Desperate families turn to hospitals when their hunt for formula comes up dry
Three-year-old Alexis Tyler survives on Gerber Lil Crunchies cheese puffs and the chocolate flavor of a specialty nutritional formula called Neocate. Her mother hasn't been able to buy that formula for her since March. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hayfever: Diet 'can play a big part in easing symptoms or making them worse'
HAY FEVER can have a big impact on people, with symptoms sometimes causing constant itchy eyes and headaches. Fortunately, an expert has said what you eat can also help ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The surprising 'fatty' foods which may help 'improve your numbers'
PEOPLE who have high cholesterol levels are often advised to change their diets. Perhaps surprisingly, there are some "fatty" foods which are recommended as part of a healthy diet. Cholesterol is a fatty substance produced by the liver that brings many important health benefits, such as making hormones and building cell membranes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: The red fruit that produces 'significant' improvements in memory to reduce risk
DEMENTIA is a daunting prospect as you get older but research increasingly suggests your diet can provide a buffer against brain decline. A new peer-reviewed study has found eating a red fruit can provide cognitive benefits to help reduce the risk of dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Formula shortage is worst for low-income families, high-risk infants
The most vulnerable children have been hardest hit by the formula shortage, including those whose parents are unable to spend hours searching for formula online or in person, and preemies and medically complex babies who require specialized nutritional support. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Frances Stead Sellers Source Type: news

Study: Diet that manages hunger 'cues' helps people lose, maintain lower weight
A weight-loss program designed to change people's internal response to feelings of hunger helps overweight adults shed pounds and maintain a healthy weight. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia Needs a Stronger Focus On Nutrition to Improve Food Security
[The Point] In The Gambia, malnutrition is a major health issue. In four of the seven regions of the country (Basse, Janjangbure, Kuntaur and Mansa Konko), eight percent of the population are food insecure or highly vulnerable to food insecurity, with the most vulnerable groups being women and children. Statistics indicate that food insecurity increased from 8 percent in 2016 to 13.4 percent in 2021. It disproportionately affects rural households (23.9 percent) more than urban ones (10.8 percent). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 18, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New study finds direct link between diet and molecule linked to cancer - what to avoid
CANCER'S association with diet is complex so final conclusions are hard to draw. However, research continues to shed new light on the relationship. In the latest study, researchers found a direct association between a particular dietary pattern and a molecule linked to the development of cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Can you smell that? The 'odorous' symptom hinting at low levels
THE BODY needs few nutrients for the smooth-running of its biological functions. The involvement of B12 in the maintenance of the nervous and neurological systems makes it indispensable to human health. A lack of B12 can cause multiple bodily changes, including marked alterations in smell. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The healthy drink which researchers say have 'consistent benefits'
IT IS not always clear what causes high blood pressure, but there are things that can increase your risk, and a number of drinks and diets may help lower your blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The healthy drink that researchers say has 'consistent benefits'
IT IS not always clear what causes high blood pressure, but there are things that can increase your risk, and a number of drinks and diets may help lower your blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge signs off on steps troubled baby formula manufacturer must take to restart closed plant
A federal judge has signed off on a legally binding agreement between the United States Food and Drug Administration and the baby formula manufacturer Abbott Nutrition, the company at the heart of a nationwide formula recall. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two children hospitalized due to baby formula shortage
Two children were hospitalized in Tennessee this month due to the nationwide baby formula shortage, according to a Memphis hospital.  The children, both of whom had “specific dietary requireme… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2 Children Have Been Hospitalized Because of Formula Shortage
A Memphis hospital has treated two children who can’t absorb nutrients properly because of a medical condition and don’t have access to the specific formula they need. #formulashortageamemphis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Councils blew £30m on health scheme which saw just 220 people lose ANY weight, MPs told 
Experts warned there is no evidence that diets work in the long term and an obsession with them is fuelling Britain's obesity epidemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news