Medical News Today: Natural treatments for postpartum swelling
The body usually retains some extra water after pregnancy has ended. This extra water weight, or edema, can cause puffiness known as postpartum swelling. Various natural treatments and home remedies can reduce postpartum swelling, including staying hydrated, using foam rollers, and massage. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Clinical Chronobiology: A Timely Consideration Clinical Chronobiology: A Timely Consideration
Learn more about the concept of'chronofitness'and how it may have a role in the treatment of critically ill patients.Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Advertising regulation needs strengthening to better regulate alcohol marketing on social media, new research finds
New research published today (18 July 2018) shows the significant role that drinking venues and alcohol brands play in marketing alcohol products to young people on social media. The report highlights how the regulatory system for alcohol marketing (under the UK advertising Codes of Practice regulated by the Advertising Standards Authority) is struggling to keep up with the pace and nature of technological change and needs to be strengthened – taking particular account of marketing by venues as well as brands – to reflect the central role of social media activity in young people’s drinking occasions. The ...
Source: Alcohol Research UK - July 17, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: Julie Symes Tags: News Source Type: news

Prenatal monitoring in South Dakota, inhaler sensors in Portugal, and more digital health deals
• Provider-focused telemedicine vendor SnapMD’s Virtual Care Management system will be used to teach students at the University of San Diego (USD) Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science about telehealth. In a class called “Telehealth and Emerging Technology”, students will learn the ins and outs of virtual visits. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is hypochlorhydria?
People with hypochlorhydria are unable to produce enough stomach acid. This can lead to problems with digestion and nutritional deficiencies. Stress, advancing age, zinc deficiency, or certain medications may be responsible, but prompt treatment can ease symptoms and prevent serious complications. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Executive Meeting Minutes, June 12, 2018
Executive Meeting Minutes, June 12, 2018 Participants: Peter Elias, Dave deBronkart, John Grohol, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods Minutes from May 8, 2018 meeting approved.                                                           Announcements Member Survey: Dave deBronkart raised the topic of comments we received related to the member survey ...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Janice McCallum Tags: General Executive Committee Minutes Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, May 22, 2018
  Participants:  Geri Baumblatt, Judy Danielson, Dave DeBronkart, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods, Michael Millenson, Vera Rulon Welcome                                                               Danny Sands Danny announced th...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Janice McCallum Tags: Board Minutes Board Meeting Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What happens when you get an adrenaline rush?
Certain situations will trigger an adrenaline rush, which is the release of adrenaline from the adrenal gland. This defense mechanism causes an increased heart rate, sweating, and pupil dilation. People can control an adrenaline rush with slow breathing and calming techniques. Learn more about an adrenaline rush here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a blocked tear duct in infants?
A blocked tear duct is very common in babies. There are many possible causes, including tear ducts that are too narrow. Symptoms include excessive watering of the eyes. Most cases do not cause any pain and do not require treatment. Learn more about the causes and treatment of a blocked tear duct in a baby here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to deal with two-year molars
Teething can be a difficult process for infants, toddlers, and caregivers. Two-year molars are the large teeth at the back of the mouth, and when they come in, it can cause even more discomfort and irritability. In this article, learn how to relieve related pain and which medications to avoid. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Opinion: No, AI Will Not Replace Radiologists
The adoption of machine-learning techniques to aid in diagnosis should be done with radiologists’ guidance. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 17, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to do if a baby has an allergic reaction
Allergic reactions are common in babies and may occur as a result of irritants, bug bites, certain foods, or underlying skin conditions. Allergies can cause various rashes, including eczema, hives, and papular urticaria. In this article, learn how to identify different allergic reactions and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

11 Insights Gained From Executives Listening To Customers
Even high-level executives have plenty to learn from listening to customers. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Editors, Forbes Technology Council, CommunityVoice Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes head lice?
Head lice have existed on humans for thousands of years. These otherwise harmless parasites can cause itchiness and discomfort. In this article, learn about the causes of lice, which groups of people are most at risk, and what treatments are available. We also explore symptoms and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Older workers deserve access to training, says UNISON
Responding to the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee report on the weak enforcement of age discrimination law published today (Tuesday), UNISON head of learning and organising services Teresa Donegan said: “It’s unacceptable that any worker would be discriminated against because of their age, but without a mandatory reporting system this will continue to be a huge problem in the workplace. “Older workers, particularly women, feel at a disadvantage right from the recruitment phase. Workers need to be given not just access to training, but also the resources and time to take advantage...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Press release education and training older workers Source Type: news

9 ways to be a more effective radiologist
Most of us would like to be more effective in our work, and radiologists are...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Doctors in small practices less prone to burnout How will machine learning affect radiology practice? Radiologists serve sicker patients than other specialties Why radiologists change jobs -- and what to do about it Better together? When to consider an external partnership (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Who made the error? The brain distinguishes causes of errors to perform adaptation
(Osaka University) Osaka University scientists examined positions to detect motor and target errors and whether error signals from these positions were used for learning, finding that the parietal lobe detected causes of motor errors in arm reaching and provided signals to compensate for errors. They also revealed that Brodmann area 5 detected the self-generated motor error and that Brodmann area 7 detected target error caused by target movements, both providing error signals for adaptation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about sex and yeast infections
While it is possible for a person to have sex when they have a yeast infection, it may cause pain and other bothersome symptoms. In addition, having sex may increase the amount of time the infection takes to heal. In some cases, a person can pass on the infection to their sexual partner. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about macrocephaly
Macrocephaly is the term for an unusually large head. This can occur due to a family history of the condition, or it could indicate an underlying medical problem, such as a genetic syndrome. In this article, learn about the causes of an abnormally large head in infants and how doctors diagnose and treat the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Google executive Heidi Dohse on becoming a heart patient
For more than 30 years, Google (NSDQ:GOOG) executive Heidi Dohse has been fully dependent on pacemakers to help power her heart. But that hasn’t stopped her from becoming a competitive cyclist, competing in events around the world. At DeviceTalks Minnesota, Dohse spoke with Randall Shiestl, VP of R&D at Boston Scientific‘s (NYSE:BSX) global technology unit, about her journey through the healthcare system and into the world of medical technology after she was diagnosed with a rare arrhythmia in 1983. Now on her seventh pacemaker, Dohse shared her story of learning to trust the medical devices that keep ...
Source: Mass Device - July 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Cardiac Implants Boston Scientific Google Inc. Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about complex ovarian cysts
Ovarian cysts can be either simple or complex. Complex ovarian cysts contain blood or solid materials. They are more likely to need treatment than simple cysts. Ovarian cysts are usually benign but, in rare cases, can become cancerous. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for complex ovarian cysts here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medic-CE Receives Accreditation for Fire Continuing Education in the State of Florida
LEHI, Utah—July 16, 2018—Medic-CE, a leading provider of accredited online continuing education for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and fire professionals, is pleased to announce that its firefighter continuing education program has been accredited by the Florida State Fire College. This accreditation provides more options for firefighters in Florida to earn the continuing education credits they need. “We are excited that the Florida State Fire College has provided accreditation for our firefighter courses," said Ryan Ewer, Medic-CE general manager. “Our focus is to provide high-quality, onlin...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 16, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Medic-CE Tags: Training Industry News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cerebral edema: Everything you need to know
Cerebral edema refers to swelling in the brain caused by trapped fluid. Common causes include a traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumor, or infection. In this article, learn about the symptoms of cerebral edema, as well as how doctors diagnose and treat the condition. We also cover the outlook. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Utz Quality Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Utz ® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips
Utz ® Quality Foods, LLC., is voluntarily recalling select expiration dates of Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips due to undeclared soy allergen. This recall was initiated after learning a certain number of packages were mislabeled. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run th e risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get rid of diaper rash
Diaper rash is a red, painful rash that thrives in warm, moist environments. The rash may also be scaly, bumpy, or raw in appearance. In this article, learn about ten home remedies for diaper rash, including taking oatmeal baths, replacing chemical baby wipes, and removing acidic foods from the child ’s diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Children's Hospital maker space to use STEAM-inspired problem-solving
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh will unveil Matt's Maker Space, where patients will be able to engage in STEAM-related problem-solving to both learn and distract them from their illnesses. The space is named to honor 12-year-old Matt Conover who died of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and the hospital will host an event at 1 p.m. Tuesday to celebrate its opening with community partners Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Sen. John Heinz History Center, the Andy Warhol Museum, Mt. Lebanon Schoo l District… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Stacey Federoff Source Type: news

The treatment of alcohol dependence by total abstinence: The experience of residents at Studio House, Nottingham
Key findings For residents of Studio House, facilitators and barriers for the successful completion of the programme vary along the recovery journey. The Studio House programme can be viewed as a learning experience. The meaning of recovery for residents goes beyond alcohol abstinence to include mental, physical and relational wellbeing. Staff ability to connect with residents, skills development, programme understanding, and, to a certain extent, peer support are the main facilitators to recovery. Misunderstanding of the ‘consequences system’ could be a barrier to the successful completion of the programme. M...
Source: Alcohol Research UK - July 16, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: admin Tags: Alcohol Insights Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect after a laparoscopy for endometriosis
Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue similar to the tissue that lines the uterus grows in other places in the body. While physical examinations and ultrasounds can sometimes find endometriosis, a laparoscopy is the only way to be sure a person has the disease. Learn about the procedure and recovery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

#FDA ’ s comprehensive plan that places nicotine and the issue of addiction at the center of our tobacco efforts. I ’ m optimistic about the opportunity to forge a new path for a heathier America. Learn more about the plan and how to submit public comments: https://go.usa.gov/xQ7Jb   pic.twitter.com/hQxiKdMZBK
#FDA’s comprehensive plan that places nicotine and the issue of addiction at the center of our tobacco efforts. I’m optimistic about the opportunity to forge a new path for a heathier America. Learn more about the plan and how to submit public comments: https://go.usa.gov/xQ7Jb  pic.twitter.com/hQxiKdMZBK (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - July 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SGottliebFDA) Source Type: news

Blog: Thank you school support staff – without you schools couldn ’t function
By now, school support staff across our union will either have left their schools for the summer, or be getting ready to do so as the long school year comes to a close. Working in schools can be hugely rewarding – but it’s also incredibly hard work and doesn’t always come with the support and thanks that such vital work deserves. Teachers undoubtedly do great work in our schools, but they aren’t the only educators. Teaching Assistants play a vital role in the modern classroom, building a learning environment that supports all children and helping everyone to reach their potential. Caretakers, clean...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News school school support staff Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about end-stage kidney disease
End-stage kidney disease is the last stage of chronic kidney disease when the kidneys stop functioning properly. Without sufficient kidney function, waste products begin to build up in a person's blood, causing a variety of symptoms. In this article, learn about the causes and treatment of end-stage kidney disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to make your waters break?
In the final stages of pregnancy, women often want to speed up the onset of labor. Women can get their water to break with the help of a doctor, but it is not safe to try this at home as it can cause infections. In this article, learn about the risks of breaking your water, and tips for inducing labor safely. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Machine-learning algorithm detects schizophrenia on fMRI
Researchers from Canada have developed a machine-learning algorithm capable...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI shows a good word might tame psychosis MRI of cortical folds may help predict psychosis DTI-MRI poses new cause for schizophrenia MRI reveals how schizophrenia may improve fMRI predicts response to antipsychotic medications (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Prostate Biopsy: Guidelines and Evidence Prostate Biopsy: Guidelines and Evidence
Find out more about the tools to help increase the diagnostic performance of prostate biopsies, and learn when it's appropriate to rebiopsy.Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

AI accurately predicts effects of genetic mutations in biological dark matter
(Simons Foundation) A new machine learning framework, dubbed ExPecto, can predict the effects of genetic mutations in the so-called 'dark matter' regions of the human genome. ExPecto pinpoints how specific mutations can disrupt the way genes express throughout your body. Using the method, its creators computed the genetic ramifications of more than 140 million mutations in different tissues. The researchers also precisely pinpointed mutations potentially responsible for increasing the risk of several immune-related diseases, including Crohn's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Convergence of synaptic signals is mediated by a protein critical for learning and memory
(Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience) Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience demonstrate that PKC is a highly versatile molecule, capable of assimilating many disparate sources of information. Because of this adaptability, the protein is well poised as a mediator of the processes underlying synaptic plasticity and learning. This work represents a substantial advancement in the field, providing integral tools that will enable the disentanglement of complex signaling related to learning and memory. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Common is Recurrent Kawasaki Disease?
Patient Presentation A 3.5-year-old female came to clinic with a 2-day history fever up to 101°F. The evening before she had complained of a sore throat but had no rhinorrhea, cough or rash. She was drinking reasonably well and was urinating frequently. She had been to a birthday party where an older child had had strep throat. The past medical history was positive for Kawasaki Disease diagnosed at 17 months of age and treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) on day 6 of fever. Her echocardiograms had been negative and she was being appropriately monitored by cardiology. The family history was positive for heart...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Green thumb in space: NASA has decided that gardening in space is crucial for the next generation of explorers
(Natural News) Aside from having to adjust to an environment that’s vastly different from Earth’s, future explorers will have to learn how to grow their own food so they can have access to vegetables while they’re exploring space. However, this isn’t as easy as cultivating a garden in your backyard. In space, astronauts will have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abandoning any last pretense of law and civility, Democrats now openly support MOB RULE in America
(Natural News) If there’s one thing we can all learn about the liberal mindset from the spate of harassment, bullying, abuse, and violence that leftists have inflicted against conservatives and supporters of Donald Trump in recent years, it’s that Democrats in general are anything but tolerant and loving as they love to claim. Truth be... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about salivary gland infections
Salivary gland infections usually affect the glands under the ears (parotid glands) and the glands under the chin (submandibular glands). Having salivary stones or other blockages can lead to infections. Common symptoms include swelling, redness, and a bad taste in the mouth. Learn about causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Crop Marks Reveal Ancient Structures
A recent heatwave in the U.K. has revealed outlines of ancient structures previously unknown to archaeologists. NPR's Renee Montagne asks aerial archaeologist Toby Driver what he's been learning. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get rid of an amoxicillin rash
A reaction to amoxicillin, a medication used to treat bacterial infections, causes an amoxicillin rash. A side effect of amoxicillin can be a rash that may be mild or severe. Treatment options include medication, applying oatmeal to the rash, and drinking plenty of water. Learn more about an amoxicillin rash here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: What can we all learn from the Thai coach lost in a cave?
While he ’s faced harsh criticism from some for leading the boys into the cave, to many Thais Ekapol Chanthawong, the 25-year-old coach of the Wild Boars team, is no less a hero than the rescuers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a bounding pulse?
A bounding pulse is when a person can feel their heart beating strongly. They may feel the pulse in their chest, neck, or wrists. This is often caused by anxiety or panic attacks, though in some cases it can signal another medical condition. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for a bounding pulse here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of chronic prostatitis
Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate that can cause pain, sexual dysfunction, and urination issues. Chronic prostatitis might last for more than 3 months. Possible causes include bacterial infections and damage to the nerves or muscles in the pelvic area. Treatment often involves antibiotics. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How can you tell if your baby is head down?
Baby dropping is when the baby's head faces downward in the womb before birth. It usually happens toward the end of the third trimester. There is no specific week that women should expect their baby to drop. Signs include a lower belly and pressure in the pelvis. Learn more about signs of baby dropping here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Vivior closes unspecified round to support wearable IOL optimizer
Ophthalmic device developer Vivior said today it closed a multi-million dollar private investment round to help support its novel wearable system designed to collect activity from patients. The Zurich, Germany-based company said funds from the round will help support a clinical study exploring the usability of their system, with plans to seek clearance in Europe and the US afterwards. “We will look back in 5 years’ time and wonder how we ever managed to treat patients without objective data,” Dr. Arthur Cumming of the Wellington Eye Clinic said in a press release. Vivior is developing a wearable system de...
Source: Mass Device - July 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Optical/Ophthalmic vivior Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fifteen home remedies for acne
Many home remedies can help people reduce their acne by treating oily skin, killing bacteria, and providing antioxidants. Natural treatments that reduce acne flare-ups include aloe vera gel, honey, and tea tree oil. Learn about 15 natural home remedies and how to use them to improve acne, pimples, and oily skin here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does the stomach bloat when starved?
When the body is starved, it undergoes many changes. One of these may be a bloated stomach and retained fluid, which can make a person look plump. This condition is known as kwashiorkor and is caused by a lack of protein in the diet. Kwashiorkor can be fixed by slowly eating more protein and calories. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news