How to catch fruit flies (video)
(American Chemical Society) You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar -- or can you? In this video, Reactions explains the chemistry behind why fruit flies love vinegar so much that some entomologists call them 'vinegar flies'. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy
No one ever had fun visiting the cardiologist. ­Regardless of how good the doc might be, it’s always a little scary thinking about the health of something as fundamental as the heart. But there are ways to take greater control—to ensure that your own heart health is the best it can be—even if you have a family history of cardiovascular disease. Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life, according to Dr. Eugenia Gianos, director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “This means you can greatly ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Lombardi and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Baby Boomer Health heart health Source Type: news

Honey bee researcher Gene Robinson elected to National Academy of Medicine
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Entomology professor Gene Robinson, an international leader in honey bee research, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine 'for pioneering contributions to understanding the roles of genes in social behavior.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Athletes who eat bee bread while training have higher running endurance
(Natural News) Studies have shown that consumption of honey improves athletic performance. However, there is no study yet on the potential benefits of bee bread on sports performance. Therefore, researchers from the University Sains Malaysia in Malaysia carried out a study on this and discovered that bee bread can improve running performance and antioxidant status... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wild chimpanzees share food with their friends
(Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology) Why share food with non-family members when there is no immediate gain? An international team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) in Leipzig, Germany, conducted observations of natural food sharing behavior of the chimpanzees of the Tai National Park, Ivory Coast. They found that chimpanzees who possess large, desirable food items, like meat, honey or large fruit share food with their friends, and that neither high dominance status nor harassment by beggars influenced possessors' decisions to share. (Source: EurekAlert! - ...
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Electronic tongue can tell if your honey is adulterated
(Natural News) In response to all of the fake honey that have been infiltrating the market for the longest time, Spanish researchers have come up with an electronic tongue that can tell the difference. An article in Alpha Galileo reported that the device is inexpensive, is quick to pick up on the presence of adulterated honey, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 Honey-based tonics that remedy cough
(Natural News) Having a cough can be annoying, but if you have some honey in your kitchen, you can make effective honey-based tonics to ease this troublesome condition. Various over-the-counter (OTC) cough syrups are available in stores, but they may have negative side effects. However, using honey and other natural ingredients, you can come up... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evidence shows honey can be used to treat various eye diseases
(Natural News) Honey is a sweet substance often associated with food, but nothing’s sweeter than finding out that it c an also be used for other purposes. For one, studies have shown that honey can serve as a natural remedy for multiple eye diseases. Although honey has been medicinally used for a long time, not many... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monsanto's weedkiller BOMBSHELL: It murders honey bees, too, contributing to global collapse of the food supply
(Natural News) Monsanto likes to promote the idea that GMOs can solve world hunger. At first, many wanted to believe that they could indeed provide an answer to this devastating problem, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that they’re actually having the opposite effect. In fact, Monsanto’s popular weed killer glyphosate, which is regularly used on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research finds probiotics are effective at improving survival rates in honey bees exposed to pesticides
(Natural News) Could probiotics be the answer to rapidly declining bee populations? New research has shown that friendly bacteria can boost survival rates and help protect valuable pollinators against the hazards of modern pesticides. Bee populations have been absolutely decimated in recent years — there’s no doubt about that. As Fox News reported last year, honeybee... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The secret to happiness? Be like Winnie the Pooh! Harvard professor claims
Harvard professor Sanjiv Chopra claims AA Milne's lovable bear is the 'master of zen' and we could all learn a lesson or two from the honey-loving creature's optimistic perspective on life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chicken strips with honey mustard sauce
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on an updated approach for including added sugar information on the Nutrition Facts labels of pure maple syrup and honey
Proposed rule revises front of package calorie labeling requirements to provide more flexibility to industry (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

WATCH: More cases of Salmonella linked to Honey Smacks cereal: CDC
The total number of cases has reached 130; the cereal has been recalled since June. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

CDC: Why You Should Not Eat Any Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal
The CDC has just upped its warning about the cereal. So far, the ongoing multi-state Salmonella Mbandaka outbreak has affected at least 130 people in 36 states. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Have Sickened 130
For the time being, the "CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve or sell any Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal," the agency said in a statement. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

130 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 -- One hundred thirty people across 36 states have now fallen ill with Salmonella after eating Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many of the illnesses linked to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC warning after Honey Smacks Salmonella outbreak infects 30 more
Health officials had thought the outbreak, which started in March, was brought under control in June when they recalled 1.3 million cases of the cereal in affected states. But that wasn't the case. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

30 more illnesses from Salmonella linked to recalled Honey Smacks cereal: CDC
Thirty more people have been reported to have Salmonella illness linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal, bringing the total to 130 cases,the CDC said. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Salmonella outbreak linked to popular cereal
"Do not eat or sell any Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal," the CDC warns as it investigates a multi-state outbreak. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

FDA again warns consumers not to eat Honey Smacks cereal due salmonella outbreak
The US Food and Drug Administration again has advised consumers "not to eat and discard any Kellogg's Honey Smack cereal" as part of an ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to the popular breakfast product. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

130 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 -- One hundred thirty people across 36 states have now fallen ill with salmonella after eating Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. For the time being, the " CDC... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Don ’t Eat Any Honey Smacks Cereal, CDC Warns As Salmonella Outbreak Continues
Federal health officials are warning consumers to stay away from all Honey Smacks cereal, which is likely behind a multi-state salmonella outbreak that has sickened 130 people. Kellogg’s voluntarily recalled Honey Smacks in June, citing possible salmonella contamination. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Tuesday that at least 30 people from 19 states have become ill since mid-July, suggesting that contaminated products may still be in people’s homes or on store shelves. “Do not eat any Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, regardless of the package size or best-by date,&...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Recalls Source Type: news

CDC reports 30 more cases of illnesses linked to Kellogg's tainted cereal
Thirty more people have reported sick after eating Kellogg Co's Honey Smacks cereal contaminated with Salmonella, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, bringing the total to 130 cases in 36 states. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

More illnesses tied to Honey Smacks salmonella outbreak
The CDC is advising consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC reports 30 more illnesses related to Kellogg's tainted cereal
A total of 30 more cases of illnesses linked to Salmonella contamination of Kellogg Co's Honey Smacks cereal have been reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, bringing the total to 130 cases across 36 states. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pesticide residues still prevalent in honey: Recent review of samples from around the world reveals danger to bees
(Natural News) An international team of scientists have just concluded that roughly 75 percent of honey worldwide is contaminated (to some degree) with neonicotinoid residues. This, despite a European Union (EU) partial ban on the pesticides in 2014. These conclusions suggest that more actions need to be taken to limit the exposure insect pollinators have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Where would we 'bee' without pollinators?
Without pollinators there would be no strawberries, apples and chocolate. At this weekend's Bee Festival at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden people will be able to find out how they can help bees and other vital pollinators or learn about growing fruit and vegetables. The Festival will also celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Avon Beekeepers Association Annual Honey Show. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 29, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Aug. 28, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Cheesecake Factory's Breakfast Burrito Tops Latest Xtreme Eating Awards The Cheesecake Factory's Breakfast Burrito and Chili's Honey-Chipotle... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

Honey ‘best treatment for a cough’ say doctors
Millions of people who struggle with coughs and colds should turn to honey rather than antibiotics to relieve their symptoms, health chiefs say. They warn that prescription drugs make little or no difference and in most cases a soothing mug of honey and lemon or over-the-counter products are just as effective. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NICE promotes honey and OTC mixtures for most coughs
Honey or over-the-counter cough medicines should be the first port of call for people with a nasty cough, according to new draft guidance, which advises clinicians not to prescribe antibiotics. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 23, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Use honey first for a cough, new guidelines say
Antibiotics should rarely be given for coughs - in most cases they do little to help, officials say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients with a cough are told to reach for HONEY instead of calling their GP for antibiotics
New NHS draft guidelines, which are aimed at both GPs and patients, say antibiotics make little difference to coughs. Instead, patients should try honey or over-the-counter cough syrups (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Manuka honey is a trendy sweetener, but are you getting what you pay for?
Is your manuka honey worth the hefty price tag? (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Honey May Protect Children Who Swallow Button Batteries
FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 -- Ingesting honey after swallowing a button battery may reduce injuries and improve outcomes in children, according to research published recently in Laryngoscope. Rachel R. Anfang, from the Children's Hospital of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

No sex drive? Tired all the time? Bad breath? You may have a vitamin deficiency
(Natural News) “Not now, honey. I’ve got a headache.” If this isn’t an excuse anymore — if you really do have a headache and feeling less than amorous lately, you could have a vitamin deficiency. How about that halitosis? Do plants turn brown when you talk to them? Look at your nails. See any white spots... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are monk fruit and stevia?
Monk fruit and stevia are natural, plant-based sweeteners. The products tend to contain few, if any, calories, carbohydrates, and sugars, and people use them as alternatives to sugar, honey, and other sweeteners. Here, we describe what monk fruit and stevia are and how to choose between them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Russian group pursues high-resolution MRI coils
Researchers from ITMO University in Russia developed a coil that produces preclinical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Compact MRI developer targets clinical market MR Solutions launches 4.7T preclinical MRI FDA eyes preclinical MRI use in rats Honey, I shrunk the magnet: Preclinical 7T MRI runs cryogen-free (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Manuka honey is trendy and expensive: What to know before you buy
Manuka honey is a trendy sweetener prized for its healing properties. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

FAKE NEWS exposed: Media attacks Trump over pesticides and GMOs on wildlife refuges, but nobody links to the memo (here's why)
(Natural News) During the Obama era, the entire fake news media completely ignored the problem of GMOs and neocotinoid pesticides that devastate honey bee colonies. Suddenly under Trump, however, GMOs and pesticides have been weaponized by the fake news media to claim Trump will destroy the environment. The latest assault comes from a wave of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irrefutable evidence proves that honey and bee pollen improve menopausal symptoms in breast cancer patients
(Natural News) As the most common cancer among women around the world, breast cancer is one of the biggest health issues of our time. It’s also quite controversial, as you might expect, from a problem that has the potential to generate so many profits. In addition to living with a constant worry of developing this... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Time to perforation for button batteries lodged in the esophagus - Soto PH, Reid NE, Litovitz TL.
INTRODUCTION: New strategies recently proposed to mitigate injury caused by lithium coin cell batteries lodged in the esophagus include prehospital administration of honey to coat the battery and prevent local hydroxide generation and in-hospital administr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best natural H. pylori treatments?
The bacteria H. pylori can cause a range of gastrointestinal issues, including gastritis. Infection may even lead to gastric cancer. Fortunately, there are many natural ways to help treat it, including honey, aloe vera, broccoli sprouts, and lemongrass oil. Learn about eight natural treatments for H. pylori here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

The scientific evidence behind some well-known home remedies
(Natural News) From honey for a sore throat to ginger candy for nausea, there are common home remedies everyone turns to in a pinch. And though most will undoubtedly attest to their efficacy, the big question is whether they really work. Scientific evidence says some do while some don’t, and you may be surprised to find... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mad honey intoxication: a systematic review - Silici S.
Mad honey, produced by honeybees from the nectars of Rhododendron flowers, is widely used in indigenous medicine, especially in the treatment of hypertension and sexual dysfunction. However, the consumption of this honey can result in intoxication soon aft... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news