New Generic Blood Pressure Drug Is Approved to Relieve Shortages
The F.D.A. made the product review a priority, citing shortages that occurred in the wake of several recalls of drugs that were found to contain potentially cancer-causing chemicals. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DENISE GRADY Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Food and Drug Administration Recalls and Bans of Products Blood Pressure Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Solco Healthcare Shortages Hazardous and Toxic Substances Cancer Source Type: news

Are Some Birth Control Methods Doomed to Fail?
A gene variant that breaks down hormones in birth control could be the culprit, researchers reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Assaults on mental health staff in Wales halved
A ward manager - who was previously attacked - says staff try to create a rapport with patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the best shower frequency?
The ideal frequency of showering depends on the season and a person ’s age and lifestyle. It is possible to shower too much and cause skin issues. Learn more about how often you should shower here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Ohio can block Planned Parenthood funding, appeals court rules
Striking a blow to abortion rights activists, the US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit has given Ohio the green light to cut funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sue Cleaver health latest: Coronation Street star’s lifelong condition - the seven signs
SUE CLEAVER is famed for playing Eileen Grimshaw in ITV soap Coronation Street and has appeared as a regular on the show for the last 19 years. Back in 2011, she collapsed at work and was rushed to hospital. She later revealed her condition had been the cause of the illness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marine's battle with cancer prepared him for a new fight
Michael Campofiori recently endured Marine boot camp. But he already endured another fight with cancer. David Martin has his story. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD Meds Safe With Epilepsy, Study Finds
A study published last year in the journal Neurology found no evidence that taking ADHD medication increased seizure risk in people with and without epilepsy. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is THIS why women get pregnant on birth control? Gene breaks down hormones
The paper is the first to discover a gene that may interfere with contraception, possibly offering an answer to the mystery as to why women every year slip through the contraceptive net. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Eczema in Teens FDA OKs Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Eczema in Teens
The"breakthrough" therapy is for adolescents as young as 12 with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis poorly controlled with other therapies, or when those therapies are contraindicated.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Trump ’ s Proposed Budget Undermines His H.I.V. Plan, Experts Say
Strategies abound to end the AIDS epidemic, but expense — mostly for drugs costing up to $50,000 a year — is the inevitable obstacle. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Federal Budget (US) Truvada (Drug) United States Politics and Government Medicaid Epidemics Medicare Trump, Donald J Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Budgets and Budgeting Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Source Type: news

Slide show: Pregnancy stretches
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slide show: Pregnancy exercises
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Everstone picks up strategic stake in Chennai based in-vitro diagnostics firm CPC
Everstone manages more than $5 billion worth of funds and had formed its healthcare platform Everlife in 2017. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CCI clears Radiant Life Care-Max Healthcare merger
The companies announced the proposed merger in a joint statement in December 2018. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the link between psoriatic arthritis and depression?
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can contribute to some mental health conditions, including depression. In this article, we look at the link between PsA and depression, as well as treatments and coping strategies. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriatic Arthritis Source Type: news

Measles cases soar again - nearly eclipsing 2018's total
At least 228 cases of measles have been reported in the US this year, and that figure is steadily rising, the CDC warned today. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart-wrenching memoir of woman who died of cystic fibrosis and a superbug
Mallory Smith died of a superbug that infected her cystic fibrosis-ridden lungs at just 25. Her posthumous memoir, Salt in My Soul, reveals the young woman's struggle to not just survive, but thrive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Bayer Roundup cancer trial goes to jury after closing arguments
A trial in which a California man alleged his use of Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused his cancer went to a federal U.S. jury after lawyers for both sides delivered their closing arguments on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Common Chemicals Harm Sperm in Both Men and Dogs
Previous studies have reported a 50 percent decline in human sperm quality worldwide in the past 80 years. Another study by the same U.K. team found a similar decline in domestic dogs, pointing to the possibility that chemicals present in the home could be a factor. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBD Oil Is Everywhere, But Is It Really Safe and Healthy?
You might have seen it in your neighborhood health store, your local spa or your corner coffee shop. CBD, aka cannabidiol, is getting mixed into cocktails, lotions and drinks. But what is CBD, exactly? Does it have real health benefits? Is it even safe? To get a better understanding of the compound, TIME spoke to two scientists on the cutting edge of CBD research: Dr. Esther Blessing, an associate professor of psychiatry at New York University, and Margaret Haney, professor of neurobiology at Columbia University Medical Center and director of the university’s Marijuana Research Laboratory. Blessing and Haney agree th...
Source: TIME: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized onetime Research Source Type: news

CLAIM: Kylie Cosmetics products are a stew of toxic ingredients including artificial colors and synthetic chemicals
(Natural News) The mainstream news is awash with stories of flattery and praise for Kylie Kardashian Jenner, the youngest daughter of former Olympic athlete-turned-transgender Bruce “Caitlyn” Jenner, for becoming the youngest self-made billionaire ever at just 21 years old. But Jenner accomplished this feat not with honesty and integrity, but rather by selling overpriced and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microplastics are invading our farm lands, and researchers say the problem is even bigger than they first believed
(Natural News) You’ve probably heard a lot about microplastics in the oceans in recent years, and while this remains a very serious problem, researchers say there could be an even bigger threat right here on land. Microplastics are tiny pieces of plastic that range from the size of a grain of rice all the way... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left-wing elite privilege? FBI arrests dozens of elitists, including Hollywood actresses, in college admissions scandal
(Natural News) Maybe the reason why we hear white liberals talk so much about “white privilege” is because it is so much a part of their lives, as evidenced by dozens of FBI arrests on Tuesday. The bureau announced charges against scores of well-to-do people including famous actresses Felicity Huffman (“Desperate Housewives”) and Lori Loughlin... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vatican approves use of chemical castration drug in latest sign that Pope Francis is an agent for Lucifer
(Natural News) The Vatican now supports the use of puberty blocker drugs for kids who want to halt and suppress their natural development into a man or woman. The Vatican’s new position on the issue raises red flags. Suppressing a child’s hormones is a form of chemical child abuse. Those who are confused or curious... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No link between diet and dementia? Not so fast
When it comes to diet and dementia, the research can seem like a mixed bag. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump makes it official, calls out BIG TECH for colluding with Democrats to silence conservatives and steal elections
(Natural News) Liberty-minded tech startups and independent media publishers have been pleading with President Donald Trump to take on the conservative bias and potential anti-trust violations by the Big Tech giants and he’s finally done it. During an exclusive interview with Breitbart News this week, the president accused big tech companies including Twitter, Facebook, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chicken fried rice skillet meals are recalled after milk was left off the ingredients label 
Choice Canning Company is recalling 35,459 pounds of chicken fried rice skillet meals after failing to list milk as one of the ingredients on the label, the USDA announced on Monday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom discovers two weeks after giving birth that she has colorectal cancer
Lauren Riccotone, 37, from Middletown, Pennsylvania, was diagnosed with stage 3B colorectal cancer in January 2016, just a few weeks after she gave birth to her first child. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at immigration centers
Immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people who were exposed to a mumps outbreak in at least two detention facilities have been quarantined (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New Mexico bill would create first state-run pot shops in US
New Mexico would become the first U.S. state with government-operated marijuana stores under a bill brokered between Democratic and Republican legislators. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

' No Smoking' at Home May Not Apply to Vaping'No Smoking' at Home May Not Apply to Vaping
Parents who use both traditional and e-cigarettes may vape around kids at home and in cars even when they don't smoke around their kids, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Teen hookah users run risk of heart disease, poisoning
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of American teens and young adults are using hookah, or water pipes, and many of them may be under the mistaken impression that it's risk-free and non-addictive, U.S. heart doctors warn. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Genes may explain why some women on the Pill still get pregnant
(Reuters Health) - It's long been assumed that women who get pregnant on birth control pills somehow erred, possibly by forgetting a dose. But a new study suggests some women may inherit genes that break down contraceptive hormones more rapidly, leaving them with hormone levels that are too low to prevent pregnancy, according to a report published in Obstetrics& Gynecology. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson acted as opioid 'kingpin,' Oklahoma attorney general says
Johnson& Johnson acted as an opioid "kingpin" by using a web of foreign and domestic subsidiaries to supply raw materials "necessary to manufacture the opioid pain medications thrust upon the unsuspecting public since the 1990s," Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter alleged in court filings. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your birth control may fail if you have this genetic variant, research suggests
Your genetic makeup can affect how well different medicines work, and new research explores whether that's true for hormonal contraceptives. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor Asthma Control Linked With Kids' School Struggles Poor Asthma Control Linked With Kids' School Struggles
Kids with asthma may struggle more in school when their symptoms aren't well-controlled, and minority students with this breathing disorder are more likely to fall behind than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

National Cancer Chief, Ned Sharpless, Named F.DA. ’ s Acting Commissioner
Dr. Norman E. “ Ned ” Sharpless, director of the National Cancer Institute, will take over temporarily now that Dr. Scott Gottlieb is resigning. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Norman E. Sharpless Food and Drug Administration Appointments and Executive Changes Trump, Donald J National Cancer Institute Azar, Alex M II your-feed-science Source Type: news

New Jersey leaders in deal to legalize recreational marijuana
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday reached an agreement in principle with Democratic lawmakers for the state to potentially become the second in the country to legalize the recreational use of cannabis though legislation. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Appeals court says Ohio may withhold Planned Parenthood funding
A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected Planned Parenthood's constitutional challenge to an Ohio law depriving the organization of state funding because it performs abortions, handing a victory to anti-abortion advocates. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mom who beat stage 4 pancreatic cancer pens letter to Alex Trebek
"So Alex Trebek, go kick cancer's butt — it has no chance against you! You got this!" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves new generic valsartan to make up for drug shortage
The US Food and Drug Administration approved a new generic of valsartan on Tuesday to help relieve the recent shortage of the medicine, which is used to treat high blood pressure. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves generic valsartan amid drug shortage
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved a new generic version of blood pressure medicine valsartan, as the agency looks to ease shortages triggered by several manufacturers recalling the drug over possible cancer risk. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Prostate cancer patients can determine life expectancy with questionnaire that takes MINUTES
Scientists at Cambridge developed the quiz to allow better decisions. Patients can find out if treatment will improve their survival chances The results are more accurate than current measures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests that eating peanuts instead of junk food can lead to better eating habits
(Natural News) Snacking can be a healthy habit, but it most often just leads to weight gain, especially if you’re snacking on the wrong foods like junk foods. Instead of junk foods, researchers from the University of South Australia, University of Adelaide, and the University of Newcastle in Australia recommend eating peanuts because it leads to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pillsbury Flour Cases Are Recalled Over Salmonella Trace
The flour was mostly sold to supermarket chains in the Southeast. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Flour Recalls and Bans of Products Salmonella (Bacteria) Publix Supermarkets Inc Winn-Dixie Stores Inc Pillsbury Food and Drug Administration Hometown Food Company your-feed-science Source Type: news

Talc cancer concerns get their day in Congress
The son of a woman who was a "true fan" of Johnson& Johnson's Baby Powder, who made it a "necessary part of our hygienic routine," testified before lawmakers on Tuesday, asking for help for women like his mother, who died of ovarian cancer after regularly using talc-based powder. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The many benefits of red raspberry leaf tea
(Natural News) For millennia, people have been using the leaves of the red raspberry (Rubus idaeus) to create a healthy, herbal tea. This concoction brings numerous benefits to people who drink it on a regular basis. The bright red fruit of this species gets most of the attention. However, the leaves possess their own worth.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quarantine over mumps outbreak at immigration centers
A spokesman said 236 detainees have had confirmed or probable cases of mumps in 51 facilities in the past year (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies may get better hospital care when parents say thanks
(Reuters Health) - Critically ill infants may receive better care in the hospital when their parents take the time to thank doctors and nurses than when families don't express any gratitude, a small study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news