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IF IT'S NEWS, IT'S HERE!
Never Again Miss A News
I created this website for those who love news, enjoy news and love to stay ahead. Alex Katiraie
(CreativityMotivation.COM, UXDesignSEO.COM)


Confessions Of A Junior Doctor shows impact of A&E crisis
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:55:33 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A TV documentary will expose the impact that the A+E crisis is having on Britainas youngest doctors, as they make a series of errors when their hospital in Northampton reaches full capacity.


Maine named US state with the highest vaccination rates
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:54:43 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Maine is the US state with the highest child vaccination rates, according to the AAP, with over 90 percent of children receiving the MMR, DPaT and varicella vaccines.


'Artificial womb' that can keep premature babies alive
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:44:28 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The device has successfully been tested on foetal lambs equivalent in age to 23-week-old human infants, according to researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


Scientists discover PTSD gene
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:02:11 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Harvard University researchers analyzed data on more than 20,000 people participating in 11 multi-ethnic studies around the world. They found a genetic variation linked with PTSD.


Babies born via IVF are 3 times more likely to get cancer
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:35:19 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The Israeli study, published in the US, found the rate of tumors was far higher among children conceived using IVF (1.5 per 1,000) compared to spontaneously-conceived kids (0.59 per 1,000).


Preeclampsia screening now compulsory for pregnant women
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:32:15 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its guidelines for the first time since 1996 to stress that screening at every visit can help doctors catch and treat preeclampsia.


Alternating no sleep with catch-ups hurts young adultsA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:53:37 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A new study, from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, has found that alternating little sleep with 'catch-up' days is tied to worse cognition - both in attention and creativity -in young adults.


Parents are to blame for emotional eating, study warns
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:24:08 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A new study, from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, has found that parents who emotionally feed their kids are responsible for them binging later on in life.


Your 'brain age' may predict if you will die early
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:23:39 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers at Imperial College London used computers to predict people's 'brain age' based on its tissue volume. A big 'age' difference may be an indicator of poor health and early death.


How walking boosts positive brain activity
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:49:28 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Theresa May decided to call a snap general election while walking in Wales. Walking improves creative thinking by boosting the size of the hippocampus.


Brotherly love and the stroke victim healed by his family
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:41:40 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
David Dow, from North Carolina, had a massive stroke at the age of ten. Brother Dr Mike Dow, a psychotherapist, wrote a book with David about recovery. It was caused by Moyamoya disease.


Frozen Food Foundation finds frozen food IS nutritious
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:38:26 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A new study has found that frozen fruits and vegetables are not only good for you, but that those who consume them eat more overall produce and get more vitamins than non-consumers.


A step closer to 'exercise pill' to replace your workout
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:37:45 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The study by Augusta University, conducted in mice, showed that suppressing production of the protein myostatin enhances muscles - and boosts heart and kidney health.


FDA names 14 'cruel' companies pedaling 'cancer cures'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:21:05 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Investigators have spent months trawling the internet forA products that claim to diagnose, treat or cure cancer - a crime punishable by up to a year in federal prison and a fine of $100,000.


Obese children are FOUR times more at risk of diabetesA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:00:46 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from King's College London analysed over 300,000 children. The condition increased from an average of six new cases per 100,000 each year between 1994 and 1998, to 33 between 2009 and 2013.


Mother of Britain's Next Top Model contestant is dying
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:30:37 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Lucy Fassett, 48, from East Dulwich, London, has undergone chemotherapy and radical surgery on her stage three colon cancer - but nothing has worked. Doctors say it's incurable, but Ms Fassett is positive.


Boy diagnosed with tumour after drawing dot on his head
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:51:10 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Emre Erulkeroglu, from Morecambe, suffered from months of painful headaches - but doctors were adamant there was nothing to worry about.


Going to the loo 'just in case' could wreck bladder
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:12:44 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Most people can hold 300ml to 400ml at a time if they drink two litres a day. Bladder problems affect nine million women and four million men in the UK and is an inevitable part of ageing.


SUPER POLLEN could trigger allergy epidemic in Britain
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:00:22 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Those living in cities such as London, Birmingham and Manchester are most at risk, Dr Paul Carson, of the British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology, said.


Low salt diets may not lower blood pressure
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:47:39 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Boston University School of Medicine researchers followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years and found that consuming less salt wasn't associated with lower blood pressure.


Is this the most disgusting eruption of pus yet?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:13:29 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Wade Powell, 28, winces in pain and makes inaudible noises in a strong American accent as the pimple suddenly erupts under Khristina's brute force.


'Risky' school playgrounds increase children's happiness
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:49:34 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Youngsters who spend their lunch break in 'risky' areas are more likely to play with other children and less likely to be bullied, according to researchers from the University of Otago, New Zealand.


Global warming milestone: CO2 level reaches new high
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:45:20 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Scientists from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii found that levels of carbon dioxide have reached record highs of 410 parts per million (stock image).


How to get over your recent break-up
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:22:31 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
This placebo effect influences brain regions associated with emotions and releases dopamine a known as the 'feel-good' hormone, researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder claim.


Daventry teen left hours from death from using tampons
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:15:10 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Molly Pawlett, 14, from Daventry, Northamptonshire, assumed she just had a sickness bug when she woke up on April 10 feeling unwell.


Scientists are one step closer towards a chlamydia cure
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:01:41 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Scientists at the University of British Columbia created a model that shows how chlamydia interacts with the immune system. Genes, known as IRF5 and IL-10RA, play a key role in fighting the STI.


Movie special effects teams are training surgeons
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:27:43 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Using 3D printing and Hollywood-style effects, the device mimics an adolescent with excessive brain fluid, according to the researchers at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.


GPs failing estimated 32,000 cancer patients
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:04:43 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Seven in ten people whose illness is picked up in casualty have had it missed by a GP and an estimated 32,000 of them visited a local surgery three times without their cancer being diagnosed.


Four new types of human blood cell are found by scientists
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:47:30 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found four new types of white blood cell that play a role in the body's immune system to help our bodies to fight off invaders.


What it REALLY means when a fly lands on your food
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:31:27 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Flies carry about 200 forms of harmful bacteria on their arms and legs, an expert has revealed. They then transfer those germs onto your food even if they only land on it for a second.


Warning on under-2s who are getting hooked on iPads
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:24:00 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Dr Aric Signman warned staring at gadgets could lead to a lifelong addiction. Babies and toddlers are most at risk and damage could last into their 20s.


Can you spot what is wrong with this man's hands?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:45:18 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A photo was posted on Figure 1, an app and website for sharing medical images. Dr Anand Saggar, of St George's Hospital, London, said polydactyly is referred to as a nubbin and affects one in 500 births.


A malaria vaccine may be available in 2018
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:01:47 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the vaccine would have the potential to save tens of thousands of lives. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will trial the vaccine next year.


New antibiotic could cure hospital-acquired pneumonia
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:34:12 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Known as Murepavadin, it is the first drug of its class to reach clinical development in more than 40 years, according to researchers at St James' Hospital, Trinity College Dublin.


Stem cells from our own bodies could cure MS and diabetes
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:31:13 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Zoe Derrick was 'cured' of MS by stem cell in Mexico. But when Gregg Burgess-Salisbury, from Berkshire, had stem cell treatment two years ago it didn't work, and he is still confined to a wheelchair.


Yoga the key for over-50s who want to boost brain power?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:03:29 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Experts based at the University of Canberra in Australia found taking part in a 45-minute session at least once a week helped to improve thinking, attention and memory skills.


The heartbreak of losing your baby
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:28:08 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Jennie Agg was days away from her first official scan when she had a miscarriage. One in five pregnancies end in miscarriage, when the baby dies before 23 weeks.


GPs can inform DVLA if patients are unfit to drive
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:11:35 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
GPs have a duty to inform the authorities if a patient is driving against advice but should tell patients if they are planning to. In 2012, Peter Cole, 87, hit Ambrose Skingle, 86, in Theydon Bois, Essex.


Billy Caldwell first person to get cannabis on the NHS
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:23:08 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Epileptic Billy Caldwell travelled regularly to the US for medication to treat up to 100 seizures a day. Doctors in the States gave him cannabis oil to help stop the episodes.


Opioid epidemic 'is underestimated', CDC report warns
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:13:03 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Until now, official data suggested 91 people a day are being killed by prescription painkillers as America grapples to control a widespread addiction crisis.


Could going low-carb help you fight off diabetes?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:46:45 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
A low-carb meal can mean that a patient's blood sugar only rises by six per cent. Brian Parsons, from Skipton, North Yorkshire,A had a low blood sugar reading after he went on the diet.


Menopause products that actually work
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:26:54 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
GP and menopause expert Louise Newson recommends Silentnight pillows to help women sleep. Menopausal symptoms can include night sweats, hot flushes and itchy skin.


How to get Anne Hathaway's toned armsA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:22:06 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Anne Hathaway showed off toned upper arms on the red carpet after losing her baby weight from last year. The actress is a fan of hot Bikram yoga and often dances for 90 minutes a day.


Steve Kerr urges people to get rehab NOT back surgery
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:03:31 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and Tiger Woods are both suffering crippling side effects from back surgery. Doctors warn they both highlight the high risk of surgery going wrong.


The controversial debate about '13 Reasons Why'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:14:03 GMT
From rss.cnn


Reading is good for your health
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:48:40 GMT
From rss.cnn
Clients who seek solace by pouring their hearts out in Alison Kerr Courtney's office don't get rewarded with a Xanax or Prozac prescription. Instead, they walk away with a reading list.


Controversial paper says saturated fat won't clog arteries
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:59:21 GMT
From rss.cnn


PTSD risk may be passed down through our DNA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:27:22 GMT
From rss.cnn
Christal Presley considers herself a survivor of the Vietnam War, even though the war ended years before she was born.


Mom writes children's book to explain IVF to her son
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:50:56 GMT
From rss.cnn
Jo Zmood wanted to find a book to help explain to her son how she brought him into the world.


Opioid epidemic may be underestimated, CDC report says
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:03:31 GMT
From rss.cnn
Experts say the United States is in the throes of an opioid abuse epidemic, causing 91 overdose deaths each day. Yet the total number of opioid-related deaths may still be underestimated, suggests new research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


First malaria vaccine to be widely tested in Africa next year
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:51:14 GMT
From rss.cnn
The World Health Organization announced Monday that it has the go-ahead to try the first malaria vaccine in the field in real-world settings next year. The organization made the announcement on the eve of World Malaria Day.


Michigan doctors charged in first genital mutilation case in US
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:27:47 GMT
From rss.cnn


Learning to Talk Like a Woman (or Man)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:35:53 GMT
From https:
A growing number of speech language therapists cater to transgender clients seeking to retrain their voices.


Advertising: XOXO Campaign: Will It Spell Profit or Trouble for Condom Maker?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:48:04 GMT
From https:
In a time when social media outrage can be prompted with one misstep, Trojan is unveiling an ad campaign directed at women.


Scientists, Feeling Under Siege, March Against Trump Policies
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:13:38 GMT
From https:
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts took to the streets in Washington and around the world on Saturday to protest.


Mom shares photo of dying son as a plea
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:16:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
One mother in Canada is taking the heartbreak of losing her son to a fentanyl overdose and turning it into a poignant PSA on the dangers of the synthetic opioid.


Chili pepper, pot may fix your ailing stomach
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:14:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Have an upset stomach?


Man claims food poisoning from chicken parmigiana nearly killed him
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:04:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
A Melbourne man claims to have almost been killed from food poisoning caused by a chicken parmigiana.


Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:09:33 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Going into this week's federal budget battle, the White House toyed with a hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump's priorities.


Hunters expected to recover from injuries after being mistaken for actual turkeys
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:44:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
A hunter who believed he had taken down a pair of turkeys set out to find the birds, only to discover his brother and friend wounded on the ground.


Opioid abuse linked to rare fungal eye infections in New England
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:09:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The opioid epidemic may be leading to a rise in cases of what's normally a rare eye infection, according to a report from an eye treatment center in New England.


Heavy drinkers may not handle alcohol as well as they think
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:08:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Young adults who are heavy social drinkers may think they have a "tolerance" that lets them drink alcohol without it impairing their coordination, but a new study shows otherwise.


Why your brain has 2 halves
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:08:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The human brain evolved to have two halves a and a new review of previous research suggests that this dual design may confer special benefits.


Artificial womb sustains premature baby lambs for weeks
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:00:56 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
An artificial womb that could someday sustain extremely prematurely born infants has managed to keep baby sheep alive for four weeks.

Utah man initially denied lung transplant over pot use dies after complications, family says
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:55:00 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
A Utah man who was initially denied a lung transplant after a hospital found traces of marijuana in his system died on Saturday, in the Pennsylvania hospital that agreed to accept his case.


Follow-up Colonoscopy After Positive Fecal Test: Timing Matters
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:58:30 EDT
From medscape.com
Delaying a follow-up colonoscopy more than 10 months after a positive FIT may increase patients' risk for any colorectal cancer and for advanced-stage colon cancer, a study has shown.
Medscape Medical News


Contrast Agent Safety in Spotlight at ARRS 2017
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:35:19 EDT
From medscape.com
The use of MRI intravenous contrast agents containing gadolinium, which can accumulate in the brain, will be debated at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting.
Medscape Medical News


ASCO Issues Guideline on Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:00:31 EDT
From medscape.com
The new document, a provisional clinical opinion, offers guidelines for treating chemotherapy-naive men who develop castrate-resistant prostate cancer.
Medscape Medical News


Even Mildly Insufficient Sleep Linked to Depression
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:39:11 EDT
From medscape.com
Getting 6 hours of sleep per night, just 1 less than 'optimum sleep duration,' was associated with 60% to 80% greater risk for depression, hopelessness, and nervousness, report investigators.
Medscape Medical News


Comparison Backs Bezafibrate for Biliary Cholangitis
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:47:52 EDT
From medscape.com
For people with primary biliary cholangitis who inadequately respond to ursodeoxycholic acid, adjunctive treatment with bezafibrate increases response rates and improves symptoms, a new trial shows.
Medscape Medical News


FDA Takes Action Against 'Bogus Cancer Cures'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:45:21 EDT
From medscape.com
The FDA has sent warning letters to 14 companies that are 'peddling bogus cancer cures' and are exploiting the cancer patients' desperation.
Medscape Medical News


UTIs Linked to Stroke Risk in Women With Preeclampsia
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:03:19 EDT
From medscape.com
Urinary tract infections are associated with triple the risk for stroke in women with preeclampsia, new research shows.
Medscape Medical News


Preeclampsia, Congenital Heart Defects May Share a Mechanism
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:21:47 EDT
From medscape.com
A maternal history of preterm preeclampsia may warrant more surveillance of the fetus, and in other cases, finding fetal congenital heart defects may justify monitoring for preeclampsia, researchers say.
Heartwire from Medscape


Football Players May Escape Motor Problems
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:51:00 EDT
From medscape.com
Two reports in the same group of former NFL players suggest that plasma total tau may be a biomarker for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, while another finds these players are not yet having motor symptoms.
Medscape Medical News


Machines Better Than Clinicians at Predicting Suicide Risk?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:40:20 EDT
From medscape.com
The ability to accurately assess suicide risk has not improve in the past 50 years, but experts believe a shift to machine learning-based algorithms may be the answer to better prediction.
Medscape Medical News


Final USPSTF Recommendation: Screen for Preeclampsia
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:08:24 EDT
From medscape.com
The US Preventive Services Task Force has finalized its recommendation that all pregnant women be screened for preeclampsia with blood pressure measurements throughout pregnancy.
Medscape Medical News


Child's Death Increases Risk for Brothers or Sisters Dying
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:47:55 EDT
From medscape.com
Having a sibling who dies increases a child's own risk for death by 71%, a new study shows.
Medscape Medical News


'LDL Hypothesis' More Than Just 'Hypothesis' in EAS Document
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:07:58 EDT
From medscape.com
The new European Atherosclerosis Society statement seeks to establish once and for all that cumulative LDL-cholesterol arterial burden determines the progression of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Heartwire from Medscape


Glycemic Variability Did Not Predict Complications in DCCT
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:04:46 EDT
From medscape.com
Estimating missing glucose values and examining within-day variability did not improve prediction of risk of microvascular complications beyond that from HbA1c levels in these type 1 diabetes patients.
Medscape Medical News


Many Men Have No Discussion of Pros and Cons Before PSA Test
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:14:56 EDT
From medscape.com
A national survey shows that less than one third of men are discussing the pros and cons of prostate-specific antigen testing with their healthcare provider before undergoing screening.
Medscape Medical News


'Top Performing' Psychiatric Hospital Under Investigation
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:44:56 EDT
From medscape.com
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is demanding to know why a reportedly troubled psychiatric hospital continues to receive a top-quality rating and is looking into concerns of fraudulent billing.
Medscape Medical News


CHMP Backs Orphan Hybrid Drug for Wilson's Disease
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:06:40 EDT
From medscape.com
Trientine tetrahydrochloride (Cuprior) is indicated for treatment of Wilson's disease in adults, adolescents, and children aged 5 years and older who are intolerant to D-penicillamine.
International Approvals


Regulators Unhappy With Mayo Memo on Prioritizing Patients
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:28:03 EDT
From medscape.com
The clinic has yet to offer a 'strong, clear position' on treating publicly insured and privately insured patients equally, a Minnesota health department official said.
Medscape Medical News


White House Says Vote on Healthcare Plan May Not Come for Weeks
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:25:29 EDT
From medscape.com
A congressional vote on a Republican healthcare plan may not come for weeks as leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate continue negotiations over possible proposals, the White House said on Monday.
Reuters Health Information


Sanofi Files U.S. Antitrust Lawsuit Against Mylan Over EpiPen
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:25:34 EDT
From medscape.com
France's Sanofi SA on Monday sued Mylan NV, accusing the pharmaceutical company of engaging in illegal conduct to squelch competition to its EpiPen allergy treatment, which has been at the center of a public debate over drug prices.
Reuters Health Information


Medicaid Waivers: A Matter of Flawed Flexibility?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:15:09 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- States' proposals to alter program may do more harm than good

The Flying Eye Hospital: OphthalmologyTimes
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:00:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Also, tricks for limiting staff turnover

MD Tech Tips: MDCalc
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:30:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Popular EBM platform finally available for Android devices

A Cancer Scare Changed This Doctor's Life in 7 Seconds
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:00:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Starla Fitch, MD shares how taking a breath made a world difference

USPSTF: Screen All Pregnant Women for Pre-eclampsia (CME/CE)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:00:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Blood pressure measurement best; lack of evidence for other methods

Sibling Death Stress Risk Factor for Overall Health
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:45:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Coping may take decades after sibling death

Daytime Sleepiness, Brain Pathology: A 2-Way Street?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:30:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Amyloid buildup may be both effect and cause of sleep-wake abnormalities in elderly

Lifestyle Program May Slow Cognitive Decline
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:15:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- At-risk seniors seem to benefit from nutritional guidance, vigorous exercise

First Guide to Second-Line Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:00:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Fills void in clinical guidance

Is 'No Evidence of Disease Activity' a Misnomer in MS?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:45:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Many patients still show signs of active disease despite meeting current NEDA criteria

BSR: Filgotinib Onset Rapid in RA (CME/CE)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:30:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Differences from placebo emerged by week 1 of treatment

Pelzman's Picks: Would a Tax on Opioids Curb Abuse?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:00:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Also, vital patient-physician conversations, surgery checklists

BSR: Rapid Assessment in Real World Works in RA (CME/CE)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:30:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Patients seen within 3 weeks 30% more likely to have good response

Rising Childhood Obesity Tied to Higher T2D Rates (CME/CE)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- BMI status not linked to rising rates of T1D in British study

Scaffold Delivers aAtomic Bomba CAR-T Tx in Preclinical Solid Tumors (CME/CE)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:30:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Malignancies become powerful in situ vaccines that trigger immunity in distant mets

SMA Infants Do Better with Nusinersen
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:00:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Biggest benefit seen in babies not yet showing symptoms

Triplet Tx Offers Impressive Results in Resistant HCV (CME/CE)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Combo pill highly effective despite presence of drug-resistant mutations

FDA Warns Against Unproven Anti-Cancer Products
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:33:58 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Letters target 14 companies selling dozens of pills, salves, teas

Long-Term Albumin Tx Ups Survival in Liver Failure (CME/CE)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:00:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with decompensated cirrhosis also report better quality of life

NASH Drugs Take Center Stage (CME/CE)
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:30:00 -0400
From medpagetoday.com
(MedPage Today) -- Still no home runs, experts caution

At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten 'Off' Time for Parkinson's Patients
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: 150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten 'Off' Time for Parkinson's Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Young Adults With Autism Need Help Managing Money: Study
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Young Adults With Autism Need Help Managing Money: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Moms-to-Be Are Heeding Store Warnings About Alcohol
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Moms-to-Be Are Heeding Store Warnings About Alcohol
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


You Can Probably Credit Your Genes for These Facial Features
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: You Can Probably Credit Your Genes for These Facial Features
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Stop and Smell the Roses at Work
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Stop and Smell the Roses at Work
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Cherokee Nation Sues Drug Distributors, Retailers Over Opioid Crisis
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Cherokee Nation Sues Drug Distributors, Retailers Over Opioid Crisis
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
From medicinenet.com
Title: Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM


Pregnant women need routine blood pressure checks
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:17:51 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women should get their blood pressure checked at each prenatal visit to screen for preeclampsia, a potentially fatal complication that can damage the kidneys, liver, eyes and brain, new U.S. guidelines say.


Government costs could rise $2.3 billion without Obamacare payments: study
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:08:57 -0400
From feeds.reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government's costs could increase by $2.3 billion in 2018 if Congress and President Donald Trump decide not to fund Obamacare-related payments to health insurers, according to a study released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.


Ok to wait for colonoscopy after positive fecal test results
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:40:12 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who wait up to nine months to get a colonoscopy after fecal tests show potential tumors are no more likely to be diagnosed with cancer or advanced malignancies than those who get follow-up colonoscopies sooner, a U.S. study suggests.


U.S. House bill would exempt e-cigarettes from tobacco regulations
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:39:49 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - A bill expected this week in the U.S. House of Representatives would weaken a Food and Drug Administration rule governing e-cigarettes and represent a major victory for the $4.4 billion U.S. vaping industry.


Most U.S. patients would disclose sexual orientation to docs
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:42:54 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - While most doctors think patients prefer not to disclose their sexual orientation, a new survey found people are willing to provide the information when asked.


Gender viewpoints similar in trans preschoolers and other kids
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:24:50 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - Transgender preschoolers are no less confident than their peers about their gender, a new study found.


Scientists develop fluid-filled artificial womb to help premature babies
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:51:23 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly improving chances of survival.


Can playground design help reduce bullying?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:45:41 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - Playgrounds designed with risk-taking in mind may mean more pushing and shoving during recess, but they also might make kids less likely to feel bullied, a small experiment in New Zealand suggests.


Swedish authorities says bird flu found at hen farm
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:42:48 -0400
From feeds.reuters
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An outbreak of H5N8 bird flu has been detected at a hen farm near the town of Nykoping in eastern Sweden, the country's board of agriculture said on Tuesday.


Novartis to speed up bid for MS drug approval, changes target
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:16:20 -0400
From feeds.reuters
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis said on Tuesday it would accelerate its bid to win approval for its experimental multiple sclerosis (MS) drug BAF312 and said it was now targeting patients at an earlier stage of the neurological disease.


Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:14:58 GMT
From bbc.co
Scientists were able to keep premature lambs alive for a month using an artificial "plastic bag" womb.

Alcohol binge can upset heart's rhythm, say researchers
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:08:09 GMT
From bbc.co
Researchers studied the impact in volunteers visiting the Munich Oktoberfest.

Mental health care cuts in England 'to total APS4.5m'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:24:48 GMT
From bbc.co
Data from 127 clinical commissioning groups also suggests total spending will rise by 4.15% in 2017/18.

Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:14 GMT
From bbc.co
The brain is fed with more oxygen and nutrients, boosting thinking and memory skills.

Derby button battery girl Kacie Barradell home after ordeal
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:49:17 GMT
From bbc.co
Kacie Barradell had the battery removed in hospital after it caused serious internal damage.

Inside a neonatal intensive care unit
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:51:08 GMT
From bbc.co
What does it take to care for the sickest premature babies? 5 live takes a look inside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Burnley General hospital.

Marathon pact
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:01:16 GMT
From bbc.co
Jonny Benjamin says running with the man who stopped him jumping from a bridge was aemotionala.

Common nutrient may play role in heart issues
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:15:38 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Low-dose aspirin might counteract the effect of a compound normally found in eggs and meat, a new study suggests


School helps teens fight opioids, substance abuse
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:02:50 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
aThereas a place in every community for a school like this"


Can you walk your way to better brain health?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:46:31 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
The footas impact while walking has a direct impact on blood supply to the brain, a new ultrasound study found


How to talk with your teen about "13 Reasons Why"
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:04:11 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
"Don't be afraid to have a conversation with your children," one expert says about the popular but disturbing show


Are you raising an emotional eater?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:01:08 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Calming kids down with food can start a vicious, unhealthy cycle, a new study says


Study: Government costs could rise $2.3B without Obamacare payments
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:11:15 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Trump has threatened not to fund the payments as part of a governmentwide spending bill, but Democrats are insisting they be included


States with the highest child vaccine rates
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:36:10 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
"It is a very, very sad fact when these kids end up in the hospitala or dying from a vaccine-preventable disease. Theyave died of ignorance,a doctor says


Culinary world gets creative to cut food waste
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:49:49 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
A new movement is underway to repurpose leftover ingredients and keep food out of landfills


Man initially denied lung transplant for pot use dies
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:14:29 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Riley Hancey received a double lung transplant last month, after first being denied the life-saving procedure last year when he tested positive for marijuana


Simple spring slow cooker dishes from Chowhound
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:49:45 -0400
From feeds.cbsnews
Your slow cooker isn't just for winter soups and stews. You can also make a variety of lighter spring meals with the trusty kitchen staple