Flesh-eating bacteria: How to prevent necrotizing fasciitis this summer
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:08:26 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
What to know about necrotizing fasciitis, colloquially referred to as flesh-eating bacteria.


Mom misdiagnosed with cancer underwent chemotherapy, mastectomy, lawyers claim
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:56:02 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
She said the last few years have been "incredibly difficult" for the family.


Toddler fighting for life after mistaking ecstasy for candy in Ibiza, report says
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:08:17 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
It reportedly happened on a playground.


Ragu pasta sauces recalled over possible plastic in products
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:58:51 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Several sauce flavors are affected by the recall.


Tennessee girl's rare disorder triggered by brushing hair
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:47:14 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
At first she thought the girl was joking.


Wyoming doctor struck by lightning didn't know he had broken nose, jaw until days later
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:57:15 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
He didn't learn about the severity of his injuries until days later.


Man said vape pen exploded 'like a rocket,' left him with severe leg burns
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:06:44 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
It started with a fizzing noise, and seconds later his pants were on fire.


Medical News Today: What can cause a tingling sensation on the scalp?
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:00:00 PDT
From https:
A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not all types of paresthesia are unpleasant. Learn more here.

Medical News Today: Why is my chest itchy?
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:00:00 PDT
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Itchy skin, or pruritus, can affect the chest. In this article, learn about the possible causes of an itchy chest, which include skin conditions, kidney problems, and hormonal imbalances. Also, find out more about treatments and remedies for itchy skin.

Medical News Today: What to know about the side effects of Elavil
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:00:00 PDT
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Elavil is a discontinued brand of the generic drug amitriptyline. Doctors may prescribe amitriptyline to treat depression and other conditions. Learn about the side effects here.

Medical News Today: Metabolic factors likely contribute to anorexia
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 09:00:00 PDT
From https:
A genetic study suggests that anorexia nervosa has metabolic as well as psychiatric components and opens the door to new treatments for the illness.

Medical News Today: How a gut infection might spark Parkinson's
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:00:00 PDT
From https:
Scientists are still unpicking the processes involved in Parkinson's. A new study ties together bacterial infection, mitochondria, and the immune system.

Medical News Today: More evidence that pets benefit mental health
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 03:00:00 PDT
From https:
New research examines the fluctuations in levels of the stress hormone cortisol both before and after interacting with dogs and cats.

Medical News Today: Bison burgers linked to E. coli outbreak
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 PDT
From https:
The CDC have linked a recent E. coli outbreak to infected bison meat that has affected 21 people. The manufacturers have recalled the offending products.

Alzheimer's may 'begin in CHILDHOOD', scientists discover
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:00:27 GMT
From https:
A study by theA University of California, Riverside, found children and teenagers who carry a variation of the APOE gene score worse on IQ tests by an average of 1.91 points.


Men taking testosterone therapy 'are 21% more likely to have a heart attack or stroke'A
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:23:52 GMT
From https:
Researchers analysed more than 15,400 men in the UK who were taking testosterone replacement therapy, which can boost energy, sex drive and mood in ageing men.


Even HEALTHY people may be sickened by the weekend inferno, doctors warn
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:31:25 GMT
From https:
Two Washington, DC doctors explain why this weekend's over-100-degree temperatures spell danger for those outdoors too long and people on blood pressure medication - and how to stay cool.


Boy with bruises whose parents were 'accused of abusing him' diagnosed with a rare blood condition
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:21:07 GMT
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Jack Fearns, of Cheshire, was six months old when his parents, Tom and Darryl-Anne Ferns, felt interrogated by doctors. Jack was diagnosed with haemophilia.


Woman, 31, needs surgery after her contraceptive implant travelled from her arm to her LUNG
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:56:38 GMT
From https:
The woman, from Portugal, went to the hospital because of unusual bleeding from her uterus and the doctors said they thought the implant had travelled through her bloodstream.


Pampers create a 'smart nappy' that alerts parents to a soiled diaper
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:28:16 GMT
From https:
'Lumi' the latest invention from the US-based P&G-owned firm in a bid to make the lives of babies and parents easier and uses a range of sensors to monitor infants to detect and moisture.


Deaf people could get 'almost perfect' quality hearing with cochlear implant which rebuilds sounds
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:06:40 GMT
From https:
Researchers at the University of Greenwich are working on an implant which they say will produce a significantly less 'metallic' sound quality than currently available technology.


People with arthritis more likely to die of heart disease 'because joint pain stops them exercising'
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:34:46 GMT
From https:
The longer a patient had a diagnosis, the higher their risk became, a study by Lund University in Sweden found. Nine to 11 years of living with arthritis raised the risk of heart disease death by 16 per cent.


Woman whose right leg is TWICE the size of her left is 'pain free for the first time in 14 years'
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:23:59 GMT
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Arianna Faro, 28, of Wilmington, Massachusetts, hasA Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome. After enduring 50 surgeries, she has been on a cancer drug for the past three months.


Woman, 23, who mistook her vitiligo for TAN LINES as a child gets a tattoo explaining her condition
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:06:06 GMT
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Dionne Lees, 23, of Livingstone, Scotland, was diagnosed with the condition at 12. She had years of people treating her like a 'monster', with some asking if she had been burnt.


Rate of pregnant women using marijuana in California nearly doubled 2009-2017
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:04:01 GMT
From https:
Researchers tracked 370,000 Californian pregnancies for nine years and found that, as of 2017, 3.4 percent of expectant mothers used the drug, up from 1.9 percent in 2009.


Chemical found in BREAST MILK breaks tumours into tiny fragments that patients pass in their urine
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:31:17 GMT
From https:
One study by Motol University Hospital in Prague found 20 bladder cancer sufferers excreted tumour fragments in their urine after just six infusions of the chemical alpha1H.


Father, 23, has a mysterious condition that causes him to vomit EIGHT TIMES a day
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:43:21 GMT
From https:
Kurtis Lancaster, 23, ofA Bideford, Devon, became unable to keep anything down in July 2017. He became so low he could see 'no way out' and ripped out his feeding tube.


NHS is 'scrambling for flu jabs that protect against the deadly Aussie strain'
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:35:45 GMT
From https:
Every February, the World Health Organization assesses which strains of the flu virus it expects to be circulating the following winter. The emergence of the 'Aussie' H3N2 strain delayed this by a month.


Texas father-of-six dies after four days battling flesh-eating bacteria
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:34:35 GMT
From https:
Gary Evans, 56, never left the boat as he, his wife and kids fished for crabs in Magnolia Beach, south-east Texas, on July 4. But two days later, he could barely walk, and by July 8 he was dead.


People should PREVENT tooth decay instead of going to the dentist when it's too late, study warns
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:07:05 GMT
From https:
Wealthy countries such as the UK are trapped in a treatment-over-prevention cycle, and oral disease is being 'neglected', top dentists led by University College London said.


Gruesome footage shows 5cm-long parasite worms being pulled from women's EYES
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:32:16 GMT
From https:
The unnamed women, from Vietnam, had been suffering with eye pain before they went to the doctor and, according to reports, they may have encountered the parasites in rivers or streams.


Alzheimer's drugs 'fail because of a patient's DNA'
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:01:11 GMT
From https:
Researchers from the University at Buffalo discovered the gene CHRFAM7A is not typically carried by the animals used in Alzheimer's studies but is mutated in three out of four people.


Mother needs APS20K life-saving treatment for son, four, who was born with his bowel OUTSIDE body
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:38:58 GMT
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Patrick Askham, from Leeds, was born with Gastroschisis, which means that part of his intestine was outside of his body. He now needs a APS20,000 operation to save his life.


Relaxing salt regulations in ready meals 'caused 9,900 cases of heart disease'
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:12:47 GMT
From https:
The Public Health Responsibility Deal in 2011 saw the UK's food industry set its own salt targets, rather than being monitored by an independent body.


Women with diabetes are up to 47% more likely than men to get heart failure
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:19:52 GMT
From https:
The risk was particularly high for type 1 diabetics, according to a large study by the George Institute for Global Health in Oxford. Diabetes is already known to put patients at a higher risk of heart disease.


Meghan McCain reveals she suffered a miscarriage during a New York Times photo shootA
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:07:46 GMT
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The 34-year-old co-host of The View published an op-ed for the New York Times on Friday revealing that 'a few weeks ago', during a cover shoot for the Times, she was suffering a miscarriage.


At least 7 children are sick in suspected California cancer cluster
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:27:59 GMT
From https:
At least seven children including these two (Kyle Prime, left) have been diagnosed with cancer in Ripon, California. Their parents suspect water contamination from a Nestle plant is to blame.


Britain turns its back on the dairy industry as a QUARTER of people now drink plant-based milksA
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:51:35 GMT
From https:
The shift has mainly been seen in Britain's young adults, with a third choosing alternative milks, such as oat, nut and soya milk, in a bid to be healthier and help the environment.


Parents who want their children to eat a vegan diet are advised to speak to a GP for advice first
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:50:47 GMT
From https:
The British Nutrition Foundation said that restricting toddlers to a plant-based diet can risk depriving them of vital vitamins and minerals.


She didn't have paid maternity leave. But this mom is making it work.
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Try to guess the main ingredient in this wheat-free pasta
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Best-selling blood pressure monitors to use at home
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Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:07:37 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women taking the drug, each year two to three hundred women in the U.S. become pregnant while taking it, a new study shows.


Smokers have more complications after skin cancer surgery
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:03:28 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - Complications after skin cancer surgery may be more common in smokers and former smokers, a U.S. study suggests.


Pets may help older adults manage chronic pain
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:37:40 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with pets may be able to use their companion animals to practice techniques for managing chronic pain without medication, researchers say.


Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo's epinephrine shot amid shortages
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:03:00 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The Canadian health regulator said on Friday it would keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months.


Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:04:05 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests.


WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:48:53 -0400
From feeds.reuters
A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health Organization said on Friday.


Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 02:13:07 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare sector.


Plant-based milks on the rise: A quarter of Britons are drinking them
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 05:46:31 GMT
From https:
Whether it's almond, soy or coconut it seems cow's milk is being ditched for alternatives.

NHS boss: Tax bills could mean 'loss of 60 doctors'
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:00:32 GMT
From https:
Doctors' refusal to work overtime is the issue, its chief executive warns.

Wolverhampton hospital's 'regret' over new mum's death
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:22:52 GMT
From https:
The trust running Wolverhampton's New Cross says lessons have been learned to better manage sepsis.

After 7 kids get cancer, chemical in city's water scrutinized
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:10:56 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Ripon, California, is just one of dozens of cities across the country dealing with the possibly harmful chemical


After 7 kids diagnosed with cancer, concerned parents eye chemical in water supply
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:34:22 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Parents in one California community are fighting for answers after at least seven children were diagnosed with cancer in recent years. After their push to remove a cell phone tower earlier this year, they are now focusing on a chemical in the drinking water that's linked to cancer. Carter Evans reports.