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The stroke threat: Why young people need to be concerned
Strokes are the leading cause of severe disability in the U.S. One out of six people will suffer a stroke in his or her lifetime. Dr. Tara Narula reports on why everyone needs to be aware of the risk, and how to respond. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-grade Atrioventricular Block in Acute Coronary SyndromesHigh-grade Atrioventricular Block in Acute Coronary Syndromes
This complication continues to have a high risk of in-hospital death. Who's most impacted? European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Quantifying Histochemical Stains Using Whole Slide ImagingQuantifying Histochemical Stains Using Whole Slide Imaging
The authors developed a novel, automated method to quantify the individual stain components of histochemical stains on virtual slides. Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Treatment of Gallbladder Stone With Common Bile Duct StonesTreatment of Gallbladder Stone With Common Bile Duct Stones
Which method of common bile duct exploration is more optimal for the management of gallbladder stone with common bile duct stones? BMC Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Targeting Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among MSMTargeting Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among MSM
What targeting strategies are most effective when implementing pre-exposure prophylaxis among men who have sex with men? JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Duration of CKD and Executive Function in Pediatric PatientsDuration of CKD and Executive Function in Pediatric Patients
Is there an established connection between chronic kidney disease and reduced attention and executive function in pediatric patients, and does duration of disease play a role? Kidney International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Assessing Drug, Herbal, and Dietary Supplement HepatotoxicityAssessing Drug, Herbal, and Dietary Supplement Hepatotoxicity
What is the most effective way for clinicians to assess hepatotoxicity that could result from drug or herbal and dietary supplements? Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pharmacological Management of the Obese PatientPharmacological Management of the Obese Patient
When are anti-obesity drugs appropriate for obese patients? This comprehensive review summarizes current prescription and OTC options as well as promising new candidates for pharmacotherapy. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Mechanisms of Sudden Unexplained Death in EpilepsyMechanisms of Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy
What causes sudden unexplained death in epilepsy? This review provides an overview of the evidence behind the currently accepted risk factors and working hypotheses regarding SUDEP pathophysiology. Current Opinion in Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact on CRC Mortality of Screening Programs Based on FITImpact on CRC Mortality of Screening Programs Based on FIT
Does a screening program based on the fecal immunochemical test reduce colorectal cancer-specific mortality? Gut (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Visual Memory Effects on Intraoperator Study DesignVisual Memory Effects on Intraoperator Study Design
This study investigates the relationship between pathologist visual case recall and the length of time between reviews of the same case. American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

How Do You Treat Encopresis in a 6-Year Old?How Do You Treat Encopresis in a 6-Year Old?
Test your knowledge with these USMLE sample questions. USMLEasy from McGraw-Hill (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Beyond a Band-Aid Approach: Internal Solution to StaffingBeyond a Band-Aid Approach: Internal Solution to Staffing
Based on recommendations from the IOM, an internal agency was developed in a university-based health care system. Nursing Economics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Blood Pressure Control in Chronic Kidney DiseaseBlood Pressure Control in Chronic Kidney Disease
This study suggests that lower is not always better. Evidence-Based Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Alzheimer's or depression: Could it be both?
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why HERPES virus could hold key to finding a skin cancer cure
A CURE for skin cancer is a step closer after “world first” patient trials were carried out by British researchers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain surgery's earliest patients revealed
The images, found at Yale University, show Dr Harvey Cushing's patients between 1900-1930. The collection includes haunting images of babies with distended skulls and scar-filled heads. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autistic adults could take Ecstasy to help reduce awkwardness in social situations
Scientists in the US, who believe a therapeutic dose of the drug could help autistic adults in social situations, are set to carry out the first clinical study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese woman swallows 30cm long kitchen spatula to clear her throat
Guan Hsuing, 31, was rushed to Kanghua Hospital in Dongguan, China, after putting the 30cm (12 inches) long spatula in her throat in an attempt to soothe an allergic reaction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flesh-eating bug septicaemia triggered by COLD 'ate away' father's arms and legs
John Rushton, 42, from Tilbury, Essex, contracted septicaemia after suffering pneumonia. The infection caused his limbs to rot away, forcing doctors to amputate to save his life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Welsh girl managed to conceal 6lb breast tumour for eight months
The girl came to a breast clinic in Wales with a huge rugby ball sized tumour on her left breast, which was found to be benign. Doctors removed the 6lbs (2.7kg) mass. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michelle Leathem staggers down the street due to Ménière's disease
Michelle Leathem, 32, from Warrington, Cheshire, suffers from the rare Ménière's disease. She is struck by eight hour spells of vertigo, and has been told she may completely lose her hearing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magic mushrooms and LSD 'should be used to treat anxiety and addictions'
Psychiatrist Dr James Rucker, of King's College London, says legal restrictions imposed on psychedelic drugs make clinical trials into their benefits 'almost impossible'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tinder and Grindr dating apps 'causing STI cases like syphilis and HIV to rise'
Health bosses in Rhode Island warned high-risk behaviours, including using social media to arrange casual and often anonymous sexual encounters, are fuelling a rise in STIs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollution increases autism risk in babies study finds
Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh found exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and the first two years of life, may increase the risk of a child developing autism spectrum disorder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffe limit should be 4 cups a day in guidelines on caffeine consumption
The risk is particularly high for pregnant women - who should have a maximum of two cups a day - and young people, the EU food safety authority said today. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 tips to protect kids from dog bites
Millions of children suffer dog bites each year, but many cases are preventable (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is flakka and why is it more dangerous than cocaine?
It gives users the strength and fury of the Incredible Hulk and is easy to fatally overdose. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can you decode food labels?
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Is About to Tap a Huge New Market
The U.S. Air Force certified SpaceX to launch satellites for the Pentagon, it was announced Tuesday. This is significant news for Elon Musk’s 13-year-old aerospace company, which has long been involved court case over certification from the Pentagon. As the Washington Post reports, obtaining Pentagon certification means SpaceX can compete with United Launch Alliance, a joint space venture formed in 2006 by Lockheed Martin and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA provides launch services to government entities like NASA and the Department of Defense—customers SpaceX also wants to service. The certification ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Fitzpatrick Tags: Uncategorized Air Force Boeing Companies Elon Musk Lockheed Martin NASA Pentagon pubdesk SpaceX US Air Force Source Type: news

The bacteria battle waged in your gut
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How bad is booze anyway? 6 crazy facts
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news