Del Monte Corn Recalled for Possible Contamination
The FDA says the under-processing “could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens,” which could lead to life-threatening illness. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's heartbreaking note to tech companies after stillbirth
"If you're smart enough to realize that I'm pregnant, that I've given birth, then surely you're smart enough to realize that my baby died" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Addressing Military Mental Health: A Proposed Solution Addressing Military Mental Health: A Proposed Solution
Dr Jeffrey Lieberman discusses the current stigma around military mental health and proposes a solution to deliver improved care to our veteran population and their families.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Senate Democrats introduce bill to allow government to block drug price rises
Four Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday that would allow the government to block drug price increases that it decides are unjustified. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New tool could improve asthma prediction in children
A new tool could supplant the old standard for predicting asthma in children, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How much do YOU know about meningitis?
The Bristol-based Meningitis Research Foundation has released a quiz to test people's knowledge of the deadly brain infection amid fears of a spike in cases over winter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU agency: Cocaine dealers' technology use complicates busts
The European Union agency that monitors drug abuse says cocaine dealers are increasingly using social media and encrypted communications to do business, making it harder for authorities to crack down on the trade (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Del Monte recalls canned corn for botulism risk
Walmart and Target among retailers that sold incompletely sterilized food that could cause life-threatening illness (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 convicted in meningitis outbreak case; 1 acquitted
Four former employees and an owner of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds have been convicted of charges including mail fraud and conspiracy to defraud the U.S. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

High Premature Death Rate for Psychogenic Seizures Troubling High Premature Death Rate for Psychogenic Seizures Troubling
Patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures die at a rate similar to those with epilepsy, which is more than double that of the average population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

More Fluoroquinolone Safety Concerns More Fluoroquinolone Safety Concerns
How do the most recently identified safety issues affect fluoroquinolones'place in therapy?Medscape Pharmacists (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Ask the Expert Source Type: news

How to live longer - the six foods you should add to your dinner to avoid death
HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could lower your risk of an early death by eating these foods for dinner regularly. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N.I.H. to Scrutinize Private Donations to Scientific Research Projects
After halting a controversial alcohol study, officials will enforce new policies to ensure that private support does not compromise scientific integrity. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Research Conflicts of Interest National Institutes of Health Collins, Francis S Alcoholic Beverages Alcohol Abuse Source Type: news

There May Be a Surprising Link Between Depression and Concussions in Kids Who Play Football
For years, studies have found that depression is an all-too-common symptom of concussions. Youth athletes, college athletes and retired NFL players who have suffered brain injuries are all at increased risk of mental illness. A new study, published in The Journal of Pediatrics, flips the relationship between concussions and depression, and asks a different question: Are kids who have depression more at risk of suffering a concussion while playing football? Indeed, according to the new research, children who have been previously diagnosed with depression had a five-fold increased risk of suffering a concussion while playing...
Source: TIME: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sean Gregory Tags: Uncategorized Football onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New brain circuit that controls anxiety found
Using genetically modified mice, scientists have uncovered a brain circuit that regulates anxiety and could be a treatment target for related disorders. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Mylan says Sanofi loses Lantus insulin patent claims
U.S. generics drugmaker Mylan said on Thursday that the United States Patent and Trademark Office had rejected Sanofi's infringement claims relating to insulin drug Lantus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Psychology of Internet Trolls and the Empathy Deficit The Psychology of Internet Trolls and the Empathy Deficit
What drives trolls to be so cruel, and what can be done to minimize cyberbullying?Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Article Source Type: news

Sex Really Does Make Your Life Better —Even As You Age
Having sex may be one way older adults can feel better and enjoy life more, suggests a new paper published in the journal Sexual Medicine. “The general conception is that older adults are not as sexually active as younger adults, or not sexually active at all,” says study co-author Lee Smith, a reader in epidemiology at Anglia Ruskin University in the U.K. “Sexual activity does decline as we age, but older adults are not asexual.” In fact, other recent research found that many American seniors have active sex lives; 40% of the people surveyed, who were between age 65 and 80, said they were having se...
Source: TIME: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Sex/Relationships Source Type: news

Meat or two veg? Find out your food’s climate footprint
Check the environmental impact of what you eat and drink. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meat or two veg? Find out your food's climate footprint
Check the environmental impact of what you eat and drink. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Human heart prompts Southwest flight to return to Seattle
Southwest Airlines says a Dallas-bound flight returned to Seattle last weekend because a human heart had been left onboard (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gun deaths inf US reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveals
Nearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in 38 years, according to a new analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get zzz
High school students are getting more sleep in Seattle thanks to a later start of the school day (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Heart attack risk spikes on Christmas Eve, study finds
New research finds the holidays can be tough on the heart (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U by Kotex Sleek tampons recalled in Canada and U.S.
Kimberly-Clark announces a recall of regular absorbency U by Kotex Sleek Tampons after reports of they came apart while being removed from the body. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Lead--The Problem in Pregnancy That We May Forget Lead--The Problem in Pregnancy That We May Forget
The healthcare community is well aware of the adverse effects of lead on children. But we unfortunately pay less attention to the negative fallout for women of childbearing age.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Woman in her 60s who fell asleep during home cupping therapy woke up with large blisters
The tale of the unnamed woman, from California, was published in a report in the journal JAMA Dermatology. The therapy is used to relieve pain with heated cups creating suction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New 'smart tattoo' that senses sun rays will tell you when its time to reapply sunscreen
Scientists at the University of Colorado, Boulder, have created a tattoo that is sensitive to UV radiation. when its bearer has been in the sun too long, that tattoo appears, but vanishes with sunscreen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for the heart - the 3p a day capsules to avoid ‘sudden cardiac death’
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to improve heart health, as well as to lower the risk of heart disease symptoms. Asking these cheap capsules to your diet every day could help to prevent high blood pressure and strokes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Epilepsy Time Limited? Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Epilepsy Time Limited?
Patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy can develop a tolerance to cannabis-based therapy, a finding that may have implications for long-term management, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Epilepsy Time-Limited? Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Epilepsy Time-Limited?
Patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy can develop a tolerance to cannabis-based therapy, a finding that may have implications for long-term management, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How our body clocks can make or break our health
A fresh discovery offers a more detailed picture of how disrupted body clocks can lead to poor health, exposing us to problems such as diabetes or cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Biology / Biochemistry Source Type: news

Asian tick that clones itself could spread fast and far in the US, study says
The Asian longhorned tick most likely began invading the United States years ago. Now found in nine states, the tick may soon occupy a large swath of eastern North America as well as coastal regions of the Pacific Northwest, according to research published Thursday in the Journal of Medical Entomology. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fasting for Lab Tests Raises Hypoglycemia Risk in Diabetes Fasting for Lab Tests Raises Hypoglycemia Risk in Diabetes
Requiring patients with diabetes to fast before routine lab tests may unnecessarily place them at risk for hypoglycemia and possibly dangerous consequences. Authors call for amendment of guidelines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Study: 15 percent of infants exposed to Zika develop abnormalities
About 15 percent of infants exposed to the Zika virus before they were born had serious defects within the first 18 months, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does PIONEER-HF Warrant Acute HF Indication for ARNI? Does PIONEER-HF Warrant Acute HF Indication for ARNI?
Drs Pina and Butler discuss the new findings of PIONEER-HF, a trial evaluating angiotensin-neprilysin inhibition in acute heart failure.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Woman's heartbreaking note to tech companies after stillborn birth
"If you're smart enough to realize that I'm pregnant, that I've given birth, then surely you're smart enough to realize that my baby died" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast screening invite scandal was caused by a 'misunderstanding', not a computer failure
A review has found officials were wrong when they warned 450,000 British women they may have missed breast screenings when the true figure was just 15 per cent of that at 67,000. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela HIV patients rely on futile leaf remedy amid drug shortage
Doctors and patients alike have questioned the effectiveness of the remedy, which has for years been used in Venezuela and Brazil as a complement to pharmaceutical treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aromatherapy: Can You Smell Relief?
While formal research into the benefits of aromatherapy poses many challenges, some evidence does suggest that the alternative treatment may help relieve nausea, anxiety, various types of pain, and a number of other conditions. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lack of evidence for teething gels, medicines regulator says
Parents are advised to massage their child's gums or use a teething ring before trying the gels. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - does your breath have this ‘unusual’ sweet smell?
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, passing more urine than normal, and feeling very thirsty. You could also be at risk of high blood sugar signs if your breath has this “unusual” smell. Bad breath causes, and its link to diabetes, revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why one woman agreed to become an 'Immortal Corpse' for science
National Geographic’s special-edition, single-topic issue on “The Future of Medicine” features the longest-in-the-making feature story for the magazine. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Holidays Hike Heart Attack Risk
In the 15-year study of more than 300,000 people who’d had a heart attack, the risk was highest at 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stop vaping Viagra: FDA urges Americans to avoid e-liquid that contains erectile dysfunction drugs
China-based HelloCig Electronic Tech Company is selling two e-liquids that contain erectile dysfunction drugs. The FDA is cracking down on them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanofi loses Lantus patent claims against Mylan
U.S. generics drugmaker Mylan N.V. said on Thursday the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected French pharma company Sanofi's patent infringement claims related to two formulations of its blockbuster insulin drug Lantus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Can a coalition of 'superheroes' save the COP24 climate talks?
Think of them as the Justice League for global warming diplomacy. They're the "High Ambition Coalition" and they arrived late this week at the beleaguered COP24 climate talks here in Polish coal country, wearing suits and hosting press conferences -- hoping to salvage a United Nations treaty that is meant to save the earth. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With no antiretrovirals, Venezuela HIV patients rely on leaf remedy
As Venezuela's hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on the leaves of a tropical tree known as the guasimo. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Luca Campanaro: Mother 'in awe' of football death son
The mother of a 14-year-old boy who died while playing football says she is "in awe" of her son. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google launches Thai AI project to screen for diabetic eye disease
Google said on Thursday it had launched an artificial intelligence program in Thailand to screen for a diabetic eye disease which causes permanent blindness. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news