Ask Well: Is There Such a Thing as ‘ Traveler ’ s Constipation ’ ?
Traveler ’ s constipation is probably real. And the scientific evidence behind it is fascinating. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICHARD KLASCO, M.D. Tags: Constipation Travel and Vacations Bowels Source Type: news

Chocolate milk boosts exercise recovery MORE THAN sports drinks, study finds
Researchers from  Shahid Sadoughi University in Yazd, Iran, found that the popular milkshake allows athletes to intensely exercise for around six minutes longer than sports drink without tiring. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS posters remind surgeons to check they have the right patient
This comes after the  Oxford University John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals had four mishaps in May and June. One incident saw surgeons inserting an endoscopy into the wrong patient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jury slams J & J with almost $4.7B tab in talcum powder suit
22 women and their families claimed asbestos in company's talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer; J&J will appeal (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two NHS hospitals have put up posters reminding   surgeons to check they have the right patient
This comes after the  Oxford University John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals had four mishaps in May and June. One incident saw surgeons inserting an endoscopy into the wrong patient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case
It is the largest payout over allegations that Johnson & Johnson's talc-based products cause cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Bra whisperer' reveals how exercising without a sports bra can cause serious damage to your breasts
Australia's fitting expert Esther Labi revealed how working out  without a fitness bra can lead to pain and strain under the breasts, sagging and stretchmarks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Follow this overseas diet to naturally lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, doesn ’t always have noticeable symptoms - for this reason many people with the condition won’t know they have it. But if it’s left untreated more serious health problems can follow, such as cardiovascular disease. Natural remedies are becoming more popular, and one way to lower your reading is to f ollow a popular overseas diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Pimple Popper unveils new 'pus-shooting' board game for children
Dr Sandra Lee, 47,   has made a name for herself with her pimple-popping videos. Now, the California-based dermatologist has launched a new board game. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer: Could your height increase your risk? Watch out for these symptoms
PROSTATE cancer symptoms usually don ’t become obvious until the cancer has grown large enough to put pressure on the urethra. Many men won’t show signs at all. For this reason it’s important to recognise the risk factors. Can your height increase your chance of developing the disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: OCD: Why living in a sunless region can increase symptoms
Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms are influenced by where a person lives and how much access they have to sunlight. Researchers explain why this may be. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes clammy skin?
Clammy skin is a widespread occurrence, particularly in people who sweat a lot. Clammy skin may occur periodically if a person is too warm, but someone with frequently clammy skin may have an underlying medical condition. In this article, learn about the causes of clammy skin, as well as the treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Peter Baldwin: Type 1 diabetes test backed after boy's death
Beth Baldwin campaigned for change after her son Peter died from Type 1 diabetes complications aged 13. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beyond LVO Strokes: Distal Occlusion Thrombectomy Beyond LVO Strokes: Distal Occlusion Thrombectomy
Can distal intracranial occlusions be treated safely and successfully with endovascular therapy?Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks in Chronic Migraine With MOH Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks in Chronic Migraine With MOH
This fMRI study examined how a series of sphenopalatine ganglion blockade treatments might modulate functional connectivity between brain networks in chronic migraine with medication overuse headache.Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Treating Gliomas Via Preoperative nTMS and Tractography Treating Gliomas Via Preoperative nTMS and Tractography
The authors present a novel multimodal approach to awake surgery for language-eloquent gliomas using preoperative nTMS and nTMS-based diffusion tensor imaging fiber tracking.Neurosurgical Focus (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

The Global Burden of Headache The Global Burden of Headache
This article summarizes recent studies of headache prevalence and societal burdens worldwide. What challenges remain for better diagnosis and cost-effective, equitable treatment of headache disorders?Seminars in Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Comprehensive Interventions for Reducing Cannabis Use Comprehensive Interventions for Reducing Cannabis Use
This article provides an overview of current psychosocial, pharmacological and risk reduction recommendations.Current Opinion in Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Policies in US Colleges, Universities Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Policies in US Colleges, Universities
How prevalent are smoke-free policies at U.S. colleges and universities?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Geriatric Assessment: An Office-Based Approach Geriatric Assessment: An Office-Based Approach
What should be covered in a comprehensive geriatric assessment, and how is it best accomplished in a family practice office setting?American Family Physician (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

A 62-Year-Old Man Who Demands Testing: USMLE Question A 62-Year-Old Man Who Demands Testing: USMLE Question
A 62-year-old man who has no acute complaints demands testing for multiple myeloma, due to his father's death. What do his test results show?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

'It keeps us safe': An NYC bathroom set up to stem overdoses
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Illinois, Iowa officials look into rise in parasitic illness
Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from a parasite that causes intestinal illness (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘Do Not Eat this Cereal.’ CDC Says Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
(ATLANTA) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states. The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, “Do not eat this cereal.” The agency says it found salmonella in samples of Honey Smacks, which has been subject to a voluntary recall by Kellogg since mid-June. It says that regardless of expiration date, the cereal should be thrown away or returned to a retailer for a refund. OUTBREAK Update: 100 Salmonella infections in 33 states linked to Kell...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime overnight public health Source Type: news

Did Flawed Data Lead Track Astray on Testosterone in Women?
A new challenge has emerged to the I.A.A.F. rules that could require some runners to undergo medical treatment to lower their hormone levels. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JER É LONGMAN Tags: Testosterone Athletics and Sports Women and Girls Track and Field Hormones British Journal of Sports Medicine International Assn of Athletics Federations Court of Arbitration for Sport Chand, Dutee Pielke, Roger Jr Semenya, Caster Source Type: news

More than 100 ill from parasite possibly linked to McDonald's salads
The Illinois and Iowa health departments are investigating outbreaks of a parasite that causes intestinal illness and might be linked to McDonald's salads, both states said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says apopular Kellogg's cereal has been linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has infected at least 100 people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Oregon's medical marijuana program admits to problems
The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable black market (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Salmonella cases linked to recalled Honey Smacks cereal reach 100
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 27 more people have gotten sick in a multistate outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. This brings the total number of illnesses to 100 people since March, although the outbreak was not announced until June. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fentanyl-related deaths double in six months; US government takes some action
A new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the number of overdose deaths involving the potent narcotic fentanyl and variations of the drug nearly doubled between the last half of 2016 and the first half of 2017. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug shortages prompt FDA task force
The US Food and Drug Administration is forming a Drug Shortages Task Force to look into the country's persistent drug shortages and find long-term solutions, according to a statement Thursday ⁠ from the agency's commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug shortages prompt FDA to form task force
The US Food and Drug Administration is forming a Drug Shortages Task Force to look into the country's persistent drug shortages and find long-term solutions, according to a statement Thursday ⁠ from the agency's commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fortis will grow stronger under IHH ownership: Singh brothers
Munjals-Burmans combine which did not participate in the fresh round of bidding, also hoped that the Malaysian chain will bring its global capabilities to India, and take Fortis to new heights. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acetyl-L-carnitine: Can it relieve MS fatigue?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yeast infection in men: How can I tell if I have one?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early hepatitis C infection: How often does it become chronic?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slide show: Sun damage
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Allergy tests
What happens in an allergy test? It's the same for kids and adults. Watch this video and find out. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaysia ’s IHH trumps Manipal to win Fortis Healthcare bid at Rs 170/share
Cash-strapped Fortis said IHH will invest Rs 40 billion ($584.11 million) at Rs 170 per share in the company that operates about 30 private hospitals in India. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaysia ’s IHH trumps Manipal to win Fortis bid at Rs 170/share, to launch open offer
Cash-strapped Fortis said IHH will invest Rs 40 billion ($584.11 million) at Rs 170 per share in the company that operates about 30 private hospitals in India. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: Wait for therapy added to teen's anxiety
Naomi Lea was 15 when she needed help to cope with panic attacks and self harm but there was a long wait. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: Wait for therapy added to teen's anxiety
"Massive" pressure on mental health services for young people is put down to over-referral by schools. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smokers up to 45% more likely to suffer from irregular heart beats
Researchers from  Imperial College London found that for every 10 cigarettes smoked a day, the risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation, which is a cause of stroke, increases by 14 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iceman's last meal was high-fat, high-calorie feast
Mountain goat, red deer, cereal grains and a toxic fern: What our ancestors ate 5,000 years ago. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Eating four gummy bears could help you maintain blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 1 sufferers sometimes need to maintain their blood sugar levels to avoid health problems. A slight fall in these levels is concerning but not life threatening, whereas an extreme reduction could be life threatening. Try eating this to maintain blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jury orders J & J to pay $4.7 billion in Missouri asbestos cancer case
A Missouri jury on Thursday ordered Johnson& Johnson to pay a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who alleged the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Iowa, Illinois investigating infections linked to McDonald's salad
The Iowa and Illinois health departments said on Thursday that they were investigating a rise in cyclospora infections linked to salads at McDonald Corp's restaurants. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news