Fauci Warns Coronavirus Could Disrupt Life Well Into New Year
China has been using its prospects for developing a vaccine as a diplomatic carrot. The pandemic has exacerbated the worldwide threat of hunger and malnutrition. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

HSJ Weekly Catch-up: Carrots, sticks and superspreaders
Your essential update on health for the week. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 28, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Carrot Fertility secures $24M Series B, launches virtual options
The fertility employee benefits provider is bringing fertility care into the home, so people can begin family planning sooner rather than later. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Carrot Fertility secures $24M Series B, launches virtual options
San Francisco fertility benefits provider Carrot Fertility has secured a $24 million Series B financing round and launched a virtual pharmacy with a money-back guarantee. The company will use the new capital, announced Tuesday and led by U.S. Venture Partners, in part to hire software engineers in the U.S. and internationally. The company, which employees more 50 people, currently has a dozen openings. Since Covid, a lot has changed at Carrot. The startup launche d a new virtual health pharmacy,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 18, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Carrots, sticks, and insurgent targeting of civilians - Asal V, Phillips BJ, Rethemeyer RK, Simonelli C, Young JK.
How do conciliatory and coercive counterinsurgency tactics affect militant group violence against civilians? Scholars of civil war increasingly seek to understand intentional civilian targeting, often referred to as terrorism. Extant research emphasizes gr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

AI goes underground: root crop growth predicted with drone imagery
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) Root crops like cassava, carrots and potatoes are notoriously good at hiding disease, or deficiencies which might affect their growth. While leaves may look green and healthy, farmers can face nasty surprises when they go to harvest their crop. New research using machine learning and to help predict root growth and health with aboveground imagery was published June 14 in Plant Methods. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Carrot cake
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carrot soup
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Cooking More at Home? Diverse Food Cultures Can Expand Heart-Healthy Menu
WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- For many in the United States, dinner means a large portion of meat and two sides, usually a starch and a vegetable. Think steak, potatoes and peas, or chicken, carrots and rice. " That's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Llama antibodies could help fight coronavirus, study finds
Researchers hope llama antibodies could help protect humans who have not been infectedCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesThe solution to the coronavirus may have been staring us in the face this whole time, lazily chewing on a carrot. All we need, it seems, is llamas.A study published last week in the journalCell found that antibodies in llamas ’ blood could offer a defense against the coronavirus. In addition to larger antibodies like ours, llamas have small ones that can sneak into spaces on viral proteins that are too tiny for human antibodies, helping them to fend off th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Matthew Cantor in Oakland Tags: Animals Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science US news Belgium Source Type: news

How I Protect My Employees With Bone Broth
Brewing a batch of my immune enhancing broth. Every other Friday, I have a catered lunch delivered to the office… As you might imagine, it’s a Paleo menu. But the favorite part of this tradition isn’t the food… it’s the bottles of bone broth I pass out afterward. I created my own “Immune System Enhancing Broth,” and the entire stock disappears within minutes. Today, I’ll share the recipe so you can make it at home. And I’ll show you just how powerful this ancient brew really is… There’s a reason humans have been harvesting bone marrow for thous...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 8, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Nutrition Source Type: news

27,525 pounds of carrots a day: How L.A. schools are feeding the masses
Coronavirus: While food banks struggle, L.A.'s schools are feeding the hungry (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume Source Type: news

Standing Too Close. Not Covering Coughs. If Someone Is Violating Social Distancing Rules, What Do You Do?
Deciding when to comment on someone’s behavior in society’s shared spaces has always been complicated. If someone doesn’t pick up after their dog, do you point it out? If someone cuts you off on the highway, do you yell out your window? What about that smoker on the corner—do you tell them cigarettes are bad for you? What if the smoker is a pregnant woman? The line between righteous and self-righteous is hard to discern in the best of times, and now there’s a pandemic. New rules about physical distancing and personal hygiene mean new questions about what to do when someone isn’t followin...
Source: TIME: Health - April 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katy Steinmetz Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news

The power of food cures: Study shows foods like carrots, grapes and oranges have CANCER-FIGHTING properties
(Natural News) Carrots, grapes and oranges may contain the same anti-carcinogenic compounds found in synthetic drugs, according to a recent study published in Scientific Reports. Researchers from Imperial College London said they found evidence to suggest that fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants may help inhibit the growth of cancerous cells and tumors. Fruits and vegetables as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tax rule for industry rewards carbon capture
(American Chemical Society) When it comes to encouraging manufacturers to reduce their carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a carrot might be more effective than a stick. That's the approach taken by a recent US tax code rule that offers credits to companies that capture and then store or use CO2. The rule will likely spur innovations in carbon capture technology, according to an article in Chemical& Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society.   (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Employer-sponsored fertility benefits aren't just for tech workers anymore
From tech offices in Silicon Valley to factory floors in rural Pennsylvania, Tammy Sun has pitched the spectrum of employers on how they can provide fertility benefits to their workers without breaking the bank. With her company, Carrot Fertility, employees can access fertility services such as in-vitro fertilization, egg freezing, adoption and surrogacy at a reduced cost. Users get debit cards loaded by their employers with cash that can be used for Carrot-approved fertility services. “The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Employer-sponsored fertility benefits aren't just for tech workers anymore
From tech offices in Silicon Valley to factory floors in rural Pennsylvania, Tammy Sun has pitched the spectrum of employers on how they can provide fertility benefits to their workers without breaking the bank. With her company, Carrot Fertility, employees can access fertility services such as in-vitro fertilization, egg freezing, adoption and surrogacy at a reduced cost. Users get debit cards loaded by their employers with cash that can be used for Carrot-approved fertility services. “The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Amazing study reveals bees can connect symbols to numbers: Insects COMPUTE
(Natural News) Research has established that bees understand the concept of zero and are capable of doing basic math. Now, a recent research conducted by scientists from the RMIT University in Australia suggests that bees are also capable of being trained to connect symbols to numbers in order to receive food. This experiment used a carrot and stick reward... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carlos Ghosn, Now a Fugitive, Was an Electric-Car Visionary
One of the more riveting news stories this past week was former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn leaving Japan and flying to Lebanon. Ghosn has been charged with financial misconduct and was due to face a trial in April; apparently, he’s jumped his bail. Before Ghosn’s fall from grace, he was viewed in many circles as a key force for good in the efforts to mitigate climate change. How Ghosn helped kickstart the EV revolution He was one of the earliest auto-industry executives to advocate for electric vehicles. Indeed, a significant driver behind Ghosn’s push to partner up Nissan, a Japanese manufacturer over ...
Source: TIME: Science - January 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Elijah Wolfson Tags: Uncategorized climate change electric vehicles newsletter Source Type: news

Thyroid issues? Try this fiber-rich carrot, ginger and pear soup to boost your gut health
(Natural News) The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located low on the front of your neck. This gland is mainly responsible for the body’s metabolism. If it is not working properly, people can experience symptoms that range from chronic fatigue to constipation and depression. Today, nearly 25 million Americans suffer from a thyroid problem.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delhi ’s Air Pollution Is So Bad That It Is An Emergency
A government official recommended eating carrots. Carrots may be good but they're not going to help in this case. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Don't Be Fooled By Foods That Sound Healthy But Aren't
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 -- You probably already realize that adding zucchini or carrots to a cake won't magically make it low calorie or healthy. But you might not realize that there are many foods that sound healthy but really aren't. It might... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

95% Of Baby Foods Tested Contain Lead, Arsenic, Or Other Toxic Metal
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby’s brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday. Tests of 168 baby foods from major manufacturers in the US found 95% contained lead, 73% contained arsenic, 75% contained cadmium and 32% contained mercury. One fourth of the foods contained all four heavy metals. One in five baby foods tested had over 10 times the 1-ppb limit of lead endorsed by public health advocates, although experts agree that no level of lead is safe. The results mimicked a previous&nb...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Featured Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Source Type: news

Can green tea and carrots restore working memory in dementia patients?
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Southern California found a promising way to restore working memory in people with dementia. In their study, which was published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, they found that compounds in green tea and carrots might reverse Alzheimer’s-like symptoms. For the study, the researchers examined the effect of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Veggies' Popularity Is All in the Name
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 -- How do you make healthy food more popular? Start by giving it a yummy-sounding name, researchers say. People are much more likely to choose good-for-you foods like broccoli or carrots if labeled with names that emphasize... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Children choosing super veg such as kale and celeriac
Young children are more likely to eat vegetables according to a new survey, especially brightly coloured vegetables such as carrots, peas, sweetcorn and broccoli according to research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Symposium Featured Pediatric Device Awards, Discussed Clinical Trial Possibilities
Six of the finalists competing in the “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” program by Children’s National Hospital and the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) were selected as winners during the 7th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium. Each company earned a $25,000 award and the opportunity to participate in NCC-PDI’s recently launched “Pediatric Device Innovator Accelerator Program” led by MedTech Innovator. In addition to celebrating pediatric device innovation, the ...
Source: MDDI - September 26, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Design Source Type: news

Try Roasted Root Vegetables for a Tasty Fall Dinner
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25, 2019 -- Want to warm up as the temperature cools down and get in more nutrients, too? Roasted vegetables are a delicious way to do both. Starchier root veggies, like carrots, parsnips and potatoes, lend themselves to roasting... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Wife of top TV chef Giancarlo Caldesi reversed his type 2 diabetes with delicious low-carb recipes
Lunch at Katie Caldesi's house is a glorious affair. The squares of beef cottage pie, studded with diced swede, turnip and carrot, are topped not with traditional mashed potato but with nutty celeriac. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS England sets out PCN carrots and sticks
NHS England has written to its primary care leads and to CCGs with an update on primary care networks. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Carrot's smoking cessation program helped 32% of study participants quit, reduced others' daily use
Carrot's Pivot program consists of an app, an FDA-cleared carbon monoxide breathalyzer, human coaching and pharmacotherapy encouragement. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

9 Healthy reasons to make cabbage juice
(Natural News) Vegetable juice is not an uncommon thing. Carrots, cucumbers, broccoli, and celery are just a few of the many vegetables that are used to make potent health drinks. But recently, another leafy green has made it to the list of juice-worthy vegetables, and this time, it’s a rather unusual one: cabbage. While it doesn’t sound... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Doctors break down old wives' tales
They say carrots help you see in the dark, chicken soup cures colds and chocolate causes spots. Two UK-based GPs discuss just how true the most popular old wives' tales are. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You don't need an outdoor garden for these 6 vegetables
(Natural News) If you want to start a home garden but you live in an apartment – don’t despair. By being creative and resourceful, you can grow nutrient-rich veggies like carrots and kale indoors. Keep these tips in mind before you start planting your vegetables. (h/t to UKSurvivalGuides.com) Use the right pots. To grow well, indoor plants need well-draining... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health benefits of purple carrots
(Natural News) Carrots are rich in vitamin A that can boost your eye health. But did you know that purple carrots contain potent antioxidants that can help minimize inflammation? Surprisingly, ancient carrots were originally purple or white. It is believed that orange carrots originated from a new breed of yellow carrots that developed due to a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating for your eyes: Carrots deliver nutrients that preserve vision
(Natural News) Carrots are considered as superfoods for a reason: They’re delicious, full of nutrients, and rich in vitamin A. But can eating carrots really help improve eye health? The amazing nutrient profile of carrots Carrots are versatile root vegetables that can be consumed raw, cooked, or juiced. They can also be used to make various dishes like salads,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DaVita, Fresenius slide on Trump threat to overhaul dialysis market
Shares of dialysis providers DaVita Healthcare (NYSE:DVA) and Fresenius (NYSE:FMS) took a hit today after a report surfaced that the Trump administration is readying an overhaul of the kidney treatment market. The president plans to issue an executive order tomorrow that would seek to incentivize kidney transplants and home hemodialysis in a bid to lower the federal government’s annual $100 billion kidney care tab, Politico reported, citing “two individuals with knowledge of the announcement.” The strategy involves new payment models from the U.S. Health & Human Services Dept. designed to move pa...
Source: Mass Device - July 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Dialysis Featured Wall Street Beat DaVita Inc. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS) Fresenius Source Type: news

Oranges, grapes and carrots contain cancer-fighting compounds
Imperial College London experts found that out of 7,900 molecules found in fruits and vegetables, 110 have the potential to battle tumours - based on their likeness to compounds found in existing drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Barley risotto with asparagus
This is a great side dish and best with seasonable vegetables. Try summer squash, butternut squash, carrots or peppers. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network -- just in time for you to try over the weekend. You also can [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 27, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A Tasty Way to Enjoy More Carrots
WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 -- Carrot sticks are fine for a snack, but that's far from the only way to get these tasty veggies into your diet. Carrots are naturally high in beta carotene, and they're great for liver and skin health. These sweet root... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 26, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Canadian wellness incentive app Carrot Rewards shuts its doors
The service's million-plus registered users will retain any reward points processed prior to the shutdown. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Even foods in the same 'pyramid' group affect gut bacteria differently
A new study from the University of Minnesota has found that spinach and carrots have different effect on the gut microbiome, despite both being vegetables with similar nutrients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby minted carrots
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not just carrots: Study shows that bog bilberry can protect your eyes against blue light emitted by electronic devices
(Natural News) Blue light is the light emitted from cell phones and other gadgets. It can cause lasting damage to your eyes and may even lead to blindness. To protect the eyes from this harmful light, researchers from Kyung Hee University in South Korea suggest taking bog bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum). They found that bog bilberry... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Sugar Make Kids Hyper? That ’ s Largely A Myth
(CNN) — Does sugar make kids hyper? Maybe. “If you look at the peer-reviewed evidence, we cannot say sugar absolutely makes kids hyper; however, you can’t discount that sugar may have a slight effect” on behavior, said Kristi L. King, senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In the mid-1990s, a meta-analysis reviewed 16 studies on sugar’s effects in children. The research, published in the medical journal JAMA, concluded that sugar does not affect behavior or cognitive performance in children. “However, a sm...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: News Health CNN Sugar Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does celery juice have health benefits?
Celery is a member of the carrot family. It contains lots of essential nutrients, and many people believe that it has a range of health benefits. Find out whether drinking celery juice can aid health and about its potential side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

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Not all carrot germplasm is the same -- in terms of salinity tolerance
(American Society for Horticultural Science) A study out of The USDA Agricultural Research Service at the University of Wisconsin has evaluated the response of diverse carrot germplasm to salinity stress, identified salt-tolerant carrot germplasm that may be used by breeders, and defined appropriate screening criteria for assessing salt tolerance in germinating carrot seed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 26, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Five of the best β€˜Healthy’ chips
One option is Mash Direct's Carrot and Parsnip fries. A portion is one of your five-a-day. Parsnips and carrots have a high sugar content, but this is outweighed by their nutritional benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news