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NFL fulfills young cancer survivor's wish
T.J. Owuanibe shared center stage with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce the Baltimore Ravens' top draft pick (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coeliac disease symptoms: Five signs you should AVOID gluten
COELIAC disease is a digestive condition, but many in the UK remain undiagnosed. These are the signs you may have it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug approved for rare disease, too late for one family
As the window to help their own children closed, the VanHoutan family kept fighting to find a treatment for devastating Batten disease (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seniors May Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines
By 85, many could use a hand, study finds (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Brigatinib for ALK+ Lung Cancer FDA Approves Brigatinib for ALK+ Lung Cancer
The new drug is for patients who have progressed on or are intolerant of crizotinib.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Chinese woman had larvae burst out from under her skin
While in a Brazilian rainforest, Gu was bitten by a 'peanut-sized insect' on her right leg. After returning home to Shanghai, she noticed the lump had split open and was itching intensely. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prescribing generic topical steroids for seniors could offset rising costs, study says
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital found a sharp increase in Medicare Part D and out-of-pocket spending on topical steroids. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People who donate a kidney to a stranger have unusual values and beliefs
'They see it as an obvious choice,' one researcher said.Related:A mysterious illness kills 11 young people in Liberia, where Ebola ragedU.S. yellow fever vaccine supply will be gone by this summer, but CDC has a planTrump nominee to head FDA clears key panel, moves to full Senate for vote (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A sleep class for tired parents
A gym in London has started a new concept called 'Napercise,' a 60-minute sleep class to relax the body and mind. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Injuries owing to encounters with law enforcement hold steady at about 51,000 a year, study finds
The actual number of people injured by police has remained relatively constant over the past seven years, indicating this is a "longer-term phenomenon," a new study finds (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

CDC working to keep yellow fever vaccine supply from running out
Officials are concerned about fighting the disease. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Online support tool developed for bipolar disorder patients
Researchers have created an online relapse prevention tool for patients with bipolar disorder, or BD, to provide a " cheap, accessible option " for treatment. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obese and diabetic people have higher risk of dementia
Researchers in Korea and Utah performed brain scans to show obese people with type 2 diabetes had more severe abnormalities in brain structure compared to normal-weight people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is active surveillance safe for men with family history of prostate cancer?
(Reuters Health) - Having a family history of prostate cancer doesn ’t make it more risky for men with a new diagnosis of the disease to initially hold off on active treatment in favor of monitoring with periodic lab tests, a research review suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Paris Jackson says 13 Reasons Why 'extremely triggering'
Jackson, 19, has joined the National Association of School Psychologists in urging 'vulnerable' young people 'in a dark place' not to watch the hit Netflix show about suicide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US yellow fever vaccine supply will run out this summer
American supplies of yellow fever vaccine are expected to run out this summer , the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, and it released a report outlining a plan to ensure continuous access. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With Obamacare in doubt, California asks insurers to double up on rate filings
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Health insurers seeking regulatory approval for 2018 individual insurance plans can file two sets of premium rates as a way to deal with market uncertainty created by Republicans' promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, a California state insurance regulator said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nivolumab Improves Sorafenib-Treated Liver Cancer Nivolumab Improves Sorafenib-Treated Liver Cancer
Nivolumab immunotherapy could provide a durable response, and increase survival, for patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma who do not respond completely to sorafenib, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

British Breast Surgeon Found Guilty of Harming Patients British Breast Surgeon Found Guilty of Harming Patients
After years of questions over his surgery on breast cancer patients, a criminal court has found Ian Paterson guilty of ' wounding with intent. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

FDA approves Rydapt for adults with acute myeloid leukemia
Rydapt has been approved by the FDA, in combination with chemotherapy, to treat adults with acute myeloid leukemia who have the specific genetic mutation FLT3. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Utah Jazz help young fan see with 'e-sight' glasses  
Landon Carter, 7, from Salt Lake City, Utah, was born legally blind. But his favorite team, the Utah Jazz, have bought him some special glasses so he can now watch games with crystal-clear vision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revised GOP health care bill won't make Trump 100-day mark
That means the measure can't be passed in time to make a list of President Trump's accomplishments during his first 100 days in office (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rethink emphasis on lowering saturated fat to save hearts: docs
(Reuters Health) - Instead of eating less saturated fat and worrying about so-called bad cholesterol, a group of doctors suggests an alternative approach for preventing heart disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Doctors should consider whether older patients can hear them
(Reuters Health) - Elderly people with hearing loss may have difficulty understanding speech in noisy healthcare settings - and the situation isn't helped when doctors speak fast and use medical jargon, experts say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How to safely trash opioids, old prescription drugs
Saturday, April 29th is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee
A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New tool used to more accurately predict parathyroid cancer return
Researchers at the University of Texas have created a new prognostic tool to predict the risk of recurrence of parathyroid cancer in patients. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FaceApp reveals what famous faces could look like
Saint-Petersburg-based face-scanning app FaceApp reveals what celebrities might look like if they were a different age or gender. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Illinois dad walks 7 months after car crash left him paralyzed
Cole Thomas of Rochelle, Illinois, walked out of rehab seven months after a car wreck left him paralyzed. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Former President George HW Bush released from hospital after treatment for pneumonia
Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital earlier this month. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dog Food Recalled After Tests Find Euthanasia Drug
Party Animal is recalling dog food that tested positive for a pet euthanasia drug. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women ' s Health, Access to Care Focus of ACOG 2017 Women ' s Health, Access to Care Focus of ACOG 2017
The latest maternal mortality numbers and strategies to improve care will be discussed at the upcoming American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Skin cancer symptoms: Seven signs YOU could be suffering with the disease
SKIN cancer is one the most common diseases in the world, with thousands in the UK currently suffering. Protect yourself by knowing the symptoms to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curious about using cannabis for wellness? This is for you.
Curious about cannabis for wellness? Talk to your doctor. Here are a few additional resources to get some answers:The 5,000-year-old plant — how to use it, what it can potentially treat — is the focus of an upcoming live-stream summit from Hollywood.Max Simon, founder and CEO of Green Flower... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Weak link between grandmums' smoking and autistic grandkids
Conclusion This study aimed to see whether smoking in pregnancy is linked with some traits of ASD in the smoker's grandchildren. Although this was based on a large cohort of children, the results give quite a confusing and inconclusive picture. To be frank, the study raised more questions than it answered. Maternal grandmother smoking was linked with ASD traits only in girls (in whom ASD is less common in any case) – and then only if their own mother did not smoke. When looking at actual diagnosed cases of autism, the link was only found in boys. The study had some important limitations to consider: Most of the data wa...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Neurology Mental health Genetics/stem cells Source Type: news

U.S. FDA approves Novartis' leukemia treatment
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Novartis AG's Rydapt as an initial treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) as well as certain other blood disorders, the agency said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

WATCH: Baby boy finds 'perfect' liver match in godmother
Their emotional meeting after the transplant operation that saved Finn O'Sullivan's life. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lifestyle Source Type: news

California doctor used PHONE to diagnose his kidney stones
Dr Eric Topol, who works in La Jolla, California, was experiencing pain in his sides for several days. An ultrasound scanner connected to his phone revealed a swollen kidney, suggesting stones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crosslinking, IOLs, and Femtosecond Laser Prominent at ASCRS Crosslinking, IOLs, and Femtosecond Laser Prominent at ASCRS
The annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery will feature new types of intraocular lens, femtosecond laser, collagen cross-linking, and microinvasive glaucoma surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

DNA From Extinct Humans Discovered in Cave Dirt
A group of German scientists have found the DNA of extinct humans — without finding any skeletal remains. The researchers, who are currently excavating even dig sites in Belgium, Croatia, France, Russia and Spain, have found genetic remains of ancient humans like the Neanderthals and their cousins, the Denisovans, in sediment samples, the New York Times reports. Until now, the only way researchers could study the genes of ancient humans was to recover DNA from fossils, according to the Times. “This work represents an enormous scientific breakthrough,” Antonio Rosas, a scientist at Spain’s Natural Sc...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Farber Tags: Uncategorized DNA onetime Source Type: news

Taking the stairs a comparable pick-me-up to coffee, study says
You'll feel more energized if you do some easy stair walking rather than drinking caffeine, a new study recommends. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Excitement Builds as ONS Congress Nears Opening Day Excitement Builds as ONS Congress Nears Opening Day
Members of the Oncology Nursing Society will converge on Denver for the 2017 Annual Congress, where they can immerse themselves in diverse pathways of interest that collectively advance patient care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Chicken Patties Sold at Costco Recalled
Foster Farms is recalling more than 131,000 pounds of breaded chicken patties sold in Costco stores because they could contain pieces of plastic. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson needlessly harmed patients
Ian Paterson conducted "extensive, life-changing operations for no medically-justifiable reason". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists generate cartilage tissue using a 3D bioprinter
Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden have successfully generated cartilage tissue by printing stem cells using a 3D-bioprinter. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Netflix hit "13 Reasons Why" faces tough criticism
Schools across the country are warning parents that "13 Reasons Why" could be glamorizing teen suicide (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking pot TRIPLES the risk of premature birth
The study, by a research team in London, Canada, is part of a growing swell of research trying to shed more light on this phenomenon, which medics have been spotting for years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are peanuts good for diabetes? Effect on disease risk
Learn whether peanuts are a good snack option for those who closely monitor their diet due to diabetes. Understand the effect peanuts have on blood sugar. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

The gym class where nodding off is the new working out
The health clubs offering exhausted parents the chance to sleep for 45 minutes. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Zika detected in Florida mosquitoes so far this year, officials say
With summer approaching, officials are hoping to avoid another outbreak. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news