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Epstein-Barr Virus in Pediatric Patients With Acute B-ALL Epstein-Barr Virus in Pediatric Patients With Acute B-ALL
What role might regulatory T cells and EBV infection play in the pathogenesis of childhood acute B lymphoblastic leukemia?Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Risk for Diabetes Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Risk for Diabetes
Does chronic hepatitis C infection increase diabetes risk?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Journal Article Source Type: news

Aminosalicylates or Thiopurines and CRC Risk in IBD Aminosalicylates or Thiopurines and CRC Risk in IBD
Patients with IBD have a two-fold increase in the risk of colorectal cancer compared to the general population. Might aminosalicylates or thiopurines reduce the risk?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Current, Effective Advantages of Femto Phacoemulsification Current, Effective Advantages of Femto Phacoemulsification
What benefits does femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery offer over manual phacoemulsification?Current Opinion in Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

‘Insanely’ itchy genitals could be THIS skin condition: Symptoms explained on This Morning
A WOMAN too embarrassed to go to her doctor has asked This Morning GPs for advice after developing a itchy skin condition around her genitals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poverty Plus A Poisonous Plant Blamed For Paralysis In Rural Africa
Some African countries have long witnessed mysterious outbreaks of paralysis. Affected regions are poor and conflict-ridden, where people's main food is a bitter, poisonous variety of cassava.(Image credit: Amy Maxmen for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Maxmen Source Type: news

Chronic stress linked to a bigger waistline
New research adds weight to the claim that high levels of stress are connected to obesity (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 8 signs of a nervous breakdown you can't ignore
Difficulty making decisions can be one of the earliest warning signs that all is not well with your mental health, according to Sally Brown, a Bedford-based registered therapist. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wife of 'elephant man' says the disease doesn't scare her
Angie Richards, 34, from Dover in Delaware, US, first met Brian, 33, whose bones and organs won't stop growing, on an online dating website seven years ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teaching Children to Play With Fire
Workshops in Germany aim to show children how to light fires safely, in stark contrast to the “ don ’ t touch ” approach in the United States. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SARA ZASKE Tags: Children and Childhood Accidents and Safety Fires and Firefighters National Fire Protection Assn Germany Families and Family Life Source Type: news

Former psoriasis sufferer cured skin with a bespoke diet
Hanna Sillitoe, 37, from Manchester, struggled with chronic skin conditions for 20 years which left her constantly in pain and so self-conscious she became 'lazy, fat and covered up all the time'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Confirmed: ADHD Brain Is Different Confirmed: ADHD Brain Is Different
The largest imaging study to date shows delayed development of five brain regions in children with ADHD, suggesting it is a neurologic disorder.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Tearful reunion for burned Yazidi toddler and family
After almost four months apart, 2-year-old Dilbireen was reunited with his parents and met his newborn baby brother for the first time. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The tech solutions to end global hunger
What do you do when you see or hear something strange and want to learn more? Perhaps no one around you knows, so you go online or turn to social media. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cure for a cold? Scientists unearth 'hidden code' that could STOP coughs and sneezes
SCIENTISTS have made a fresh breakthrough in their quest to crack the ‘Enigma Code’ of the common cold which could finally put an end to coughs and sneezes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes could cause Alzheimer’s: Link between high blood sugar and dementia confirmed
EATING too much sugar could lead to Alzheimer ’s disease - the most common form of dementia - experts have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Such courage': How one First Nation is fighting opioid addiction
People in Eabametoong First Nation say government-provided drug counselling isn't enough to keep the opioid addiction crisis plaguing their northern Ontario community at bay. That's why residents have largely taken the fight on themselves. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Should Scientists March? U.S. Researchers Still Debating Pros And Cons
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

Long-term stress might make you fat, study says
Could constant stress be making you fat? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

THIS contagious virus - which can be passed through SEX - could CAUSE autism
WOMEN with herpes during early pregnancy could double the risk of giving birth to a child diagnosed with autism. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to boost your beauty treatments: From dry skin to spider veins
EACH week our experts Dr Aamer Khan and Lesley Reynolds bring you the latest beauty news and anti ‑ageing advice. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Editorial: The Anti-Vaccine Movement Gains a Friend in the White House
The president ’ s dangerous embrace of conspiracy theorists could endanger thousands of lives. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: THE EDITORIAL BOARD Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Autism Medicine and Health Trump, Donald J De Niro, Robert Measles Mumps Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kennedy, Robert F Jr Kennedy, Robert Francis Source Type: news

China updates key drug list in boost for Big Pharma
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has updated list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, a long-awaited fillip for drugmakers in the world's second-largest drug market where many new drugs have been kept out of patients' reach because of high costs. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day
More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eating fruits and vegetables reduces lung disease risk
Evidence is steadily mounting that diet can influence lung health. The latest study demonstrates a link between eating fruit and veg and reduced COPD risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: COPD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Periodontitis may be an early sign of type 2 diabetes
New research suggests people with severe gum disease - also known as periodontitis - may have undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Schirmer's test: What to expect with the dry eye test
What is the Schirmer's test, why is the test used, and who should have a Schirmer's test? What should be expected and what do the results mean? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Novartis cancer drug Zykadia gets FDA priority review
ZURICH (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review to Novartis drug Zykadia as a first-line treatment for some lung cancer patients, the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Foot pain depends on your age and the lifestyle you lead  
While many may not want to know the pain which awaits them, the research by the University of Adelaide could help people change their activities to lower their risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gymnastics doctor charged with 22 counts in sex assault case
A former gymnastics physician who's accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women and girls in his care is facing a new round of criminal allegations. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman with eating disorder dies after court grants right to refuse forced feeding
A woman battling a severe eating disorder who won the right to refuse forced feeding has died, according to her attorney. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burned Iraqi toddler reunited with family
A badly burned Iraqi toddler, who was facing surgery in the US without his parents, has been reunited with his family. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sick newborns should be sent home, NHS report says
A report by NHS Improvement urges doctors to allow mothers to stay with newborns wherever possible, either at home or in hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Zika Harm Male Fertility?
The CDC is working with a fertility clinic in Puerto Rico to determine if men infected by Zika have lower sperm counts or lower sperm function after infection (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian researchers set to study cannabis oil
A Canadian hospital will study the effects cannabis oil on a severe form of epilepsy (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why this grocery store opened a slow checkout lane
The checkout line here is always long and slow-moving — and that’s the way customers like it (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is needing more sleep a sign of pending dementia?
New study examines the amount of sleep older adults get each night and their risk of dementia down the road (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Life isn't pretty": Mom shares photos of son to show harsh reality of cancer
Thousands rally around 10-year-old boy battling leukemia for the second time after mom's post goes viral (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are outside agitators stirring up town halls as Trump administration claims?
GOP senators and congressmen have recently run into some testy exchanges with voters. The Trump administration claims the protesters are professional agitators, but that's not what Nancy Cordes found. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ugandan boy with no face risks his life to remove tumour
Erick John Rwabirire, 17, from Uganda was born with a rare bone disorder that caused a tumour to grow and cover his face. He had surgery to remove it but it sadly grew back. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Race may influence risk for recurrent stroke
HealthDay News Strokes bring with them a heightened possibility of another attack, and new research suggests black patients may be at especially high risk for recurrence. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRIs may be safe for some people with heart devices, study says
Amy Norton, HealthDay News People with pacemakers or implantable defibrillators have long been told they can't undergo MRI scans, but under the right conditions they may be safe. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adopted Romanian orphans 'still suffering in adulthood'
Despite being adopted by caring UK families in the early 90s, the mental scars are often visible. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5? No, you have to eat TEN portions of fruit and vegetables to keep healthy: Latest advice
EATING 10 portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person's risk of heart disease and cancer, a new study has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Now experts say you should eat TEN-a-day to avoid cancer
Experts now recommend ten portions of fruit and vegetables to ward off disease. This would prevent 7,200 cancer deaths and almost 14,000 from strokes every year, London researchers claim. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Addiction treatment vulnerable as Obamacare repeal looms in horizon
Around 1.8 million people, who have acquired mental health and addiction treatment, now fear losing coverage (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg
Imperial researchers say fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The haircuts as anti-ageing as a FACELIFT!
Maria, 51, was given a new breed of anti-ageing haircut. Her wrinkles appeared to have been gently smoothed away, her cheekbones were more pronounced and her face looked slimmer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is your cat really a threat to your mental health?
A new study should allay fears that kitty poop parasites raise odds for schizophrenia and other disorders, researchers say (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Once a day slimming jab that can cut diabetes risk by 80%
A weight loss drug could help thousands of people avoid diabetes in the same way statins are used to ward off heart disease, according to a landmark trial, British scientists have found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news