Health News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/health.xml News on Health continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png Alzheimer's supplement - breakthrough' condemned by experts http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/alzheimers-supplement-breakthrough-condemned-by-experts?fromrss=1 Experts have strongly condemned "irresponsible" and "deeply cynical" claims that a new food supplement can slow the progress of Alzheimer's. A study of 13 patients found that a combination of fish oil and eye-protective nutrients led to "significant" improvements in memory, sight and mood.

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Haringey Independent Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:27:05 GMT 180621GU6V7D 0
Judge in Charlie Sheen HIV case slams slut-shaming but leans toward arbitration http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/judge-in-charlie-sheen-hiv-case-slams-slut-shaming-but-leans-toward-arbitration?fromrss=1 An ex-girlfriend of Charlie Sheen who sued the actor alleging he exposed her to HIV and then discouraged her from taking the appropriate medication will have to take her case to arbitration, a judge said Tuesday in a tentative ruling. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Randolph Hammock is scheduled to hear arguments from attorneys for Sheen and the woman Wednesday before he issues a final ruling.

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Redlands Daily Facts Thu, 21 Jun 2018 04:59:42 GMT 180620MREJDU 0
New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/new-flu-vaccine-only-a-little-better-than-traditional-shot?fromrss=1 NEW YORK A newer kind of flu vaccine only worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government reported Wednesday.

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Journal Gazette Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:38:41 GMT 180620C4M77L 1
Study seeking cause of Crohn's disease hopes to develop predictive test http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/study-seeking-cause-of-crohns-disease-hopes-to-develop-predictive-test?fromrss=1 With three brothers affected by either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, Kathleen Crispi knows she is at high risk of developing one of the literally gut-wrenching conditions known to run in families. So about a year ago, she volunteered to take part in the largest-ever study of inflammatory bowel disease - research that hopes to unlock the underlying cause of Crohn's, with the ultimate goal of finding cures for both major forms of the condition.

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The Daily Courier Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:10:07 GMT 180620M2HJAO 0
Species of Lyme disease-carrying ticks getting closer, but Corner... http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/species-of-lyme-disease-carrying-ticks-getting-closer-but-corner?fromrss=1 Despite there being multiple diagnoses of Lyme disease in dogs in Corner Brook last year, Ian Crane believes people and their pets still have little to worry about. The Corner Brook veterinarian, who operates the Animal Surgery and Wellness Centre, was the first animal doctor to diagnose Lyme disease in a domestic pet on the island of Newfoundland.

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The Compass Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:32:55 GMT 180620DN45OV 0
Roche paying $2.4B to acquire rest of US-based Foundation Medicine http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/roche-paying-2-4b-to-acquire-rest-of-us-based-foundation-medicine?fromrss=1 Swiss drugmaker Roche's $2.4 billion deal for U.S.-based Foundation Medicine represents an increased bet on gene-guided treatments to fight cancers. The agreement represents a a 29% premium over the June 18 value of Foundation Medicine's shares.

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USA Today Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:36:53 GMT 1806208D314R 0
Trump administration rule could stop public reporting of hospital infections despite death toll http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/trump-administration-rule-could-stop-public-reporting-of-hospital-infections-despite-death-toll?fromrss=1 Federal health regulators will have to stop releasing data on hospital infections - which affect one in 25 hospital patients every day - under a proposal set to take effect in November, according to an analysis by patient safety advocates. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' plan, part of a complex 500-page proposed rule , could halt the public disclosure of the "super bug" MRSA, post-operative sepsis and surgical site infections, as well as accidents and injuries ranging from bedsores to respiratory failure after surgery.

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WFAA-TV Dallas Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:50:44 GMT 180619L29O9I 0
90-tonne cancer-fighting cyclotron arrives in London http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/90-tonne-cancer-fighting-cyclotron-arrives-in-london?fromrss=1 A 90-tonne piece of cancer-fighting equipment that will improve the lives of hundreds of cancer patients every year has been carefully lowered into place in its new home. The size of a family car and weighing the same as seven London buses, the cyclotron is described as the "beating heart" of the new proton beam therapy centre at University College London Hospital .

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Streatham Guardian Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:02:16 GMT 180619IV7UNG 0
Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/lower-costs-fewer-benefits-in-new-health-insurance-option?fromrss=1 In March 14, 2018 file photo, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta speaks during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration is preparing to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people that would cost less but could cover fewer benefits than current plans.

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Fairfield Citizen-News Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:00:03 GMT 180619PO4740 0
Reduce weight, reduce the arthritic knee pain http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/reduce-weight-reduce-the-arthritic-knee-pain?fromrss=1 "This study adds to the evidence that weight loss is one of the few truly effective nonsurgical measures to reduce pain and improve function in overweight patients with knee osteoarthritis," noted Dr. Matthew Hepinstall, a joint specialist who wasn't involved in the new research. "As an orthopedic surgeon treating several hundred patients per year with knee osteoarthritis, I see the detrimental effects of excess body weight on a daily basis," said Hepinstall, associate director of the Center for Joint Preservation & Reconstruction at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

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KFVS12 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:07:48 GMT 180619L929HU 0
Can we talk about alcoholism and Anthony Bourdain? http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/can-we-talk-about-alcoholism-and-anthony-bourdain?fromrss=1 I didn't know Anthony Bourdain, but felt like I did in one small important way. In him, I saw a drinking alcoholic with a front-stage vigorous attempt to do it successfully.

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The Miami Herald Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:22:02 GMT 1806199OI6AH 0
Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/smoking-hits-new-low-about-14-percent-of-us-adults-light-up?fromrss=1 About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn't been much change the previous two years, but it's been clear there's been a general decline and the new figures show it's continuing, said K. Michael Cummings of the tobacco research program at Medical University of South Carolina.

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The Janesville Gazette Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:36:36 GMT 180618PF5GUN 1
This cover image released by Chess shows "Blow Your Mind," by Wilko Johnson. http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/this-cover-image-released-by-chess-shows-blow-your-mind-by-wilko-johnson?fromrss=1 At 70, the British guitarist has been invigorated by a reprieve from death. In 2012, Johnson - former member of U.K. blues-rock rabble-rousers Dr. Feelgood - was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was told it was terminal.

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Darien News-Review Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:56:04 GMT 180618RU4CK0 0
Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/rendell-ex-pennsylvania-governor-says-he-has-parkinsons?fromrss=1 Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Monday that he was diagnosed 3 1/2 years ago with Parkinson's disease, but said he believes that treatment has stopped the progression of the disease and he has maintained his quality of life. The 74-year-old Rendell made the announcement at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia with officials and doctors from the University of Pennsylvania as part of a public service message to urge people who suspect they have symptoms to get diagnosed and get treatment early.

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Burnaby Now Mon, 18 Jun 2018 20:14:06 GMT 180618BJFOLU 0
Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/doctor-suspended-for-berating-basketball-player-suffering-from-anxiety-attack?fromrss=1 A Northern California emergency room doctor was suspended for her alleged gruff bedside manner after she was caught on a viral cell phone video allegedly mocking, ridiculing and cursing a patient rushed to her Silicon Valley hospital suffering from an apparent severe anxiety attack . Samuel Bardwell, 20, a newly enrolled student at West Valley College in Saratoga was rushed to El Camino Hospital in nearby Los Gatos when he suffered what doctors say was a severe anxiety attack and passed out following the school's first summer basketball workout on June 11. His father caught what the Bardwells say was abusive treatment by Dr. Beth Keegstra, 57, all on cell phone video and posted it on Facebook.

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WTNH Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:24:42 GMT 1806184TSVR7 0
Disney issues seizure warning about 'Incredibles 2' for fans with epilepsy http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/disney-issues-seizure-warning-about-incredibles-2-for-fans-with-epilepsy?fromrss=1 Incredibles 2, the animated Disney blockbuster that picks up where the original movie left off 14 years ago, features a sequence with the villain Screenslaver that features bright flashing lights. After the film opened Friday, some theatergoers posted on social media that the superhero cartoon could trigger seizures in people with epilepsy, migraines or chronic illness.

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KCEN Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:35:48 GMT 1806186FS3QH 1
Breast cancer patients - denied reconstructive surgery due to NHS restrictions' http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/06/breast-cancer-patients-denied-reconstructive-surgery-due-to-nhs-restrictions?fromrss=1 Breast cancer patients are being denied "life-changing" reconstructive surgery due to rationing in the NHS, a report has said. Figures revealed nearly a quarter of local NHS commissioning groups had introduced policies to restrict reconstruction services for non-clinical reasons, the Breast Cancer Now investigation found.

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Stalbans Review Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:48:21 GMT 180617RD55MF 0