FDA Flags Sale of Recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal FDA Flags Sale of Recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal
The U.S. Food& Drug Administration said on Thursday recalled Kellogg Co Honey Smacks cereal was still being sold at retail outlets and warned consumers not to purchase the product.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

South Dakota woman has humongous lump of fat sliced out of her neck
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Sandra Lee, a famous internet dermatologist known as Dr Pimple Popper, met Melissa from Sioux Falls in South Dakota to remove a gigantic lipoma from her shoulder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation
Massachusetts' highest court has upheld the authority of judges to order people with addiction to stay drug free as a condition of probation (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How to get rid of prickly heat: Three ways to calm itchy skin or red spots
HOW TO get rid of prickly heat: Also known as heat rash, it is usually harmless and should clear up on its own after a few days. But if the symptoms begin to bother there are three things you can do to offer fast relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Targeting one hormone may help treat bowel cancer
A new study reveals that p38 protein in myeloid cells promotes gut inflammation and tumor formation with help from a hormone triggered by p38 in the cells. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect after a laparoscopy for endometriosis
Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue similar to the tissue that lines the uterus grows in other places in the body. While physical examinations and ultrasounds can sometimes find endometriosis, a laparoscopy is the only way to be sure a person has the disease. Learn about the procedure and recovery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

FDA approves first drug to treat smallpox
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to treat smallpox. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tracking C-Section Pain Patterns May Benefit Surgical Patients Tracking C-Section Pain Patterns May Benefit Surgical Patients
Knowing more about how and when pain starts diminishing after surgery can help doctors and patients understand what's normal and when to expect a full recovery, suggests a small study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Global Health: Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds
Following a 20-year campaign, trachoma has been eliminated as a public health menace in at least seven poor countries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Eyes and Eyesight Trachoma Eyelashes Bacteria Blindness Pfizer Inc United States Agency for International Development Nepal Source Type: news

Routine screening, treatment can curb opioid abuse
Opioid abuse, as well as increases in HIV, hepatitis C and other infections, can be reduced with routinely screening and treatment when seeking other services. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Simple Trick Will Make You Happier and Better at Your Job
Tech startups are famous for installing nap pods and break rooms to attract Millennial workers. But most people work in offices where slipping off for a snooze or a foosball match would put a big dent in their promotion prospects. Even for self-employed or remote workers who don’t have a boss peering over their shoulder, taking anything more than a lunch break during work hours is anathema. But this “all work and no play” ethos may be harming employee health and productivity. The latest evidence suggests that taking short breaks during the work day makes employees happier and better at their jobs. A rece...
Source: TIME: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

Diseases Passed from Mom to Newborn Can Threaten Baby
Doctors say the transfer of an infection from a pregnant mother to a newborn can pose a serious threat to the baby, including deafness and a malformed brain. Three congenital infections — syphilis, cytomegalovirus (CMV), and HIV — are especially problematic in Texas, reports the July issue of Texas Medicine magazine. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apps May Promote Overdiagnosis of Mental Health Conditions Apps May Promote Overdiagnosis of Mental Health Conditions
Mobile apps that offer advice on managing mental health may'medicalize'normal ups and downs and encourage the overdiagnosis of certain conditions, the results of a new study suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Drugs Due to Impurity
The FDA is investigating how much NDMA is in the recalled products and is trying to find out the possible effects on patients who have been taking them. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9
Wellcome Sanger Institute scientists tested the effects of Crispr on both mouse and human cells in the laboratory. The findings were published in the journal Nature Biotechnology. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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CRISPR gene editing can cause risky collateral DNA damage: study
Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage which could lead to dangerous changes in some cells. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Omega-3-derived cannabinoid may stop cancer
A cannabinoid that occurs naturally in our bodies as a result of omega-3 fatty acid metabolism is found to have anticancer properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Health policy researcher describes his OWN costly and confusing experience of childbirth in America
Simon F Haeder teaches health policy in the Department of Political Sciences at  West Virginia University. He tried to pre-empt all the costs he and his wife would face. But it got out of hand quickly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Survival at Higher-Volume Facilities Better Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Survival at Higher-Volume Facilities
Patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) treated at higher-volume facilities survive longer than those treated at lower-volume facilities, according to a registry-based analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Pediatric Adverse Events High, Unchanged, Study Finds Pediatric Adverse Events High, Unchanged, Study Finds
Adverse events remain high among pediatric inpatients, particularly those in teaching hospitals and those with chronic conditions, a study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Doctor removes an inch-long wriggling LEECH from a man's nose
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The footage was filmed in Nghe An, a province in the north of the country, around 186 miles (300km) south of the capital Hanoi. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioids Given Too Easily to Children, Study Finds
More than one in 10 kids enrolled in Tennessee's Medicaid program received an opioid prescription each year between 1999 and 2014, even though they did not have a severe condition requiring powerful painkillers, researchers have found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking May Boost Risk of AFib
Smokers are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, but the risk is reduced considerably in those who quit, researchers in Norway have found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for skin conditions: 2p capsules could prevent dry skin
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some dry skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, acne and dandruff. Adding this cheap capsule to your diet everyday could lower your risk of dry skin symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating Alcoholic Liver Diseases Treating Alcoholic Liver Diseases
Dr Rowen Zetterman on how promoting early alcohol abstinence, looking for comorbidities, and implementing other techniques may keep a bad situation from getting worse.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Expert Column Source Type: news

' Really Good' New Guidelines for T2 Diabetes'Really Good' New Guidelines for T2 Diabetes
Dr Anne Peters applauds the latest changes to guidelines that put cardiovascular risk at the forefront of type 2 diabetes management.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

‘That Laugh Is a Drug.’ HBO’s New Documentary Explores Robin Williams’ Relationship to Comedy and Addiction
Substance use loomed large over Robin Williams’ life. But a lesser-known addiction of the late entertainer may have been comedy itself, suggests HBO’s new documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind. Come Inside My Mind, directed by Marina Zenovich, offers a two-hour glimpse into Williams’ psyche through audio clips, archival footage and interviews with his friends and family. In doing so, it paints a vivid picture of the extent to which Williams, who died by suicide in August 2014, devoted his 63 years of life to making others laugh. Williams describes the passion he felt for comedy almost as a compu...
Source: TIME: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized documentaries onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fats or carbs: What causes obesity?
Researchers have been debating for a long time whether it is fat or carb intake that leads to obesity. A new study claims it may have settled the issue. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Prostate Core Biopsy: Good Predictor of Adverse Pathology? Prostate Core Biopsy: Good Predictor of Adverse Pathology?
Don't necessarily discount active surveillance for patients with adverse pathology on prostate core biopsy, says Dr Chodak.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Three NHS-recommended ways to soothe symptoms and reduce painful rash
ECZEMA treatment can be accomplished by using creams, or taking simple precautions. the NHS said sufferers could try these three methods to reduce eczema rash and symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sunburn: Skin biologist invents £18.99 cream that reduces scars by 40%
SCARS are unfortunately commonplace in society but trial results from a new cream on the market could see marks reduced significantly, Dr Ardeshir Bayat revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Imaging method reveals Parkinson's heart damage, possible treatment
Researchers found a possible treatment for heart damage cause by Parkinson's, after finding that an imaging method could reveal and allow for treatment evaluation. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aggressive Prostate Cancer Type Is'Fairly Prevalent'Aggressive Prostate Cancer Type Is'Fairly Prevalent '
A variant of advanced disease known as treatment-emergent small-cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer is fairly common after use of abiraterone and/or enzalutamide.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Thinking of a Fluoroquinolone? Think Again Thinking of a Fluoroquinolone? Think Again
Fluoroquinolones are often prescribed even in the absence of any indication for antibiotics, despite their risk for serious harm.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: This food could help lower cholesterol and prevent the condition
HEART attack signs and symptoms include chest pain and breaking into a cold sweat. It could be possible to avoid the condition, however, by eating a healthy diet and exercising. Adding this food to the diet could help, they said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Slim down instantly with these summer fashion must-haves
Fashion guru Bahar Takhtehchian shares her pro tips on how to appear 10 pounds slimmer instantly by making a few sartorial changes. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events
Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about end-stage kidney disease
End-stage kidney disease is the last stage of chronic kidney disease when the kidneys stop functioning properly. Without sufficient kidney function, waste products begin to build up in a person's blood, causing a variety of symptoms. In this article, learn about the causes and treatment of end-stage kidney disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Q&A: Dr. Whitney Bowe answers all of your questions about bug spray
Are the chemicals safe? Can I apply it to my face? Can I apply it to a wound? (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: Everything you need to know to stay bug-free this summer
Dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe discusses all her expert tips on how to shop for and apply insect repellent on "GMA." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to make your waters break?
In the final stages of pregnancy, women often want to speed up the onset of labor. Women can get their water to break with the help of a doctor, but it is not safe to try this at home as it can cause infections. In this article, learn about the risks of breaking your water, and tips for inducing labor safely. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain!
Researchers at Aberdeen University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences led the rodent study, considered the largest of its kind. It was published in the journal Cell Metabolism. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma - the best exercise to lower your risk of deadly asthma attacks
ASTHMA symptoms affect more than five million people in the UK. Patients could lower their risk of a deadly asthma attack by exercising, said charity Asthma UK. This is one of the best ways to prevent signs of the lung condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin b12 deficiency: Eat this food to raise your vitamin b12 intake
VITAMIN b12 deficiency could be avoided by making dietary changes. Not getting enough of this vitamin could result in problems with mood, energy level, memory, and also physical aspects including heart, skin, hair, or digestion. Eat this to help boost vitamin b12 levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attacks symptoms: Oranges could help lower cholesterol and prevent the condition
HEART attack signs and symptoms include chest pain and breaking into a cold sweat. It could be possible to avoid the condition, however, by eating a healthy diet and exercising. Adding this food to the diet could help, they said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Shocking signs of a cancer three quarters of men don't check for
BREAST cancer symptoms and signs develop when a few cells in this area start to divide uncontrollably. The most common cancer in women, there are also rare cases of the cancer developing in men. Watch out for these warning signs of breast cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes malabsorption?
Malabsorption occurs when the body is unable to absorb nutrients from the diet. There is a variety of malabsorption disorders that have different causes, including lactose intolerance. Symptoms might include bloating, diarrhea, and fatigue. Treatment is essential and depends on what is causing the malabsorption. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

mind: Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny
Many famous studies of human behavior cannot be reproduced. Even so, they revealed aspects of our inner lives that feel true. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BENEDICT CAREY Tags: Psychology and Psychologists Research Zimbardo, Philip G Stanford University Source Type: news