Lemon honey juice fasting may be useful for women trying to lose weight
(Natural News) Tangy lemon, sweet honey, and fasting all have their roles to play in naturopathy. Taken together as lemon honey juice fasting, they can purge toxins from the body, restore the natural balance, and bring other benefits. All three elements are known to contribute to wellness. Fasting grants respite to the digestive system. The energy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can honey products be used to remedy allergic rhinitis symptoms?
(Natural News) Allergies are a recurring health problem that cannot be cured, only alleviated. Traditional medicine systems prescribe a number of herbal remedies that include royal jelly and green propolis. Japanese researchers investigated the means by which these natural products can improve the symptoms of allergic rhinitis. One of the most important molecules involved in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural cancer solutions: Aloe vera and honey can reduce tumor progression
(Natural News) Cancer occurs because of the growth of abnormal tumor cells in specific parts of the body. Currently, conventional methods of treating the disease are complicated, expensive, and very painful for patients. According to a study, this may not necessarily be the case anymore as safer but effective alternatives exist in the form of honey... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compounds in manuka honey fight off bacteria on multiple levels
(Natural News) Honey can be added to just about anything your heart desires but there’s so much more to it than just its sweet and delicious taste. This naturally-occurring substance has long been used for various medicinal applications as well, such as fighting off bacteria. However, not all honey is created equal. A specific variety called manuka honey... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 amazing reasons to take manuka honey
(Natural News) Manuka honey, which is produced in New Zealand and some parts of Australia, has gained immense popularity in recent years due to its many health benefits. However, it has already been used as folkloric medicine prior to its rise to fame. For those who still aren’t familiar with this product, it might seem unnecessary to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New laboratory system allows researchers to probe the secret lives of queen bees
(Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) A group of researchers at the University of Illinois has established a laboratory-based method for tracking the fertility of honey bee queens, using a laboratory set-up that would mimic the key aspects of the hive environment and allow detection of egg-laying by honey bee queens living with small groups of worker bees. The resulting system allowed them to explore the relationship between worker nutrition and queen fertility. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Honey, I shrunk the lab: Technology for making small devices has a big impact for St. Michael’s and Ryerson researchers
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Honey, I shrunk the lab: Lab for making small devices has a big impact for St. Michael’s and Ryerson researchers
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Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - November 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

3 of the best carriers for making herbal remedies
(Natural News) Carriers are substances that preserve the full herb or any extracted portion of it. They work as a protectant and a medium to dispense it to a person. Here are three of the best carriers you can use to make herbal medicines and how to infuse them: Honey: Honey is a demulcent, which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Propolis from honey bees is a powerful superfood that kills Candida albicans
(Natural News) Propolis — also known as bee glue — can be used to counter Candida albicans, the fungal pathogen behind candidiasis or yeast infection. This is according to a study that compared the antifungal effects with those of other natural extracts. In the study, the researchers compared the effects of propolis, garden thyme (Thymus... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wild coffee plants, Christmas trees and chocolate's tree are surprisingly poorly protected
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) An indicator to measure plant conservation shows a wide range of wild plants used for food, medicine, shelter, fuel, livestock forage and other valuable purposes are at risk. These include wild populations of firs used for Christmas trees, the original types of kitchen-cupboard staples like vanilla, chamomile, cacao and cinnamon, wild relatives of crops like coffee, and non-cultivated plants used by bees to make honey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Honey-filled pacifiers linked to cases of botulism
Four infants in Texas were treated for botulism after being given a honey-containing pacifiers purchased in Mexico (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Warns Against Giving Honey-Filled Pacifiers to Infants
MONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 -- Pacifiers filled with or dipped in honey should not be given to infants, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The agency issued the warning after receiving reports of four infants in Texas who were hospitalized with... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Don't Give Infants Honey-Filled Pacifiers: FDA
The agency issued the warning after receiving reports of four infants in Texas who were hospitalized with botulism after using pacifiers containing honey. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you make mosquito bites go away faster?
Mosquito bites are a common occurrence that can cause inflammation and itching. The bites are usually not harmful themselves, but mosquitoes may carry disease. Potential home remedies include using ice, honey, and aloe vera. Prevention methods include using repellent and covering the skin when possible. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bites and Stings Source Type: news

Don't Give Infants Honey-Filled Pacifiers: FDA
Title: Don't Give Infants Honey-Filled Pacifiers: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - November 19, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

4 Texas Infants Got Botulism, Why You Should Never Give Infants Honey Pacifiers
The FDA is reminding everyone to not feed honey to anyone less than one years old. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Beekeeper therapist uses venom to heal his patients
On his rooftop in the outskirts of Cairo, Omar Abulhassan raises thousands of bees -- not for the honey, but their venom. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

No, honey is NOT as healthy as you thought: Why you should think twice before drizzling more
Considered 'liquid' gold by many health food lovers, honey is touted as healthier substitute for sugar and a natural treatment for everything from sore throats to infertility, but it's oversold. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists identify a unique unifloral honey from a Moroccan plant used in ancient medicine
(Natural News) A study published in CyTA – Journal of Food sought to identify and characterize the unique traits of the monoflower honey made from the resin spurge (Euphorbia resinifera), a plant known in Africa for its medicinal properties. Honey has been called the food of the gods. In Norse mythology, mead, made from fermented... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Checkup: For a Child ’ s Cough, the Best Medicine Is No Medicine
Instead of over-the-counter products, pediatricians recommend comfort measures like fluids and honey. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Children and Childhood Coughs Colds Parenting Fever Babies and Infants Honey Source Type: news

Black seed honey comparable to manuka in treating wound infections caused by MRSA
(Natural News) It’s time to look at the writings on the wall: The global problem with antibiotic resistance isn’t going away anytime soon, and should nothing be done about it, it will result in more than 10 million deaths each year by 2050, according to the World Health Organization. A study led by researchers from Saudi Arabia and Pakistan... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Guardian view on vegans: a dietary challenge | Editorial
A huge reduction in meat-eating is called for. No wonder carnivores are feeling defensiveVeganism, once widely seen as an alternative, if not an extreme, lifestyle, is now in the mainstream. Exactly how many people in the UK have eliminated animal products including dairy and honey from their diets is uncertain. One recent survey suggested there could be as many as3.5 million vegans in the UK. The Vegan Society offers the much lower figure of 600,000 vegans, which still represents a fourfold increase in four years. But either way, and combined with a big increase in vegetarians and occasional meat-eaters (otherwise known a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Meat The meat industry Food Farming Environment Veganism Life and style Vegan food and drink Vegetarianism Vegetarian food and drink Waitrose Retail industry John Lewis Business Climate change Science Source Type: news

Seeing cell membranes in a new light
(Harvard University) Scientists have long believed that membranes act like a viscous liquid, akin to honey, and that tension could be transmitted almost instantly from one side of a cell to the other, but Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and of Physics Adam Cohen and Zheng Shi, a post-doctoral fellow working in Cohen's lab showed they're actually closer to a semi-solid like Jell-O. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AIBS Past-President Appointed Editor-in-Chief of PNAS
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has announced the appointment of May R. Berenbaum as Editor-in-Chief of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the official journal of the Academy. Berenbaum will begin the editorship on January 1, 2019. A Past-President of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), Berenbaum is Professor and Swanlund Chair of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1994 and has served on the PNAS Editorial Board since 1998. Berenbaum is also a Past-President of the Entomological Society of Am...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 29, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Is Granola Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Granola, beloved by hikers and outdoorsy types, certainly seems healthy. You can buy it in health food stores and organic supermarkets, with words like “pure” and “natural” stamped right on the label. Is granola healthy? It absolutely can be. But products vary greatly, and knowing whether or not the nutty snack lives up to its nutritional claims can take a little bit of digging. Here’s what dietitians say you should know about granola before crunching down. What is granola made of? “There is no one standard formula for granola, so whether it’s healthy really depends on the ingredie...
Source: TIME: Health - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Honey, I shrunk the cell culture
(University of Texas at Austin) A new 'shrink ray' can change the size and shape of a block of gel-like material while human or bacterial cells grow on it. This tool holds promise for biomedical researchers, including those seeking to shed light on how to grow replacement tissues and organs for implants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kellogg to bring back Honey Smacks cereal after Salmonella scare
Kellogg Co said on Monday it would bring back Honey Smacks cereal on U.S. retailer shelves in November, months after it pulled the product due to a Salmonella scare. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Kellogg to re-start shipments of Honey Smacks cereal after Salmonella scare
Kellogg Co on Monday said it would begin shipping its Honey Smacks cereals again to retailers in November, months after it pulled the product due to a Salmonella scare. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

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