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What "manly men" need to know about their health
Study finds certain "tough guy" characteristics may not be good for you (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 of the Best Spring Weight-Loss Tips
Nutritionists reveal their favorite strategies. (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Toby Amidor Source Type: news

Cerebrovascular Disease and Alzheimer PathologyCerebrovascular Disease and Alzheimer Pathology
How might vascular factors contribute to the development of Alzheimer disease? This review examines the potential interactions of cerebrovascular pathologies and Alzheimer's. Current Opinion in Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Role of Matrix Metalloproteinases in the Pathogenesis of IPFRole of Matrix Metalloproteinases in the Pathogenesis of IPF
Find out about the involvement of matrix metalloproteinases in the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respiratory Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Optimizing Biologic Treatment in IBDOptimizing Biologic Treatment in IBD
What parameters should be monitored during induction therapy, maintenance therapy, and after loss of response in patients with IBD? BMC Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Osmosis Question of the Week April 29, 2016Osmosis Question of the Week April 29, 2016
What chronic condition is at work in a 25-year-old man who is febrile, rigid, and delirious? Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Non-invasive Models of Predicting Fibrosis in NAFLDNon-invasive Models of Predicting Fibrosis in NAFLD
How accurate and reliable are non-invasive methods of predicting fibrosis in patients with NAFLD? Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Should We Bring Back the Whole-Cell Pertussis Vaccine?Should We Bring Back the Whole-Cell Pertussis Vaccine?
Priming with whole-cell and then finishing with acellular pertussis vaccine would better protect children from pertussis, says Paul Offit. Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

At Vatican, Biden pushes for world collaboration in cancer fight
The conference brings together doctors, patients, philanthropists, as well as religious and government leaders (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA reconsiders painkiller training for doctors
Widespread abuse and addiction problems raise concerns that doctors need more safety training about powerful pain drugs (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

REVEALED: Working night shifts puts women at risk of heart disease
WOMEN who work the occasional night shift for a long period of time are at greater risk of heart disease, scientists have confirmed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weasel Apparently Shuts Down World's Most Powerful Particle Collider
The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland is offline, following a run-in with a small mammal that munched on a power cord. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

Kids with more daily stress have more nightly asthma awakenings
(Reuters Health) – - A stressful day may make a child more prone to an asthma attack that night - with worse than usual asthma symptoms the next day as well, a small U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Punished after reporting rape at Brigham Young University
The horror of rape or sexual assault is traumatizing enough for any victim. But for multiple young women at Brigham Young University, they claim they received backlash, instead of support, after reporting sexual violence to the school. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Voice Your Opinion: Hospital Visitors and IsolationVoice Your Opinion: Hospital Visitors and Isolation
Tell us what you think: Do you have visitor isolation guidelines in your facility, and if so, how well are they followed? Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Article Source Type: news

NASA maps Zika's potential spread in the US
NASA scientists have created a map to better target future search-and-destroy missions for the deadliest animal on the planet, the female Aedes aegypti mosquito. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kent mother-of-3 died in agony from Crohn's disease after doctors dismissed her pain
Michelle Ashby, 43, spent three years in and out of Medway Maritime Hospital suffering from inflammatory bowel disease Crohn's before she died in January last year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spate of shootings by children leaves kids, mother dead
The .40-caliber gun stashed under the driver's seat slipped backward on the car floor, right into the reach of Patrice Price's 2-year-old son. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual assault accusers: BYU isn't protecting us
Several women say BYU informed them that they may have violated the school's honor code as a result of investigations into their sexual assaults. CNN's Ana Cabrera reports. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zika test gets emergency approval by FDA, available next to week to doctors
The first commercial test for Zika virus has received emergency use authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug Administration in the United States. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dinosaurs May Have Slept Like Humans, Study Shows
Reptiles experience the same stages of sleep as humans do, according to a new study, which suggests dinosaurs may have slept like humans as well. The study, published in the journal Science on Thursday, analyzed results from probes placed in the forebrains of five Australian bearded dragons that monitored the reptiles’ brain activity as they slept. The researchers found that the dragons cycled through REM and slow-wave sleep patterns, just like mammals and birds do (although with different frequency and timing of the cycles). “The results were indeed surprising, because the prevailing view has been that REM and...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tessa Berenson Tags: Uncategorized animals dinosaurs Source Type: news

Expert explains how ibuprofen turns off headaches and antidepressants improve mood
Professor MacDonald Christie, a pharmacologist at the University of Sydney, says: 'For something that seems so incredible, drug mechanics are wonderfully simple.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women feel sexiest at the age of 34, new research reveals
A study of 2,000 women has revealed women feel significantly more attractive in their thirties than any other decade of their lives, and a quarter are more confident in the bedroom too. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Hottest New Diet Isn’t a Diet at All
Meet the dietary pattern, a style of eating with a proven record of success. (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Robyn Flipse Source Type: news

Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
One day in 2013, young Bryn Thomas suddenly became very sick. He was pale, anxious, shaking and pacing. For almost two years, his doctors and parents couldn't figure out what was happening to him. And even worse, Bryn was unable to tell them. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan's corpse hotels upset some of the neighbors
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tucked away in a quiet residential street in Kawasaki city in Japan is a refurbished workshop with a plain silver exterior and black draped windows that residents describe as creepy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Genetics and Psychiatry: Let's Proceed With CautionGenetics and Psychiatry: Let's Proceed With Caution
Dr Lieberman discusses three publications that illustrate the increasing role of genomics in psychiatry, cautioning against getting too excited too soon. Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

The best foods to eat to boost your energy
If you're feeling zapped energy-boosting foods can help, says London-based nutritionist Rick Hay. Foe example, eating a banana and almond butter snack will energise you and improve your mood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Be glad that our tails are wagging again': MS sufferer leaves heart-rending note to her fellow dog walkers before flying to Swiss clinic for an assisted suicide - after putting down her beloved pet
Sandra Avants, who had battled MS for 44 years, posted the typed letter and photo of herself with her pet dog on a fence at a clifftop location in Dorset where she had been a familiar face. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news