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Alzheimer's breakthrough: New VOICE test could detect first sign of debilitating disease
A VOICE test that could detect Alzheimer’s disease in the earliest stages is on the cards. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calif. doctor accused of murder after 3 patients overdose and die
The unusual murder trial of a Los Angeles doctor enters its second day, as Dr. Lisa Tseng faces a second-degree murder charge after some of her patients died of overdoses from prescriptions she ordered (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increased Risk of ED Among Patients With Sleep DisordersIncreased Risk of ED Among Patients With Sleep Disorders
Are patients with sleep disorders at an increased risk of developing erectile dysfunction? International Journal of Clinical Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Efficacy and Duration of Pneumococcal Conjugate VaccinesEfficacy and Duration of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines
How effective are pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in protecting against acquisition of pneumococcal carriage? The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Salivary Gland Ultrasound to Diagnose Sjogren's SyndromeSalivary Gland Ultrasound to Diagnose Sjogren's Syndrome
How accurate is salivary gland ultrasonography for the early detection of primary Sjogren's syndrome? Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiac Safety of Tiotropium in Patients With Cardiac EventsCardiac Safety of Tiotropium in Patients With Cardiac Events
How safe is the HandiHaler in COPD patients who've had a recent cardiac event? Respiratory Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

The Role of Infant Appetite in Extended Formula FeedingThe Role of Infant Appetite in Extended Formula Feeding
Some parents continue with formula feeding beyond the recommended age of twelve months. Is this helping or hindering their child's nutrition and appetite? Archives of Disease in Childhood (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Effect of Exercise on Falls and Injuries in Older WomenEffect of Exercise on Falls and Injuries in Older Women
Can a long-term supervised multicomponent exercise program improve strength, balance, and mobility while reducing falls and related injuries in home-dwelling older women? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Severe Cardiovascular Collapse After ET Intubation in the ICUSevere Cardiovascular Collapse After ET Intubation in the ICU
What factors interact with hemodynamic conditions during endotracheal intubation? Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

CD4+ Gain Percentile Curves for Monitoring Response to ARTCD4+ Gain Percentile Curves for Monitoring Response to ART
Monitoring the percentile curve of CD4+ cell count gain in HIV patients on ART, may help determine subsequent death and virological failure. AIDS (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Novel Anticoagulants in AF: Primer for the Primary PhysicianNovel Anticoagulants in AF: Primer for the Primary Physician
Factor Xa inhibitors, direct thrombin inhibitors, aspirin, warfarin--what should you use for AF? Learn their different roles, and how and when to transition from the old to the new, in this guide. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

STAT6 Expression in a Large Series of Mesenchymal TumorsSTAT6 Expression in a Large Series of Mesenchymal Tumors
This study reports on the expression of STAT6 in more than 2,000 mesenchymal tumors comprising 26 different sarcoma subtypes. What role might it play in these neoplasms? American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

The Gut Microbiota and Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseThe Gut Microbiota and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
What features of the mucosal immune system are important in the development and control of inflammatory bowel diseases? Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Small Hearts, Thick Walls in Stable CAD Predict RemodelingSmall Hearts, Thick Walls in Stable CAD Predict Remodeling
"It's very early, but it certainly changes the perception of which patients are high risk," an expert says. Heartwire from Medscape (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Is Palliative Care Appropriate for Cancer Survivors?Is Palliative Care Appropriate for Cancer Survivors?
The words 'palliative care' have unfortunately become synonymous with 'hospice' and 'end of life' for many people. Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Clinical Case Source Type: news

Study shows spike in illnesses when sleep suffers
A new study finds people who get less than six hours or less sleep each night are four times more likely to catch the common cold (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seniors Often Underestimate Their Frailty, Study Finds
Nearly one-quarter had trouble getting out of hospital bed, walking 10 feet and getting back in bed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Falls, Seniors' Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Going public with depression
I am 14 years old, it's the middle of the afternoon, and I'm curled into a ball at the bottom of the stairs. I've intended to drag my uncooperative limbs upstairs to my dark disaster of a bedroom and sleep until everything hurts a little less, but my body and brain have simply drained down. I crumple into a bony, frizzy-haired heap on the gold shag rug, convinced that the only thing I have left to offer the world is the removal of my ugly presence from it, but at that moment, I'm too exhausted to do anything about it. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK sperm bank has just nine donors
The national sperm bank hopes a recruitment drive will boost the number of donors after it emerges only nine men are registered a year after it opened. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother who feared her 'utterly miserable' baby had DEPRESSION discovers his grumpy behaviour is due a hormone deficiency
Miranda Jones, from Devon, was convinced her son Caspar had mental health issues after he spent his first year crying, clinging to her and refusing to even interact with his own siblings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nine Risk Factors May Explain Two Thirds of AD CasesNine Risk Factors May Explain Two Thirds of AD Cases
New research supports diet and lifestyle and attention to pre-existing conditions as promising ways to help prevent dementia. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Study: Number of people who refuse to quit smoking increases
Stephen FellerLONDON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- While the number of people who smoke has not increased in the last seven years, the number of people with no interest in quitting has gone up significantly. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could YOU have a cancerous mole and not know it? Take this test to find out...
Despite the ever-present risk of cancer, millions of us will have suffered sunburn this summer. This quiz gives an indication of whether you should be concerned about your skin health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liverpool man suffers over 100 mini STROKES in his sleep  
Andrew Pattinson, 39, from Carlisle, suffered more than 100 transient ischemic attacks, or mini strokes, in his sleep, triggered by the rare condition moyamoya syndrome, which restricts blood flow to the brain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TECOS Subanalysis: No Heart-Failure Risk With Sitagliptin (Januvia)TECOS Subanalysis: No Heart-Failure Risk With Sitagliptin (Januvia)
In this prespecified analysis, investigators found absolutely no heart-failure signal with sitagliptin, leaving researchers to suggest the agent and its "clean" safety profile should be preferred over other DPP-4 inhibitors. Heartwire from Medscape (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Europe gets Amgen cholesterol drug for 50-60 percent of U.S. price
LONDON (Reuters) - Amgen is launching its injectable cholesterol drug in Europe at around half the U.S. price, in a move likely to stoke controversy about the way Americans end up paying far more than others for new medicines. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How taking cannabis harms fertility: Smoking pot more than once a week 'lowers sperm count by a third - and adding cocaine and ecstasy to the mix cuts it by half'
Scientists at the University of Copenhagen believe the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, THC, may interact with specific receptors in the testes, to lower sperm count. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brush up for currant affairs for longer life: The fruit which is giving people years
WHETHER you pop them in smoothies, make them into a compote or serve with roast duck, blackcurrants, which are in season throughout the summer months and available frozen the rest of the year, are bursting with goodness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Being obese or overweight in middle age 'speeds up onset of Alzheimer's'
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health found for every unit increase in BMI when a person reached 50, they developed Alzheimer's on average 6.5 months earlier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

My cataracts were gone in minutes: The technology that's giving people their sight back
IT WAS in the months following his wife’s death that Michael Pattemore began to notice that his eyesight was deteriorating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor sleep may make you prone to colds
People who sleep six hours a night or less are more likely to catch a cold when exposed to the virus, a novel human experiment finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suspect in deputy's killing found mentally incompetent
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan's worst day for teen suicides
Nanae Munemasa was at elementary school when the bullying started. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news