Chinese doctor uses makeshift catheter to save sick passenger's life during international flight: report
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 07:06:40 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
A Chinese doctor made the decision to suck the urine out of a passenger with a life-threatening bladder condition during a China Southern Airlines flight from Guangzhou, China, to New York Tuesday, according to report.

Dog owner, 63, dies after being LICKED by his pet
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 13:55:09 GMT
From https:
The man, from Bremen in Germany, went to hospital with a fever and laboured breathing but quickly deteriorated and ended up with sepsis, pneumonia, gangrene (pictured) and multiple organ failure.

Woman, 63, born with 19 TOES and 12 fingers
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 13:49:19 GMT
From https:
Kumar Nayak, 63, of India, was born with the abnormality polydactyly. She avoids leaving her house in Ganjam, Odishi, because strangers abuse her.

Woman, 25, is left with a droopy face after surgery to remove a brain tumour caused a stroke
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 13:11:37 GMT
From https:
Samantha Taylor, from Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, was struck with debilitating bouts of dizziness as the result of a benign brain tumour. An operation to remove it caused a stroke.

NHS doctors vote to scrap home visits because modern GPs 'don't have time'
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 12:57:41 GMT
From https:
England's Local Medicine Committees voted 54 per cent in favour of removing the obligation to do home visits from GPs' contracts and said the practice is 'virtually unheard of' in other countries.

Terminally ill cancer patient marries after having her arm amputated to bide her more timeA
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 12:32:03 GMT
From https:
Shannon Lynch, of Edenbridge, Kent, has battled a rare cancer in her elbow for the last six years. She and her husband, Ashley, 18, married in October this year.

Nearly 5,000 have died this year in the 'world's worst measles outbreak'
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 12:14:37 GMT
From https:
Nearly a quarter of a million people have been infected in the African nation this year alone after the disease plagued every corner of the country. Most of the deaths have been infants, authorities said.

Death certificates 'should list antibiotic resistance as an official cause'
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:58:12 GMT
From https:
Lord Jim O'Neill (pictured), chairman of the London-based think-tank Chatham House, made the suggestion yesterday - death certificates may only record illnesses' official names at present.

The world's laziest teenagers: Only 7% of children in South Korea are active for an hour a day
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:45:59 GMT
From https:
A report by the World Health Organization found that only one in five children worldwide are active for an hour a day, and the most active 11 to 17-year-olds live in Bangladesh.

GP slams 'Wild West' approach to Botox - after Love Island star 'qualifies' to give treatments
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:41:01 GMT
From https:
Rykard Jenkins has been sharing his experience of training to become an aesthetic practitioner. However, one aesthetic doctor has criticised companies offering such training to non medics.

Silicon Valley 'dopamine fasting' trend is slammed as a fad
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:06:39 GMT
From https:
It is the latest craze to pop up in the technology epicentre in San Francisco, known for engaging in quirky new wellness techniques. Proponents say it makes life more enjoyable.

US is the global leader in medical trials with more than 2,000 started in 2017
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 08:08:17 GMT
From https:
A report by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry revealed the UK started more phase one and phase two clinical trials in 2017 than any other European nation.

Loss of libido in menopausal women often down sexual dysfunction in their husbands, scientists say
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 08:07:35 GMT
From https:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, interviewed women over the age of 60 about their low libido. Erectile dysfunction was a key contributor to their lack of interestA in sex.

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Former British tennis hero Tim Henman, 45, answers our health quizA
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 08:06:40 GMT
From https:
Tim Henman, who reached the semi finals of Wimbledon on four occasions, admitted he used to diet when he was playing tennis.

Poor people face a greater risk of heart disease 'because they get less sleep'
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 05:00:46 GMT
From https:
Researchers from the University Centre of General Medicine and Public Health in Lausanne, Switzerland, found those on low income were 50 per cent more likely to develop the deadly condition.

Scientists drug combo that may give some hope for lethal childhood brain cancer sufferers
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:43:19 GMT
From https:
After using computer algorithms to sour through 9,000 possible drug combinations, Stanfors scientists found a pair with potential for treating diffuse intrinsic glioma, a rare and lethal childhood cancer.

Teacher diagnosed with mesothelioma to sue school district she claims exposed her to asbestosA
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:17:17 GMT
From https:
Lea DiRusso, 51, of South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a cancer of the tissue that lines the organs that she blames on asbestos-filled schools.

Teen develops 'popcorn lung' symptoms after vaping flavors and THC
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
A 17-year-old boy in Canada has been treated for a life-threatening popcorn lung-like illness after vaping flavored e-liquids and tetrahydrocannabinol or THC -- the main psychoactive component of cannabis -- and doctors are now sounding alarm.

Fight is not over, says winner of vaginal mesh implant court victory
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Australia's federal court ruled that Johnson & Johnson misled patients and doctors as to the risks of pelvic mesh implants and rushed their products to market without adequate clinical trials or risk assessments.

More than 75,000 pounds of salad products are recalled after an E. coli outbreak sickens 17 people in eight states, CDC says
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
After an E. coli outbreak infected at least 17 people, a food company has decided to recall more than 75,000 pounds of salad products.

Vaping lung injury cases rise to 2,290, CDC says
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
There were 2,290 cases of lung injury linked to vaping as of November 20, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

Hepatitis A outbreak 'potentially linked' to blackberries from Fresh Thyme stores
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
An outbreak of hepatitis A in Indiana, Nebraska and Wisconsin has been "potentially linked" to blackberries from the Fresh Thyme chain of grocery stores, authorities say.

Urban dwellers who live near green spaces are less likely to die early, a new study says
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
A sprawling new analysis of more than 8 million people suggests that to boost residents' longevity, cities should get a lot less gray and a lot more green.

Pakistan grapples with drug-resistant typhoid outbreak
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 05:51:28 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Early this year Muhammad Haider Sajjad, a thin bespectacled boy of 15, was hospitalized in Karachi, Pakistan's commercial capital.

Drone firm in talks in Uganda on medical supply delivery deal
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 02:51:37 -0500
From feeds.reuters
A drone service firm is in talks with the Ugandan government on a deal to deliver blood packages, drugs and medical equipment to public health facilities, an executive told Reuters on Friday.

'Global epidemic' of childhood inactivity
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:20:58 GMT
From https:
Report shows 81% don't exercise enough with effects on health, brain development and social skills.

Bacterial allies make dengue fever cases dive
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:17:13 GMT
From https:
Scientists infected mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria to make it harder for them to spread disease.

Cancer: One in five cancer diagnoses 'in Emergency Departments'
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:33:48 GMT
From https:
Research shows that a quarter of bowel cancers and a third of lung cancer are diagnosed in this way.

Mother of hospital death boy: 'I've been ignored'
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:54:07 GMT
From https:
Victoria Freeman has been seeking answers since the death of her three-year-old son Mason in 2017.

Vaping linked to teen's 'popcorn lung'
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:26:33 GMT
From https:
Canadian doctors who treated the teen say the injury is unlike vaping-related illnesses in the US.

'I used to pull sickies every few months because of stress'
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:05:28 GMT
From https:
Almost half of Britons would fake a sick day, but very often it is due to mental health issues.

Pneumonia: How a bead necklace is tackling the disease in Kenya
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:44:32 GMT
From https:
'Village doctor' Beatrice Lokwawi explains how she uses beads to diagnose people with pneumonia.

Over 75,000 pounds of salad products recalled over E. coli fears
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 02:29:30 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
The recall impacts 22 states in the eastern half of the country

CDC finds 47 deaths now linked to vaping
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:36:45 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Health officials are reporting a rise in lung illnesses linked to vaping. There are now nearly 2,300 illnesses and nearly 50 deaths. As Dr. Jon LaPook reports, the news comes after a teen was hospitalized for what could be "popcorn lung."

CDC finds nearly 50 deaths now linked to vaping
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:12:40 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
The latest numbers have been revealed after another type of severe lung damage linked to vaping turned up in a young patient in Canada.

School district shuts down amid possible norovirus outbreak
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:07:22 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Hundreds of students and teachers have fallen ill

School district shuts down amid possible norovirus outbreak
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:30:57 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
A fast-moving outbreak of a highly-contagious virus has sickened hundreds in Colorado. It prompted officials to close an entire school district of about 22,000 students. Omar Villafranca reports.

House committee approves bill to federally legalize marijuana
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:05:33 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Acta a or MORE Act a would remove marijuana from a list of federally controlled substances