals how a transplant saved her daughter's life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu season
Flu comes along every year - but just how bad it will be is hard to predict. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Under the weather
Flu comes along every year - but just how bad it will be is hard to predict. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Woman says 12-year-old son who died had flu-like symptoms but test came back negative
The CDC said the test can miss the flu up to half the time and doesn't give a complete picture. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

'The infection took my nose and legs'
Oxford professor Liz Frood was fit and healthy until she was struck by what she thought was a stomach bug. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hayfever vaccine could be available in three years
A synthetic version of grass pollen has been created by scientists, which cuts wheezing, itchy eyes and medication use by 25 per cent. At least a quarter of people in Britain suffer from hayfever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'
Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood starts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists say
Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood begins, they say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says
Money meant to transform services has been used to shore up finances, the National Audit Office says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China births drop 3.5 percent in 2017 - China Daily
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Births in mainland China fell by 3.5 percent to 17.23 million last year, the China Daily reported on Friday, citing figures from the country's statistics bureau. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Compound used for poison could lead to male birth control
A study published in a journal from the American Chemical Society found that a compound called ouabain could be used to target proteins that are key for sperm fertility. And, it would be reversible. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some EpiPens, used to treat life-threatening allergic reaction, in short supply
The Canadian distributor of the EpiPen says there is a shortage of one size of the emergency treatment for people at risk of life-threatening allergic reactions. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’
Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 40,000 flu cases in hard-hit Missouri
Missouri is one of the states hardest hit by this year's flu epidemic. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds got a look at what doctors are doing to respond. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu death toll 149 with fears of epidemic in two weeks
8.3million people, 15 per cent of the UK population, are believed to have been hit by symptoms this week. Thousands have been hospitalised, with 'Aussie' and 'Japan' strains to blame. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida lawmakers want PORN declared public health risk   
A committee in Florida's House of Representatives passed a resolution to have pornography deemed a risk to the mental and physical health of its citizens in a landslide victory on Thursday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Gives Health Workers New Religious Liberty Protections
The Trump administration announced a new “ conscience and religious freedom ” office to protect health workers who object to providing abortions or some types of contraception. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ROBERT PEAR and JEREMY W. PETERS Tags: United States Politics and Government Abortion Women's Rights Birth Control and Family Planning Health Insurance and Managed Care Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

Favourite songs will help you beat dementia: Old tunes can revive lost memories
PLAYING familiar music can help to ward off the effects of dementia. Favourite tunes have the power to transform sufferers ’ lives by jump-starting the memory, experts said yesterday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bikram yoga is no more beneficial for your heart than normal yoga
BIKRAM yoga is no more effective at improving heart health than yoga practised at room temperature, new research suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu warning: Number of doctor visits up by 150 PER CENT since start of the year
THE number of people visiting their doctor with flu has gone up by more than 150 per cent since the start of the year, according to new analysis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shredded coconut blamed for US salmonella outbreak
The product Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut has been linked to a widespread salmonella outbreak in 13 states, the CDC confirmed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caregiver stress: Tips for taking care of yourself
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Donald Trump sleeps four hours a night - but is it wise?
Donald Trump's doctor said his lack of sleep may be the cause for his success on Tuesday raising eyebrows in the medical community who all agree it can do more harm than good. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news