Study: Most Yogurts On Store Shelves Packed With Sugar
BOSTON (CBS) – Yogurt is often regarded as a healthy snack but a new study finds that most yogurts on store shelves are chock-full of sugar. In fact, some contain as much sugar as soda. Researchers studied the nutrient content of more than 900 yogurt products from five online supermarkets in the United Kingdom, including children’s yogurts, yogurt drinks, fruit-flavored yogurts, Greek and organic. Dessert yogurts contained the most sugar, not surprisingly, but children’s yogurts and organic yogurts had almost as much. Only natural/Greek yogurts met the UK’s criteria for “low-sugar”. Jus...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen Dr. Mallika Marshall Yogurt Source Type: news

Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospital Rankings for 2018
Doctors rank their top hospitals in an annual survey by Medscape. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australian officials searching for culprit putting needles in strawberries
In a bizarre and disturbing turn of events, someone in Australia is putting needles in strawberries and the culprit is still on the loose. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - how many leafy green vegetables should you eat every week?
HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating  healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could lower your risk of dying early by eating more leafy green vegetables - how many should you be eating every week? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statin Benefits After 75 Limited to Patients With Diabetes Statin Benefits After 75 Limited to Patients With Diabetes
Analysis of NHANES data showed no overall benefit of statins for primary prevention, with the exception of adults with type 2 diabetes, and only for those aged 75 to 84 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is carrageenan safe to eat?
Carrageenan is a controversial food additive. It is FDA-approved, but some scientists believe that it can cause inflammation, bowel disorders, and even certain cancers. In this article, we look at the research behind carrageenan, including its possible side effects, dangers, uses, and common foods that contain it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

New Single-pill Combo Effective Against HIV-1 New Single-pill Combo Effective Against HIV-1
A new fixed-dose combination of doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (DOR/3TC/TDF) is noninferior to fixed-dose efavirenz/emtricitabine/TDF (EFV/FTC/TDF) in treatment-naive adults with HIV-1 infection, according to results from the DRIVE-AHEAD trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Chemical in Cigarette Smoke May Damage Important Aspect of Vision Chemical in Cigarette Smoke May Damage Important Aspect of Vision
Exposure to a chemical in tobacco smoke could make it more difficult for people to see in low-contrast conditions, such as low light, fog or glare, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Reports Warn of Growing Senior Opioid Crisis
Millions of older Americans are now filling prescriptions for many different opioid medications at the same time, while hundreds of thousands are winding up in the hospital with opioid-related complications, according to two new government reports. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does a foot detox work? What the research says
Some people believe that a foot detox can remove toxins from the body and leave people feeling refreshed. While foot detox machines are available, people can also make their own footbaths at home. These footbaths can help remove dirt and dead skin, as well as aiding relaxation. Learn more about foot detoxes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to do a foot detox
Some people believe that a foot detox can remove toxins from the body and leave people feeling refreshed. While foot detox machines are available, people can also make their own footbaths at home. These footbaths can help remove dirt and dead skin, as well as aiding relaxation. Learn more about foot detoxes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

DNA Tests Helps Conservationists Track Down Ivory Smugglers
The cartels that run the ivory trade try to cover their tracks — among other things, they smuggle tusks from the same elephant separately. But DNA testing can help find patterns. (Image credit: Simon Maina/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Joyce Source Type: news

DNA Test Helps Conservationists Track Down Ivory Smugglers
The cartels that run the ivory trade try to cover their tracks — among other things, they smuggle tusks from the same elephant separately. But DNA testing can help find patterns. (Image credit: Simon Maina/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Joyce Source Type: news

Nova Scotia to allow 'X' as sex option on birth certificates
Nova Scotians who don't exclusively identify as male or female will have the option of choosing "X" on their birth certificates under changes proposed by the province. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Surgeon insists he did nothing wrong when he wrongly removed a woman's healthy kidney
Dr Scott Baker of South Dakota is being sued by his patient Dena Knapp, who claims his medical error in 2016 left her with stage three kidney disease, depression and chronic fatigue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New robotic material that is MORE sensitive than human skin could revolutionise prosthetic limbs
A research team, including members of the faculty at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, have been working on replicating the experience of pressurised human touch. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts Are Underwhelmed By North Korea's Promise To Dismantle Missile Site
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

Low-carb diet better when it includes more vegetables, nuts
People who cut back on carbohydrates may end up increasing their risk of premature death if they load their plates with meat and cheese instead of vegetables and nuts, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

New Survey Shows Physicians' Top Choices for US Hospitals 2018 New Survey Shows Physicians' Top Choices for US Hospitals 2018
Medically respected expertise and a good reputation are physicians'top two factors in choosing a hospital for themselves or a family member.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Stroke warning - why you should never ignore this ‘annoying’ symptom
STROKE symptoms include a dropped face on one side, difficulty raising arms, and slurred speech. But, you could also be at risk of the brain condition if you often get this “annoying" symptom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to give an intramuscular injection
Intramuscular injections are for medicines that people must inject into a muscle rather than the bloodstream or fatty tissue. In this article, find out the standard locations for intramuscular injections. We also provide a step-by-step guide on how to give an intramuscular injection at home. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Primary Care / General Practice Source Type: news

WATCH: ICYMI: Watch this power couple's extreme workout
"GMA Day" hosts Sara Haines and Michael Strahan try to copy this super couple's amazing moves. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Two people killed by plague in Madagascar as African nation gets set to battle another outbreak
Health officials in Madagascar have revealed there have been eight reported cases of the plague on the African island, after more than 2,200 people caught the deadly infection last year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical marijuana increases pain threshold for patients
Drugs derived from an active ingredient in marijuana produced only modest increases in pain threshold and tolerance but no reduction in ongoing intensity. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She rode her bike to 183 mph, making her the fastest cyclist in the world
Denise Mueller-Korenek brings a whole new meaning to pedal to the metal - bike pedals that is. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michigan resident infected with rare, deadly mosquito-borne virus
The mosquito-borne virus, Eastern equine encephalitis, has a 33 percent fatality rate (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure - four common symptoms you may be overlooking
HIGH blood pressure symptoms may be difficult to spot, as the signs usually only appear if you have extreme hypertension. But, you could be at risk of high blood pressure if you have these warning signs of the deadly condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Data on QoL With Apalutamide in Prostate Cancer New Data on QoL With Apalutamide in Prostate Cancer
Delayed deterioration of quality of life was consistent with longer time to symptomatic progression, according to new data from the SPARTAN trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Rosacea: 5 Things to Know Rosacea: 5 Things to Know
These five things include some lesser known, but critically important, facts about rosacea and its management.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the stages of Crohn's disease?
Crohn's disease causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. Although Crohn's disease tends to get worse over time, symptoms can vary considerably and may sometimes disappear for weeks or even years. For this reason, doctors usually do not classify Crohn's into different stages. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit
Agribusiness giant Monsanto is asking a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company' Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice by removing 'zombie cells' that cannot die
It's not clear how 'zombie cells' originate but they are affect strokes, arthritis and heart attacks. Mayo Clinic scientists reversed Alzheimer's by editing them out of mice. But they can't do that in humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top journal RETRACTS six studies by disgraced celebrity scientist
From his lab at Cornell, Dr Brian Wansink found that the size of our plate affects how much we eat; the design of your home can make you more likely to binge; chopping up food makes fussy kids eat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Syria to California: Refugees seek care for wounds of war
A clinic in El Cajon, Calif., treats patients recovering from anything from gunshot wounds to PTSD and anxiety about family left behind. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Loneliness is bad for your health, Harvard doctor explains, urging us to 'treat people as medicine'
Harvard University professor of psychiatry Dr Christopher Bullock explains how loneliness hurts our brains and hormonal systems, raising health risks and why people are the treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dupilumab Effective in Teens With Moderate to Severe Eczema Dupilumab Effective in Teens With Moderate to Severe Eczema
The drug, approved for adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, is effective in a younger population, which has few reliable options, data from a phase 3 study show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

South African court OKs private use of cannabis
In a unanimous ruling hailed by activists campaigning for the legalization of marijuana, the judges declared unconstitutional three sections of the Constitution that prohibited cannabis consumption, possession and cultivation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top South African court OKs private use of cannabis
In a unanimous ruling hailed by activists campaigning for the legalization of marijuana, the judges declared unconstitutional three sections of the Constitution that prohibited cannabis consumption, possession and cultivation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Med Students Seek More Gun Violence Prevention Research Med Students Seek More Gun Violence Prevention Research
Medical students held meetings across the United States on Monday and seek to overcome legislative barrier on firearm safety research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fifteen healthful high-carb foods
Carbohydrates provide essential fuel for the body and are necessary for it to function efficiently. Many high-carb foods offer health benefits, such as providing fiber, protein, and key vitamins. In this article, we list the best high-carb foods to include in a healthy diet and explain which of these foods to avoid. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Surgeon denies negligence in removing woman's healthy kidney
A South Dakota surgeon denies he breached the standard of care when he removed an Iowa woman's healthy kidney instead of her adrenal gland (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Health chiefs give the green light to a radical treatment
Louise de Winter, chief executive of The Urology Foundation, said it was 'excellent news' and praised Nice - which advises the NHS - for reaching the decision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long-term Benralizumab Safe and Effective for Severe Asthma Long-term Benralizumab Safe and Effective for Severe Asthma
The drug is safe for severe uncontrolled asthma over 2 years, and reduces exacerbations in vast majority of patients, according to results from the 1-year BORA extension study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas causes harm, researchers say
(Reuters Health) - The judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas could be used as a form of punishment, allowing officials to humiliate young women for their personal decisions, a small study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Youngest child to receive a rare heart-lung transplant returns home
Almost exactly a year ago, Tiffany and Chuck Palmer were told to expect a stillborn baby. Now, their son is eight months, after getting both his heart and lungs replaced. And he is home in Kansas City. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma warning - why you should never ignore this sound when your breathe
ASTHMA symptoms include feeling breathless, struggling to breathe, and wheezing. But, you could also be at risk  of deadly asthma attacks if you hear this sound when breathing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biopharmaceutical company fined for misleading investors
A Colorado-based biopharmaceutical company must pay more than $20 million for misleading investors about the efficacy of a lung cancer drug under development before raising $300 million in a public stock offering (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioids
The Trump administration is awarding more than $1 billion in grants to help states confront the opioid epidemic, with most of the money going expand access to treatment and recovery services (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Do IVF And Other Infertility Tech Lead To Health Risks For The Baby? Maybe
A small study of teens who were conceived via assisted reproductive technology finds a significant number already have hypertension and premature "age-related changes" in their blood vessels.(Image credit: Steve Debenport/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mara Gordon Source Type: news

Chronic Pain Now Affects 50 Million US Adults Chronic Pain Now Affects 50 Million US Adults
A new CDC report notes that about 50 million Americans are experiencing chronic pain and that 20 million have'high-impact'chronic pain that interferes with life or work activities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news