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Poisoning due to tutin in honey-a report of an outbreak in New Zealand - Beasley M, Hood D, Anderson P, Reeve J, Slaughter RJ.
AIM: In autumn 2008, an outbreak of toxic honey poisoning was identified. The outbreak was not recognised initially until three cases from one family group presented to hospital, with a common factor of recent consumption of locally produced honey. The aim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Ask Well: What ’ s the Best Medicine for a Cough?
Stay hydrated, use a humidifier and be patient. Honey may be as effective as over-the-counter remedies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICHARD KLASCO, M.D. Tags: Coughs Pain-Relieving Drugs Codeine Colds Source Type: news

Varibar Honey (Barium Sulfate for Oral Suspension) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Understanding the differences between sugars: white, brown, raw, molasses, honey, agave
(Natural News) By now, most of us are aware of the health dangers of high-fructose corn syrup and do our best to avoid it, and most health-conscious individuals won’t go anywhere near sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose. However, sticking to natural sugar isn’t as straightforward as it sounds given the many options available. Which type... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Inflammation is our body’s healthy response to fighting disease. But when it gets out of hand, inflammation can become chronic and lead to a whole host of health problems, from autoimmune diseases to cancer. Foods high in sugar and saturated fat are thought to contribute to inflammation, which is why some people who have inflammatory conditions and autoimmune disorders try out low-sugar diets. On the flip side, there are also foods to pile onto your plate that m...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Honey bees may help to explain how humans make decisions
A new study analyzes the collective behavior of honey bee colonies and finds that they provide a good model for the laws that govern our decision-making. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Healthy Hot Cross Buns for Easter
Delicious and indulgent, this classic recipe combines aromatic spices with honey and citrus flavors to create hot cross buns that melt in your mouth and are perfect for Easter morning. These hot cross buns are made from the perfect balance of wholemeal spelt and rye flour, similar to how my great Polish aunt used to make her brioche. The dough is enriched with good quality extra-virgin olive oil that marries perfectly with the sophisticated and robust flavor of the rye. I’ve then added generous amounts of plump raisins and dried apricots so that each mouthful has a burst of flavor. Make a double batch because thes...
Source: TIME: Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Easter Food healthytime weekend recipe Source Type: news

The health benefits of royal jelly can improve outcomes for diabetes patients
(Natural News) Aside from being known pollinators of food crops, bees also provide us with beeswax, honey, and propolis. Even bee venom has life-saving properties. But did you know that a certain honey bee secretion called royal jelly also offers a lot of health benefits? Bees secrete royal jelly, a unique healing compound that functions as nourishment... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Short term lemon honey juice fasting can be an effective way for healthy individuals to reduce BMI, fat levels in the blood
(Natural News) Lemon, honey, and fasting: For some people, these words will look anything but connected, but these three, when combined, have been touted to be effective for weight loss, alcoholic liver disorders, and many other health conditions. Their short-term effects on lipid profile and body composition, however, are less known. Researchers from the SDM College... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Wholesome Carrot, Apple and Oatmeal Muffins
If you crave a quick and healthy breakfast or snack on the run, then these wholesome muffins hit the spot in every way. They are packed with fiber and quality ingredients and are the perfect portable meal if you need some quick nourishment. I love to make them when I know I’ve got a busy week in front of me. They last for about five days when stored in the fridge, and marry perfectly with an almond milk latte. The addition of a generous amount of grated carrot and apple helps to keep them delicate and moist, while the walnuts add a crunch and a boost of omega-3s. You don’t need to fuss when making these muffin...
Source: TIME: Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news

Live bee sting acupuncture is deadly for Madrid woman
Once a month for two years, a 55-year-old woman in Madrid had gone for acupuncture therapy using live bee stings. Apitherapy -- the medicinal use of bee hive products, including honey, pollen and bee venom -- was the woman's go-to treatment for stress and contractures, a tightening of her muscles that caused stiff joints. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cough: Four causes of a dry tickly cough - and how to treat it
DRY cough remedies include medicines from your pharmacy, and drinking hot lemon with honey. But, what ’s actually causing your cough, and how can you treat the condition to prevent it from coming back? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Soy in Maurice's Southern Gold Honey Sauce
Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. is recalling Maurice ’s Southern Gold Honey Sauce manufactured in the past two years (March 11, 2016 thru March 11, 2018), because it contains undeclared wheat and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat And Soy in Maurices Southern Gold BBQ Sauce Honey
Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. is recalling Maurice ’s Southern Gold BBQ Sauce Honey manufactured in the past two years (March 11, 2016 thru March 11, 2018), because it contains undeclared wheat and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the se products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Soy in Gourmet Carolina Gold Honey Sauce
Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. is recalling Gourmet Carolina Gold Honey Sauce manufactured in the past two years (March 11, 2016 thru March 11, 2018), because it contains undeclared wheat and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Materials science researchers create monolayer graphene using honey as an essential ingredient
(Natural News) The process required in order to create the interesting material called graphene is not a secret. Researchers from the world over have been studying it for many years now to figure out how it can best be used. Now a team of experts in China has devised a method to create the highest... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bee propolis: One of nature’s most effective antibiotics
(Natural News) Though not as well-known as honey or pollen, bee propolis is a bee-derived product that has its own plethora of health benefits. Various cultures have recognized the amazing medicinal properties of this resinous combination of saliva, beeswax, and sap. From being used as an abscess treatment by the Greeks to the Assyrians applying... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Delicious and Gluten-Free Banana Bread
There is something magical and comforting about banana bread served lightly warm or toasted alongside your favorite latte. What I love about this recipe is its simplicity and the use of delicious ingredients that are good for you. On my website, I always discuss using high-quality ingredients in your meals. Cooking to me is about quality foods that are lovingly prepared in order to nourish your body. You’ll find my version of banana bread is a nice change from your typical store-bought and café-style banana breads that are generally high in refined white flour, sugar and unhealthy fats. I love using extra virg...
Source: TIME: Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime meals Recipes Source Type: news

Characterization of Zygophyllum album L monofloral honey from El-Oued, Algeria
In this study, samples of Zygophyllum album L honey produced in El-Oued, Algeria, were characterized based on their melissopalynology, physicochemical and antioxidant properties, as well as polyphenol content. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 26, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Steel-Cut Oats and Chai Porridge
The cold weather inspires me to nourish myself with warm foods and there’s no better warm, comfort food than porridge. I love the creamy and chewy texture of steel-cut oats, slowly simmered with warming aromatics such as vanilla bean, cinnamon and ginger. You can also add other spices or fruits such as smashed banana or diced apple. When serving this porridge, it’s important to have an extra pot of steaming hot milk on the side, ready to pour over. I think serving with hot milk is probably the most important rule in porridge making as it allows all the flavours to come together in perfect balance. You can serv...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Source Type: news

The Use of Medical-Grade Honey on Oral Mucositis The Use of Medical-Grade Honey on Oral Mucositis
A medical-grade honey paste may be an effective alternative to standard mouth rinses for the treatment of oral mucositis among pediatric oncology patients.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Healthy Carrot Cake
I designed my healthy carrot cake recipe when I opened The Healthy Chef Café in Avalon Beach in Sydney, Australia. It was a hangout for moms, kids, yogis, supermodels and pro surfers — a place where a variety of people could get nourished and feel great. This cake has over one pound of fresh grated carrot, so it’s packed with goodness and fiber. The large amount of carrots in this recipe also helps to keep the cake moist, which is important due to the longer baking time. When making gluten-free cakes, I find ground almonds make a great replacement for the usual white refined flours that you’ll find...
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Teresa Cutter The Healthy Chef Source Type: news

What to Eat (and Drink) When You Have the Flu
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized flu healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Woman poisoned after eating hallucinogenic 'mad honey'
Mad honey is a speciality in the Black Sea area of Turkey and has been used for hundreds of years in the belief it can help treat diabetes and sexual dysfunction. (stock) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cultural taboos around food are powerful – could vegans change ours?
As campaigns such as Veganuary become more popular could the way westerners categorise what ’s edible start to shift?Yesterday marked the end of “Veganuary”, the campaign to encourage people to try a vegan lifestyle for a month. Year on year the trend has grown. Might those one-month vegans change the habits of the rest of us - by changing what an animal is?Vegans shun all animal-derived products – meat, fish and leather obviously, but also eggs, dairy products, honey and wool. Beers refined using isinglass (derived from fish guts) are out, as would thenew UK £5 and £10 notes, if they co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mary-Ann Ochota Tags: Anthropology Science Veganism Evolution Life and style Source Type: news

Arkansas mom lost right leg due to flesh-eating bacteria
Doctors thought Honey Hufstedler, 49, from Conway, Arkansas, had no hope of surviving and told her family to expect the worst, however, she claims she saw 'an angel' willing her to carry on. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian Pharmaceutical Billionaire Couple Was Murdered - Police Canadian Pharmaceutical Billionaire Couple Was Murdered - Police
Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered in a targeted killing, Toronto police investigators said on Friday in their first detailed comments on the case since the couple's bodies were found on December 15.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Reach out and feed someone: Automated system finds rapid honey bee communication networks
(Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) By developing a system that allows automated, in-depth monitoring of the social interactions of honey bees, researchers have now uncovered an unexpected property of the bee social network that may someday help us design more effective human and machine communication systems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 29, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Gluten-Free Apple Cake That Won ’t Last Long
This cake is inspired by my great aunt who was Polish and an incredible baker. She would mix wholesome cakes by hand with a wooden spoon and churn out babka to feed to our Polish family on a regular basis. I would watch her with excitement and help out in the kitchen, making the most spectacular apple cakes that were packed with apples and scented with a hint of vanilla. This recipe is from my latest cookbook Healthy Baking. I like to use Golden Delicious Apples in this recipe, but you can use any kind you prefer. Chop them into smaller pieces, so they cook quicker when baking. This cake is quite moist, so store in an airt...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes The Healthy Chef weekend recipe Source Type: news

Conserving honey bees does not help wildlife
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - January 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Geldmann, J., Gonzalez-Varo, J. P. Tags: Ecology perspective Source Type: news

Honey bees put pressure on wild pollinators
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - January 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink, J. Tags: twis Source Type: news

Wild Sri Lankan elephants retreat from the sound of disturbed Asian honey bees
(University of Oxford) A new study using playbacks, has for the first time shown that Asian elephants in Sri Lanka are scared of honey bees, much like their African counterparts.The study, led by Dr. Lucy King, a Research Associate with the Department of Zoology at Oxford University, showed that Asian elephants responded with alarm to the bee simulations. They also retreated significantly further away and vocalized more in response to the bee sounds compared to controls. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 22, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The Proven & Unproven Health Benefits Of Honey
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age. Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which at first glance look like drawings from A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh, date to about 8000 B.C. Beeswax has been found on pottery dating as far back as 7000 B.C., most likely used for waterproofing. The ancient Egyptians offered honey to the gods and then joined the Greeks, Romans and Chinese in using it as a salve for wounds and a treatment for fevers and stomach ailments. Today, proponents of honey tout its miraculous healing properties, claiming that it can prev...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Honey Source Type: news

Iowa Boys Charged In Connection With Death Of Half Million Honey Bees
The unidentified juveniles, aged 12 and 13, allegedly ransacked a Sioux City honey farm, knocking over hives and exposing the bees to frigid winter temperatures.(Image credit: Andy Duback/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Iowa Boys Charged In Connection With Death Of Half A Million Honey Bees
The unidentified juveniles, aged 12 and 13, allegedly ransacked a Sioux City honey farm, knocking over hives and exposing the bees to frigid winter temperatures.(Image credit: Andy Duback/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Iowa Boys Charged In Connection With Deaths Of Half A Million Honeybees
The unidentified boys, ages 12 and 13, are accused of ransacking a Sioux City honey farm, knocking over hives and exposing the bees to frigid winter temperatures.(Image credit: Andy Duback/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut
When I was traveling in India, I had the privilege of studying Ayurvedic medicine with traditional Master Healers. Surrounded by lakes, oceans and mountains, Kerala, India, is the birthplace of Ayurveda medicine. My plane landed in Mumbai. From there, I made the 800-mile trip to Kerala down on the southwestern-most tip of the Indian peninsula. With origins dating back 6,000 years, Kerala is the birthplace of Ayurvedic medicine. I spent a lot of time at the AyurMana or “ancient healing house.” This is the oldest existing school of Ayurvedic medicine in the world. It was there that I observed how quickly...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Natural Cures anxiety arthritis Cancer celiac disease chronic fatigue depression diabetes digestive issues fibromyalgia leaky gut multiple sclerosis schizophrenia Source Type: news

Morning Break: The Real Black Death Culprit; All Healthcare is Political; How Sweet is Honey?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The proven health benefits of honey
Honey is touted as a natural healing agent for dozens of conditions, but how much of that is based on fact? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unexpected effect of mad honey poisoning on accessory pathway - Atici A, Emet S, Bilge AK, Adalet K.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Natural remedy: Honey found to have comparable effects to antifungal medications, but more affordably and without the side effects
(Natural News) Fungal diseases are a worldwide public health problem. Oftentimes, the treatment for these diseases are antibiotics. However, the use of antifungal medications are not entirely beneficial. The continuous use of antibiotics led to the increase in drug-resistant fungal infections, making them more difficult to treat. In addition, these drugs have side effects on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Double threat may WIPE OUT honey bees, scientists warn: Pesticides and dwindling food supplies are killing them off at a record pace
(Natural News) For many years now, scientists have been warning us of the decreasing honey bee population. A new research reveals that honey bees could soon go extinct due to the increased uses of chemical pesticides and the severely low amount of food supplies for these poor creatures. A University of California, San Diego study... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Agricultural fungicide attracts honey bees, study finds
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) When given the choice, honey bee foragers prefer to collect sugar syrup laced with the fungicide chlorothalonil over sugar syrup alone, researchers report in the journal Scientific Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Girl cleared her acne with health food store products
Brianna Lopez, from Los Angeles, uses ingredients such as raw honey, cinnamon and turmeric to heal her blemish-covered skin and says she saw results in just one week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study examines insecticide's effects on honey bees
(Wiley) Neonicotinoid insecticides, including Syngenta's insecticide thiamethoxam, have been used globally on a wide range of crops through seed, soil, and foliage treatments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 19, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Scientists discover gut bacteria in bees spread antibiotic-resistant genes to each other
(Arizona State University) Researchers from Arizona State University and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences have discovered that antibiotic-resistant genes are spread in honey bee gut bacteria so that all strains of bacteria survive, rather than just one gut bacterium acquiring resistance and outcompeting others. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Canadian Pharmaceuticals Billionaire And Wife Found Dead In Toronto Mansion
Canadian billionaire Bernard " Barry " Sherman and his wife, Honey, were found dead in their Toronto home Friday, and police are reportedly investigating their deaths as suspicious. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michela Tindera, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Apotex founder Barry Sherman and wife, Honey Sherman, found dead in North York home
The two people found dead in the home of a Canadian pharmaceutical executive Friday are confirmed to be Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Jamaican weed stabilizes blood sugar
It was pouring rain. I could barely see as I drove up the winding mountains. But I would not be deterred from my mission. I was on my way to finally meet Jamaica’s last living Maroon healer, Ivey Harris. I finally arrived at her secluded mountain home and she met me with open arms… and an umbrella. After the rain let up, she showed me around her home. Her yard is like an all-natural pharmacy. And she’s a walking herbal encyclopedia. One of my favorites was a Jamaican vine with weird-looking warty green fruit. Most people in the U.S. would call it a weed. Today, I grow it in my backyard here in South F...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - December 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Avandia blood sugar diabetes diabetics drug glucose high-carb insulin Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lemon, honey, and alcohol: Which is best for sore throat?
What is your drink of choice when you have a sore throat? The editorial office staff voted, but what does the scientific evidence say about their choices? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news