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Doctors, parents amazed as tiny preemie goes home
E'layah Faith was born 14 weeks early and weighed just 10 ounces - lighter than a can of soda (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"She is feisty": Tiny preemie goes home
One of the smallest babies to survive, little E'layah Faith was 14 weeks premature and weighed just 10 ounces when she was born (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-TNF therapy linked to ‘modest’ extra SCC risk
A Swedish population-based study shows that treatment with tumour necrosis factor inhibitors significantly increases the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma, but not basal cell carcinoma, in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Oncology Source Type: news

Dementia decline heralds hope of reduced burden
Analysis of participants in the Framingham Heart Study has shown a decline in dementia over a period of 3 decades. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer ' s disease Source Type: news

Multimodal MRI recommended to prevent brain mass misdiagnosis
T2*-weighted gradient recalled echo or susceptibility-weighted imaging sequences should be performed during the diagnosis of brain masses to rule out pseudotumoural presentation of cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related inflammation, say researchers. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology Source Type: news

Trial adds piece to stroke rehabilitation puzzle
High-intensity, repetitive, task-focused upper extremity training does not offer benefits beyond standard rehabilitation for patients within the first few months after a stroke, shows a trial in JAMA. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Left ventricular tissue phase mapping predicts PAH outcomes
A tissue phase mapping study shows that left ventricular function is abnormal in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension and is linked to clinical outcomes. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary hypertension Source Type: news

Worsening migraine no reason to halt dihydroergotamine infusion
Worsening of headache during intravenous dihydroergotamine treatment for chronic migraine does not mean that the therapy will be unsuccessful, say researchers. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology Source Type: news

Benzodiazepine dementia risk refuted
Benzodiazepines, commonly used by older adults to manage sleep, anxiety and depressive disorders, do not increase the risk of dementia or hasten cognitive decline, study findings show. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer ' s disease Source Type: news

Favourable safety, disease control for proton radiotherapy in paediatric medulloblastoma
Proton radiotherapy has an acceptable safety and disease control profile in paediatric medulloblastoma patients, according to research published in The Lancet Oncology. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neuro-oncology Source Type: news

Ambrisentan avoids sildenafil drug interaction in PAH patients
Sildenafil may be better given to pulmonary arterial hypertension patients in combination with ambrisentan than with bosentan, study findings suggest. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary hypertension Source Type: news

Falls, fractures may precede Parkinson’s disease by decades
People who later develop Parkinson’s disease have an increased tendency to fall and injure themselves, being at particular risk of hip fracture, a study shows. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson ' s disease Source Type: news

Zika, Disease of the Poor, May Not Change Abortion in BrazilZika, Disease of the Poor, May Not Change Abortion in Brazil
The Zika outbreak has revived the debate about easing abortion laws in Brazil. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

How 3D printers are changing plastic surgery
The new technology is allowing patients to see a preview of their new faces before going under the knife (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating this ONE food will slash diabetes, heart disease AND obesity risk
A NEW super food has been discovered – and it’s something we’ve been eating for hundreds of years. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elderly patients rarely included in decision to use intensive care
(Reuters Health) - According to a study of 15 emergency departments, patients over age 80 who are admitted to intensive care are often not asked their opinion about admission. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Chronic pain in mice relieved by blocking protein
Stephen FellerLONDON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Blocking a protein related to stress can relieve chronic pain, researchers found in a recent study with mice. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

St James’s Hospital staff back strike in parking charge row
Siptu says decision due in coming days on date and duration of strike action (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better growth monitoring needed to spot childhood diseases
(Reuters Health) - Monitoring growth can serve as an early warning for many childhood diseases, but a lack of consensus on how tracking should work and what to look for may mean diagnosis is delayed for some and wrong for others, a recent research review suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Citrus In The Snow: Geothermal Greenhouses Grow Local Produce In Winter
Greenhouses could make local fruits and vegetables more available year-round, but they're energy intense. In the Midwest, some growers tap into the Earth's internal heat to warm the structures. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Grant Gerlock Source Type: news

Fife woman who woke up looking three months pregnant had a one STONE tumour
Sandra Currie, 44, from Fife, was struggling to breathe because of the tumour. Doctors took out her gallbladder, spleen, appendix, part of her diaphragm, ovaries, and uterus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These women saved millions of lives
To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we look at the women who have changed our world -- and saved millions of lives -- through their ground breaking work in science. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How your brain works against your best intentions
Have you ever tried to stop yourself from doing something, but were unable to summon up the willpower? A new study finds your brain might be working against your best intentions, and scientists think they might know what could help you unlock your better self. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Junior doctors vow to 'consider all options' as Jeremy Hunt imposes new contract
Mr Hunt said today: 'The door remained open for three years and we demonstrated time and again a willingness to negotiate.' The BMA said it would now 'consider all options'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zika Virus could prove fatal with three deaths linked to suspected complications
The Brazilian Health Ministry said the virus was found in the body of a woman, 20, who died from respiratory problems. It was also found in the body of two adults who died from suspected Zika complications. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor Performed Oral Surgery on Newborn by Mistake, Parents Say
Tennessee parents say the doctor operated on the wrong infant. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zika Virus Outbreak Updates: Olympic Committee Hires Infectious Disease Specialists
US Olympic committee brings in disease specialists. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Angelina Jolie has lead to more women under 40 having tests for BRCA gene 
Scientists from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute revealed genetic testing rates for BRCA mutations - which increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer - have increased, thanks to actress Angelina Jolie. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinton, Bush biggest recipients of Pharma donations
When former Turing Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli announced that he was increasing the price of an HIV drug called Daraprim by nearly 5,000%, he turned the cost of prescription drugs into a political issue. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sneezing: how a complex fluid outpour contributes to disease spread
When we sneeze, we do not emit a simple spray of fluid. New research finds that the process is much more complex, increasing our understanding of how a sneeze spreads germs. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news