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Hawaii confirms third case of rat lungworm disease in Big Island resident
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:12:24 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
State health officials have confirmed a case of rat lungworm in a resident on Hawaiias Big Island.

Woman files lawsuit amid E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef, says she suffered kidney failure, seizures
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:48:39 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Melissa Carmicle is seeking damages in excess of $75,000 from K2D Foods, alleging that her kidneys began to fail, and that she began having seizures, as a result of E. coli infection.

Measles outbreak sparks quarantine orders at 2 Los Angeles universities
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:22 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Some students and employees at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantinedA due to possible contact with the measles virus, official said.

Medical News Today: Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 PDT
From https:
New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appetite.

Medical News Today: Patterns of antibiotic use may predict cardiovascular risk
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 03:00:00 PDT
From https:
A large cohort study has found a link between prolonged antibiotic use in middle age and later in life and an increased cardiovascular risk.

Medical News Today: Innovative patch may reduce muscle damage after a heart attack
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT
From https:
An interdisciplinary team of researchers has designed a patch that can limit damage after a heart attack. The patch was successfully tested in rats.

Don't be so hard on yourself...it could lead to OCD and anxiety
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:57:14 GMT
From https:
A study by Hiroshima University also found those who spend too long mulling over problems are more likely to have obsessive compulsive disorder or generalised anxiety disorder.

Woman, 21, is branded contagious for her skin condition that causes hives all over her body
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:50:52 GMT
From https:
Shauna Campbell, 21, from Dublin, Ireland, has chronic urticaria with no known cause. The flare-ups have become more severe over the past five months and cause her face to swell, too.

Mother, 29, claims filler treatment left her with asausage lipsa
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:43:58 GMT
From https:
Christina Burton, of Greater Manchester, paid APS75 for a procedure at home but ended up in hospital. She believes the numbing cream started the swelling.

Half of schizophrenia 'patients' just have anxiety
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:33:25 GMT
From https:
A study by Johns Hopkins University found that of 54 patients who were diagnosed withA schizophrenia, just 26 were still found to have it when checked over by a specialist.

Woman with excruciating swelling condition becomes a marathon runner and competitive body-builder
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:20:48 GMT
From https:
In 2004, aesthetician, Alison Mahoney, now 32, was diagnosed with lymphedema praecox, a condition characterized by swelling of the soft tissues. She felt embarrassed and hid her body for years.

Five-year-old boy suffers from a condition so rare it does not even have a name
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:10:08 GMT
From https:
Charlie Parkes, five, ofA Corby, Northamptonshire, is one of the 6,000 children born in the UK every year with SWAN - Syndrome Without A Name

Ruby Shallom 'paralysed from HPV vaccine' needs APS10k mental health therapy
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:58:20 GMT
From https:
Ruby Shallom, from Bracknell, had the HPV vaccine five years ago and later developed functional neurological disorder. Her family said private therapy is her last hope for her spiraling mental health.

UK is to blame for 55% of Europe's 'gonorrhoea epidemic'
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:58:19 GMT
From https:
A report from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, headquartered in Sweden, revealed the UK's rate of gonorrhoea per person is three times the European average.

'Beaver' toddler who eats doormats, gravel and grass needs a special cot
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:37:52 GMT
From https:
Ruby Smith's parents, from Bedford, are fundraising for a cot made of teething-safe plastic so she wonat be able to eat her way through it. Ruby has the eating disorder pica.

Still feeling guilty for all those Easter eggs? Scientists say the body can adapt to short binges
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:09:03 GMT
From https:
A group of eight young males had an extra 1,000 calories for either five or 28 days in a study by Deakin University in Australia. Researchers measured their weight before and after.

From completely clear to white and sticky or even PINK: What your vaginal discharge means
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:52:54 GMT
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Dr Kathryn Basford, a GP in London from online pharmacy Zava, told MailOnline: 'Every woman and their body is different.' She explained what the different colours of discharge may mean.

Women don't want to use weights at the gym because of men who ogle at them
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:29:01 GMT
From https:
Researchers quizzed women in the UK who said they found men to be 'perverse'. Their findings echo comments from pop star and gym-goer Ellie Goulding in 2015.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock won't rule out BANNING unvaccinated children from schools
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:58:08 GMT
From https:
Mr Hancock said in an interview on talkRADIO this morning that he 'wouldn't rule anything out' with regards to following in the footsteps of France and the US, which require the vaccine by law.

Insomniacs can't forget cringe-worthy mistakes they have made in the past
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:28:41 GMT
From https:
Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience based on their research on 27 people with insomnia and 30 normal sleepers.

Former tobacco salesman, 57, has inoperable lung cancer and plans to sue his ex-employer
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:06:35 GMT
From https:
Simon Neale, who worked for what is now British American Tobacco, said he became a heavy smoker after being given freebies at work and at times had 30,000 cigarettes in his car.

GPs are amissing lung cancer symptomsa in non-smokers despite them making up one-in-seven victims
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:51:59 GMT
From https:
Some 6,000 Brits who have never smoked die of lung cancer annually, and rates are increasing. Scientists predict that non-smokers will overtake smokers among sufferers within a decade.

Girl, six, had toes and fingers amputated after a candle fire burned 70% of her body
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:49:22 GMT
From https:
A candle in a downstairs neighbor's apartment set fire to their couch - and then the Musgroves' apartment. Six-year-old Kenzie was trapped and sustained burns to most of her body in December.

Teenager who broke his neck in a charity polar plunge defies the odds to walk again
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:51:20 GMT
From https:
Michael Wright, now 18, was 17 when he took part in Staten Island's annual challenge to raise money for the Special Olympics: jumping into icy water from a height. He was given a 1% chance of recovery.

Woman undergoes radical treatment that can regenerate skin to treat her burn wounds
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:28:44 GMT
From https:
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Natasha Williams, 46, from Tampa, Florida, had 75% of her body burned in a house fire. A new treatment helped regenerate skin for her burn wounds.

Children who refuse to brush their teeth may be putting themselves at risk of heart disease
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:14:35 GMT
From https:
A study by the University of Helsinki that followed 755 children over 27 years found those with tooth decay or gum disease were more likely to have a build-up of plaque in their arteries as adults.

How Pinch of Nom became the must-read for slimming recipes including a full English breakfastA
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:03:38 GMT
From https:
Kate Allinson, 47, and Kay Featherstone, 33, who are the authors of one of the bestselling books since records began, revealed they are set to publish another two titles before the end of the year.

Ball pits are so dirty it's dangerous: Scientists find thousands of bacteria on a plastic ball
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:03:12 GMT
From https:
Researchers at the University of North Georgia found 31 different types of bacteria and a yeast that can cause pneumonia, skin, heart, and blood infections and more in ball pits.

Meet the food lovers a who freely admit they are not askinny minnies'
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:01:54 GMT
From https:
The experience of attending their first slimming club left Kate Allinson and Kay Featherstone (pictured) from the Wirral feeling downcast. From then on they vowed to help others.

Unvaccinated students in LA will be quarantined and banned from classes for 21 days
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:07:33 GMT
From https:
California, which imposed some of the nation's strictest vaccination rules after a short-lived measles outbreak in 2014, is seeing a spike in cases, largely tied to people with measles in airports.

Aetna settles lawsuit at heart of California investigation
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:03:14 GMT
From rss.cnn
Aetna has settled a lawsuit in which a company medical director said under oath that he never looked at patients' records when deciding whether to approve or deny coverage -- testimony that prompted an investigation by the California insurance commissioner.

Measles quarantine issued at 2 California universities
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:58:07 GMT
From rss.cnn
A measles quarantine was ordered Thursday at two public universities in Los Angeles in an effort try to prevent the spread of the highly contagious disease.

Men fall asleep, women cuddle and other post-sex behaviors that affect relationships
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:32:33 GMT
From rss.cnn
After sex with your partner, you may just want to relax in bed and cuddle a bit. But would you find it frustrating and a little hurtful if, instead of reaching for you, your partner rolls over and reaches for their phone? Or maybe you're totally spent and craving sleep, but your significant other is offended that you don't want to indulge in intimate, meaningful conversation.

There's a better way for couples to argue, therapists say
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:46:46 GMT
From rss.cnn
Anyone who's been in a relationship has been there: the yelling and blaming, the insults, hurt feelings and ultimately withdrawal.

Pakistan anti-vaccination movement leads to string of deadly attacks
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:46:35 GMT
From rss.cnn
A string of deadly attacks in Pakistan targeting healthcare workers has sparked fears that the spread of misinformation is fueling a resurgence of violence against those attempting to rid the country of polio.

Black, Latino patients much more likely than whites to undergo amputations related to diabetes
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:40:12 GMT
From rss.cnn
In California, people who are black or Latino are more than twice as likely as whites to undergo amputations related to diabetes, an analysis found. The pattern is not unique to that state.

Help Desk: No to Pseudoscientific Diets! Yes to Less Stress About Food!
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:05 GMT
From https:
Judith Newman's Help Desk column tackles myths about what we eat, how we gain weight and what we see when we look in the mirror.

Ties: Out to Lunch
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:01 GMT
From https:
In a brief respite from the draining routines of caregiving, an affinity for a man at another table sparks a certain hunger.

Cavities? Blame Nurture, Not Nature
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 04:01:00 GMT
From https:
Environmental factors are more important than genetics in determining who gets cavities, a new study reports.

Measles Outbreak Prompts Quarantines at U.C.L.A. and California State-Los Angeles
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:17:27 GMT
From https:
More than 200 university students and employees in Los Angeles County may have been exposed to measles and were given quarantine orders this week.

Trilobites: An Emperor Penguin Colony in Antarctica Vanishes
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:35:00 GMT
From https:
A colony in Halley Bay lost more than 10,000 chicks in 2016 and hasn't recovered. Some adults have relocated.

GSK's HIV drug wins European panel thumbs-up
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:37:52 -0400
From feeds.reuters
GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug treatment for HIV infections won marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday, after the British drugmaker received a nod from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this month.

Cancer patients using alternative therapies may hesitate to tell doctors
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:10:26 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - One in three U.S. patients with a cancer diagnosis has recently used non-standard therapies to manage their disease - but many haven't told their doctors, survey data suggest.

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:04:52 -0400
From feeds.reuters
A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers.

Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:48:18 -0400
From feeds.reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease hit the highest levels in the United States since 2000.

U.S. measles outbreak triggers quarantine at two Los Angeles universities
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:41:44 -0400
From feeds.reuters
A nationwide measles outbreak has led health officials to quarantine dozens of people at two Los Angeles universities, officials said on Thursday.

Can drunk sex ever be consensual?
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:16:07 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Heavy drinking and sexual activity often go together on college campuses, and that's a troubling dynamic

Sex. Consent. Education.
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:13:29 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Because there are no federal laws mandating sex ed in America, it varies drastically from school district to school district. Experts fear that this lack of consistency is failing students, especially when it comes to addressing the basics of consent and sexual assault prevention.

Hundreds of college students quarantined amid measles outbreak
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:57:54 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Officials at UCLA said a student with measles attended classes for three days, potentially putting hundreds at risk