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What we know about NYC doctor with Ebola
Officials are determining the recent activities and contacts of Dr. Craig Spencer, who was diagnosed with Ebola in New York City (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LVEF for Risk Stratification in Prevention of SCD After MILVEF for Risk Stratification in Prevention of SCD After MI
What ejection fraction threshold identifies patients with a high incidence of inducible VT post- primary percutaneous coronary intervention? Europace (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

ESO-ESMO Consensus Guidelines for Advanced Breast CancerESO-ESMO Consensus Guidelines for Advanced Breast Cancer
This international consensus guideline offers updated recommendations for the management of advanced breast cancer. Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Reasons for Warfarin Discontinuation in ORBIT-AFReasons for Warfarin Discontinuation in ORBIT-AF
Delve into the real reasons for stopping warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation. American Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Compensation and Incentives for Living Kidney DonorsCompensation and Incentives for Living Kidney Donors
What are some of the moral and ethical problems associated with offering compensation and incentives to living kidney donors? American Journal of Kidney Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Sputum-to-Serum Hydrogen Sulfide Ratio in COPDSputum-to-Serum Hydrogen Sulfide Ratio in COPD
Learn whether or not hydrogen sulfide fits-the-bill as a new biomarker for COPD exacerbation. Thorax (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Clinical Prognostic Score for Acute COPD ExacerbationsClinical Prognostic Score for Acute COPD Exacerbations
Learn why it pays to keep score, with hospitalized patients who present with acute COPD exacerbations. Respiratory Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Protecting Newborns From PertussisProtecting Newborns From Pertussis
Pertussis immunization rates among close contacts of newborns need to be improved. BMC Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Tdap Vaccination of Pregnant WomenTdap Vaccination of Pregnant Women
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends routine administration of a Tdap vaccine during pregnancy, but this report indicates coverage is falling far short of goals. Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Vestibular Disorders in Hashimoto's ThyroiditisVestibular Disorders in Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
Are patients with autoimmune thyroid disorder at risk for vestibular dysfunction? Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Climate Change and Vector-Borne Diseases in EuropeClimate Change and Vector-Borne Diseases in Europe
This study attempts to project future dengue fever risk in Europe under climate change. Could dengue become endemic? BMC Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Patient Education Resource for Gynecologic CancersPatient Education Resource for Gynecologic Cancers
Has sexuality been ignored in cancer care? Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

High EGFR Gene Copy Number in Triple-Negative Breast CancerHigh EGFR Gene Copy Number in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Recent studies suggest that EGFR copy number may be useful for predicting outcomes in patients with triple-negative breast cancer and for selecting patients for anti-EGFR-targeted therapy. Modern Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Agents and Assessment Tools for Treating ADHDNew Agents and Assessment Tools for Treating ADHD
What new treatment options and assessment tools are available for the treatment of ADHD? Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Effectiveness of the Assessment of Burden of COPD (ABC) ToolEffectiveness of the Assessment of Burden of COPD (ABC) Tool
Can visual insight into the burden of COPD impact clinical outcomes -- when combined with treatment advice? BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Sleep Disorders in Cirrhotics; How Can We Detect?Sleep Disorders in Cirrhotics; How Can We Detect?
Are sleep disorders common in patients with cirrhosis, and how can clinicians best diagnose and evaluate them? Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Insulin Degludec 200 U/mL vs 100 U/mL in Type 2 DiabetesInsulin Degludec 200 U/mL vs 100 U/mL in Type 2 Diabetes
How do efficacy and hypoglycemia compare between insulin degludec 200 U/mL and 100 U/mL? Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

HPV Prevalence Among Men in Sub-Saharan AfricaHPV Prevalence Among Men in Sub-Saharan Africa
How prevalent is HPV among men in sub-Saharan Africa? Sexually Transmitted Infections (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Diet and Rheumatoid Arthritis DevelopmentDiet and Rheumatoid Arthritis Development
What is the relationship between diet and the risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis? International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Patients With MSDiagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Patients With MS
Depression frequently accompanies multiple sclerosis, but is often underdiagnosed and undertreated. This review provides a practical approach to screening for and treatment of depression in MS. Practical Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Nearly Half of Older Americans Need Support With Daily Routines
10/23/2014, Milbank Quarterly - About 18 million Americans age 65 and older require help with routine daily activities like bathing, handling medications or meals, finds a new study in Milbank Quarterly. The research shows a growing need for improved services and support for older Americans, their spouses, their children and other "informal caregivers." (Source: Health Behavior News Service)
Source: Health Behavior News Service - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pampered Pets: Is my dog's earache serious?
Our vet David Grant works his animal magic (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor in NYC tests positive for Ebola virus
In a news conference on Thursday evening, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed that a patient has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is currently being treated at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Use of MRI in Parkinson's DiseaseThe Use of MRI in Parkinson's Disease
While conventional MRI has been little used in Parkinson's disease, new MRI techniques and biomarkers may prove invaluable in detecting changes in the brains of in Parkinson's disease patients. Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Tracing Ebola Patient’s Possible Contacts Creates Host of Challenges for New York City
The city’s first confirmed case of Ebola has raised complicated logistical issues of how to trace the possible contacts of an infected patient in a metropolis of more than 8 million people. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS Tags: New York City Craig Spencer Ebola Virus Source Type: news

24% of global missed TB cases in India: WHO
The number of missed cases is defined as the difference between the estimated number of incident cases and notified (new and relapse) cases in 2013. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The NHS must be more imaginative
Telegraph View It is refreshing to have the NHS's financial situation set out with such clarity by the 'Five Year Forward View'. (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BPA Exposure and Cash Register Receipts
Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Environmental Health, Occupational Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor who worked in Africa first Ebola case in New York City
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa became the first person to test positive for the virus in America's largest city, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ten times harder to become pregnant aged 43 than at 37: Doctors warn speeding up of biological clock means women will take four years to conceive rather than four months
Researcher Meredith Brower from the University of California, Los Angeles, said eggs needed for pregnancy rises 'almost exponentially' after 42, and urged women to freeze their eggs without delay. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor Isolated at NYC Hospital Tests Positive for Ebola
A New York doctor who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola Ebola and is being isolated at a New York City hospital, city and state officials said Thursday night. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Neighbors Say Ebola Patient Is Fast to Lend a Helping Hand
Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, traveled with Doctors Without Borders to Burundi, Congo and Rwanda before going to Guinea. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By PATRICK McGEEHAN Tags: Doctors Ebola Virus Humanitarian Aid Craig A. Spencer Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: A Middle-Aged Woman with Sudden Leg Weakness
(MedPage Today) -- Case Study: A fifty-six-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a sudden onset of dyspnea, stupor, and weakness of both lower extremities. She had been in good health until two weeks previously, during which she had undergone nonoperative treatment for lower back pain. She received ceftriaxone for a fever that developed two days before arrival in the emergency room. She had diabetes mellitus and high blood pressure, but no specific event or invasive procedure triggered the onset of the symptoms. The patients temperature was 36.5°C, and she had back tenderness and marked global weaknes...
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - October 24, 2014 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Craig Spencer, Doctor in New York City, Is Sick With Ebola
Dr. Craig Spencer, who returned from Guinea last week, remains in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center. Authorities are tracing anyone who might have come into contact with him recently. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By MARC SANTORA Tags: New York City Ebola Virus Newark Liberty International Airport (NJ) Emergency Medical Treatment Source Type: news

Ebola Crosses New Border as Mali Confirms a Case
A toddler from next-door Guinea who lost a parent to the disease has tested positive. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ADAM NOSSITER Tags: Epidemics Ebola Virus Mali Source Type: news