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Tadalafil Once Daily for Erectile DysfunctionTadalafil Once Daily for Erectile Dysfunction
High discontinuation rates of over 50% have been reported for short-acting PDE5-inhibitors used on-demand. Can a once-daily regimen of tadalafil improve adherence and patient satisfaction? International Journal of Clinical Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Uncontrolled Organ Donation After Circulatory DeathUncontrolled Organ Donation After Circulatory Death
An uncontrolled Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) organ donation program may be one option in addressing the shortage of organs for transplantation. Emergency Medicine Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Consistent Genomic Alterations in SCLCConsistent Genomic Alterations in SCLC
Can high-sensitivity genomic profiling discover actionable genomic alterations and potential new routes to targeted therapies in patients with SCLC? Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Iron Deficiency: Emerging Therapeutic Target in Heart FailureIron Deficiency: Emerging Therapeutic Target in Heart Failure
Since it contributes to cardiac and peripheral muscle dysfunction, iron deficiency is associated with poorer clinical outcomes and a greater risk of death, independent of hemoglobin level. Heart (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

APOE Genetic Variants and Cognitive Function in Older MenAPOE Genetic Variants and Cognitive Function in Older Men
Can resilience--the ability to maintain or regain one's mental health in the face of significant adversity--be strengthened by way of resilience-promoting interventions? BMC Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Bacteriophages in Antibacterial and Anticancer TreatmentBacteriophages in Antibacterial and Anticancer Treatment
Engineered bacteriophages may offer a novel strategy for anticancer therapy in conjunction with antibacterial protection. Future Microbiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

A Case of Rivaroxaban Associated Intracranial HemorrhageA Case of Rivaroxaban Associated Intracranial Hemorrhage
This report describes a case of severe intracranial hemorrhage associated with the anticoagulant rivaroxaban. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Management of Pulmonary and Systemic SarcoidosisManagement of Pulmonary and Systemic Sarcoidosis
Find out how the treatment of pulmonary sarcoidosis is rapidly evolving in parallel with improved diagnostic testing and alternative treatment options. Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

TP53 Mutational Status and Cetuximab Benefit in Rectal CancerTP53 Mutational Status and Cetuximab Benefit in Rectal Cancer
Get the latest on locally advanced rectal cancer treatment from this updated analysis of the EXPERT-C trial. Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Eosinophilic Gastritis in ChildrenEosinophilic Gastritis in Children
What is the best treatment currently recommended for eosinophilic gastritis in children? The American Journal of Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kidney Disease in the Obese PatientKidney Disease in the Obese Patient
Obese patients have a strong risk for chronic kidney disease. Learn the epidemiology, presentation, and proposed mechanisms for CKD in the obese patient in this review. Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Why pregnant women get sicker from the flu
Stanford University researchers say that pregnant women are more affected by the flu because their bodies produce excess immune cells which can make them feel worse. Also, a German study found that people who had secure employment were 60 percent less likely to develop asthma than people afraid of losing them. Alphonso Van Marsh reports on the day's top health news. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pressure from Providers Leads Some Women to Have C-Sections, Inductions
09/23/2014, Health Services Research - Pregnant women who felt pressured to have a labor induction or cesarean section by their obstetrical care providers were significantly more likely to have these procedures, even if there was no medical need for them, suggests a new study in Health Services Research. (Source: Health Behavior News Service)
Source: Health Behavior News Service - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ebola could infect 1.4m in Liberia and Sierra Leone by January, experts warn 
It comes as a £3.2million grant from the Wellcome Trust will fund new clinical trials at existing Ebola treatment centres in the worst affected areas in West Africa, where more than 2,600 people have died. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bride-to-be who went under the knife suffered THREE botched nose jobs
Clare Morgan, 34, from Liverpool, was left horrified after a botched nose job left her feeling ugly and self-conscious. Non-surgical fillers finally allowed her to walk down the aisle with pride. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard Dawkins says ET could reveal why animals use it to reproduce
EXCLUSIVE: Professor Dawkins (pictured) told MailOnline that sex is an unanswered evolutionary question, and that finding aliens may reveal why most animals rely on it to reproduce. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Silicon Valley Primer on the Democratization of MedicineSilicon Valley Primer on the Democratization of Medicine
What do the Google self-driving car and healthcare's future have in common? Dr. Eric Topol speaks to inventors and the business community in the California cradle of computer innovation. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Business of Medicine News Source Type: news

Early Feeding and Type 1 DiabetesEarly Feeding and Type 1 Diabetes
Can feeding an extensively hydrolyzed formula prevent the development of islet autoantibodies? Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Thinking positive and getting fit will help fight dementia, says researcher
Medical experts say smoking and high alcohol intake can lead to brain problems (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schizophrenia is actually eight disorders
What we know -- and psychiatrists have diagnosed for decades -- as schizophrenia may really be eight separate diseases, research published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggests. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

William Watson has tattoo on EYEBALL after accident left it white and cloudy
William Watson, 58, underwent the extremely rare cosmetic procedure - which is definitely not for the squeamish - while he was awake.  (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Laser surgery saved my eye': Contact lens hell for student who nearly lost her sight
AN EYE infection threatened Lucy Garrod's photography career before it began. She reveals how new laser surgery saved her. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Ebola hospital overwhelmed by patients
The desperately ill Ebola patients had come to the new center for treatment. Instead they would be left on the ground. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Join us for a discussion about Alzheimer's
It is the scariest diagnosis imaginable. So terrifying, it seems, that many people with early signs of Alzheimer's disease dwell for years in a state of denial. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Ebola death rates 70%' study shows
Ebola infections will treble to 20,000 by November if efforts to tackle the outbreak are not stepped up, the World Health Organization has warned. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seeing the Invisible for the First Time - animated documentary celebrates 17th-century citizen scientist van Leeuwenhoek who discovered microbes
This animated documentary celebrates the 17th-century citizen scientist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, whose discovery of microbes would change our view of the biological world.Dust mites were also first discovered by the inventor of the microscope, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. In 1694, he reported microscopic "little animals" that live in dust.Up to 40% of the world's population has been diagnosed with an allergic disease. The most prevalent allergy is to house dust mites (http://buff.ly/1jSF5Y6).GIANTmicrobes is a toy company based in Stamford, CT. GIANTmicrobes manufactures plush toys resembling microbes, including a number of cl...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - September 23, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Infectious Diseases NYTimes Source Type: news

How Genentech taps into online patient communities to improve clinical trials
Roche subsidiary Genentech is no stranger to online patient communities — the pharma company signed a five-year data access deal with online patient community company PatientsLikeMe in April. At the Health 2.0 conference in Santa Clara this week, Genentech product development leader Joling Mew spoke about the ways that Genentech has worked with PatientsLikeMe, and other online patient […] (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 23, 2014 Category: Information Technology Authors: Jonah Comstock Tags: Uncategorized Crohnology Genentech Inspire MediGuard PatientsLikeMe Roche SmartPatients Source Type: news

Janssen’s Care4Today adds provider-facing dashboard, Spanish support
Janssen Healthcare Innovation, a Johnson and Johnson company, is introducing a provider-facing component to its Care4Today mobile health manager application, the company announced from the stage at Health 2.0 in Santa Clara, California today. “It’s called the patient dashboard, and it allows provider to manage patient adherence in real time,” Janssen marketing director Fran Devlin […] (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 23, 2014 Category: Information Technology Authors: Jonah Comstock Tags: Uncategorized Care4Today Janssen Healthcare Innovation Johnson and Johnson medication adherence patient engagement Source Type: news

MS Spasticity Responds to Marijuana ExtractMS Spasticity Responds to Marijuana Extract
In patients with MS, a randomized trial shows relief on objective spasticity measures with Sativex, a marijuana extract approved in Europe, without corresponding changes in corticospinal excitability. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Sports drinks have 'no proven benefits' and promotion by celebs should be banned, say doctors 
Researchers writing in the British Medical Journal say specialist sports drinks (endorsed by those such a Gareth Bale, pictured) offer little benefit over plain water if you are exercising for 90 minutes or less. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VIDEO: NHS staff to help in Ebola areas
The World Health Organization has warned the number of people with the Ebola virus could reach 20,000 by November if swift action is not taken now. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambia: NMCP Launches Irs National Campaign in Urr
[The Point]The National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with regional health management team and district authorities for the community mobilization, development partners, UN agencies and community-based organizations, Saturday launched the National Indoor Spraying (IRS) Campaign in Upper River Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 23, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Hiqa says none of defibrillator programmes is ‘cost effective’
Legislation requiring defibs in 43,000 buildings would save at most 11 lives (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - September 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news