Eating just one slice of bacon a day linked to higher risk of colorectal cancer, says study
Eating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal (bowel) cancer, according to a new study published Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

On Causality, Confounders, and Lots of Ros é On Causality, Confounders, and Lots of Ros é
Are you seeing that study through ros é -colored glasses? Dr Perry Wilson talks about confounding and how it can mess with a study's assessment of causality.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Switzerland to monitor potential health risks posed by 5G networks
Switzerland will introduce a monitoring system to assuage concerns about the potential health impact of fifth-generation (5G) mobile frequency emissions and smooth the cutting-edge technology's rollout, the government said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Diabetes drug Metformin may fight heart disease, study says
Metformin could reverse left ventricular hypertrophy, the thickening of the heart's muscle that can cause heart disease. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Seven signs you should call an ambulance
HEART ATTACK symptoms don ’t just involve pain in the chest, which in some cases doesn’t even occur at all. It’s therefore important to be aware of the other signs of a heart attack so you know when to get emergency help. Here are seven key signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby girl was left fighting for her life after 'catching measles from the child of an anti-vaxxer'
Jilly Moss claims her daughter Alba spent more than a week battling measles at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London earlier this month after becoming floppy and unresponsive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officials warn of drug 100 times more potent than fentanyl
Officials in San Diego County have issued an alert after three people suffered fatal overdoses from a drug called carfentanil, which is many times more potent than the powerful opioid fentanyl, KOVR-TV reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Priory fined £300k over death of 14-year-old girl
Amy El-Keria hanged herself at a clinic run by the private healthcare company in 2012. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US officials warn drug 100 times more potent than fentanyl is driving a new spike in overdoses
The drug is not new, but until now it had been on the fringes of the opioid epidemic. Now it is being cut into street-sold versions of prescription drugs, causing people to overdose. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Eating a certain red fruit could help lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is a condition that can be difficult to spot, but left untreated, more serious health problems can develop. One of the best ways to keep your reading in check is by eating a healthy diet - in particular eating a certain fruit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Milestone' Meeting Highlights NIH Efforts to Combat ME/CFS'Milestone' Meeting Highlights NIH Efforts to Combat ME/CFS
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome has become the focus of serious attention by the NIH, and funded research is showing results, but the funding level still does not match the need.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Two Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream flavors recalled because of nut labeling issues
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Writer, 30, 'looked pregnant' before surgeons removed a WATERMELON-sized tumour
Layla Cummins, of Bristol, visited her GP in January after feeling more bloated than normal. An ultrasound revealed a cyst on her ovary which was discovered to be 40cm in length when removed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Health 202: Bernie Sanders says Medicare-for-all would reduce health spending. But that's unclear.
It depends on which assumptions you use. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paige Winfield Cunningham Source Type: news

Dementia: The early and subtle warning sign of vascular dementia you mustn’t ignore
DEMENTIA symptoms are most commonly associated with memory loss, but in vascular dementia memory loss is not usually the main early symptom. Before memory loss happens, the early stages of vascular dementia can be detected by a much more subtle warning sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US 'concerned' over misused funds allegations at UNAIDS
Financial and sexual misconduct problems have been reported at the agency. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Sex positions with deep penetration do NOT increase your chances of conceiving, say experts
Information that some positions boost conceiving rates is wrong, according to a group of Brazilian gynaecologists who reviewed evidence on various fertility tips. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Quebec rules for driving with children on board come into effect
Children under the age of nine, or under four feet nine inches in height, are required by law to be in booster seats, as of Thursday, April 18. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

New rules for driving with children on board come into effect Thursday
Children under the age of nine, or under four feet nine inches in height, are required by law to be in booster seats, as of Thursday, April 18. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled due to "unexpected" ingredient
Some consumers have reported gagging, choking or dental injury related to the product, according to food giant Mondelez (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema: Applying this sweet food spread to the skin may reduce itchy eczema symptoms
ECZEMA can leave the skin feeling itchy, dry and sore, and sometimes flare-ups can be hard to control. As more and more people are looking at natural remedies to treat symptoms, some experts recommend a particular sweet food spread. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Study debunks 3 common sleep myths
From how many hours of sleep we need each night to whether or not loud snoring is normal, new research examines widespread beliefs about sleep. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Columbine and Parkland: Portraits of survival
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Caffeine Help A Headache Or Not? Here ’s What Experts Say.
The answer depends on a number of factors. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Caffeine Help A Headache Or Not? Here's What Experts Say.
The answer depends on a number of factors. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survivors, raise your hand if you've noted every exit
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for arthritis: The natural compound that could relieve inflamed joints
BEST supplements for arthritis: More than 10 million people in the UK have arthritis - a condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint. While for some people, painkillers are an effective form of treatment, experts have also found more natural remedies can help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Do you use this ingredient when cooking? It could be why you are bloated
STOMACH BLOATING can be caused by something as simple as the ingredients you use in your cooking. If you eat a lot of this staple cooking ingredient, it could be why you have bloated stomach pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple blood test can spot if breast cancer will return up to TWO YEARS earlier than current scans
A study by the University of Leicester and Imperial College London looked for mutant DNA released from dying tumours in the blood of 49 breast-cancer patients over several years (stock) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Generation Grandparent: Anna Quindlen ’ s ‘ Life in the 60s ’
A Bubbe and a Nana share the joys of grandparenting: “ This is the closest we get to immortality, right? ” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PAULA SPAN Tags: Grandparents Parenting Children and Childhood Families and Family Life Quindlen, Anna Source Type: news

Phys Ed: 10 Years After an Exercise Study, Benefits Persist
The benefits of exercise may last longer than many of us might expect. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Exercise Diabetes Insulin Research Weight Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: The common digestive issue which could actually be a sign of cancer
CANCER SYMPTOMS can often be confused with much less serious issues, so it ’s important to be aware of anything which could potentially signal the disease. This common digestive issue, for example, could easily be shrugged off when it could be a sign of cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinic serving Montreal's Hasidic community educates patients about measles outbreak
With Passover approaching, there's expected to be an increase in visitors from Brooklyn, where mandatory vaccinations were ordered last week. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

The secret to changing your lactose tolerance may be in your gut
Lactose tolerance in adults arises from a single nucleotide changing out of the millions in our DNA.   If you don't have that mutation, research shows manipulating our gut bacteria might help. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa's Tiger Brands to fight listeria class action
South Africa's leading food producer Tiger Brands said on Wednesday it will fight a class action lawsuit over its role in the world's largest ever listeria outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can purple corn reduce inflammation, diabetes?
Researchers bred a number of new varieties of purple corn and used a mouse cell model to study how these can reduce inflammation and insulin resistance. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

In India, a Renewed Fight Against Leprosy
Health workers thought they had vanquished the disease in 2005. But it lived on, cloaked in stigma and medical mystery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: APOORVA MANDAVILLI Tags: Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) Disabilities Bacteria Rumors and Misinformation Skin Tuberculosis Discrimination Politics and Government London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine World Health Organization India your-feed-science Source Type: news

Pollen count warning: Met Office ALERT as 'pollen bomb' hits UK in next 72 hours
THE Met Office has warned of an extremely high pollen count spreading across much of the UK over the next few days. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about stress ulcers
A stress ulcer can cause pain and a burning sensation in the lining of the gut, and these ulcers usually appear with additional symptoms. Treatment includes medications. Learn more about stress ulcers here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Caffeine content of different types of coffee
Coffee is probably the most popular source of caffeine. The caffeine content of a cup of coffee can vary considerably depending on the brewing method, the type of bean, and the quantity of coffee grounds that a person uses. Learn how much caffeine different types and brands of coffee contain here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

U.S. health officials probe multi-state Salmonella outbreak
U.S. federal health officials said on Tuesday an investigation is underway over a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to frozen ground tuna, which were imported into the United States by seafood retailer Jensen Tuna. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bruised heels and how to treat them
The causes of a bruised heel can include various injuries and ill-fitting shoes. Home remedies can help, such as applying a cold compress or using heel inserts in shoes. Learn more about bruised heels here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

SickKids shuts down Motherisk helplines after grants, donations 'reduced to zero'
A statement posted late Tuesday afternoon on the Hospital for Sick Children's website says funding through grants and donations has dropped to zero over the last three years, forcing SickKids to shut down its Motherisk helplines for pregnant women and new mothers. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Urethral stricture: Everything you need to know
Urethral stricture refers to scarring on the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. Learn more about urethral stricture here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

New measles case confirmed, infected person visited Vancouver airport
Vancouver Coastal Health has confirmed another case of measles in the Lower Mainland, marking the 27th case in B.C. this year. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Baby boy receiving treatment after he was born without skin
A baby boy is receiving specialized hospital care three months after he was born without skin (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New York's Rockland County Issues New Actions to Fight Measles New York's Rockland County Issues New Actions to Fight Measles
Rockland County health officials order new restrictions and requirements to stem the ongoing and worsening measles outbreak in the New York City suburb.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Three surprising signs you might not associate with the disease
CANCER symptoms are not always easy to detect. Most people are aware of some signs of the disease, such as a lump, but there are many other, much more subtle symptoms which you may be surprised are linked to cancer. Here are three symptoms of the disease you should always get checked out. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I helped test a wonder drug - then I was denied it'
When Louise Moorhouse took part in a drug trial she was able to eat normally for the first time in her life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating 76g of red and processed meat STILL raises your risk of bowel cancer
Scientists at the University of Oxford compared the risk between people who stick to NHS guidelines on red and processed meat consumption - 70g a day - and those who don't. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news