Watching Sir David Attenborough's nature documentaries may boost people's sex lives
Researchers from  Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, found Planet Earth could improve viewers' confidence by helping them to have 'a more compassionate view of their body'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pain Relief After Hernia Surgery: Injection Versus Neurectomy Pain Relief After Hernia Surgery: Injection Versus Neurectomy
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study comparing injection therapy versus neurectomy for postherniorraphy inguinal neuralgia.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Children with higher levels of testosterone are less likely to share their toys
The new study was led by experts from the University of Vienna. It's known those who have an index finger that is shorter than their ring finger are exposed to greater amounts of testosterone in the womb. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke victims could regain the use of their arms and legs from receiving electric shocksbrain
A new study from the University of California, San Francisco, has found that sending electric shocks to the brain may help stroke victims regain movement in their arms and legs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Incredibles 2': Theaters post warnings due to seizure concerns
Warning signs have been posted in theaters across the United States for fans with photosensitive epilepsy. The animated movie contains scenes of flashing lights. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A third of teens take supplements and the rate shunning mainstream drugs has DOUBLED in 15 years  
The supplement and alternative medicine market is booming - twice as many children are now customers as were a decade ago, according to the new University of Illinois, Chicago research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Third of Children Use Alternative Medicines
Multivitamins were the most common supplements, followed by vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D and melatonin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Vitamins Omega-3 Fatty Acids Oils and Fats Melatonin (Hormone) Vitamin D Vitamin C Alternative and Complementary Medicine Children and Childhood Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Religious belief may extend life by 4 years
A new study of over 1,500 obituaries finds that religious affiliation is linked with a 4-year longevity boost. Social conformity may play a role. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Compulsive video-game playing  now qualifies as a mental health condition
The U.N. health agency said classifying 'Gaming Disorder' as a separate condition will 'serve a public health purpose for countries to be better prepared to identify this issue.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should healthy people take probiotics?
By many accounts, probiotics can improve the number and diversity of 'good' gut bacteria that help to keep the digestive system healthy, experts from two Australian universities claim. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low Back Pain: Should We Recommend Chiropractic Care? Low Back Pain: Should We Recommend Chiropractic Care?
A study looked at adding spinal manipulation and other chiropractic care to the overall management of low back pain.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Cannabis oil row: Billy Caldwell discharged from hospital
The 12-year-old is treated in hospital for his severe epilepsy with the oil, which is illegal in the UK. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roche SMA drug shines in study as costly new therapies advance
ZURICH (Reuters) - A drug being co-developed by Roche to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) helped improve development scores in babies with the genetic disease, a study released on Monday showed, as the race heats up for therapies destined to be among the drug industry's most expensive. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Theatregoers with epilepsy warned of seizure risk from bright lights in Incredibles 2
Disney is warning theatregoers with epilepsy not to watch their latest summer blockbuster because several scenes in the movie can trigger seizures because of repeating bright flashing lights. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

Study: New 3D imaging analysis might improve arthritis care
A new three-dimensional imaging technique could lead to improved treatment of arthritis, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraines cost the economy  £3.3 billion a year
Researchers from Novartis, Paris, found that sufferers need up to 33 days off work a year to cope with their condition. Over 38 million people in the US and six million in the UK suffer migraines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Today's Sleepy Teens Tomorrow's Heart Patients?
Average sleep duration for kids in the study was only a little over seven hours per day, researchers found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What If You Lose Your Child at an Amusement Park?
While most parents said they would report a ride operator who appeared impaired by alcohol or drugs, less than half said they would report a ride operator who used a cellphone while operating a ride. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pediatricians Say No to Spanking
The survey revealed that 74 percent of respondents did not approve of spanking, and 78 percent said spanking never or rarely leads to better behavior. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Cutting-Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence
With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there's insufficient proof for its effectiveness.(Image credit: Hokyoung Kim for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Benderev Source Type: news

'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence
With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there's insufficient proof of its effectiveness.(Image credit: Hokyoung Kim for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Benderev Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - five signs and symptoms you should know about
HEART attack symptoms vary between different people, but often include chest pain and difficulty breathing. These are the main signs and symptoms of a deadly myocardial infarction you should be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: What is salmonella infection or salmonellosis?
The bacterial disease affects the intestinal tract and is most frequently acquired through contaminated food or water. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D can prevent breast cancer
Researchers from the non-profit organisation GrassrootsHealth, San Diego, California, found that those with 60ng/ml are a fifth less likely to suffer than those with just 20ng/ml. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AAP Issues Guidance on Reflux in Preterm Infants AAP Issues Guidance on Reflux in Preterm Infants
A new clinical report notes that reflux is normal in preterm infants and will usually resolve without treatment, and that pharmacologic agents should be used sparingly, if at all.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D may decrease breast cancer risk, study reports
Vitamin D is crucial to our health, and now, new research has found a 'marked' association between blood levels of this vitamin and breast cancer risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about allergic eczema
Allergic eczema, or contact dermatitis, is a skin condition that occurs when a person ’s skin comes into contact with an allergen. It causes a dry, red, itchy rash. In this article, learn about the triggers, treatment, prevention, and when to see a doctor. We also provide information on other types of eczema. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Google's new type of AI algorithm could predict when you'll die
The Google artificial intelligence model was developed in collaboration with colleagues at UC San Francisco, Stanford Medicine and The University of Chicago Medicine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are YOU at risk of developing a shock blood clot from flying?
Travel-related deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has remained a hot topic ever since the link with long-haul flights was first recognized in the last 10 years. Dr Sarah Brewer lays out the risk factors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO Classifies ‘ Gaming Disorder ’ As Mental Health Condition
NEW YORK (CNN) – Watching as video games ensnare their children, many parents have grumbled about “digital heroin,” likening the flashing images to one of the world’s most addictive substances. Now, they may have backup. The World Health Organization announced ‘gaming disorder’ as a new mental health condition to be included in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released on Monday. “I’m not creating a precedent,” said Dr. Vladimir Poznyak, a member of WHO’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, which proposed the new ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Tech CNN Local TV talkers Video Games Source Type: news

FDA declines to approve Valeant's plaque psoriasis lotion
(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's plaque psoriasis treatment did not get approval from U.S. health regulators, a set back for the company which had high hopes for the lotion. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How to live longer – how green vegetables could be the key to a long life
HOW to live longer: Adding leafy green vegetables to your diet could help you to live a longer life, and lower your risk of an early death. But, how much should you be eating every week? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kayla Itsines shares five mistakes you're making with your meal prep
From making all of the food you plan to eat for the week in one day to not mixing it up enough, fitness star Kayla Itsines recently shared the five meal prepping mistakes you need to avoid. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating - a cup of this tea could reduce constipation pain and trapped wind
STOMACH bloating could be reduced by making changes to your diet. Drinking this tea could help to relieve trapped wind or constipation pain, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How epileptic Samantha Price has battled odds to become beauty queen
Samantha Price, 30, from Pontypool, Wales, was told her daughter  Mia Crowley, now eight, had a rare form of epilepsy when she was just a few months old. Mia, now eight, is now on medication for condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Theresa May is asked where NHS cash will come from
Theresa May is asked how the government will fund a £20bn cash increase for the NHS. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Helicopter' parenting could give children social and emotional problems
Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied more than 400 children for eight years and found those with more demanding parents were more likely to have emotional problems. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurses union didn't disclose Wettlaufer documents, public inquiry hears
The third week of the inquiry into the long-term care system is expected to hear from former colleagues at nursing homes in Woodstock and London as well as representatives from the Ontario Nurses Association. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/London Source Type: news

Liver Cancer Doubled in High-Income Countries Liver Cancer Doubled in High-Income Countries
Rates of liver cancer have doubled since the 1990s in high-income countries and are largely due to infection with hepatitis B and C, as well as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

FDA rejects Valeant treatment for psoriasis
Drugmaker's shares slide as regulators decline to approve a lotion for common skin condition (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis oil row: Boy discharged from hospital
The 12-year-old is treated in hospital for his severe epilepsy with the oil, which is illegal in the UK. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Review needed on medicinal cannabis cases, says May
Theresa May calls for a review into how cases involving the medical use of cannabis are handled. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: Eating asparagus could help reduce symptoms
FIBROMYALGIA is a condition of final diagnosis, according to some GPs. When they can ’t establish what is causing symptoms, such as lack of sleep, fibromyalgia is eventually diagnosed. Treatment focuses on reducing these symptoms, which includes changes to lifestyle and diet. Eating this green food could help you get more sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Bobby Bones talks about his new book 'Fail Until You Don't: Fight. Grind. Repeat'
The New York Times best-selling author shares how he turned some of his biggest misses in life into lessons. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

How does gaming affect your brain?
Hamish loves playing the game Fortnite. Does his brain show signs of addiction? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO declares compulsive video gaming an addictive behaviour disorder
The World Health Organization says compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing young players. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

WHO declares compulsive video gaming a mental disorder
The World Health Organization says compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing young players. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

WATCH: For those with a common joint disorder, weight loss could mean pain reduction
A new study found that for people with knee osteoarthritis, losing 20 percent of your body weight may reduce joint pain by up to 25 percent. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Tax rise need to help pay for £20bn NHS boost, says PM
The prime minister promises any tax increases will be introduced in a "fair and balanced" way. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news