Middle classes risk health for super-strength craft beers
WITH their alcohol content pushing 10 per cent, these beers have a potency once linked to street drinkers and thrill-seeking teenagers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norovirus OUTBREAK: Vomit bug spreads across UK - are you at risk of explosive diarrhoea?
NOROVIRUS symptoms include feeling sick and having diarrhoea, and the virus is known as the ‘winter vomiting bug’. An outbreak of norovirus has spread across the UK, and Public Health England is urging the public to follow good hygiene practices. These are the signs and symptoms of norovirus to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is a glass of red wine a day good for you? Health myth DEBUNKED
RED WINE is believed by many to hold a host of health benefits. But is the popular tipple actually as good for you as people say it is, or is it in fact a health myth? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crisis in mental health: Children in need of 'help' as eating disorders spiral
MORE than 300 people a week are being admitted to hospital with potentially life-threatening eating disorders, with a sharp rise in young patients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italian police probing deadly stampede find pepper spray can
Italian police investigating a disco stampede have found a pepper spray can (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Saviours of dementia sufferers
TODAY the Sunday Express joins forces with Dementia UK to help fund a new team of nurse angels. Britain desperately needs more specialist nurses to care and support people living with dementia and their families. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK nerve agent survivor fears poison will soon kill him
A British man who was exposed to the deadly nerve agent Novichok says he is struggling with his eyesight and mobility, and fears the poison will kill him within a decade (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse
One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss - 5p a day capsules to prevent weight gain
WEIGHT LOSS supplements could help overweight or obese patients with their diet plans. You could lose weight and prevent weight gain by adding these cheap capsules to your daily diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wildfires, Hurricanes: How Climate Change Is Affecting Natural Disasters
The effects of climate change are already being felt as natural disasters get more severe and frequent. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Harvard faculty member Jesse Keenan about climate migration. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lulu Garcia-Navarro Source Type: news

How 2 New York Women Erased $1.5 Million In Medical Debt For Hundreds Of Strangers
Judith Jones and Carolyn Kenyon discuss their fundraising efforts that resulted in $1.5 million medical bill debt forgiveness for New York strangers. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lulu Garcia-Navarro Source Type: news

Plant a tree: Milan's ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener
The color for Italy's fashion capital now is gray _ due to its stone buildings and polluted skies _ but Milan is embarking on a new plan to go green, planting 3 million new trees by 2030 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the BEST 10p vegetable you should add to your diet to lower blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risks could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could prevent diabetes symptoms and signs by adding this cheap vegetable to your daily diet. It ’s one of the “best” foods a diabetes patient could eat, it’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bed bug bites: How to tell if you've been bitten by infestation - bites look like this
BED BUG bites causes irritation. If you have an infestation of bed bugs your are likely to be bitten. How do you spot the bites? How to get rid of bed bugs. Pictures of bites. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: This form of brain training may help treat severe schizophrenia
New research finds that targeted cognitive training improves verbal and auditory outcomes in people with treatment-resistant schizophrenia. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Schizophrenia Source Type: news

Dementia: Symptoms of vascular dementia and early signs you NEED to understand
DEMENTIA symptoms can affect people in different ways, particular because there are different forms of the disease. Vascular dementia is one of the most common types of dementia, but memory loss, which often associated with dementia, isn ’t usually the main early symptom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italian police question witnesses in deadly disco stampede
Italian police are questioning more witnesses to find who sprayed an irritant, triggering a deadly disco stampede (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning - could your headache be ‘life-threatening’? Signs revealed
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, and finding blood in your urine. But you could be at risk of “life-threatening” hypertension if your headache is accompanied by these signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning - is your headache a sign of a ‘life-threatening’ stroke?
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, and finding blood in your urine. But you could be at risk of “life-threatening” hypertension if your headache is accompanied by these signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Who is most likely to experience 'hangxiety?'
New research finds that 'hangxiety,' the experience of anxiety during a hangover,  is higher among shy, introverted people than it is in extroverted people. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

Best supplements for tiredness: Six vitamins and minerals to boost your energy levels
BEST supplements for tiredness: A combination of long hours at work, poor sleep habits, eating the wrong foods, and a mixture of poor diet and lifestyle habits can leave you feeling low on energy. Some experts believe taking a vitamin or mineral supplement could help give you the boost you need. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Push for more take-up of flu vaccine before Christmas
PHE is urging more pregnant women and over-65s to get the flu jab after a fall in uptake. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS told to ditch 'absurd' fax machines
Almost 9,000 fax machines are currently used by the NHS in England - but that is set to change. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Six foods to be wary of at Christmas to keep your blood sugar in check
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition that can lead to serious complications if not controlled. Whether you ’ve been diagnosed with the condition or looking to prevent it, here are some foods to be wary of at Christmas and some much healthier alternatives. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The athletes starving themselves for success
Extreme dieting is leading to cases of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport among men and women. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘I’ve got two months to find a donor’
Last Christmas, mum-of-twins Meena looked the picture of health. Now she urgently needs to find a stem cell match. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Government bans fax machines in the NHS
Almost 9,000 fax machines are currently used by the NHS in England - but that is set to change. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nichola has created an app to help others with alopecia meet new friends
Nichola, who’s had alopecia for fifteen years, has launched an app to help others with the condition make friends. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Launches Probe Bound For A Historic Exploration Of The Far Side Of The Moon
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ian Stewart Source Type: news

A blood clot formed in the exact shape of a man’s lung passage — then he coughed it up
“No one on our team has seen anything close to this,” said physician Gavitt A. Woodard. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Horton Source Type: news

Ho, ho, ho -- don't eat raw cookie dough: CDC
With the holidays upon us, the CDC has a warning for cookie dough lovers. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns
AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cancer warning - five cold and flu signs that may be something more serious
CANCER symptoms vary depending on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. This winter, you could be developing more signs of a cold or the flu. These are the cancer symptoms that you may be overlooking. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Four simple diet changes to reduce the harmful belly fat
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: Located in the abdominal cavity next to a number of vital organs, visceral fat can pose a serious health risk if levels become too high. But there are four simple changes you can make yo your diet to reduce this type of fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asian longhorned tick is a growing threat in the US, but it's not the main threat
The tick is capable of reproducing up to 2,000 offspring without a mate. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: New study shows alarmingly low rates of metabolic health
The study looked at blood glucose, triglycerides, HDL, blood pressure, and waist circumference among Americans. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

What These Medical Journals Don ’ t Reveal: Top Doctors ’ Ties to Industry
Academic research publications rely on doctors to voluntarily disclose their payments from drug and health companies in a lax reporting system some say is broken. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHARLES ORNSTEIN and KATIE THOMAS Tags: Conflicts of Interest Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) New England Journal of Medicine American Society of Clinical Oncology Baselga, Jose Wolchok, Jedd Academic and Scientific Journals Clinical Trials Ethics and Official Misconduct Howard Burris Source Type: news

Hazelnut diet helps to ward off dementia
EATING a handful of hazelnuts a day can help ward off Alzheimer's disease, new research has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holiday gifts for health and wellness
CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share some of his picks for holiday gifts with an emphasis on health and wellness from weighted blankets to custom shoe inserts. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Five signs the condition has caused rickets
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms can be mistaken for less serious health problems, but if the deficiency is left untreated, rickets or osteomalacia can occur. While the signs of vitamin D deficiency are hard to spot, there are five signs of these two conditions to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advocates urge more support for Yazidi refugees suffering seizures from PTSD
Yazidi refugees are suffering from high rates of a rare condition brought on by psychological trauma known as pseudoseizures, advocates and doctors say. Now, they want the government to do more to reunite them with their families and improve access to mental health supports. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it possible to reverse 'chemo brain?'
'Chemo brain' affects many people who have undergone cancer treatment. What happens in the brain, and how can we reverse this effect? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Three signs in your pee that could indicate the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms can easily be mistaken for those of less serious health conditions. But it ’s important to recognise all the signs, because if left untreated, it can lead to serious health complications. Three signs to be wary of are linked to your pee. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trilobites: Seeking Clues to Longevity in Lonesome George ’ s Genes
The giant tortoise lived for more than a century, carrying genes linked to a robust immune system, efficient DNA repair and resistance to cancer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: STEPH YIN Tags: Turtles and Tortoises Genetics and Heredity Longevity Evolution (Biology) Galapagos Islands Nature Ecology & Evolution (Journal) Caccone, Adalgisa Lopez-Otin, Carlos Source Type: news

Higher dose of statins could 'saves lives'
HIGHER doses of statins could prevent 12,000 heart attacks and strokes a year, a study has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Feeling pulsations on this part of your body could be a sign
HIGH blood pressure symptoms are rarely noticeable which can make recognising the condition very difficult. One test that could signal an elevated reading is if you feel pulsations in a particular part of the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'It never killed anybody': Is this drink really a new 'alcohol alternative'?
Pace is being sold to Canadians as having a buzz similar to alcohol, but without calories or a hangover. Health Canada says it's illegal. But the company disagrees. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

Teen vaping in Canada has taken a 'worrisome' turn
University of Waterloo Prof. David Hammond's new statistics on teen vaping in Canada over the last six months were so troubling he presented his data to Health Canada instead of waiting to publish it in a scientific journal. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: A new blood test could help diagnose Alzheimer's
New research focuses on an accurate blood test for Alzheimer's disease. If scientists replicate the study's promising results, it may be a breakthrough. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Vicky Phelan: The woman who exposed an Irish health scandal
Vicky Phelan exposed a health scandal in Ireland after discovering her smear test for cervical cancer had been misread. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news