Hikma raising injectable opioids output to help ease shortage at U.S. hospitals
London-listed pharmaceutical group Hikma said on Wednesday it was increasing its supply of hydromorphone to U.S. hospitals to help ease a shortage of injectable opioids used to treat patients. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Put more of this natural food on skin to soothe painful rashes
ECZEMA treatment for rashes on the skin is possible by rubbing cream into effected areas. However, symptoms can also be reduced using natural products. Rubbing this on your skin this food can help treat eczema and reduce symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV jab should be given to boys, committee says
Adolescent boys as well as girls should get the vaccine, an advisory committee says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating later at night can increase breast and prostate cancer risk, says research
MIDNIGHT fridge raiders are more at risk of developing breast or prostate cancer, research revealed last night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Natural treatments for postpartum swelling
The body usually retains some extra water after pregnancy has ended. This extra water weight, or edema, can cause puffiness known as postpartum swelling. Various natural treatments and home remedies can reduce postpartum swelling, including staying hydrated, using foam rollers, and massage. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Pfizer-Lilly pain drug found effective in late-stage study
An experimental drug developed by Pfizer Inc and Eli Lilly and Co achieved its main goal of reducing pain in osteoarthritis patients in a late stage trial, the companies said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medicare Will Likely Face Pushback on Physician Pay Changes Medicare Will Likely Face Pushback on Physician Pay Changes
CMS has unveiled a proposed overhaul of evaluation and management billing that may create'winners and losers'among specialties, while leaving the 2018 MIPS reporting period unchanged.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Thai cave boys to return to 'normal life' after meeting media
The 12 boys and their football coach will make their first public appearance since being rescued. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: This change in your waistline could be a warning sign
DIABETES type 1 symptoms may appear in adult life, not just at birth. The condition is caused by problems with the pancreas, which stops it producing the hormone to control blood sugar levels, insulin, which results in unexplained weight loss if not treated. This woman developed diabetes type 1 symptoms during adulthood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Official guidance for parents confused over what to feed their babies
Data suggests three-quarters of infants in the UK are being fed too many calories, the major cause of obesity. The guidelines have been issued by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain - 85p ‘top superfood’ could prevent lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by changing your sleep position. You could also slash your risk of lower back pain symptoms by eating more of this “top superfood” fruit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Starting menopause at 29 left me grieving with no help'
Helen Owen said women going through a similar experience should seek specialist help. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 34, who woke up unable to move as a teenager waited years to be diagnosed with MS
Fiona Elias, from Edgware, north London, says multiple sclerosis makes her 'struggle to function' and is trying to raise £50,000 for a pioneering stem cell at a hospital in Moscow. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An earlier dinner may lower your risk of some cancers
People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Concerns raised over prebiotic and probiotic safety
Probiotics and prebiotics are becoming ever more popular. A new study asks whether we know enough about the safety of these new interventions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Norovirus OUTBREAK: Halt the spread of infection by doing this
A NOROVIRUS outbreak has struck the UK, with reports of the infection now being present in three counties. Although not life-threatening, the virus can seriously affect health for a week causing vomiting, diarrhoea and other unpleasant symptoms. Avoid the norovirus bug and protect yourself against the spread by doing this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple radio message saved thousands of children
A mass radio campaign in Burkina Faso encouraging parents to seek prompt treatment for sick children has saved thousands of lives, according to a new study. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's tingling legs turned out to be parasite in her back
The woman who came into the emergency room in Dijon, France, said she had been having difficulty riding her horse for three months. Her symptoms had only gotten worse, from weakness to falls to feeling electric shocks in both legs. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should Surgeons Have Their Hours Capped? Should Surgeons Have Their Hours Capped?
Reducing or limiting work hours could reduce harmful mistakes caused by exhaustion and burnout.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Families are urged to get measles jab before going on holiday
Health officials are worried that Britons will catch measles abroad and bring the illness back to the UK. Many will be shortly heading for southern Europe, where measles rates are very high. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Earliest memories begin after the age of two
For the 40 per cent of us who believe we remember an event from our first two years, we have likely created it falsely after seeing photos or hearing recollections from others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archaeologists Find 14,500-Year-Old Bread
Archaeologists in Jordan's Black Desert found the burnt remains of bread, baked more than 14,000 years ago. It proves people were making bread far earlier than originally known. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Seeing this in your toilet could indicate the condition
BOWEL cancer symptoms and signs may be subtle, making them hard to spot. It is important to check for the cancer, however, as it is one of the most common in the UK. Seeing this in the toilet bowel could be a sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norovirus OUTBREAK: Are you at risk? Five unpleasant signs the virus has invaded your body
A NOROVIRUS outbreak has shaken the UK, with cases erupting in three different counties. The NHS and Public Health England have offered advice on halting the norovirus outbreak spread. Watch out for these symptoms and signs of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 1 symptoms: This woman lost 10 kg in a week before being diagnosed
DIABETES type 1 symptoms may appear in adult life, not just at birth. The condition is caused by problems with the pancreas, which stops it producing the hormone to control blood sugar levels, insulin, which results in unexplained weight loss if not treated. This woman developed diabetes type 1 symptoms during adulthood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Phys Ed: To Stretch or Not to Stretch? Athletes Put It to the Test
The answer could depend on how we feel about stretching and what kind of exercise — and stretching — we intend to do. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Athletics and Sports Exercise Muscles Source Type: news

WATCH: How Van Leeuwen's ice cream empire is making vegan flavors cool
Van Leeuwen's "Planet Earth" sky blue ice cream has chunks of yummy matcha green Kettle Tea cake. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

AstraZeneca to stockpile drugs as Brexit 'safety net'
AstraZeneca is increasing stockpiles of those medicines in Britain and Europe that could be affected by Brexit by around 20 percent, in preparation for potential disruption if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.N. says global fight against AIDS is at 'precarious point'
Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed, the United Nations warned on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eating dinner before 9pm could cut the risk of developing cancer
Sitting down to an evening meal at least two hours before going to bed reduces the chances of getting both cancers, a study of more than 4,000 people suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan OKs 1st anti-smoking law seen as lax and partial
Japan has approved its first national legislation banning smoking inside of public facilities, but the measure excludes many restaurants and bars and is seen as toothless (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Processed meats may increase the risk of manic personality episodes
While salami and prosciutto were not linked to mania, cured 'meat sticks' were linked to an increased chance of hospitalisation for having a manic episode. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements for a healthy heart 'nonsense'
The evidence around omega-3 supplements is flimsy at best, say experts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit
A low-budget Chinese movie about a leukemia patient who turns to smuggling cheaper  cancer drugs from India has struck a chord with Internet users and even the country's leaders, spotlighting national anxieties about unaffordable hospital care. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A few beers a week could help men start a family
Men  hoping to become fathers are often advised to avoid alcohol for fear of harming their fertility. But a study suggests a few small beers a week or bottle of wine may actually help men start a family. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: This exercise could get rid of trapped wind - do it from your own home
STOMACH bloating could be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much food in one meal. But you could get rid of a swollen belly or trapped wind by doing this easy exercise - and you could do it at home. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Donating vacation time to new moms is a trendy co-worker baby shower gift
Instead of a new toy for the baby, some coworkers are giving new moms the gift of vacation time. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Diabetes type 1 symptoms: Unexplained weight loss? This woman lost 10 kg before diagnosis
DIABETES type 1 symptoms may appear in adult life, not just at birth. The condition is caused by problems with the pancreas, which stops it producing the hormone to control blood sugar levels, insulin, which results in unexplained weight loss if not treated. This woman developed diabetes type 1 symptoms during adulthood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadians' average life expectancy could be cut by opioid scourge
Canada will soon find out whether the deadly opioid crisis is having an impact on how long people are expected to live on average. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: This distressing sign in your toilet could indicate the condition
BOWEL cancer symptoms and signs may be subtle, making them hard to spot. It is important to check for the cancer, however, as it is one of the most common in the UK. Seeing this in the toilet bowel could be a sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smiths Group medical unit hurt by EU medical devices regulation
Smiths Group Plc expects a 2 percent drop in full-year revenue at its medical unit, hurt by some products losing certifications under a new regulation and the loss of two contracts in the United States, it said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hot pepper compound may reduce obesity
A new trial in rodents finds that capsaicin, the compound that makes hot peppers hot, can lead to long-term weight loss and better metabolic health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

High blood pressure - this breathing exercise is ‘one of most effective’ for hypertension
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making small diet or exercise changes. Hypertension symptoms could be prevented by doing this breathing exercise, which is “one of the most effective natural remedies for high blood pressure”. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The latest class on the Indian curriculum: Happiness
"Happiness," spell the large letters on the chalkboard in a classroom in the Government Boys' Senior Secondary School in the southwest of India's capital, Delhi. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams 'proudly' seeking mental health help
The Destiny's Child singer has previously spoken about being depressed and "suicidal". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reversal of Apixaban Before Emergency Surgery Reversal of Apixaban Before Emergency Surgery
Might activated prothrombin complex concentrate be effective in reversing the anticoagulation effects of factor Xa inhibitors prior to emergency surgery?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

IDEAL IMPLANT Structured Breast Implants IDEAL IMPLANT Structured Breast Implants
What advantages might this new structured breast implant offer over silicone gel implants?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Local Therapy in Patients at High Risk to Die of Metastases Local Therapy in Patients at High Risk to Die of Metastases
When considering local therapy for patients with cancer, treatment risk must be balanced with uncertain benefit.Journal of Oncology Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Clinical Chronobiology: A Timely Consideration Clinical Chronobiology: A Timely Consideration
Learn more about the concept of'chronofitness'and how it may have a role in the treatment of critically ill patients.Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Older Patients Advise How to Say: It's Time to Stop Cancer Screening Older Patients Advise How to Say: It's Time to Stop Cancer Screening
When it's time to suggest to older patients that cancer screening is no longer appropriate, they'd rather not hear that they might not live long enough to benefit, a survey shows. Instead, they'd rather be told what guidelines say and be advised to focus on other health issues.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news