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Silicosis Mortality Trends and Exposure to Respirable SilicaSilicosis Mortality Trends and Exposure to Respirable Silica
Silicosis is a potentially fatal, but preventable occupational lung disease, and new avenues of hazardous silica exposures have recently been documented in the United States. Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

UK Recommendations for HER2 Assessment in Breast CancerUK Recommendations for HER2 Assessment in Breast Cancer
This paper provides an update of the guidelines for HER2 testing in the UK, covering methodology, testing algorithms, interpretation of results and the potential need for retesting. Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Metabolic Syndrome in Patients With Celiac DiseaseMetabolic Syndrome in Patients With Celiac Disease
How prevalent is metabolic syndrome in patients with celiac disease who have been on a gluten-free diet, and how can these patients best be managed? Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cirrhosis Regression in HCV Patients After Antiviral TherapyCirrhosis Regression in HCV Patients After Antiviral Therapy
Do the majority of patients with cirrhosis who achieve a sustained virological response develop cirrhosis regression? This new study investigates. Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Avoid Unnecessary Naevi Biopsies in High-Risk Melanoma?Avoid Unnecessary Naevi Biopsies in High-Risk Melanoma?
Can supplementing dermoscopy and digital follow-up with in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy in patients at high-risk of melanoma reduce the need for excisional biopsies? The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Improving Neurocognitive Outcomes in HIV-Infected ChildrenImproving Neurocognitive Outcomes in HIV-Infected Children
Children with HIV are vulnerable to subtle-to-severe neurocognitive problems. Early viral suppression may improve those outcomes. AIDS (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Update on the Management of Clostridium difficile InfectionUpdate on the Management of Clostridium difficile Infection
Which antibiotics work best for Clostridium difficile infection? When is fecal transplantation indicated? U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Do Omega-3 Fatty Acids Affect Circulating Leptin Levels?Do Omega-3 Fatty Acids Affect Circulating Leptin Levels?
How do omega-3 fatty acids affect leptin levels in obese patients? Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Effect of Intensive Therapy on Diabetic Retinopathy in T1DEffect of Intensive Therapy on Diabetic Retinopathy in T1D
Does intensive therapy cause a sustained reduction of diabetic retinopathy risk? Diabetes (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Genetic and Molecular Targets in LymphomaGenetic and Molecular Targets in Lymphoma
Get a concise overview of genetic and molecular events that drive cellular processes in lymphomas and represent potential therapeutic targets. Future Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Bedside US in the Diagnosis of Complex Hand InfectionsBedside US in the Diagnosis of Complex Hand Infections
Bedside ultrasound can be an important diagnostic tool in the ED for identifying the cause of a hand infection. The Journal of Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Oral Therapies vs No Treatment for ED After ProstatectomyOral Therapies vs No Treatment for ED After Prostatectomy
Which of these options is the better strategy for addressing ED in men who have undergone radical retropubic prostatectomy? International Journal of Impotence Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Role of Observational Studies in Optimizing CML ManagementRole of Observational Studies in Optimizing CML Management
Learn more about patient-reported outcomes and how observational CML studies can shape clinical practice. Therapeutic Advances in Hematology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

'Diabetes disaster' if cheaper drugs are prescribed
EXPERTS are warning of a “diabetes disaster” if guidelines to use cheaper and rarely used drugs get the go-ahead. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lumber Liquidators flooring fails safety tests: '60 minutes'
(Reuters) - Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, a retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, sold flooring with higher levels of formaldehyde than permitted under California's health and safety standards, according to television news program "60 Minutes". (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Parents often want changes in kids’ shots schedule
(Reuters Health) - Many parents ask doctors to spread out toddlers' vaccines instead of following the recommended immunization schedule, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Most Doctors Give In to Requests by Parents to Alter Vaccine Schedules
Physicians who reluctantly agreed said they did so to build trust with families and to avoid losing them as patients. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS Tags: Doctors Whooping Cough Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Measles Pediatrics (Journal) Vaccination and Immunization Children and Childhood Source Type: news

Relapse Prevention of Schizophrenia: Paliperidone Depot vs. HaloperidolRelapse Prevention of Schizophrenia: Paliperidone Depot vs. Haloperidol
Long-acting injectable antipsychotics may be as effective in preventing relapse in schizophrenia as first-generation oral antipsychotics, but severity of side effects need to be taken into consideration. Evidence-Based Mental Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Drug drivers targeted by new rules
New regulations aimed at stamping out drug driving, including the first legal limits on cannabis and cocaine, come into force in England and Wales. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child health 'an election issue'
Measures to protect children's health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea ending Ebola travel restrictions: tour firms
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea is ending a ban on foreign tourists imposed more than four months ago because of worries about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, two tour operators and a source in regular contact with North Korean officials said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

​Autistic fans' appreciation of "The Curious Incident"
Philadelphia students are drawn to the novel and Broadway play about a talented young person, like them, who has social problems but also unique gifts (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychiatric Drug Overuse Is Cited by Federal Study
Investigators are recommending that Medicare officials take immediate action to reduce unnecessary prescriptions to older Americans with dementia. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ROBERT PEAR Tags: Alzheimer's Disease Medicare Elderly Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA NASDAQ Government Accountability Office Health and Human Services Department Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Linda Robson says refusing to get mother's cancer treated was the best thing
In early 2012, the Birds Of A Feather star's mother Rita’s bizarre behaviour was confirmed as symptoms of dementia. It was then also discovered that she was suffering from stomach cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amgen says Kyprolis doubles progression-free survival vs Velcade
(Reuters) - Amgen Inc's Kyprolis helped patients with relapsed multiple myeloma live twice as long before their blood cancer worsened compared to a regimen containing rival drug Velcade, according to an interim analysis announced by the company on Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pharmacists and dentists to press for reversal of fee cuts
Calls follow move to begin unwinding emergency cuts to GP fees (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are humans getting cleverer?
Why are people getting better at intelligence tests? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ebola survivor to file lawsuit against hospital for negligence, health issues
A nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease plans to file a lawsuit against the parent company of the hospital where she worked. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Week in Review: New nonstop flights, real estate remains red-hot, oil price fallout and testosterone treatment
A nasty stretch of winter weather wreaked havoc in North Texas throughout the week, turning highways into treacherous ice rinks, closing workplaces and schools and just generally taking most people's attention away from the work week. So if business headlines eluded you at times, at least you can blame it on the snow and ice. Here's your catch-up on the top stories in Dallas-Fort Worth: Airlines Southwest Airlines' transformation into a big-time player in the airline industry continued to unfold… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 1, 2015 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul O'Donnell Source Type: news

Your Health Information Privacy Online at Serious Risk
An analysis of over 80,000 such web pages shows that nine out of ten visits result in personal health information being leaked to third parties, including online advertisers and data brokers. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 1, 2015 Category: Disability Tags: Telemedicine - eHealth Source Type: news

Texas Ebola nurse says hospital failed her and her colleagues
DALLAS (Reuters) - The first person infected with Ebola in the United States, nurse Nina Pham, said she was used for publicity purposes by her hospital, which also invaded her privacy and did not properly train her, the Dallas Morning News reported on Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

National Briefing | Rockies: Utah: Governor Spars Over Medicaid Expansion
Gov. Gary Herbert criticized the Utah House on Thursday for deciding not to consider his plan for expanding Medicaid. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - March 1, 2015 Category: American Health Authors: By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tags: Utah Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Health Insurance and Managed Care State Legislatures Herbert, Gary R Source Type: news

New course features ladders, bridges and plenty of ropes at Audubon Zoo
A new ropes course officially opened this weekend complete with ladders and bridges and surrounded by the backdrop of the Audubon Zoo. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news