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 Congo's health ministry says Ebola spreads to 2nd province http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/congos-health-ministry-says-ebola-spreads-to-2nd-province?fromrss=1 Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak has spread into a neighboring province, the health ministry said Tuesday, as health workers began using an experimental treatment for the disease. Health officials are hoping the mAb114 therapy, isolated from a survivor of an Ebola outbreak in 1995, will be effective in this outbreak that so far has 30 confirmed cases including 14 deaths.

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Daily Herald Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:22:01 GMT 180814OHUM3B 0
Cancer care costs on the rise: How to get help http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/cancer-care-costs-on-the-rise-how-to-get-help?fromrss=1 Cancer patients face skyrocketing costs for their treatment, which adds to the stress of a cancer diagnosis and living with a disease. As an unapologetically patients-first organization, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is finding ways to lessen the burden.

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Business North Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:30:09 GMT 1808142P9MII 0
Prediabetes and High Blood Pressure Can be Managed: What to Know http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/prediabetes-and-high-blood-pressure-can-be-managed-what-to-know?fromrss=1 Even as chronic diseases like prediabetes and high blood pressure touch more and more Americans, physicians are urging patients to keep in mind that early detection is key, and that chronic disease can often be managed with lifestyle changes. "To confront our increasing chronic disease burden, patients must be aware of their risk for type 2 diabetes and hypertension," says Barbara L. McAneny, M.D., president of the American Medical Association .

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Daily Jefferson County Union Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:02:26 GMT 1808142FLPEG 0
Early onset type 1 diabetes linked to heart disease, shorter life http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/early-onset-type-1-diabetes-linked-to-heart-disease-shorter-life?fromrss=1 People with type 1 diabetes have a much greater risk of serious heart problems and early death, especially if they were diagnosed before age 10, new research suggests. More than 27,000 type 1 diabetics in Sweden were followed for an average of 10 years.

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KFVS12 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:40:54 GMT 180813BBHUIK 0
New ovarian cancer medicine approved for use by NHS Scotland http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/new-ovarian-cancer-medicine-approved-for-use-by-nhs-scotland?fromrss=1 It is said to be the first maintenance treatment for patients with ovarian cancer who do not have the BRCA mutation an alteration in a particular gene that increases the chance of developing ovarian cancer. Patient groups and clinicians highlighted how patients currently undergo gruelling rounds of chemotherapy with increasingly shorter times between relapses, but Niraparib was shown to extend the period of relapse-free time until the next chemotherapy treatment.

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Andover Advertiser Tue, 14 Aug 2018 02:14:56 GMT 1808135FB9EJ 0
Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/multi-gene-test-may-find-risk-for-heart-disease-and-more?fromrss=1 You know your cholesterol, your blood pressure ... your heart gene score? Researchers say a new way of analyzing genetic test data may one day help identify people at high risk of a youthful heart attack in time to help. Today, gene testing mostly focuses on rare mutations in one or a few genes, like those that cause cystic fibrosis or sickle cell disease, or the BRCA gene responsible for a small fraction of breast cancer.

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The Janesville Gazette Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:38:39 GMT 180813DALIPV 0
Lisa Marie Presley asks late dad Elvis for help http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/lisa-marie-presley-asks-late-dad-elvis-for-help?fromrss=1 The 50-year-old singer-songwriter doesn't talk to her famous dad - who died of Myocardial infarction in 1977 - regularly but she will reach out to him when she feels like she needs some guidance because she feels "very connected" to him. Speaking on Britain's 'Lorraine' on Monday , she said of their duet 'Where No One Stands Alone': "I just felt really emotional.

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Watauga Democrat Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:05:41 GMT 180813O4C7EO 0
Blood test - could help detect kidney cancer early' http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/blood-test-could-help-detect-kidney-cancer-early?fromrss=1 Measuring levels of protein molecule KIM-1 may indicate whether someone is more likely to develop the disease over the next five years, according to research published in journal Clinical Cancer Research. The international team of scientists said the biomarker is a "promising candidate" to assist with the early detection of renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer.

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Darlington and Stockton Times Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:20:11 GMT 1808132JUQ7F 0
4 Surprising Insights Into Life With Parkinson's Disease http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/4-surprising-insights-into-life-with-parkinsons-disease?fromrss=1 Over 1 million Americans live with Parkinson's disease , and while some symptoms are easier to see, such as tremors, stiffness and slowness of movement, there are a range of harder-to-detect non-movement symptoms that can have an impact on daily life. Recently, the Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance , a non-profit organization offering programming for those in the Parkinson's disease community, surveyed over 650 people with PD as well as care partners to better understand how non-movement symptoms impact their lives and quality of life.

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Daily Times Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:54:20 GMT 180813GTF8QP 0
Hoping to save limbs and toes, California moves to curtail diabetes http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/hoping-to-save-limbs-and-toes-california-moves-to-curtail-diabetes?fromrss=1 The 67-year-old diabetic from San Mateo still winces at the thought. "They told me I'd need to cut it off right about here," he said, sawing his hand across his left shin.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel Mon, 13 Aug 2018 05:14:59 GMT 180812LFKK7F 0
The cosmically huge 'if' of Medicare for all http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/the-cosmically-huge-if-of-medicare-for-all?fromrss=1 IMAGINE A world in which the rosy assumptions Sen. Bernie Sanders makes on behalf of his "Medicare for all" health-care plan turn out to be true. That is what Charles Blahous, a professor at George Mason University's libertarian-leaning Mercatus Center, did in a paper released last month.

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The Washington Post Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:41:55 GMT 1808125IUCC4 0
Funding boost for breast cancer survivors http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/funding-boost-for-breast-cancer-survivors?fromrss=1 Indigenous breast cancer survivors will soon be approached for their views on initiatives aimed at improving the lives of women with the disease. The federal government is giving $430,000 to Breast Cancer Network Australia to continue a program that allows survivors to share their insights with researchers, clinicians and policy-makers.

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The Age Sun, 12 Aug 2018 20:11:21 GMT 180812PUHLSV 0
Play http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/play?fromrss=1 Having health insurance shields you from the full brunt of medical expenses, but it's no guarantee that your costs will be low. Close to half of adults who bought their own coverage, along with 43 percent of those with insurance through their employer, said they were surprised by the high cost of their most recent health-care bill in the last year, according to a survey from Bankrate.com.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg Sun, 12 Aug 2018 15:37:04 GMT 180812TDPA7M 0
What is - dirty keto' and does it work better than the keto diet? Source: Cox Media Group http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/what-is-dirty-keto-and-does-it-work-better-than-the-keto-diet-source-cox-media-group?fromrss=1 You've probably heard of the ketogenic diet - the low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein trend people everywhere seem to be raving about. But how much do you know about the dirty keto diet? The spin-off to keto follows the same big rules of the original, but with one big plus for fast food lovers: You can gorge on your junk food three times a day.

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Fox 23 Sun, 12 Aug 2018 11:04:09 GMT 180812H9F4P2 0
South Carolina reports 1st measles case since 1997 http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/south-carolina-reports-1st-measles-case-since-1997?fromrss=1 The Department of Health and Environmental Control says a health care provider confirmed measles in a Georgetown County resident on Friday and no more details can be released under because of privacy laws. Vaccines helped nearly eliminate measles in the U.S. in 2000, but the disease is still in other parts of the world.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com Sun, 12 Aug 2018 06:30:33 GMT 180811D2C293 0
Virginia finds first case of equine encephalitis this year http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/virginia-finds-first-case-of-equine-encephalitis-this-year?fromrss=1 The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says it was a Quarter Horse mare from Suffolk. Officials say the horse entered the North Carolina State Veterinary school hospital in late July and subsequently died.

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The Daily News-Record Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:05:51 GMT 180811LQV5AE 0
City of Milwaukee dramatically scales back sexually transmitted infection testing http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=health/2018/08/city-of-milwaukee-dramatically-scales-back-sexually-transmitted-infection-testing?fromrss=1 Under a directive from interim Health Commissioner Patricia McManus, nurses can no longer perform a wide range of tests at city health clinics. "These restrictive changes in services being recommended by interim Commissioner McManus are extremely puzzling to those of us who have been involved in actively educating and informing the public about the need for getting tested for STI," said Melissa Ugland, a local public health consultant.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland Sat, 11 Aug 2018 21:38:30 GMT 1808113JF7HS 0