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Serial Mini-Concussions: Does the Brain Compensate? Serial Mini-Concussions: Does the Brain Compensate?
Researchers make a call on cumulative subconcussive impacts by comparing college football players to cross-country runners and nonathletes in a functional MRI and oculomotor performance study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The IV Bag Shortage: An Overlooked Solution The IV Bag Shortage: An Overlooked Solution
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a protocol that may be the answer to the ongoing nationwide IV bag shortage.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Unattractive people earn more as they devote themselves to careers
People perceived as 'very unattractive' earn more than many of their more alluring peers, a study led by the London School of Economics found (stock image). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How vitamin D protects against type 2 diabetes
A new study suggests that vitamin D deficiency is tied to a five times greater risk of type 2 diabetes compared with levels well above the healthy minimum. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Woodford-backed biotech Prothena plunges as key drug fails
LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Prothena, a biotech company backed by British investor Neil Woodford, plunged 70 percent on Monday after its main drug for treating a rare disease called AL amyloidosis failed in a crucial clinical trial. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Alfie Evans: Protesters try to storm Alder Hey hospital
About 200 people gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital in support of the terminally ill toddler. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Early warning symptoms you must know
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, swelling and stiffness when someone is suffering from the condition. However, there are also a few early warning signs which, if detected, may help someone treat the condition earlier, reducing its severity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial sweeteners linked to obesity, diabetes in study
Artificial sweeteners could be linked to diabetes and obesity, according to a study of rats and cell cultures. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The best diet for extending your life revealed
LIVE longer by eating a healthy diet, and by taking plenty of exercise. But, you could also extend your life, as well as prevent ageing and boost weight loss, by following this best diet for preventing an early death. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Oncology Done Right Is About Balance': Weighing IO Side Effects'Oncology Done Right Is About Balance': Weighing IO Side Effects
When discussing checkpoint inhibitor adverse effects, Dr Mark Kris argues that we have to consider their potentially outsize benefits.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Was It Wrong for a Fertility Doc to Secretly Donate Sperm? Was It Wrong for a Fertility Doc to Secretly Donate Sperm?
A woman who sent a DNA sample to a genetic testing company learned that a fertility doctor was her father. What should you say to patients about genetic tests?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

E. coli outbreak prompts warning about romaine lettuce
CBS News confirms at least 64 people have been infected in 16 states; 31 have been hospitalized (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alfie Evans: Protestors try to storm Alder Hey hospital
About 200 people gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital in support of the terminally ill toddler. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A decade's impact of Alzheimer's on one couple
The toll from Alzheimer's is growing in this country with more than five million people suffering from the disease. On Sunday's "60 Minutes," Dr. Jon LaPook followed the personal story of Alzheimer's impact on one couple over the course of a decade. LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his report. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N.Y. health officials issue measles warning for tri-state area
Officials are concerned Sunday about residents who may have come into contact with two tourists from Europe who have the disease (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why happy hour is SO good for you: Doing something fun to decompress after work improves your sleep
While going straight home may involve more rest time, researchers at Oakland University found that is futile if you don't have a mental break to fill you with more emotions than just exhaustion. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eczema during pregnancy: What to know
Many women experience eczema for the first time during pregnancy, while those who already have eczema may experience an increase or reduction in symptoms. We look at how a woman can safely treat pregnancy eczema and what home remedies may help. We also look at postpartum eczema and how to treat it while breast-feeding. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Tourists warned to avoid common painkiller Nolotil after couple die
Gary Robson, 59, believes his mother Gloria, 81, suffered a fatal brain bleed as a result of taking  Nolotil. Mr Robson, from Romford, Essex, also claims his father Alan, 82, died while taking the drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: Five easy exercises to treat the condition
FIBROMYALGIA symptoms include widespread pain, poor sleep quality and fatigue. The exact cause of the condition is unknown, but experiencing a stressful event, sleep problems and chemical imbalances may be factors. Sufferers can treat their symptoms through trying these exercises. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA declines to approve Pfizer biosimilar of Roche's cancer drug
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Monday U.S. regulators declined to approve the company's biosimilar of Roche's blockbuster treatment for breast cancer, Herceptin, and sought additional technical information. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Kate Middleton's royal baby boy: Five things Duchess can expect after birth
KATE MIDDLETON, the Duchess of Cambridge, went into labour this morning. The royal baby boy was born this afternoon, but what can the mother-to-be and Prince William expect to happen after the birth of the latest UK royal? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: You won't believe how many sufferers have to take time off work
ONE in five hay fever sufferers has taken time off work due to their allergy, a study has found. Itchy eyes, runny noses and sneezing fits that come with the allergy leave almost four in 10 struggling to do their job. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 64 infected in E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce
Federal health officials warn you not to eat any romaine lettuce unless you know where it's from, as an E. coli outbreak spreads across the country. CBS News confirms at least 64 people were infected in 16 states. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Muller Corner yoghurts contain more sugar than a chocolate bar
NHS guidelines say British children aged between four and six should have no more than five cubes of sugar, or 20g, while seven-to-10-year-olds should have no more than six cubes, or 24g. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For 50 Years, Deep-Water Trawls Likely Caught More Fish Than Anyone Thought
Using historical data and estimates from deep-sea trawls that drag nets along the ocean floor, researchers estimate that millions of tons of catch have gone unreported in the last 50 years.(Image credit: Monty Rakusen/Getty Images/Cultura RF) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Menaka Wilhelm Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is apple cider vinegar good or bad for diarrhea?
Apple cider vinegar has recently been touted as a cure-all for many ailments, including diarrhea. However, this common household ingredient is highly acidic and can cause stomach problems in some people. In this article, learn about the potential risks and benefits of apple cider vinegar for diarrhea. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of barley water?
Barley is a great source of fiber and contains many other essential minerals, including magnesium, manganese, and selenium. In this article, we look at the benefits of barley water and how to make this nutritious beverage. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

FDA declines to approve Pfizer's biosimilar to Roche's cancer drug
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declined to approve the company's biosimilar to Roche's breast cancer drug, Herceptin, and sought additional technical information. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mother performed world's first DIY breast-implant removal surgery
Tonia Rossington, 49, from Skegness, Lincolnshire, who could not afford to have the £3,000 operation done privately, was not willing to join an NHS waiting list. She claims the procedure was painless. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - how much sunlight should you get everyday to prevent symptoms?
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include tiredness, back pain, and constant infections. But, you can top up your supply of ‘sunshine’ vitamin by simply being outside in the sun. This is how long you should be outside everyday to prevent a deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke symptoms: The lesser known signs someone is having a stroke
STROKE symptoms are identified using F.A.S.T.: Face, Arms, Speech and Time. The phrase allows you to identify most strokes quickly, but there are other symptoms that are less well known. Everyone should know these so that they can tell if a loved one is in trouble, and act fast. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fife mother discovered she had terminal brain tumour while pregnant
Tyla Livingstone, 21,  from Lochgelly, Fife, could be dead in as little as two years and is definitely not expected to see her son Preston celebrate his fifth birthday. She gave birth on January 12 this year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital staff lack dementia training, widow says
Christine Bexon's late husband Paul developed early onset dementia at the age of 55. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - five exercise tips to prevent high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, tiredness and passing more urine than normal. You can prevent high blood sugar with exercise and a healthy diet - these are the best tips for getting active with diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer diagnosis breakthrough hailed
A new Dundee University ultrasound process offers a more accurate diagnosis of the disease. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allied health professions supporting patient flow: a quick guide.
This guide demonstrates how NHS emergency care can benefit from the skills of allied health professionals (AHPs) and highlights innovative service redesign and the delivery of new care models. Each section gives a brief overview of the contribution AHPs can make to safe, effective patient care and flow, followed by case studies. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Less waste, more health: A health professional's guide to reducing waste
This report explains how health professionals can positively influence societal health and wellbeing by making simple changes to the procurement and disposal of medical supplies. It contains a range of case studies and makes 12 recommendations. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health & wellbeing awareness campaign kicks off with UK digital first
The initiative starts with a digital awareness campaign on the game Football Manager 2018 which will see the MindMate brand promoted with eight-second, clickable digital pitch-side ads during game simulation. The campaign is being geo-targeted so only game players in Leeds will see the MindMate promotion – it will be the first time the NHS has used such an awareness tactic on Football Manager (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personal Health: Are G.M.O. Foods Safe?
In the decades since the first genetically modified foods reached the market, no adverse health effects among consumers have been found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Genetically Modified Food (GMOs) Genetic Engineering Biotechnology and Bioengineering Agriculture and Farming Source Type: news

Handgrip Strength Predicts Survival in Early Lung Cancer Handgrip Strength Predicts Survival in Early Lung Cancer
Measuring handgrip strength is a cheap, easy, and objective indicator of short- and longer-term survival in patients with inoperable stage I lung cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: Five best exercises to fight the condition in women
FIBROMYALGIA causes widespread pain, poor sleep quality and fatigue. The exact cause of the condition is unknown, but experiencing a stressful event, sleep problems and chemical imbalances may be factors. Sufferers can treat the symptoms through trying these exercises. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expert reveals WHY this year will be bad for hay fever sufferers as UK hit by POLLEN BOMB
HAY FEVER sufferers could be in for a tough few weeks after April ’s mini-heatwave triggered an explosion of pollen which is set to cause discomfort for those with hay fever or asthma. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infinitesimal Odds: A Scientist Finds Her Child ’ s Rare Illness Stems From the Gene She Studies
When it comes to studying the genetics of the brain, Soo-Kyung Lee is a star, yet she was stunned to discover the cause of her daughter ’ s devastating disabilities. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PAM BELLUCK Tags: Genetics and Heredity Brain Babies and Infants rare diseases neurological disorders Source Type: news

Developing new models of care in the PACS vanguards: a new national approach to large-scale change?
This report contains reflections from those who have led the development of the Primary and Acute Care System (PACS) model, nationally and locally. It is not an evaluation of the PACS model or of the new care models programme. The insights will be useful to those constructing future national support programmes intended to facilitate transformation in local health and care systems. The lessons learned will also be relevant to those involved in the ongoing implementation of PACS and similar models. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Commissioning services to meet the needs of women and girls with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
This document provides recommendations for commissioners to make sure services meet the needs of women and girls with FGM and to safeguard those at risk (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Female Genital Mutilation: Standards for training healthcare professionals
These standards set how organisations should make sure staff are appropriately trained in relation to FGM (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kate Middleton in labour: Royal baby due - five things Duchess can expect after birth
KATE MIDDLETON, the Duchess of Cambridge, went into labour this morning. The Royal Baby is due to arrive today, it ’s believed, but what can the mother-to-be and Prince William expect to happen after the birth of the latest UK royal? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The New Health Care: California, Coffee and Cancer: One of These Doesn ’ t Belong
A judge ’ s ruling on warning labels for coffee isn ’ t backed by evidence and could do more harm than good. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AARON E. CARROLL Tags: Coffee Cancer California Labeling and Labels (Product) Hazardous and Toxic Substances Source Type: news

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allison Aubrey Source Type: news

Prostate cancer: New breakthrough treatment spots cancers in 15 minutes
PROSTATE cancer kills over 11,000 men in the UK each year. But a new, non-invasive ultrasound can diagnose it in just 15 minutes, researchers at Dundee University have announced. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news