Anaphylaxis Caused by Artisanal Honey in a Child Anaphylaxis Caused by Artisanal Honey in a Child
This case of anaphylaxis in a 5-year-old boy highlights the potentially serious consequences of honey allergy, especially in patients sensitized to weed pollens.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Using genomics to save the bees
(University of G ö ttingen) The international Illumina Agricultural Greater Good Grant recognizes research proposals that will increase the sustainability, productivity, and nutritional density of agriculturally important crop and livestock species. Professor Bertram Brenig, from Goettingen University is the 2021 winner for his research proposal about the Western Honey Bee. Despite being one of the most important pollinators, honey bees currently face multiple challenges and population decline. This research will use genomics to understand vulnerabilities impacting the Western Honey Bee. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Public Notification: X Rated Honey For Men contains hidden drug ingredient
The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use X Rated Honey For Men, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites, including www.adameve.com, and possibly in some retail stores. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 9, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

From manuka honey to lanolin and tea tree, we review remedies for minor wounds
Antiseptic and wound-healing creams now contain a wide array of ingredients, from medical agents to natural bug-fighters. But are they any better for it?  (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harrison Ford's injury delays 'Indiana Jones 5' longer than expected
“Harrison is injured and it is worse than first thought.” Perhaps this is what Indy meant when he said, “It’s not the years, honey. It’s... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US beekeepers continue to report high colony loss rates, no clear improvement
(University of Maryland) US beekeepers lost 45.5% of their managed honey bee colonies from April 2020 to April 2021, according to preliminary results of the 15th annual nationwide survey conducted by the University of Maryland-led nonprofit Bee Informed Partnership (BIP). These losses mark the second highest loss rate the survey has recorded since it began in 2006. The survey results highlight the continuing high rates of honey bee colony turnover. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Powerpuff Girls Live-Action Pilot at the CW to Get Reworked
Honey, have you seen the source material? (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UMD collaborates across disciplines to characterize the economics and value of pollination
(University of Maryland) The University of Maryland (UMD) co-published a paper to examine pollinators from both an economic and ecological perspective, providing much needed insight into the complexities of valuing pollination. This recent collaboration highlights the importance of characterizing the economic value of pollination services, including that of managed and wild pollinators, both for the sustainability of honey bee markets and the protection of overall ecosystem health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 20, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

CaroMont Health revelaed as naming rights partner for FUSE District ballpark in Gastonia
The Gastonia Honey Hunters announced the partnership at a press conference on Monday. The inaugural opening day for the Honey Hunters at CaroMont Health Park will take place on May 27. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Collin Huguley Source Type: news

CaroMont Health revelaed as naming rights partner for FUSE District ballpark in Gastonia
The Gastonia Honey Hunters announced the partnership at a press conference on Monday. The inaugural opening day for the Honey Hunters at CaroMont Health Park will take place on May 27. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Collin Huguley Source Type: news

Tips and tricks for finding lithium batteries in the esophagus on MRI
From having the patient ingest honey to scanning with a smaller field-of-view...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Imaging leads to removal of 3-cm toy from dementia patient CT effective for identifying body-concealed contraband CT confirms 3-cm swallowed dental needle in patient's neck Doctors find dentures in man's throat 8 days after surgery Imaging holds key in war on drug mules (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Desperate vaccine propagandists now setting up DECOY "honey pot" anti-vax groups to wage psychological warfare on vaccine skeptics
(Natural News) As Facebook and other social media giants remove groups and ban users who oppose the vaccination agenda, infiltrators are quietly setting up fake “honey pot” groups in their place to wage psychological warfare on “anti-vaxxers.” One such honey pot group reported on by the BBC includes an altered photo of Bill Gates holding... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Australian Child Maltreatment Study (ACMS): protocol for a national survey of the prevalence of child abuse and neglect, associated mental disorders and physical health problems, and burden of disease - Mathews B, Pacella R, Dunne M, Scott J, Finkelhor D, Meinck F, Higgins DJ, Erskine H, Thomas HJ, Haslam D, Tran N, Le H, Honey N, Kellard K, Lawrence D.
INTRODUCTION: Child maltreatment (physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect and exposure to domestic violence) is widely understood to be associated with multiple mental health disorders, physical health problems and health risk behaviours thr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What do animals feel? Humans must follow the evidence to find out | Jonathan Birch
Government proposals to recognise vertebrates as sentient beings are welcome, but this should be just the startLook a dog in the eye and a conscious being looks back. A being that feels hunger, thirst, warmth, cold, fear, comfort, pleasure, pain, joy. No one can seriously doubt this. The same is true of any mammal. You cannot watch rats playinghide and seek and doubt that they have feelings – that they are sentient creatures. But as animals become more distant from us in evolutionary terms, some doubt begins to creep in.Consider a beesneaking past the guards of a rival colony to steal honey. Or the Brazilian ants tha...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jonathan Birch Tags: Animal welfare Animal behaviour UK news Animals Biology Philosophy Science Law Source Type: news

Which animals should be considered sentient in the eyes of the law? | Jonathan Birch
UK government proposals to recognise vertebrates as sentient beings are welcome, but this should be just the startLook a dog in the eye and a conscious being looks back. A being that feels hunger, thirst, warmth, cold, fear, comfort, pleasure, pain, joy. No one can seriously doubt this. The same is true of any mammal. You cannot watch rats playinghide and seek and doubt that they have feelings – that they are sentient creatures. But as animals become more distant from us in evolutionary terms, some doubt begins to creep in.Consider a beesneaking past the guards of a rival colony to steal honey. Or the Brazilian ants ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jonathan Birch Tags: Animal welfare Animal behaviour UK news Animals Biology Philosophy Science Law Source Type: news

Quiz: What Do You Know About Home Remedies?
An irritating cough and sore throat can be helped with which household staple?\n", "explanation": "Numerous studies have found that just a teaspoon or two of honey helps coat the throat and ca... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Ancient pottery reveals the first evidence for honey hunting in prehistoric West Africa
A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, with colleagues from Goethe University, Frankfurt, has found the first evidence for ancient honey hunting, locked inside pottery fragments from prehistoric West Africa, dating back some 3,500 years ago. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry; Press Release Source Type: news

Manuka honey benefits: A teaspoonful of the sweet stuff could heal the body - here’s how
MANUKA honey is appreciated all over the world for its sweet flavour and healing properties. In which ways can a spoonful of the sweet stuff benefit your health? Nutritionist Christine Bailey reveals all. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Honey to help reduce cancer risks, increase memory & boost longevity
HOW TO live longer: Honey contains natural ingredients shown to help reduce the risk of certain cancers and heart disease, as well as boost memory and energy, and increase your longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about sugar substitutes?
March is National Nutrition Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about sugar substitutes. Sugar substitutes are sweeteners that can be used instead of regular table sugar. Types of sugar substitutes include: Natural sweeteners, such as fruit juices, honey, molasses and maple syrup, which often are promoted as healthier options than sugar [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 12, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

'A silent epidemic of grief': a survey of bereavement care provision in the UK and Ireland during the COVID-19 pandemic - Pearce C, Honey JR, Lovick R, Zapiain Creamer N, Henry C, Langford A, Stobert M, Barclay S.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the experiences and views of practitioners in the UK and Ireland concerning changes in bereavement care during the COVID-19 pandemic. DESIGN: Online survey using a snowball sampling approach. SETTING: Practitioners workin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

'Will honey drops ease my red itchy eyes?':Dr MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
Dr MARTIN SCURR: I've seen no published evidence suggesting Manuka honey can help, although Manuka drops may have a beneficial antiseptic effect, so there's no reason not to try it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Crude honey shown to boost hair growth in study - how to apply it
RESEARCH into hair loss occasionally turns up some surprising solutions. One study linked crude honey to improved hair growth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Characterization of a new type of mead fermented with Cannabis sativa L. (hemp) - Romano R, Aiello A, De Luca L, Sica R, Caprio E, Pizzolongo F, Blaiotta G.
Mead, one of the oldest existing drinks, is a fermented product based on honey, water, and the possible addition of spices and selected yeasts. In this work, various parts (inflorescences, leaves, and steams) of Cannabis sativa L. at different concentratio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Research reveals why plant diversity is so important for bee diversity
(University of Sussex) A study in southern England reveals why bumble bees and honey bees thrive despite foraging on the same flowers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 10, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Summer weather conditions influence winter survival of honey bees
(Penn State) Winter survival of honey bee colonies is strongly influenced by summer temperatures and precipitation in the prior year, according to Penn State researchers, who said their findings suggest that honey bees have a 'goldilocks' preferred range of summer conditions outside of which their probability of surviving the winter falls. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 1, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

'Honey, I'm home:' Pandemic life for married couples can lead to sadness, anger
(West Virginia University) West Virginia University researchers led a study examining 165 married individuals and how their partners interfered with their daily routines in April 2020, a month into the pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pioneering research unravels hidden origins of Eastern Asia ’ s ‘ land of milk and honey ’
A study has revealed for the first time the ancient origins of one of the world ’ s most important ecosystems by unlocking the mechanism which determined the evolution of its mountains and how they shaped the weather there as well as its flora and fauna. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Publications, Research; Faculty of Science, School of Geographical Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Bee die-offs in Nebraska traced to pesticide-using ethanol plant
(Natural News) Honey bees in Nebraska have been dropping dead due to an ethanol plant that generates enormous heaps of smelly waste containing unsafe levels of pesticides. AltEn, a recycling plant based in the town of Mead, has been using pesticide-coated grains to produce ethanol, a chemical used to make biofuel. As a result, the company has been churning out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shedding light on the secret reproductive lives of honey bees
(North Carolina State University) Research at NC State and the University of British Columbia shows that there are trade-offs between sperm viability and the expression of a protein involved in the insect's immune response. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 13, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Seeding the Ocean: Inside a Michelin-Starred Chef ’s Revolutionary Quest to Harvest Rice From the Sea
There are very few things that Ángel León hasn’t done with the fruits of the sea. In 2008, as a young, unknown chef, he took a loin from one fish and attached it to the loin of another, using collagen to bind the two proteins together. He called them hybrids and served them to unsuspecting diners at Aponiente, his restaurant in the southern Spanish port town of El Puerto de Santa María, just across the bay from Cádiz. He discovered that fish eyes, cooked at 55°C in a thermal circulator until the gelatin collapsed, made excellent thickening agents for umami-rich sauces. Next he found th...
Source: TIME: Science - January 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Matt Goulding Tags: Uncategorized climate change feature longform Magazine Source Type: news

Consumer Health: When does your sore throat need medical attention?
Your throat is sore. It feels scratchy and irritated, and it hurts to swallow. Do you need rest and warm water with honey, or a visit to your health care provider? That depends. The most common cause of a sore throat is a viral infection, such as a cold or the flu. A sore throat [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 5, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Brain gene expression patterns predict behavior of individual honey bees
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) An unusual study that involved bar coding and tracking the behavior of thousands of individual honey bees in six queenless bee hives and analyzing gene expression in their brains offers new insights into how gene regulation contributes to social behavior. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

China employing "sex-for-secrets" female spies to extort info from British officials, according to security experts
(Natural News) The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) may be using undercover female spies to extort top-secret information from British officials, according to security experts. The suspicion has emerged after U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell appears to have had a sexual relationship with suspected Chinese spy Christine Fang. The experts fear that the CCP is also employing such “honey trap” female agents to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public Notification: Royal Honey contains hidden drug ingredient
The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Royal Honey, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites, including eBay.com, and possibly in some retail stores. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - December 17, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Does honey offer sweet relief for allergies?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honey bees use animal poo to repel giant hornet attacks
Newly discovered strategy in Asian bees repels killer hornets that can massacre whole hivesAsian honey bees paste pellets of animal poo on to their nests to repel attacks by giant killer hornets, scientists have revealed.The attacks can involve dozens of the heavily armoured hornets and lead to the “mass slaughter” of thousands of bees, the researchers said, after which the hornets carry off the bee larvae to feed their own offspring. But in a continuing evolutionary arms race, the bees have developed defence mechanisms such as hissing at them or mobbing the hornets to suffocate them.Continue reading... (Source...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damian Carrington Environment editor Tags: Bees Insects Invasive species Animals Science Conservation Wildlife World news Source Type: news

I see you: Honey bees use contagious and honest visual signal to deter attacking hornets
(University of California - San Diego) What do honey bees and deadly hornets have to do with issues surrounding " fake news? " UC San Diego-led research is providing new details about honey bees and their defenses against preying hornets. Using a common iPad, James Nieh and his colleagues conducted the first study that demonstrates that a contagious warning signal counters " fake news " in social insects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Calming your cough with honey
It's cold and flu season, and one symptom of both illnesses is a cough. In some cases you may need to seek medical care for a cough. In other cases, such as when cough is acute, causes a lot of discomfort or interferes with sleep, you may want to consider using cough medicines. Otherwise, self-care [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 5, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Unexpected similarity between honey bee and human social life
(Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) A team of researchers have experimentally measured the social networks of honey bees and how they develop over time. They discovered that there are detailed similarities with the social networks of humans and that these similarities are completely explained by new theoretical modeling, which adapts the tools of statistical physics for biology. The theory, confirmed in experiments, implies that there are individual differences between honey bees, just as there are between humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Food supply 101: How to buy and store honey, the ultimate survival food
(Natural News) Honey is essential survival food. It’s an excellent natural sweetener and antibacterial dressing, and a good source of phenols and other antioxidant compounds. Honey also has various medicinal uses, such as for treating wounds, soothing coughs and nausea and improving sleep quality. An excellent natural preservative, it was even used by the Ancient Egyptians for embalming. Before... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pesticide deadly to bees now easily detected in honey
(University of Waterloo) A common insecticide that is a major hazard for honeybees is now effectively detected in honey thanks to a simple new method. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 24, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mouth ulcer: Manuka honey can help to heal the canker sore - here’s how
A MOUTH ulcer can appear inside the cheeks, or roof, of your mouth or on the gums. The troublesome, painful patches can last for weeks, but Manuka honey can speed up the healing process. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can eating mangoes reduce women's facial wrinkles?
(University of California - Davis) A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds eating Ataulfo mangoes, also known as honey or Champagne mangoes, may reduce facial wrinkles in older women with fairer skin. But too much mango may increase wrinkles. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AHA News: Is Honey Healthy? How to Make Sure You Don't Get Stung
By Will Pry American Heart Association News THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- As temperatures fall, honey's popularity tends to rise. Whether used as an ingredient in autumn recipes and holiday desserts, added to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New research reports discovery of 5-million-year-old honey badger-like animal
(Taylor& Francis Group) Five million years ago, dangerous carnivores - such as giant wolverines and otters, bears, sabertooth cats, and large hyaenids - prowled the West Coast of South Africa. Today we can confirm that, among them, fearlessly roamed a smaller relative of the living honey badger. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 2, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Can using honey on wounds help with healing?
Honey with tea, toast, apples and oatmeal – that all sounds normal and delicious. Honey on wounds, though? It may sound a little out of the ordinary, but honey has actually helped wounds heal for thousands of years. While there are plenty of advanced healing tools available today, honey's antibacterial properties and unique pH balance still make it a helpful treatment for certain wounds. Here's what to know about using honey for healing wounds: Honey has powerful healing properties. The type of honey Wound-care professionals typically use medical-grade honey for healing chronic wounds, although Manuka ...
Source: Advanced Tissue - October 7, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound healing Wound care products Source Type: news

The VicHealth Indicators population survey: methodology, prevalence of behavioural risk factors, and use in local policy - Wright A, Shill J, Honey N, Jorm AF, Bolam B.
BACKGROUND: The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) is an Australian state-based government agency with a remit to promote health by targeting physical activity, diet, mental wellbeing, tobacco use and alcohol consumption. Population health d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Efficient pollen identification
(Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ) From pollen forecasting, honey analysis and climate-related changes in plant-pollinator interactions, analysing pollen plays an important role in many areas of research. Microscopy is still the gold standard, but it is very time consuming and requires considerable expertise. Scientists have now developed a method that allows them to efficiently automate the process of pollen analysis. Their study has been published in the specialist journal New Phytologist. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 5, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The higher, the better: Altitude key to mapping mesquite, bluestem growth
(Texas Tech University) The research conducted by a team from Texas Tech University utilized UAV flights to collect data and display how honey mesquite and yellow bluestem spread, potentially giving landowners a way to control the species population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news