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Defining Response to Anti-VEGF Therapies in Neovascular AMDDefining Response to Anti-VEGF Therapies in Neovascular AMD
Understanding the factors that may impact the response to an anti-VEGF agent for neovascular AMD will assist clinicians in tailoring treatment strategies to optimize outcomes. Eye (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

Preterm Infant Driven Feeding: Learning Through ExperiencePreterm Infant Driven Feeding: Learning Through Experience
Does cue based feeding help in the establishment of independent oral feeding for premature infants? Newborn & Infant Nursing Reviews (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Live Donor Liver Transplant: Alternative for Acute Liver FailureLive Donor Liver Transplant: Alternative for Acute Liver Failure
What are the important differences between outcomes for patients with acute hepatic failure receiving living-donor vs deceased-donor liver transplants? American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Liver Fat Accumulation in Response to a High-Fat DietLiver Fat Accumulation in Response to a High-Fat Diet
A new study compares fat accumulation in the liver among men who consumed a short-term, high fat diet. Did it differ between ethnicities? Nutrition and Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Improving Medical Students' Written Communication SkillsImproving Medical Students' Written Communication Skills
Could an educational intervention help medical students enhance their written communication skills? Postgraduate Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Journal Article Source Type: news

Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality for US Black WomenDisparities in Breast Cancer Mortality for US Black Women
Why is it that, in contrast to other cancers, ischemic heart disease, and stroke, the breast cancer mortality disparity between blacks and whites has widened over the past 30 years? American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Readmissions and Reoperations After Pediatric Spinal FusionReadmissions and Reoperations After Pediatric Spinal Fusion
A new study examines the unplanned readmission and reoperation rates among children who have undergone spinal fusion surgery -- and which factors may up the risk. Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Dealing With Workplace Violence in Emergency Primary CareDealing With Workplace Violence in Emergency Primary Care
Emergency health care is associated with a high risk of violence from patients and visitors. How do personnel deal with the threat, and how can the risk be minimized? BMC Family Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Vaccine Evaluation: Lessons From a Meningococcal B VaccineVaccine Evaluation: Lessons From a Meningococcal B Vaccine
Is this new meningococcal B vaccine a cost-effective prevention strategy? Archives of Disease in Childhood (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Is There a Link Between Liraglutide and Pancreatitis?Is There a Link Between Liraglutide and Pancreatitis?
Does liraglutide therapy contribute to the incidence of acute or chronic pancreatitis among type 2 diabetics? Find out about the possible connection. Diabetes Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Body Mass Index and the Risk of Rheumatoid ArthritisBody Mass Index and the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
What is the relationship between obesity and risk for rheumatoid arthritis? Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Reimbursement Cuts and Changes in ADT for Prostate CancerReimbursement Cuts and Changes in ADT for Prostate Cancer
What was behind the decrease in inappropriate ADT use following reimbursement cuts for GnRH agonists in 2004 and 2005? BMC Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of an EHR Reminder on HPV VaccinationImpact of an EHR Reminder on HPV Vaccination
Could simply turning on an EHR alert for HPV vaccine initiation and series completion improve vaccination rates and adherence among female patients? Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

U.S. kids suffer high rates of assault and abuse
Many children and teens are physically assaulted by siblings or peers, according to a new study (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New lung cancer drug available TODAY and experts say it will double survival rates
Administered in a vaccine every two weeks, the drug nivolumab works by teaching the body’s immune system to attack cancerous cells. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of unborn babies at risk of stillbirth from virus in mother's body
Thousands of pregnant women are unwittingly passing on infections to their unborn babies that cause severe disabilities, researchers from University College London warn. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fizzy drinks kill 184,000 a year through diabetes, heart disease and cancer
Fizzy soft drinks, fruit drinks, energy drinks and sweetened iced teas are causing thousands of deaths and have no health benefits, scientists in Boston have warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to avoid tummy bugs and other nasties as a heatwave strikes
Every year, one million people suffer from a bad bout of food poisoning, according to the Food Standards Agency, and numbers rise in the warmer months as millions of us enjoy alfresco dining. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Size 20 woman sheds 3st… and is now in line to become Miss England 
Emily Bunce, 23, a biomedical scientist from Stoke, was once a size 20 but shed 3st 6lb and six dress sizes and is now a svelte 10. Her weight loss has also resulted in a bid for the Miss England title. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastroschisis: Risk Factors May Predict Postnatal OutcomesGastroschisis: Risk Factors May Predict Postnatal Outcomes
Intraabdominal bowel dilatation, polyhydramnios, and gastric dilatation may help identify those neonates with a prenatal diagnosis of gastroschisis who are at higher risk for postnatal complications. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Discussing Gastronomy Tube Complexities May Help FamiliesDiscussing Gastronomy Tube Complexities May Help Families
Discussing the far-reaching implications of gastronomy tube placement on children's health and happiness, and discussing family values and expectations, may ease the difficult decision. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Death after sepsis treatment delay
The care given to an elderly woman who had a cardiac arrest and died after a delay in treatment for sepsis was inadequate, an ombudsman finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health 'an issue for young'
Mental ill health among young people in Northern Ireland is a serious and growing problem, a new report suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Well: Senior Tech: A Tablet for Aging Hands Fall Short
The AARP RealPad promises “no confusion and no frustration” for older adults. Starting with the on button, it delivers the opposite. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JENNIFER JOLLY Tags: iPad Tablet Computers Elderly Computer and Video Games Wired Well Featured Source Type: news

Tiny ticks could wreck your health for years says Lyme Disease Action
According to the NHS, in Britain around 3,000 people a year are diagnosed with Lyme disease. Six years ago, James, then aged ten, developed the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risky Outdoor Play
Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Children's Health, Exercise for Children (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A special valve in the lungs can help emphysema patients breathe more easily
New research shows a special valve in the lungs can help emphysema patients breathe more easily. Ted Poole, 68, a retired business consultant from North London, had the procedure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supreme Court Allows Use of Execution Drug
The justices sided against three inmates who had sought to bar a sedative. In the process, two dissenting members of the court came very close to calling the death penalty itself unconstitutional. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ADAM LIPTAK Tags: Capital Punishment Sedatives Glossip, Richard Eugene (1963- ) Warner, Charles Frederick Eighth Amendment (US Constitution) Grant, John Marion (1957- ) Supreme Court (US) Cole, Benjamin Robert Sr (1965- ) Lockett, Clayton Darrell Source Type: news

Wimbledon's Caroline Wozniacki under the microscope
The 24-year-old tennis player on having a balanced diet, being able to sleep anywhere, why she never gets depressed and coping well with pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?
Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court Lets Some Charities Avoid Rules on Birth Control Coverage
An order bars the Obama administration from enforcing the rules against some religious groups until the Supreme Court decides whether to hear an appeal. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ROBERT PEAR Tags: Nonprofit Organizations Birth Control and Family Planning Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news