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One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results
Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, High Blood Pressure, Weight Loss Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drone Sets New Record for Transporting Blood Samples
It could soon become the best delivery system in remote areas, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Laboratory Tests (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will an E-Cigarette Harm Your Heart?
The nicotine may cause adrenaline levels to spike, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: E-Cigarettes, Heart Attack (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Moms Don't Sleep Well, Neither Do Their Kids
That could take a toll on child's development, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insomnia, Parenting, Sleep Disorders (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk
But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationshipSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Minerals (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fighting HIV on Multiple Fronts Might Lead to Vaccine
Combination strategy fully protects lab monkeys, studies find Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, Immunization (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic
It's a common problem, but one easily solved with long-term follow-up Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anemia, Weight Loss Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Symptoms Aren't Always Obvious
Warning signs often confused with other conditions Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer Screening (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Men's Weight Rises, Sperm Health May Fall
But shedding pounds may bring them back to normal, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Assisted Reproductive Technology, Male Infertility, Obesity (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs
Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research showsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gun Safety, Health Statistics (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence
Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filedSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Domestic Violence, Gun Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors with Diabetes
Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Fractures, Seniors' Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to Pet and Pest Allergens During Infancy Linked to Reduced Asthma Risk
Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Asthma in Children (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Youth Football Ups Odds of Brain Problems in Adulthood
Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12 Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Sports Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid ODs Have Cut into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC
Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Opioid Abuse and Addiction (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients
But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Lupus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caring for A Sick Pet Can Really Drain You
Emotional burden is steep, study shows, but vets can help owners cope Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pet Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Eye the Danger from'Nerf' Guns
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Eye Injuries (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Mistake Can Cost Athletes' Lives in Cardiac Arrest
Bystanders often get distracted by a non-life-threatening issue, research shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: CPR, Sports Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heath Tip: 10 Mistakes People Make in Food Preparation
Practices to avoidSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl Soccer Players Take More Chances After Concussions
They're more likely than boys to return to play, research shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sports Safety, Teen Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood?
They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Teen Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe Marijuana
The burgeoning practice isn't discussed in medical schools, research showsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Marijuana (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study Finds
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Environmental Health, Health Disparities (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Death Risk from Triathlons May Be Higher Than Thought
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sports Injuries (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, Especially When Wealthy and White
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Seniors' Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for The Lungs
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Living with HIV/AIDS, Lung Cancer, Smoking (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy and Substance Abuse (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane Irma
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Mosquito Bites, Pesticides (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicidal Thoughts More Common for Transgender Youth
Higher rates of depression and victimization may be why, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, Suicide, Teen Mental Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tattoo Today, Regret Tomorrow: Tips to Parents from Pediatricians
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Piercing and Tattoos, Teen Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents Say Schools Don't Help Kids with Mental Health, Chronic Disease
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health, School Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Onset of Pregnancy Complication May Raise Heart Risks
Doctors should monitor women with pre-eclampsia after childbirth, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy, Postpartum Care (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Hurricanes Strike, People Aren't the Only Victims
The safety of pets can force some wrenching decisions for their owners Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Hurricanes, Pet Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents Getting Better At Using Car Seats Safely
But older kids often miss out on booster seats Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Motor Vehicle Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 25 Million U.S. Workers Now Have High-Deductible Health Plans
Employees can expect to spend more in the future, expert says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Insurance (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More U.S. Kids Landing in ER with Opioid Addiction
Researcher calls findings an emerging public health issueSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People, Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Teen Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?
One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Healthy Living, How to Prevent High Blood Pressure (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes
But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, International Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increasing Salt Intake Tied to Diabetes Risk
Odds of both type 2 and latent autoimmune diabetes rose when adults consumed more salt, study shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Sodium (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vision Problems Common in Babies Infected with Zika
Impairments range in severity, two studies foundSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infections and Pregnancy, Vision Impairment and Blindness, Zika Virus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs First'Biosimilar' Drug to Fight Cancer
New biologic could help drive down the cost of care, agency says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer Immunotherapy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aliqopa Approved for Follicular Lymphoma
A cancer of the lymph system Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lymphoma, Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall
But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Health Disparities, Health Statistics (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hurricanes' Toll on Mental Health Will Linger
Psychiatrist offers advice on coping with the aftermath Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coping with Disasters, Hurricanes (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Coffee or Tea Extend Survival with Diabetes?
The answer may depend on whether you're a man or a woman Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Diabetes, Women's Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

App to Help Treat Substance Abuse Approved
But app is not recommended for opioid dependence Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Military Surgeons Helped More Than 6,000 Afghan Adults
New study looks at humanitarian care over 11 years of conflict in that countrySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Veterans and Military Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nerve'Zap' Treatment Could Be Alternative to CPAP for Sleep Apnea
Device reduces breathing disruptions long-term, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Apnea (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Diabetes Risk?
Small study suggests these products might somehow inhibit blood sugar control Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Carbohydrates, Diabetes Type 2 (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news