Vitamin D deficiency: You could avoid bone density loss and tiredness with this vitamin
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wide Variation in Surgeons' Attitude Toward Node Dissection Wide Variation in Surgeons' Attitude Toward Node Dissection
Substantial variation exists among US surgeons in how likely they are to omit axillary lymph node dissection in early breast cancer despite recommendations to do so under well-defined circumstances.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Horsefly bite: Were you bitten? SHOCKING signs you’ve been nipped by the gruesome insect
HORSEFLY bites can be painful, itchy and produce unusual marks on the skin. But, many other insect bites can look similar. This is what a horsefly bite looks like. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes head lice?
Head lice have existed on humans for thousands of years. These otherwise harmless parasites can cause itchiness and discomfort. In this article, learn about the causes of lice, which groups of people are most at risk, and what treatments are available. We also explore symptoms and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Mandy Sacher speaks to FEMAIL on how to get out of a food rut
If you and your family find yourselves sitting down to the same meals week in, week out, it might be that you're in a food rut. Celebrity nutritionist Mandy Sacher revealed how to get out. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Why you should never ignore this smelly symptom - Dr Chris reveals
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include fatigue and unexplained weight loss. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you have this smelly condition, reveals ITV This Morning ’s Dr Chris Steele. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in seven American teenagers have hypertension, CDC reveals
A new CDC report found that one in seven US children have hypertension. New guidelines released last year reclassified 800,000 children as having high blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-two reveals how she overcame anorexia to have children
Olivia Cooper, 31, from Buckinghamshire, was admitted to hospital for 12 months as a teenager. She said her turning point came when she realised she wanted her own family. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over-the-counter charcoal and whitening toothpastes are eroding enamel
Dr Rhona Eskander, a dentist in London, warns that using fashionable activated charcoal and fluoride-free toothpastes could actually do more damage than good to people's teeth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds even least impulsive girls have a higher rate of obesity
A new study, led by Ohio State University, has found that boys who have more self-control are less likely to be obese but that for girls, all the will power is not enough to prevent the risk of obesity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man caught killer infection from rats urine after swimming in Bath
Billy-Joe Humphries is recovering from Weil's disease after receiving emergency treatment after going for a dip in Warleigh Weir, a popular swim spot near Bath. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No proof B.C. boy's migraines caused by Wi-Fi, tribunal rules
By the time class let out for the summer in 2016, a Vancouver Island preteen was spending almost all of every school day alone in an empty room, away from his friends. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Large study reviews the cardiovascular benefits of walnuts
The results of a meta-review of 25 years worth of research on the cardiovascular effects of nuts are in: a walnut-enriched diet keeps your heart healthy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Antibiotic resistant bug is spreading in the Canary Islands
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control is warning that tourists in Gran Canaria have been infected with the Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria, which can cause pneumonia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria warning - you MUST do this before eating vegetables reveals Dr Chris
LISTERIA symptoms are caused by a bacterial infection. After an outbreak has forced some supermarkets to recall frozen vegetables, This Morning ’s Dr Chris reveals how to prevent the deadly infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS Health Heroes: The surgeon who's helped 100 children walk
John Goodden, a consultant neurosurgeon from Leeds, is the latest medical professional to be nominated for our NHS Health Heroes award. This is his incredible story... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roche touts new flu drug as Tamiflu suffers generics hit
Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of recapturing lost ground in the generics-flooded influenza market got a boost after a late-stage study showed its new medicine reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Heart attack: £1 ‘powerhouse’ fruit could slash deadly risk - how many should you eat?
HEART attack risk could be reduced by making diet or exercise changes. Adding this “powerhouse” fruit to your breakfast could lower your risk of a deadly myocardial infarction. How many should you be eating every day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Drink this tasty fruit juice to raise your blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 1 sufferers need to control blood sugar levels to avoid symptoms including blurred vision and extreme fatigue. This can be done by adding sugary or non-sugary snacks to the diet to raise or lower blood sugar levels. Drink this to raise blood sugar, possibly helping avoid hypoglycaemia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom Shares Warning After Teen With Nut Allergy Dies From Eating Cookie
FLORIDA (CBS Local) – A couple in Florida is warning other parents about food packaging labels after their teenage daughter died from eating a cookie. Kellie Travers-Stafford and her husband, Michael, lost their 15-year-old after she reportedly ate a Chips Ahoy! cookie while at a friend’s house. Alexi Ryann Stafford, who had a peanut allergy, didn’t realize the cookie she took was one of Chips Ahoy’s “Reese’s peanut butter cups” treats. Tragically, the teen went into anaphylactic shock and died shortly after eating the cookie on June 25. Her mother’s Facebook post about ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Florida Local TV Peanut Allergy talkers Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Avoid hair loss and muscle pain with this yellow food
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Eat more of this food to avoid the deficiency
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergency Care Workforce Programme
This document sets out measures that providers have successfully put in place to achieve some stability in their workforce in difficult circumstances. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The long-stays dashboard
This is intended to help providers, CCGs and local authorities to monitor and manage hospital length of stay in acute hospitals. It is accompanied by a number of resources. An account is required to use the dashboard. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Identifying Options for Funding the NHS and Social Care in the UK
This report investigates how other high-income countries have thought about and implemented changes to their funding systems for health and social care to better meet the challenges ahead. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Investigation into the transition from child and adolescent mental health services to adult mental health services
The investigation reviewed the transition of care from child and adolescent to adult mental health services to understand how variations in the transition impacts the safe and effective care of young people. A number of recommendations have been made to NHS organisations to make the transition smoother and safer (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Urology: GIRFT Programme National Specialty Report
Following visits to 134 trusts providing urology services, this report examines the way that urology is currently provided in England and sets out 18 recommendations to improve the these services. The recommendations bring opportunities for efficiencies and savings of up to £ 32.5m (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: This ‘marvellous’ tea could help reduce cramps and pain
STOMACH bloating can be caused by the body reacting to a substance. Consuming certain foods such as fizzy drinks and cruciferous vegetables that cause wind can also lead to a bloated abdominal area. However, this could be reduced by drinking this special type of tea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toy slime could make children ill thanks to chemical that can cause vomiting
Consumer watchdog Which? has found some slime products contain potentially unsafe levels of the chemical boron, which in excessive levels causes bouts of diarrhoea, vomiting and cramps. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who say treatment after a smear test ruined their sex lives
When Kate Orson, from Glasgow, developed abnormal cervical cells, she had a procedure called large loop excision of the transformation zone - which changed her body forever... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer warning - do you do this when you pee? What to look out for in the urinal
PROSTATE cancer symptoms include having a sudden urge to pass urine, and using the toilet more often than normal. But do you do this when you pee? Signs and treatment for prostate cancer revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Get Your Intuition Back (When It ’ s Hijacked By Life)
Suddenly at midlife, the gut instinct I had long relied on to make important life decisions left me. Here ’ s how I learned to get it back. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JUDI KETTELER Tags: Anxiety and Stress Psychology and Psychologists Emotions Writing and Writers Depression (Mental) Careers and Professions Youth Dating and Relationships Source Type: news

'Invisible' poo blood makes you more likely to suffer an early death
Dundee University tracked the survival of around 2,700 people whose FOTB test showed up as positive over a period of 16 years. Their findings were published in the journal Gut. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health 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 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toy slime could make children ill thanks to chemical that can cause vomiting
Consumer watchdog Which? has found some slime products contain potentially unsafe levels of the chemical boron, which in excessive levels causes bouts of diarrhoea, vomiting and cramps. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Juliana Shalek reveals the foods you should avoid while pregnant
New York nutritionist Juliana Shalek revealed the surprising foods you should avoid while pregnant - and the healthy alternatives to swap for so you don't miss out for nine months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men are being left in agony as NHS denies them hernia operations
More than half the health boards in England refuse NHS funding for the 45-minute procedure unless patients are in enough agony to ‘impede working life’ or ‘everyday activities’. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency: Raise vitamin D levels by eating more of this popular breakfast food
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Drink this fruit juice to raise blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 1 sufferers need to control blood sugar levels to avoid symptoms including blurred vision and extreme fatigue. This can be done by adding sugary or non-sugary snacks to the diet to raise or lower blood sugar levels. Drink this to raise blood sugar, possibly helping avoid hypoglycaemia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roche lauds new flu drug trial as Tamiflu suffers generics hit
Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of regaining ground in the influenza market have been boosted after a late-stage study showed its investigational drug baloxavir marboxil reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pharmacare in our time: Can premiers, Ottawa agree how to do it?
Canada's premiers have been calling for a national pharmacare program since 2004. But they may never have been as close to getting one as they are this year — if they can put differences aside and agree on how to do it. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Thousands of patient records held for ransom in Ontario home care data breach, attackers claim
The detailed medical histories and contact information of possibly tens of thousands of home-care patients in Ontario are allegedly being held for ransom by thieves who recently raided the computer systems of a health-care provider. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Technology & Science Source Type: news

Pharmacare may appeal to premiers seeking consensus this week in N.B.
Canada's premiers have been calling for a national pharmacare program since 2004. But they may never have been as close to getting one as they are this year — if they can put differences aside and agree on how to do it. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Liver cancer death rate in US surged 43% in 16 years
Death rates from liver cancer increased 43% for American adults from 2000 to 2016, according to a report released Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. The increase comes even as mortality for all cancers combined has declined. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is your family guilty of repetitive eating? How to get out of the food rut
If you and your family find yourselves sitting down to the same meals week in, week out, it might be that you're in a food rut. Celebrity nutritionist Mandy Sacher revealed how to get out. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cancer: Can testosterone improve patients' quality of life?
Many patients with cancer experience 'cachexia,' a condition characterized by loss of body mass and debilitating weakness. Can testosterone treat it? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

High blood pressure - 50p ‘overlooked’ vegetable could slash hypertension risk
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or exercise changes. Adding this cheap vegetable to your weekly meal plan could slash the risk of hypertension, a nutritionist has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news