Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated, FDA says
The FDA is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating one orange a day could prevent a common cause of blindness
Researchers from the University of Sydney found that snacking on the popular citrus fruit reduces people's risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, which affects central vision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: What can we all learn from the Thai coach lost in a cave?
While he ’s faced harsh criticism from some for leading the boys into the cave, to many Thais Ekapol Chanthawong, the 25-year-old coach of the Wild Boars team, is no less a hero than the rescuers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Urgent warning issued over Kellogg's Honey Smacks
The agency said an outbreak in Kellogg's Honey Smacks had infected at least 100 people in 33 states. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Indivior wins preliminary injunction against generic rival
A U.S. court has granted Indivior a preliminary injunction blocking India's Dr. Reddy's Laboratories from selling cut-price versions of the British drugmaker's best-selling opioid addiction treatment in the United States, Indivior said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Are you eating too much avocado? Probably!
Avocados are packed with fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and healthy fat that helps to lower your bad cholesterol levels. But one avocado is 300 calories, and you can get the benefits with much less. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Medicines Due to Impurity FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Medicines Due to Impurity
Three companies are recalling several drug products containing valsartan due to the presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine, which is classified as a probable human carcinogen.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Plea for patient who died after drinking floor fluid
THE family of a stroke patient who died after being given cleaning fluid to drink in a hospital have launched a campaign to pay for legal representation at her inquest. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Carotid angioplasty and stenting
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Carpal tunnel syndrome & mdash; results of surgery
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Carpal tunnel symptoms & mdash; nonsurgical treatment
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scrips fall as Fortis-IHH deal spooks healthcare sector
After the completion of the deal, the IHH-Fortis group of hospitals will be among the biggest in the country, competing directly with some of the large listed hospital chains. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Confident of mitigating Fortis risk: Tan See Leng, CEO, IHH
We will also bring in our global corporate governance practice standards. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: CDC issues urgent warning about salmonella in cereal brand
The agency said an outbreak in Kellogg's Honey Smacks had infected at least 100 people in 33 states. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

In Ireland, Drought And A Drone Revealed The Outline Of An Ancient Henge
As crops get thirsty in Ireland, some plants are faring better than others. Aerial photos show a pattern in crop growth near Newgrange, believed to be the footprint of a previously unknown henge.(Image credit: Anthony Murphy/Mythical Ireland) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Camila Domonoske Source Type: news

Girl with 3-D hand nearing goal of throwing out the first pitch at all 30 MLB parks
A little girl with a 3-D hand continues her first-pitch tour, throwing out the first ball at Fenway Park. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Britain's Indivior wins preliminary injunction against generic rival
A U.S. court has granted Indivior a preliminary injunction blocking India's Dr. Reddy's Laboratories from selling cut-price versions of the British drugmaker's best-selling opioid addiction treatment in the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson still battling thousands of cases involving its baby powder
Some women claim the company's talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer risk from using talc, women warned
WOMEN should avoid using talcum powder because of the increased risk of ovarian cancer, a UK charity has warned. The advice comes after a US court ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson& Johnson to pay damages of £3.6billion to a group of 22 women who blame the company for their condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Website promotes tackling insomnia without use of medication
A website created by a Nova Scotia pharmacist aims to help Canadians wean themselves off sleeping pills by teaching them how to treat insomnia without drugs. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a bounding pulse?
A bounding pulse is when a person can feel their heart beating strongly. They may feel the pulse in their chest, neck, or wrists. This is often caused by anxiety or panic attacks, though in some cases it can signal another medical condition. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for a bounding pulse here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

UK police say bottle was source of pair's Novichok poisoning
British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people with a military grade nerve agent say a small bottle found in the home of one of the victims tested positive for Novichok, a lethal substance produced in the Soviet Union during the Cold War (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

FDA joins 22 countries' recall of common heart drug
A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday, a week after 22 other countries recalled it because the drug contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virginia teen suffers third-degree burns after touching toxic plant
Alex Childress, who is gardening for his summer job in Virginia, saw a weed on Tuesday that looked like it should be pulled out. It turned out to be hogweed, which can cause blindness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ticks that carry Lyme disease are spreading fast
"Tick populations have exploded ​," researchers say – even in counties where they were never seen before (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-three, 35, dies days after giving birth to her son due to a pregnancy-related infection
Lindsay Crosby, of Simsbury, Connecticut, had her son, Nolan, on June 24. Eight days later, she fell ill and was taken to hospital, where she was diagnosed with group A Steptococcus and sepsis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Enzalutamide for Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer FDA Approves Enzalutamide for Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer
The oral therapy becomes the second androgen receptor-targeting therapy to be approved for use in this earlier disease setting.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of stage 4 breast cancer?
When breast cancer reaches stage 4, it will have spread from the breast to other parts of the body. Cancer cells in new parts of the body can cause a wide variety of symptoms. Here, we explain the symptoms that occur when breast cancer spreads to the bones, liver, or brain. We also cover other symptoms and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

What The Diet Of A 5,300-Year-Old 'Iceman' Says About Ancient Europeans
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Frank Maixner about how scientists uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps. The stomach contents of the man show what ancient Europeans ate. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism
Though the disease was eradicated decades ago, national security experts fear that stocks of the virus in labs could be released as a bioweapon. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Biological and Chemical Warfare Viruses Terrorism Food and Drug Administration Smallpox Source Type: news

FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack
US regulators approve 1st treatment for smallpox in case the long-gone disease is used in terror attack (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Too Few Kids Screened For Developmental Delays
Fewer than one-third of U.S. children under 3 years old receive recommended screening for developmental problems, researchers at John Hopkins University report. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Practice-Hospital Consolidation Increasing for Many Specialties Practice-Hospital Consolidation Increasing for Many Specialties
The level of integration of certain kinds of primary care practices into hospitals and health systems more than doubled in recent years, with steeper increases seen in oncology and cardiology.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Dementia - the best exercises to reduce Alzheimer’s symptoms revealed
DEMENTIA risk could be reduced by making changes to your diet or exercise plan. These are the best exercises to reduce the symptoms of Alzheimer ’s disease, according to charity the Alzheimer’s Society. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Within opioid abuse epidemic, infectious disease epidemic emerges
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is a new epidemic of hepatitis C, HIV, and other infections within the opioid abuse epidemic, according to participants in a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine workshop. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of chronic prostatitis
Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate that can cause pain, sexual dysfunction, and urination issues. Chronic prostatitis might last for more than 3 months. Possible causes include bacterial infections and damage to the nerves or muscles in the pelvic area. Treatment often involves antibiotics. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Workers Can Become Dangerously Overheated at Temps Below Official Limits Workers Can Become Dangerously Overheated at Temps Below Official Limits
Employers and workers need to be aware that heat stress can happen well before temperatures reach official limits for workplace safety, researchers caution.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Chile Fisherman Race to Recapture Escaped Salmon That Could Pose Risk Chile Fisherman Race to Recapture Escaped Salmon That Could Pose Risk
Chilean fishermen were working Thursday to recover hundreds of thousands of salmon that escaped from a fish farm as environmentalists warned of possible risks if they are eaten by humans, the government said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Jury Orders J & J to Pay $550 Mln in Missouri Asbestos Cancer Case Jury Orders J & J to Pay $550 Mln in Missouri Asbestos Cancer Case
A Missouri jury on Thursday found Johnson& Johnson liable in a lawsuit filed by 22 women who alleged the company's talc-based products, including J&J Baby Powder, contain asbestos and caused them ovarian cancer, and ordered the company to pay $550 million in compensatory damages.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

J & J vows to overturn $4.7 billion talc verdict but experts see hurdles
Johnson& Johnson has vowed to appeal a $4.7 billion verdict awarded to 22 women who claim asbestos-contaminated talc in the company's products gave them ovarian cancer by arguing the plaintiffs' science was flawed and the case should not have been heard in Missouri. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Recommended Drugs for Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy Show Similar Efficacy, Safety Recommended Drugs for Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy Show Similar Efficacy, Safety
Nifedipine, hydralazine and labetalol have similar efficacy and negligible differences in their safety profile, and are likely comparable for treating severe hypertension in pregnancy, according to a recent network meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Jury Awards $4.7 Billion To Women In Talcum Powder Lawsuit
(CNN) — After 8 hours of deliberations Thursday, a St. Louis jury awarded $4.69 billion to 22 women who sued pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson alleging their ovarian cancer was caused by using its powder as a part of their daily feminine hygiene routine. The jury award includes $550 million in compensatory damages and $4.14 billion in punitive damages. It’s the largest verdict against the company that has sold Baby Powder and Shower to Shower brand talcum powder for decades. The jurors sat through weeks of testimony listening to experts who explained the complicated science, workers at Johnson & Jo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Johnson & Johnson Local TV Source Type: news

Reducing drug possession penalties may have impact on health inequalities
(Reuters Health) - Changing the criminal penalties for drug possession could reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system and indirectly reduce health disparities as well, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sexual Harassment by Patients: How Doctors Handle It Sexual Harassment by Patients: How Doctors Handle It
Physicians report that many patients make sexual advances. Some are easy to manage effectively; others, not so much. Here's what to do in that situation.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

New York health officials say recreational marijuana should be LEGAL
The report commissioned by Andrew Cuomo found the drug does induce laziness, may damage the lungs and may exacerbate mental illnesses, but that the benefits outweigh the harms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald ’s Salads May Be Causing Parasite Outbreak in Some States
(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from a parasite that causes intestinal illness. The Illinois Department of Public Health said in a news release Thursday that it has received confirmation of about 90 cases of cyclosporiasis, which is caused by the Cyclospora parasite. The Iowa Department of Public Health, in its own release, said it has identified 15 cases linked to the same illness and parasite. Both departments say there appears to be a link to consumption of McDonald’s salads. The departments say McDonald’s is also investi...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news

CDC Launches New ME/CFS Guidance for Clinicians CDC Launches New ME/CFS Guidance for Clinicians
New web content addresses diagnosis, management, and additional clinical considerations for managing patients with mylagic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Signs you need more ‘sunshine’ vitamin as heatwave continues
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include back pain, tiredness and muscle weakness. These are the warning symptoms that you need more ‘sunshine’ vitamin, as the Met Office forecasts the UK to bask in more hot weather this weekend. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news