Carrot ’s digital smoking cessation program raises $25M
The company said its new investment will fuel commercialization of its Pivot program, which consists of an app, a connected carbon monoxide breathalyzer and other resources. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 31, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Carrot raises $25m for tech-enabled smoking cessation program
Digital health company Carrot said today that it raised $25 million to commercialize its tech-enabled Pivot smoking cessation program. The round was led by Johnson & Johnson‘s (NYSE:JNJ) strategic venture capital arm, JJDC. New York Life Ventures and existing investors Khosla Ventures, Marc Benioff, founder Dr. David Utley and R7 Partners also contributed to the financing round. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Carrot raises $25m for tech-enabled smoking cessation program appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Featured mHealth (Mobile Health) Pharmaceuticals carrot johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

Carrots are the best veggies to eat for eye health
(Natural News) It’s no wonder carrots are a staple of most salads and dishes around the world, cakes included. Eating just one carrot a day can provide a person will multiple benefits, chief of which is maintaining excellent eye health. The common carrot, also known by its scientific name of Daucus carota subsp. sativus, is a member of the carotenoid family. Like... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carrot Fertility Is Making Fertility Treatment Accessible For Marginalized Groups
Carrot is part of a rising crop of fertility-focused startups driving the conversation on what a modern approach to fertility treatment should look like —and who it should include. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Macaela MacKenzie, Contributor Source Type: news

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy
No one ever had fun visiting the cardiologist. ­Regardless of how good the doc might be, it’s always a little scary thinking about the health of something as fundamental as the heart. But there are ways to take greater control—to ensure that your own heart health is the best it can be—even if you have a family history of cardiovascular disease. Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life, according to Dr. Eugenia Gianos, director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “This means you can greatly ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Lombardi and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Baby Boomer Health heart health Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Making soup without a recipe
You can create a comforting pot of soup anytime, with ingredients that you have on hand. Look for hearty vegetables that you can use to build a soup base ? an onion or leek, a couple of carrots or celery stalks, maybe a bell pepper. Then, improvise the rest. Toss in seasonal vegetables, greens and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

HabitAware, Carrot Health, Nordic Waffles take top Minnesota Cup prizes
HabitAware, a Minneapolis-based maker of an "awareness tracker" bracelet designed to help wearers break bad habits, won the grand prize at this year's Minnesota Cup. The Star Tribune reports on the winners of the annual startup competition, which were announced Monday night at the University of Minnesota. HabitAware took the top $50,000 grand prize for its bracelet, which adapts wearable technology to treat a condition called trichotillomania, which involves obsessively pulling one's own hair.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

Continuous Quality: FDA ’s Goal for the Case for Quality Program
About five years ago, when FDA started looking at the number of recalls and warning letters to medical device manufacturers, the agency realized that no matter what it seemed to do to try and make things better from a compliance perspective, those numbers weren’t changing. It determined that something different needed to be done, and so it devised the Voluntary Medical Device Manufacturing and Product Quality Pilot Program, within its Case for Quality platform. In "Using the FDA's Case for Quality to Reduce Production Inefficiencies," a presentation at the upcoming MD&M Minneapolis show, a p...
Source: MDDI - October 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: MD & M Minneapolis Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Why your workplace wellness program might change
This story is from Kaiser Health News. Workplace wellness programs that offer employees a financial carrot for undergoing health screenings, sticking to exercise regimens or improving their cholesterol levels have long been controversial. Next year, they may become even more contentious. Two recent court rulings have cast uncertainty over what is the appropriate limit for financial incentives that employers can offer workers to participate in programs that require clinical testing or disclosure of personal health data. The dollar amount is subject to debate because it raises questions about when the incentives become so h...
Source: ABC News: Health - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

French Fries Are The No. 1 Vegetable Toddlers Eat, Study Says
ARLINGTON, Va. (CBS Local) — A new study shows major gaps in food choices in youngster’s diets. More than 27 percent of young children do not consume a single discrete serving of vegetables on any given day, according to the Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study. Among the vegetables toddlers do eat — French fries are the no. 1 vegetable consumed. According to the study, after a child turns one their food choices tend to change as they eat more family foods. By age two, many children have preferences and eating habits that will last their lifetime — and that’s why health experts want parents...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat Local TV talkers Source Type: news

What Are Common Cross-reactivities with Other Allergens?
Discussion The most common allergic foods are cow’s milk (most common), egg, peanut, tree nut, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Egg, milk, soy and wheat tend to occur in young children and these are more likely to be outgrown over time. Peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and fish occur at all ages and are less likely to be outgrown. Peanut and tree nut allergies also tend to be more severe than other foods. Ninety percent of food fatalities were attributed to tree nuts and peanuts. In a study of anaphylaxis in schools, food was the most likely trigger (54%) with nuts and fruits being the most commonly identified foods. Co-f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 3, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

AHA: It Takes More Than a Bribe to Get Some People to Exercise
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Getting people to exercise isn't as easy as dangling money in front of them like a carrot in front of a hungry horse. It turns out it's better to show them the money, and then threaten to take... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is Guacamole Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Guacamole has a solid reputation as a crowdpleaser, for sports fans and health nuts alike. Even the Aztecs indulged in ahuaca-mulli, or avocado sauce. But is guacamole good for you? Here’s what the experts say. What’s in guacamole? Guacamole’s main ingredient is avocado, a creamy green fruit full of heart-healthy, easy-to-digest monounsaturated fats. It’s typically mixed with salt and lime juice. Some recipes also call for onion, cilantro, tomato, garlic and spices like cayenne pepper or cumin. “It’s easy to spice up your guacamole by adding in jalapeños, chili peppers and hot sau...
Source: TIME: Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Coconut Oil Is ‘ Pure Poison, ’ Harvard Professor Claims
GERMANY (CBS Local) – Months after a report from the American Heart Association (AHA) warned against consuming coconut oil, a Harvard professor is blasting the popular product as “pure poison.” Karin Michels, a professor at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, made the controversial remarks during a lecture that was posted on YouTube and has been viewed nearly one million times. Michels, who is also a director at the University of Freiburg, was giving a presentation entitled “Coconut Oil and Other Nutritional Errors” in German when she made the case that the dietary...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Offbeat Coconut Oil Harvard Local TV saturated fat talkers Source Type: news

Distinctly pretty and delicate, the wild carrot may be a natural treatment for cancer
(Natural News) Don’t let its tiny, delicate, white flowers lead you into underestimating the wild carrot. According to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, this plant’s oil extracts could have huge medicinal benefits, specifically, the ability to fight skin cancer. Every year, more people in the U.S. are diagnosed with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby who has 50 allergies is forced to live as prisoner in his own home
Nine-month-old Riley Kinsey, from Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, can only eat turkey, carrots, plums and sweet potatoes or his body becomes covered in hives that can cause infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compounds in 'monster' radish could help tame cardiovascular disease
Step aside carrots, onions and broccoli. The newest heart-healthy vegetable could be a gigantic, record-setting radish. In a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or "monster," radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Compounds in 'monster' radish could help tame cardiovascular disease
(American Chemical Society) Step aside carrots, onions and broccoli. The newest heart-healthy vegetable could be a gigantic, record-setting radish. In a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or 'monster,' radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. The finding could lead to the discovery of similar substances in other vegetables and perhaps lead to new drug treatments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What May Be In Your Salad Or Wrap From Here? The Cyclospora Parasite
Cyclospora cayetanensi in lettuce and carrots has affected salads sold by McDonald's as well as salads and wraps sold at Trader Joe's, Kroger, and Walgreens. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why you should pick carrots for good health
The main selling point for carrots has been how they protect eyesight. However, Kate Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, says there are many other reasons why this root vegetable should be a regular part of your diet. https://youtu.be/DozBlP5nu0s Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0:59) is in the downloads. Read the script. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Third-degree burns following contact with Giant Hogweed
Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegassianum)shutterstock.com/jps 3.5 out of 5 stars Keeping pace with the media; Giant Hogweed burns — a case series and comprehensive review. Baker BG et al. Burns 2017;43:933-938 Abstract   Earlier this month, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that an incoming student preparing for his freshman year at Virginia Tech suffered third-degree burns to his face and arm after he came into contact with a Giant Hogweed plant (Heracleum mantegassianum). “The top layer of skin on the left side of his face was basically gone and appeared to be like a really bad burn that had ...
Source: The Poison Review - July 24, 2018 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Gussow Tags: Medical burn injury dermatitis dermatology Giant hogweed Heracleum mantegassianum phytophotodermatitis skin Source Type: news

Cauliflower, Kale and Carrots May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
Eating lots of fruits and vegetables was tied to a lower risk of breast cancer, especially the most aggressive kinds. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Breast Cancer Vegetables Carrots Cauliflower Fruit Source Type: news

Study documents the remarkable antitumor activity of the wild carrot
(Natural News) The oil extracts of the wild carrot (Daucus carota) could potentially be used to treat for skin cancer, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In particular, the study looked into the wild carrot’s ability to suppress the proliferation of tumors and protect from chemically induced papillomas. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's up, doc? Carrots are one of the best foods to eat if you have heart problems
(Natural News) Say what you will about Bugs Bunny, but he was definitely right about liking carrots. While this common vegetable is known for improving eyesight, its considerable nutritional content lets it do so much more, including helping care for your heart. The health benefits of the carrot are as varied as its colorful varieties.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Hummus Actually Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Hummus, the chickpea-based dip that’s a staple in many Middle Eastern cuisines, is on the rise in the U.S. Multiple factors are fueling its growing popularity, according to the USDA: Hummus is naturally gluten-free, and Americans now have bigger appetites for healthier snacks. But how healthy is hummus? Here’s what the experts say. What is hummus made of? Traditional hummus is made from a blend of chickpeas, olive oil, tahini (sesame paste), lemon juice and spices, and this mix makes for a nutrient-dense food, says Elizabeth G. Matteo, a registered dietitian at Boston University’s Sargent Choice Nutritio...
Source: TIME: Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Hundreds Sickened From Del Monte Vegetable Trays
The outbreak was most likely caused by pre-packaged Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip, officials said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetable Trays Tainted With Cyclospora Put Seven in Hospital
TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 -- Federal, state, and local health officials are investigating a Cyclospora outbreak linked to Del Monte 6 oz and 12 oz vegetable trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip that were sold at Kwik Trip/Kwik... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

11 Best Foods For Your Immune System
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Vitamin C has a reputation for being a feel-good nutrient, so it will come as no surprise that this list is full of foods with high levels of it. In the body, vitamin C behaves as an antioxidant, which means it protects cells from free-radical damage. Consuming it also helps the body better absorb iron, which is critical for normal immune-system function. Although foods high in vitamin C won’t stop your flu symptoms, eating them regularly may help prevent...
Source: TIME: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Vegetable Trays in a Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses in Select Retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, Because of Possible Health Risk
Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. ( " Del Monte Fresh " ) announced today, the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip sold to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Del Monte was notified by state agencies of the outbreak and its potential involvement. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Del Monte Vegetable Trays Pose Potential Health Risk
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Minnesota Department of Health, and local health departments are investigating an increase ofCyclospora infections. To date, 11 ill patients in Wisconsin and three in Minnesota have reported purchasing a vegetable tray from a Wisconsin or Minnesota Kwik Trip location prior to their illness. The Del Monte vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip contained broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - June 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Carrots and bananas are some of the best raw foods to eat for a healthy mind
(Natural News) Natural is still the best. That’s the message from University of Otago researchers who found that raw fruits and vegetables may be better for mental health than their cooked, canned, and processed varieties. Dr. Tamlin Conner, psychology senior lecturer and the study’s lead author, observed that through the years, public health campaigns have concentrated... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These 5 Tips From Dietitians Will Make It Easier to Eat Healthy
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jessica Migala / Health Tags: Uncategorized Healthy Eating Nutrition onetime Source Type: news

Male vervet monkeys use punishment and coercion to de-escalate costly intergroup fights
(University of Zurich) Male vervet monkeys attack members of their own group to prevent them from escalating intergroup encounters into high-risk fights, or to de-escalate ongoing intergroup fights. In contrast, female monkeys use 'the carrot and the stick' to promote male participation in intergroup fights, anthropologists at the University of Zurich and University of Neuchatel have shown. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can carrots cause allergies?
When a person has a carrot allergy, contact with the vegetable can lead to itchiness and swelling in and around the mouth. An allergic reaction to carrots can also cause a scratchy feeling in the throat and some more severe problems. Here, learn to identify and manage a carrot allergy, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Some Great 50-Calorie Food Choices
MONDAY, May 28, 2018 -- Tired of munching on carrot and celery sticks to stay on the diet track when your stomach starts growling? There are many options for nutritious and filling foods that contain just 50 calories. And yes, you'll get the most... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Collapsed carrot? Pathetic potato? Tips to keep food fresh beyond 'best before' date
Five tricks to help perishables last longer than their recommended 'best before' date. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Peanut Butter Good For You?
Is peanut butter healthy? Nutrition experts have long debated the question, given peanut butter’s high fat content. But when its full nutritional profile is considered, to many, the answer is yes. “It really is a healthy food,” says registered dietitian Lisa Sasson, a clinical professor in the department of nutrition and food studies at New York University. “There are so many reasons to keep it in your pantry or bring it to work, if you like the taste.” One major reason is that peanut butter has “a great nutritional package” with protein, fiber and many minerals and vitamins, says...
Source: TIME: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Quick, Tasty and Healthy Spaghetti Bolognese
This is a quick and easy dish I designed for the contestants on Biggest Loser Australia. It only takes 15 minutes to make, so it’s the perfect meal to prepare during a busy week. My secret to the perfect Bolognese is to start by choosing quality ingredients. I use pasture-fed beef because I love the greater depth of flavor it gives to the overall dish. This Bolognese is also great using turkey mince for those who prefer a lighter meat. I use fresh, ripe Roma tomatoes when they are in season or alternatively, you can also use good quality organic tinned Roma tomatoes. Roma tomatoes are naturally sweeter than regular o...
Source: TIME: Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Forget Carrots, Eat Dark Chocolate Instead
Results of a small study found that consuming dark chocolate may boost the sharpness and clarity of your vision. Findings from the small, randomized trial were published in JAMA Ophthalmology yesterday. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

The Commissioner: Leading health systems get the stick, not carrots
What NHS England isn’t telling you, and more indispensable insight for commissioners. This week by HSJ commissioning correspondent Sharon Brennan. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

6 ‘Healthy’ Snacks a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Maintaining Independence with Vision Rehabilitation
Treatment TermsLow vision rehabilitation Author Erin Hull Overview Verdina Gillette-Simms was only 18 when she was diagnosed with glaucoma. Over time, the elevated eye pressure associated with the disease damaged her optic nerve and left her struggling to see clearly. Now 56, Gillette-Simms considers herself fortunate. She's been able to maintain her independence thanks to the low-vision tools and techniques she learned at the Duke Eye Center's low-vision rehabilitation program. Preview Image Content Blocks Header Living with Glaucoma Content" Every day is a different day, " said Gillette-Simms...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: efh7 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Carrot signs with RedBrick Health, and more digital health deals
Redwood, California-based Carrot, a digital health company that offers smartphone-paired smoking cessation device, has signed an agreement with Minneapolis-based RedBrick Health. The partnership will allow a portion of RedBrick ’s clients early access to Carrot’s platform, and will give RedBrick category exclusivity to market the platform through 2018. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Wholesome Carrot, Apple and Oatmeal Muffins
If you crave a quick and healthy breakfast or snack on the run, then these wholesome muffins hit the spot in every way. They are packed with fiber and quality ingredients and are the perfect portable meal if you need some quick nourishment. I love to make them when I know I’ve got a busy week in front of me. They last for about five days when stored in the fridge, and marry perfectly with an almond milk latte. The addition of a generous amount of grated carrot and apple helps to keep them delicate and moist, while the walnuts add a crunch and a boost of omega-3s. You don’t need to fuss when making these muffin...
Source: TIME: Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news

What to Do When Anxiety Is Driving You to Overeat
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Gardner / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Britons in favour of editing genes to correct inherited diseases
But designer babies, micro-pigs and fluorescent carrots get the thumbs-down, Royal Society survey findsBritons are broadly in favour of rewriting the genetic code of human embryos to prevent children from inheriting devastating diseases – but draw the line at designer babies and creating “cosmetic” organisms such as micro-pigs, fluorescent fish and perfect carrots.The views were revealed in one of the first major surveys of public opinion on a new generation of genetic technologies that have given scientists the power to alter the DNA of living organisms with unprecedented ease and precision.Continue read...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Genetics Biology Royal Society Source Type: news

Will a Digital Carrot and Stick Improve Outcomes in HFrEF? Will a Digital Carrot and Stick Improve Outcomes in HFrEF?
Dr Ileana Pi ñ a discusses CONNECT-HF with investigator Dr Adam DeVore. This novel trial uses mobile apps to reward or punish heart failure patients for good or poor adherence to treatment regimens.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Grass-Fed Beef Bourguignon With Cauliflower Mash
This recipe is rich with goodness and flavor — and is comfort food at its best. The ingredients are simple: Quality grass-fed beef is married together with vegetables and a few glasses of full-bodied red wine. I’ve used carrot puree to thicken the Bourguignon sauce towards the end of cooking, which is a lovely way of thickening sauces without using refined white flours. Don’t overcook your cauliflower. Make sure to chop the ingredients finely before cooking and keep an eye on the cooking time. Blend it when hot, which will result in a creamy, white mash that tastes wonderful. This recipe is from my cookbo...
Source: TIME: Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking diet Food healthytime weekend recipe Source Type: news