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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

A Man Ruptured His Throat Trying to Hold Back a Big Sneeze

  1. A Man Ruptured His Throat Trying to Hold Back a Big Sneeze  TIME
  2. Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck  CNN
  3. Man's Horrific Experience Explains Why You Shouldn't Stifle A Sneeze  HuffPostFull coverage

Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats

  1. Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats  CNN
  2. New study suggests human fleas and lice were behind Black Death, not rodents  Phys.Org
  3. Black Death was caused by humans not rats, says study  The IndependentFull coverage

6-Year-Old Dies From Rabies After Experimental Treatment, 'Milwaukee Protocol,' Fails

  1. 6-Year-Old Dies From Rabies After Experimental Treatment, 'Milwaukee Protocol,' Fails  Newsweek
  2. Florida boy, 6, dies from rabies after being scratched by sick bat  Fox News
  3. 6-year-old Florida boy dies of rabies contracted from a bat  WNDU-TV
  4. Eustis boy reportedly dies at Orlando hospital after contracting rabies  Orlando SentinelFull coverage

Torn Bible pages - Northern Ireland man lost in Israel may be suffering 'Jerusalem Syndrome'

  1. Torn Bible pages - Northern Ireland man lost in Israel may be suffering 'Jerusalem Syndrome'  Belfast Telegraph
  2. British tourist 'lost' in desert left trail of torn Bible pages under rocks  Stuff.co.nz
  3. Missing British tourist may believe he's a Biblical figure  PremierFull coverage

Do you know about the deadly 'eye-bleeding fever'? Read on to know about the symptoms

  1. Do you know about the deadly 'eye-bleeding fever'? Read on to know about the symptoms  India TV
  2. Black Death Panic Spreads In Africa After Girl Dies With Blood Oozing From Her Eyes  Tech Times
  3. Bleeding eye fever deadlier than Plague, kills 4, infects dozens  Deccan ChronicleFull coverage

WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever

  1. WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever  ABC News
  2. Brazil Is Ready for Its Own TV Star President  BloombergFull coverage

This is the most anxiety-inducing sex position, according to a study

  1. This is the most anxiety-inducing sex position, according to a study  Netdoctor
  2. Sex position that most people are scared to try - even if they want to  Mirror.co.uk
  3. Revealed: The nerve-racking sex position that leaves MORE THAN 50% of women anxious at the thought  Daily MailFull coverage

First case of listeriosis confirmed after notifiable disease listing

  1. First case of listeriosis confirmed after notifiable disease listing  Focus Taiwan News Channel
  2. Senior Taiwanese man diagnosed with listeriosis hospitalized for treatment  Taiwan News
  3. Flu epidemic takes priority over nuclear lecture for CDC  Abccolumbia.comFull coverage

Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?

  1. Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?  HealthDay
  2. Early Menarche, Menopause Tied to Higher CVD Risk  MedPage Today
  3. Starting periods before age of 12 linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke  Medical Xpress
  4. Early menopause increases cardiovascular risk - study  RTE.ieFull coverage

Diabetes Gene Causes Low, High Blood Sugar Levels in Same Family

  1. Diabetes Gene Causes Low, High Blood Sugar Levels in Same Family  Laboratory Equipment
  2. Gene causing diabetes, low blood sugar levels identified  The Indian Express
  3. Diabetes diet: Two tablespoons of this condiment before a meal can help lower blood sugar  Express.co.ukFull coverage

Vape alert: E-cigarettes attracting more youth towards world of tobacco

  1. Vape alert: E-cigarettes attracting more youth towards world of tobacco  Economic Times
  2. Mailbag: Aracane policy hurts people, businesses (Jan. 11) For Jan. 16  Albany Democrat Herald
  3. Non-smokers likely to start using conventional cigarettes within a year of using e-cigarettes, finds study  The IndependentFull coverage

High fat western diet could make prostate cancer aggressive

  1. High fat western diet could make prostate cancer aggressive  Business Standard
  2. Dietary Fat Metabolism May Promote Metastasis  Technology Networks
  3. Medical Information At the moment: How dietary fats helps prostate most cancers to unfold  Kaplan HeraldFull coverage

Travelers Warned of Possible Measles Exposure at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

  1. Travelers Warned of Possible Measles Exposure at Chicago's O'Hare Airport  FOX40
  2. Measles alert issued for Chicago O'Hare air travelers  ABC News
  3. New Jersey warns airport passengers of possible measles exposure  Healio
  4. Officials: Possible measles exposure reported at O'Hare International Airport  Chicago Tribune
  5. Passenger With Measles May Have Exposed Others at O'Hare  NBC ChicagoFull coverage

Torn Bible pages - Northern Ireland man lost in Israel may be suffering from 'Jerusalem Syndrome'

  1. Torn Bible pages - Northern Ireland man lost in Israel may be suffering from 'Jerusalem Syndrome'  Belfast Telegraph
  2. British tourist 'lost' in desert left trail of torn Bible pages under rocks  Stuff.co.nz
  3. Missing British tourist may believe he's a Biblical figure  PremierFull coverage

Why the Deadly 2018 Flu Season Could Get Even Worse

  1. Why the Deadly 2018 Flu Season Could Get Even Worse  Fortune
  2. For CDC, Reducing Flu Spread Takes Priority Over Nuclear Attack Preparedness  NPR
  3. Flu stomps the nation, overwhelming ERs and leaving 20 children dead  ABC Action News
  4. Still Not Convinced You Need a Flu Shot? First, It's Not All About You  New York TimesFull coverage

Writing a 'to-do' list before bedtime could help with better sleep

  1. Writing a 'to-do' list before bedtime could help with better sleep  CTV News
  2. Can't sleep? Time to write your to-do list, study says  Medical News Today
  3. Writing A 'To-Do' List May Help You Fall Asleep Faster  ForbesFull coverage

What Jeff Sessions doesn't understand about medical marijuana

  1. What Jeff Sessions doesn't understand about medical marijuana  Salon
  2. Oregon pot shops caught selling to underage buyers  The Cannabist
  3. Is marijuana a medical miracle? The truth is, we still don't know  The Guardian
  4. California weed researcher explains why we know so little about marijuana health claims  ConsumerAffairs
  5. Feds should recognize marijuana program's successes and potential to improve: Guest opinion  OregonLive.comFull coverage

What is Bleeding Eye Fever? 10 facts about Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

  1. What is Bleeding Eye Fever? 10 facts about Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever  TheHealthSite
  2. Black Death Panic Spreads In Africa After Girl Dies With Blood Oozing From Her Eyes  Tech Times
  3. Bleeding eye fever deadlier than Plague, kills 4, infects dozens  Deccan ChronicleFull coverage

Shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations

  1. Shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations  Eastern Arizona Courier
  2. COLUMN: Giving blood contributes to community  Colorado Springs Gazette
  3. American Red Cross asks for help during winter blood shortage  The Daily Tar HeelFull coverage

To Your Health: How to deal with symptoms if you contract the flu

  1. To Your Health: How to deal with symptoms if you contract the flu  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
  2. Aussie flu: What is the deadly viral infection that's rampaged the UK?  Express.co.uk
  3. Flu virus places strain on Riverside healthcare facilities  Highlander Newspaper
  4. Cases of 'Aussie flu' rocket by 35% in a week and death toll is officially 97, figures reveal, as 15-year-old schoolboy ...  Daily MailFull coverage

What is baby brain? Pregnant women's absent-mindedness is a real phenomenon and can be measured

  1. What is baby brain? Pregnant women's absent-mindedness is a real phenomenon and can be measured  International Business Times UK
  2. 'Baby brain' during pregnancy is a real thing according to new study  goodtoknow
  3. A New Study Suggests That "Baby Brain" Is Real  IFLScienceFull coverage

Japan city uses loudspeakers to recall potentially deadly fugu fish

  1. Japan city uses loudspeakers to recall potentially deadly fugu fish  NBCNews.com
  2. What Are Fugu Poisoning Symptoms? Toxic Fish Mistakenly Sold In Japan  International Business Times
  3. Japanese city issues emergency alert after deadly portions of blowfish accidentally sold  Evening StandardFull coverage

Think Flu Season is Bad? It Might Get Even Worse

  1. Think Flu Season is Bad? It Might Get Even Worse  Bloomberg
  2. Flu stomps the nation, overwhelming ERs and leaving 20 children dead  ABC Action News
  3. Five things you should know about this year's very bad flu  NewsOK.com
  4. Still Not Convinced You Need a Flu Shot? First, It's Not All About You  New York TimesFull coverage

Increasing Obesity Negating Rate Of Improvement In Overall American Mortality, Study Finds

  1. Increasing Obesity Negating Rate Of Improvement In Overall American Mortality, Study Finds  International Business Times
  2. Improvements in mortality rates are slowed by rise in obesity in the United States  EurekAlert (press release)
  3. Penn study: Improvements in US mortality rate offset by obesity  PhillyVoice.comFull coverage

Diabetes gene found that causes low and high blood sugar levels in the same family

  1. Diabetes gene found that causes low and high blood sugar levels in the same family  Medical Xpress
  2. A Way to Motivate Unmotivated Patients  Diabetes In Control
  3. You May Have Diabetes Even If You Live Healthy. This Doctor Explains Why  The Better IndiaFull coverage

Measles outbreak spreading across England, warn health officials

  1. Measles outbreak spreading across England, warn health officials  The Independent
  2. Measles outbreak spreads across Britain with over 100 confirmed cases  Metro
  3. COLUMN: Measles outbreaks are reasons why vaccination should increase  Indiana Daily Student
  4. Measles epidemic warning: Deadly infection strikes more than 100 people across five regions as experts urge parents ...  Daily MailFull coverage

Measles outbreak kills 58 children in Indonesia's Papua

  1. Measles outbreak kills 58 children in Indonesia's Papua  ABC News
  2. Dozens of toddlers die from malnutrition, measles in Papua  Times LIVE
  3. Health Office Sends 800 Vials of Vaccines to Asmat  NetralnewsFull coverage

UK biotech Vaccitech raises £20m for universal flu shot

  1. UK biotech Vaccitech raises £20m for universal flu shot  PMLiVE
  2. The World's First Universal Flu Vaccine Is Already Undergoing Clinical Trials  ScienceAlert
  3. Young Oxford Biotech Raises €22.5M to Develop a Universal Flu Vaccine  Labiotech.eu (blog)Full coverage

Ukraine Conflict Has Increased Spread Of HIV In 'Silent Epidemic'

  1. Ukraine Conflict Has Increased Spread Of HIV In 'Silent Epidemic'  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
  2. War in Ukraine has escalated HIV spread in the country  Science CodexFull coverage

British tourist 'lost' in desert left trail of torn Bible pages under rocks

  1. British tourist 'lost' in desert left trail of torn Bible pages under rocks  Stuff.co.nz
  2. Missing British tourist may believe he's a Biblical figure  PremierFull coverage

Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck

  1. Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck  CNN
  2. Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze  BBC NewsFull coverage

Florida boy, 6, dies from rabies after being scratched by sick bat

  1. Florida boy, 6, dies from rabies after being scratched by sick bat  Fox News
  2. Florida boy, 6, dies of rabies after contact with bat  cleveland.com
  3. 6-year-old Florida boy dies of rabies contracted from a bat  WNDU-TV
  4. Eustis boy reportedly dies at Orlando hospital after contracting rabies  Orlando SentinelFull coverage

Scientists identify what may have killed millions in mystery epidemic

  1. Scientists identify what may have killed millions in mystery epidemic  CNN
  2. A New Clue to the Mystery Disease That Once Killed Most of Mexico  The Atlantic
  3. Mexico: 500 years later, scientists discover what killed the Aztecs  The Guardian
  4. Ancient Mexican Civilization Nearly Wiped Out by Something Stuck in Their Teeth, New DNA Evidence Reveals  NewsweekFull coverage

A pet translator could be available in the next 10 years

  1. A pet translator could be available in the next 10 years  KHQ Right Now
  2. Scientists Developed Animal Translator  Beacon Transcript
  3. Pet translator might enable humans to communicate with animals  ZME ScienceFull coverage

Marijuana industry gets blunt: Stop using the word 'pot'

  1. Marijuana industry gets blunt: Stop using the word 'pot'  The San Diego Union-Tribune
  2. Could legal recreational pot boost your home price?  The Mercury News
  3. Is marijuana a medical miracle? The truth is, we still don't know  The Guardian
  4. California weed researcher explains why we know so little about marijuana health claims  ConsumerAffairsFull coverage

Some Metro Vancouver residents insist on drinking 'raw water' despite health warnings

  1. Some Metro Vancouver residents insist on drinking 'raw water' despite health warnings  Globalnews.ca
  2. Is pricey 'raw water' trend all wet? CDC says drinking untreated water a health risk  Times Herald-Record
  3. Raw water? That's hard to swallow  TheSpec.comFull coverage

Raising the smoking age to 21: A breath of fresh air for NH

  1. Raising the smoking age to 21: A breath of fresh air for NH  Foster's Daily Democrat
  2. Alternative tobacco use by adolescents associated with greater odds of future cigarette smoking  News-Medical.net
  3. Doctor's Tip: Adverse health effects from smoking  Glenwood Springs Post IndependentFull coverage

American Red Cross asks for help during winter blood shortage

  1. American Red Cross asks for help during winter blood shortage  The Daily Tar Heel
  2. Red Cross: Blood donations urgently needed  Register Pajaronian
  3. Red Cross announces 'urgent request' for blood donations  NTVFull coverage

Penn study: Improvements in US mortality rate offset by obesity

  1. Penn study: Improvements in US mortality rate offset by obesity  PhillyVoice.com
  2. Improvements in mortality rates are slowed by rise in obesity in the United States  EurekAlert (press release)Full coverage

Even without nudging blood pressure up, high-salt diet hobbles the brain

  1. Even without nudging blood pressure up, high-salt diet hobbles the brain  Los Angeles Times
  2. Salt-heavy diet can starve the brain of nutrients, leading to dementia: Study  Channel NewsAsia
  3. Alzheimer's disease: Eating a high-salt diet can increase your dementia risk  Express.co.ukFull coverage

Surfers Swallowing Sea Water Could Spread Antibiotic-Resistant E. Coli

  1. Surfers Swallowing Sea Water Could Spread Antibiotic-Resistant E. Coli  Newsweek
  2. Surfers Three Times More Likely to Harbor Dangerous Bacteria  Discover Magazine (blog)
  3. Surfers 3x More Likely to Have Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria in Guts  Drug Discovery & DevelopmentFull coverage

How do I treat cold and flu symptoms?

  1. How do I treat cold and flu symptoms?  WIAT 42
  2. Fighting this year's flu season keeping doctors busy  KPAX-TV
  3. Suffering from Cold or Flu? Avoid these 5 Foods  News18Full coverage

Preterm babies likelier to have poor language skills in early childhood

  1. Preterm babies likelier to have poor language skills in early childhood  TheHealthSite
  2. How preterm birth may affect baby's language skills decoded  Business Standard
  3. Premies show poor language skills in early childhood: Study  ANI NewsFull coverage

Starting periods before age of 12 linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke

  1. Starting periods before age of 12 linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke  Medical Xpress
  2. Early menarche and menopause linked to cardiovascular disease risk – study  The Guardian
  3. Women Who Start Menstruating Or Hit Their Menopause Early Could be A Greater Risk of Heart Attack  NDTVFull coverage

75% of India's air pollution-related deaths are rural, study finds

  1. 75% of India's air pollution-related deaths are rural, study finds  Luxora Leader
  2. Kolkata's Air Is Toxic, But Where Is The Public Outrage?  Youth Ki AwaazFull coverage

Whole of Britain to be put on a diet plan come March

  1. Whole of Britain to be put on a diet plan come March  News-Medical.net
  2. WATCH: The shock number of primary school children who are overweight or obese  Spirit FM
  3. Britain will go on a diet from March: Officials to order calorie caps on supermarket ready meals and fast food chains  Daily MailFull coverage

Monday, January 15, 2018

US OKs 1st drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer

  1. US OKs 1st drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer  The Times Telegram
  2. FDA approves first treatment for breast cancer with BRCA genetic mutation  Omaha World-Herald
  3. FDA approves drug for women with breast cancer caused by BRCA, the 'Jewish gene'  San Diego Jewish Journal
  4. I was diagnosed with breast cancer. How genetic testing guided what to do next.  Genetic Literacy ProjectFull coverage

Flu virus places strain on Riverside healthcare facilities

  1. Flu virus places strain on Riverside healthcare facilities  Highlander Newspaper
  2. People Born Before 1968 More At Risk Of Deady Aussie Flu: H3N2 Virus Symptoms To Watch Out For  Tech Times
  3. Australian flu symptoms UK: What is it? Is there a vaccine for it? How do you know if you have it?  Evening Standard
  4. Schoolboy, 15, dies two days after his GP said he had 'FLU', his heartbroken parents reveal as death toll from killer ...  Daily MailFull coverage

Why the BBC and Netflix could be healthier for teens than commercial TV

  1. Why the BBC and Netflix could be healthier for teens than commercial TV  Telegraph.co.uk
  2. Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads  EurekAlert (press release)
  3. Teens Are Likely To Eat More Junk Food After Watching TV Ads  HuffPost UKFull coverage

Fast Food May Trigger Our Bodies To React The Same Way As If We Were Sick

  1. Fast Food May Trigger Our Bodies To React The Same Way As If We Were Sick  Newsweek
  2. Can a Western diet permanently alter the immune system?  Medical News Today
  3. Our Bodies Could Be Treating a Western Diet Like It Was a Dangerous Infection  ScienceAlertFull coverage

Dramatic video captures car crashing into 2nd floor dental office

  1. Dramatic video captures car crashing into 2nd floor dental office  ABC News
  2. Car hurled into upper floor of California building  BBC News
  3. Car Flies About 60 Feet Into Upper Floor of a Building in California  New York Times
  4. Santa Ana home destroyed in fire as firefighters carry woman to safety  KABC-TVFull coverage

Measles alert issued for Chicago O'Hare air travelers

  1. Measles alert issued for Chicago O'Hare air travelers  ABC News
  2. New Jersey warns airport passengers of possible measles exposure  Healio
  3. Travelers may have been exposed to measles at O'Hare last week, officials say  AOL
  4. Officials: Possible measles exposure reported at O'Hare International Airport  Chicago TribuneFull coverage

For CDC, Reducing Flu Spread Takes Priority Over Nuclear Attack Preparedness

  1. For CDC, Reducing Flu Spread Takes Priority Over Nuclear Attack Preparedness  NPR
  2. Eufaula school, health officials urge caution during flu outbreak  Dothan Eagle
  3. Flu activity surges in area  Port Huron Times Herald
  4. Cases of 'Aussie flu' rocket by 35% in a week and death toll is officially 97, figures reveal, as 15-year-old schoolboy ...  Daily MailFull coverage

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

  1. Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'  BBC News
  2. Black Death spread by human fleas and lice, research shows  CBC.ca
  3. Maybe Rats Aren't to Blame for the Black Death  National GeographicFull coverage

Could recreational pot boost your home price?

  1. Could recreational pot boost your home price?  The Mercury News
  2. 5 Things Newbies Should Know About Buying Their First (Legal) Recreational Marijuana  Civilized
  3. Colorado Cannabis Dispensary Counter: Growth From 2014 to 2018  WestwordFull coverage

Hospital blames contraceptive app for accidental pregnancies

  1. Hospital blames contraceptive app for accidental pregnancies  WPXI Pittsburgh
  2. Natural Cycles Contraceptive App Blamed For 37 Unplanned Pregnancies  International Business Times
  3. Contraceptive app under fire for causing unwanted pregnancies  EngadgetFull coverage

Scientists reportedly working on a “Pet Translator” to facilitate dogs to speak human language

  1. Scientists reportedly working on a “Pet Translator” to facilitate dogs to speak human language  The News Recorder
  2. Is communicating with pet dogs and cats really possible with Artificial Intelligence?  International Business Times, Singapore Edition
  3. Humans to understand pet language in a decade: Scientists  NewsBytesFull coverage

NHS to Offer Biological Men Cervical Cancer Smear to Avoid 'Triggering Gender Dysphoria'

  1. NHS to Offer Biological Men Cervical Cancer Smear to Avoid 'Triggering Gender Dysphoria'  Breitbart News
  2. New NHS Guidelines Invite Men Who Identify as Women to Have Cervical Exams  Christian Post
  3. Trans men not offered NHS routine screening for cancers  Evening Standard
  4. MP slams 'politically correct' trans health guidelines that put lives at risk  Express.co.ukFull coverage

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