Magnetized wire may help detect blood-based cancer
Researchers have developed a magnetic wire as a quick and effective way to detect cancer early, according to a study of pigs. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Working Yourself to Death: Long Hours Bring Risks
Putting in long hours at the office could make you more likely to get diabetes, heart disease and psychiatric disorders, research suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about complex ovarian cysts
Ovarian cysts can be either simple or complex. Complex ovarian cysts contain blood or solid materials. They are more likely to need treatment than simple cysts. Ovarian cysts are usually benign but, in rare cases, can become cancerous. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for complex ovarian cysts here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Cancer survivor afraid his facial prosthetic may fall off in public
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sylvain Pharand, from Montreal, was told he had just six months to live when doctors told him a cyst in his left nostril was sinus and lymph node cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rising Seas Could Cause Problems For Internet Infrastructure
The Internet relies on a network of cables, many buried underground along U.S. coastlines. A new analysis finds sea level rise could put thousands of miles of cable underwater in the next 15 years.(Image credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Hersher Source Type: news

Vibrio outbreak linked to imported crab meat
A dozen people in three states and the District of Columbia got sick after eating fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wellness experts reveal their 11 self-care tips
UK-based wellness experts Nadia Narain and her sister Katia Narain Phillips reveal 11 top tips for feeling better in your own skin as they launch their new book, Self-Care for the Real World. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain!
Researchers at Aberdeen University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences led the rodent study, considered the largest of its kind. It was published in the journal Cell Metabolism. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Nearly Half of Gay Men Face Domestic Abuse
In a University of Michigan study of gay men, 46 percent reported some form of intimate partner abuse in the last year, including physical and sexual violence, emotional abuse and controlling behavior. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema Can Dramatically Hurt Quality of Life
The allergic skin condition eczema can seriously damage overall health and quality of life, a new survey finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OK's first drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack
Smallpox was eradicated decades ago, but small samples of the virus ‚Äč were saved for research purposes and some worry it could be used as a biological weapon (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loneliness is contagious and here's how to beat it
Olivia Remes, a mental health researcher at the University of Cambridge, explains even non-lonely people can feel lonely after spending time with lonely people. But there are ways to change your mindset. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vascular dementia symptoms: Are you at risk? Six early signs of the disease
VASCULAR dementia symptoms can start suddenly or come on slowly over time. But the sooner your recognise the disease the sooner you can receive appropriate treatment. There are six early signs to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibiotic Overuse Highest in Urgent Care Clinics Antibiotic Overuse Highest in Urgent Care Clinics
Nearly half of urgent care patients diagnosed with conditions that don't require antibiotic treatment receive a prescription for an antibiotic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cerebral edema: Everything you need to know
Cerebral edema refers to swelling in the brain caused by trapped fluid. Common causes include a traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumor, or infection. In this article, learn about the symptoms of cerebral edema, as well as how doctors diagnose and treat the condition. We also cover the outlook. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

In New Jersey, Legal Marijuana Is So Close You Can Smell It. But It Could Be Awhile.
Legal pot was a central campaign promise for Gov. Philip D. Murphy, and dispensaries are getting ready. Meanwhile, the legislature is taking its time. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICK CORASANITI Tags: Marijuana Law and Legislation Medical Marijuana State Legislatures Murphy, Philip D (1957- ) New Jersey Source Type: news

Cancer survivor afraid his facial prosthetic may fall off in public
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sylvain Pharand, from Montreal, was told he had just six months to live when doctors told him a cyst in his left nostril was sinus and lymph node cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loneliness is contagious and here's how to beat it
Olivia Remes, a mental health researcher at the University of Cambridge, explains even non-lonely people can feel lonely after spending time with lonely people. But there are ways to change your mindset. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4-month-old boy dies of meningitis coming into contact with an unvaccinated person
Four-month-old Killy Schultz, from Chesterfield, Virginia, developed a rash and fever within 24 hours back in June. Doctors told his shocked parents he had contracted meningitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms
Catching biomarkers for cancer in a blood test often comes down to luck. But Stanford researchers have developed a magnetic wire that would attract broken-off cells like a fridge magnet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: How much alcohol is safe if you have an elevated reading?
HIGH blood pressure symptoms aren ’t always noticeable and many people with the condition won’t realise they’ve got it. But if it’s left ignored, it can lead to more serious health problems, such as cardiovascular disease. Alcohol can have a detrimental effect on a person’s blood pressure, so how much alcohol is safe if yo u have an elevated reading? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Policies That Lower Drinking and Smoking Reduce Cancer Deaths Policies That Lower Drinking and Smoking Reduce Cancer Deaths
Public health policies that reduce per capita alcohol and tobacco consumption reduce cancer deaths, say researchers from Australia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Are you dehydrated? Dark urine is a sign you should drink more
Dark urine is a sign of dehydration and this colour chart developed by UK sports drink company iPro Sport reveals whether or not you need to drink more water to keep healthy in hot weather. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eat this many cherry tomatoes a day to increase your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: Some simple lifestyle changes can increase your odds of a longer and more satisfying lifespan - one of these being watching what foods you include in your diet. One food recommended by experts to eat on a daily basis, proven to improve heart health and fight cancer, is cherry tomatoes. But how many do you need to eat? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Canadian Insurers Are Wary of Covering Medical Marijuana Why Canadian Insurers Are Wary of Covering Medical Marijuana
Sun Life Financial, Canada's No. 2 insurer, recently started covering medical marijuana in its Canadian health insurance plan - more than 17 years after the country first legalized it.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

High HbA1c in Type 1 Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Defects in Baby High HbA1c in Type 1 Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Defects in Baby
Among liveborn infants of mothers with type 1 diabetes, increasingly worse glycemic control in the periconceptional period was associated with progressively increased risk of major cardiac defects.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Will power can protect boys from obesity - but not girls
A new study, led by Ohio State University, has found that boys who have more self-control are less likely to be obese but that for girls, all the will power is not enough to prevent the risk of obesity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get rid of diaper rash
Diaper rash is a red, painful rash that thrives in warm, moist environments. The rash may also be scaly, bumpy, or raw in appearance. In this article, learn about ten home remedies for diaper rash, including taking oatmeal baths, replacing chemical baby wipes, and removing acidic foods from the child ’s diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Iowa, Illinois Investigating Infections Linked to McDonald's Salad Iowa, Illinois Investigating Infections Linked to McDonald's Salad
The Iowa and Illinois health departments said on Thursday that they were investigating cyclospora infections linked to salads at McDonald Corp's restaurants.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Weight loss surgery may decrease hormone-related cancer risk, study says
Weight loss surgery may decrease a person's risk of developing hormone-related cancers, increase the chance of colon cancer, according to study in England. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Legal Marijuana Is So Close You Can Smell It in New Jersey. But It Could Be Awhile.
Legal pot was a central campaign promise for Gov. Philip D. Murphy, and dispensaries are getting ready. Meanwhile, the legislature is taking its time. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICK CORASANITI Tags: Marijuana Law and Legislation Medical Marijuana State Legislatures Murphy, Philip D (1957- ) New Jersey Source Type: news

Are Clinicians Reluctant to Prescribe Weight Loss Drugs? Are Clinicians Reluctant to Prescribe Weight Loss Drugs?
Despite a national obesity crisis, a recent survey shows that clinicians aren't using all available tools to help patients lose weight.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Flags Sale of Recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal FDA Flags Sale of Recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal
The U.S. Food& Drug Administration said on Thursday recalled Kellogg Co Honey Smacks cereal was still being sold at retail outlets and warned consumers not to purchase the product.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Technique may improve detection of breast tumors
A small study found that a fast, safe, and more comfortable alternative to mammography provided enough detail for early breast tumor detection. Larger studies are being planned. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Dakota woman has humongous lump of fat sliced out of her neck
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Sandra Lee, a famous internet dermatologist known as Dr Pimple Popper, met Melissa from Sioux Falls in South Dakota to remove a gigantic lipoma from her shoulder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation
Massachusetts' highest court has upheld the authority of judges to order people with addiction to stay drug free as a condition of probation (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How to get rid of prickly heat: Three ways to calm itchy skin or red spots
HOW TO get rid of prickly heat: Also known as heat rash, it is usually harmless and should clear up on its own after a few days. But if the symptoms begin to bother there are three things you can do to offer fast relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Targeting one hormone may help treat bowel cancer
A new study reveals that p38 protein in myeloid cells promotes gut inflammation and tumor formation with help from a hormone triggered by p38 in the cells. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect after a laparoscopy for endometriosis
Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue similar to the tissue that lines the uterus grows in other places in the body. While physical examinations and ultrasounds can sometimes find endometriosis, a laparoscopy is the only way to be sure a person has the disease. Learn about the procedure and recovery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

FDA approves first drug to treat smallpox
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to treat smallpox. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tracking C-Section Pain Patterns May Benefit Surgical Patients Tracking C-Section Pain Patterns May Benefit Surgical Patients
Knowing more about how and when pain starts diminishing after surgery can help doctors and patients understand what's normal and when to expect a full recovery, suggests a small study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Global Health: Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds
Following a 20-year campaign, trachoma has been eliminated as a public health menace in at least seven poor countries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Eyes and Eyesight Trachoma Eyelashes Bacteria Blindness Pfizer Inc United States Agency for International Development Nepal Source Type: news

Routine screening, treatment can curb opioid abuse
Opioid abuse, as well as increases in HIV, hepatitis C and other infections, can be reduced with routinely screening and treatment when seeking other services. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Simple Trick Will Make You Happier and Better at Your Job
Tech startups are famous for installing nap pods and break rooms to attract Millennial workers. But most people work in offices where slipping off for a snooze or a foosball match would put a big dent in their promotion prospects. Even for self-employed or remote workers who don’t have a boss peering over their shoulder, taking anything more than a lunch break during work hours is anathema. But this “all work and no play” ethos may be harming employee health and productivity. The latest evidence suggests that taking short breaks during the work day makes employees happier and better at their jobs. A rece...
Source: TIME: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

Diseases Passed from Mom to Newborn Can Threaten Baby
Doctors say the transfer of an infection from a pregnant mother to a newborn can pose a serious threat to the baby, including deafness and a malformed brain. Three congenital infections — syphilis, cytomegalovirus (CMV), and HIV — are especially problematic in Texas, reports the July issue of Texas Medicine magazine. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apps May Promote Overdiagnosis of Mental Health Conditions Apps May Promote Overdiagnosis of Mental Health Conditions
Mobile apps that offer advice on managing mental health may'medicalize'normal ups and downs and encourage the overdiagnosis of certain conditions, the results of a new study suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Drugs Due to Impurity
The FDA is investigating how much NDMA is in the recalled products and is trying to find out the possible effects on patients who have been taking them. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9
Wellcome Sanger Institute scientists tested the effects of Crispr on both mouse and human cells in the laboratory. The findings were published in the journal Nature Biotechnology. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news