Co-creating a virtual alcohol prevention simulation with young people - Vallentin-Holbech L, Dalgaard Guldager J, Dietrich T, Rundle-Thiele S, Majgaard G, Lyk P, Stock C.
Collaborative knowledge generation and involvement of users is known to improve health promotion intervention development, but research about the roles and perspectives of users in the co-creation process is sparse. This research aimed to study how young p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vitamin Deficiencies Can Mess With Your Mental Health
There are mood-related signs you're low on nutrients like vitamin D. Here's how to tell and what to do about it. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting
I was skeptical, but it turns out there is something to be said for a daily fast, preferably one lasting at least 16 hours. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Obesity Weight Diet and Nutrition Food Source Type: news

Cut the junk: Eating junk food can give you food allergies
(Natural News) The increased consumption of junk food all over the world might be one big reason why more and more people are getting food allergies. A study presented by researchers from the University of Naples Federico II (UniNa) at the annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition found that children with food allergies had... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dieta para combatir el h ígado graso (esteatosis hepática)
Skip to content ... La dieta para el h ígado graso ... Una nutrición baja en carbohidratos y rica en frutas, legumbres y pescado. ... Diane Pérez, M.D., 14 de febrero de 2020 | Comments: 0 ... LEE E... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 16, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How to live longer: What is the best vegetable to increase your life expectancy?
HOW to live longer: Leading a long life was once shrouded in mystery but scientific research has provided a roadmap to achieving this goal. The answer does not lie in some esoteric understanding of the world, but by eating a healthy, balanced diet. While it is important to focus on your general dietary approach, as opposed to relying on single items, research has elucidated the benefits of eating a specific vegetable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food for thought — and health. The right diet for patients can improve outcomes and reduce costs.
Evidence from studies and programs shows how crafting a meal can counter heart ailments, diabetes and other medical problems. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dhruv Khullar Source Type: news

Best supplements for tiredness: Five supplements to help you overcome fatigue
Extreme tiredness can affect us all. Are you finding it increasingly difficult to gather the energy to do things as the evening draws in? One nutritional therapist can help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: 20,861 Malnourished Children Treated in Kaduna in 2019 - Official
[Vanguard] Mrs Ramatu Musa, the Kaduna State Government's Nutrition Officer on Friday said that the state government had treated about 20, 861 malnourished children in 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diet Drug Belviq Withdrawn Due to Cancer Risk
The FDA asked the maker of weight-loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin) to take it off the market after a clinical trial showed an association with an increased risk of cancer. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Drink this type of milk to lower your blood pressure reading
HIGH blood pressure may seem benign in the beginning, but, if left untreated, the condition can pose deadly health risks so it is important to your reading in check. The safest and most effective way to regulate your blood pressure is to eat a healthy, balanced diet, and, to that end, a particular type of milk comes out on top. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green tea extract combined with exercise reduces fatty liver disease in mice
(Penn State) The combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the severity of obesity-related fatty liver disease by 75% in mice fed a high-fat diet, according to Penn State researchers, whose recent study may point to a potential health strategy for people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

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Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 13, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Source Type: news

FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of Diet Drug Belviq Due to Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- A clinical trial of the weight-loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin) shows an association with an increased risk of cancer, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting that its maker withdraw the drug from the U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How can nutrients help with dermatitis?
(Natural News) A person’s nutritional status affects his body’s immune function. Scientific evidence of this has sparked interest in the possible role dietary factors play in the pathogenesis of skin conditions like atopic dermatitis (AD). While food allergies and elimination diets have been studied in relation to atopy — a genetic tendency to develop allergic diseases —... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polly Dunford to Lead IntraHealth International as New President and CEO
February 14, 2020 Chapel Hill, NCToday, IntraHealth International’s board of directors announced Polly Dunford will be IntraHealth’s next president and CEO. She will assume the role on March 16.Dunford is joining IntraHealth after nearly 20 years of service with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Cambodia, Haiti, Jordan, Mozambique, Nigeria and Washington, D.C., most recently as the global director for HIV/AIDS. In this role, she led the agency’s efforts to help countries achieve and sustain epidemic control of HIV/AIDS under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Leadership and Governance Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The injury that could signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN D is a nutrient that the body absorbs through direct exposure to the sun so certain groups that do not get enough sun are at an increased risk of a vitamin D deficiency. The sunshine vitamin plays a key role in bone health so lacking the sunshine can lead to a number of bone problems, including a weighted risk of a certain bone-related injury. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

S ão Tomé and Príncipe: Sao Tome and Principe and Ifad Partner to Improve Nutrition and Incomes in Face of Climate Change
[IFAD] The International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) today announced support for a new project to increase incomes, improve food and nutrition security and build the resilience of at least 34,800 rural farmers of Sao Tome and Principe, an island country highly affected by climate change. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cancer Cachexia: A Multifactoral Disease Cancer Cachexia: A Multifactoral Disease
Cancer cachexia is a complex condition with multifactorial etiologies, which should optimally be managed by a multidisciplinary team that includes an oncologist, pharmacist, and oncology dietitian.Current Opinion in Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Nigeria: How Nutrition Education Can Make a Difference to People With HIV
[The Conversation Africa] HIV and AIDS are still global health problems and sub-Saharan Africa remains the most affected region. Globally, around 770,000 people died from AIDS-related conditions in 2018, 160,000 of them in West and Central Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - February 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Taming hormones with food: physician resolves infertility, diabetes, & other conditions
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) Nutrition researcher and New York Times bestselling author Neal Barnard, MD, demonstrates how foods affect our hormones--and our health--in his new book, Your Body in Balance. Dr. Barnard shares the science behind how common conditions--like infertility, weight gain, menopausal symptoms, breast and prostate cancers, thyroid problems, and acne--are fueled by hormones that are hidden in or influenced by the foods we eat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 13, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study: Bariatric surgeries can double peak blood alcohol levels, patients may be unaware
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) Two popular forms of bariatric surgery may dramatically change women's sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol - but patients may be unaware, according to research led by professor of food science and human nutrition M. Yanina Pepino, left. Maria Belen Acevedo, a postdoctoral research associate in the department, was the first author of the study (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Some bariatric surgery patients don ’ t sense heightened blood alcohol levels
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) Two popular forms of bariatric surgery may dramatically change women's sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol - but patients may be unaware, according to research led by professor of food science and human nutrition M. Yanina Pepino, left. Maria Belen Acevedo, a postdoctoral research associate in the department, was the first author of the study (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High-protein diet affects circulation
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Source: ScienceNOW - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Alderton, G. Tags: twil Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The dementia-related symptoms that may signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 helps to preserve vital bodily processes so becoming deficient in the nutrient can trigger a number of physical changes. Perhaps more worryingly, lacking the vitamin can cause symptoms associated with dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Pacific Community launches the Pacific Healthy Recipe Contest
By External SourceFeb 12 2020 (IPS-Partners) The Pacific Community (SPC) is calling for contestants to join the Pacific Healthy Recipe Contest and showcase their cooking skills and creativity to promote healthy eating and prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Up to 75 per cent of deaths in Pacific countries are related to NCDs, such as diabetes and heart diseases, with unhealthy diets and lifestyles seen as important factors in their development. From observation, the Pacific diet has changed over time and consumption of local foods has transitioned into consumption of more imported processed foods that are high...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Asia-Pacific Food & Agriculture Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nausea and Vomiting and Immune Activation in Celiac Disease Nausea and Vomiting and Immune Activation in Celiac Disease
This findings of this study implicate nausea and vomiting as sentinel symptoms of acute gluten exposure in patients following a gluten-free diet.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Study: Diet makes a difference in fight against hospital-acquired infection
(University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Popular diets low in carbs and high in fat and protein might be good for the waistline, but a new UNLV study shows that just the opposite may help to alleviate the hospital-acquired infection Clostridioides difficile. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nutrition a key ingredient for psychological health in Canadian adults
(University of Toronto) A new study investigating factors that contribute to psychological distress in adults has found that that risk of malnourishment is linked to psychological distress among Canadians aged 45 years and older. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sugary Drink Consumption Plunges in Chile After New Food Law
A study finds that a landmark law requiring warning labels on unhealthy foods made a swift difference in purchases of sodas, bottled water and juices. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: your-feed-science Obesity Soft Drinks Diet and Nutrition Beverages Sales and Excise Taxes Food Sugar Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Labeling and Labels (Product) PLoS Medicine (Journal) Chile Source Type: news

2-in-1: Pregnant women who get enough vitamin D extend nutritional benefits to their babies
(Natural News) Having a low vitamin D status is common among newborn infants. According to studies, maternal vitamin D deficiency is a major risk factor for this because neonates rely solely on maternal-fetal transfer of vitamin D. Vitamin D is essential for the healthy growth and development of infants. This nutrient plays a role in bone... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists discover a soil bacteria that can protect against stress
(Natural News) The health industry is full of diets, exercises and therapies for stress relief. But researchers from the U.S., Hungary and the U.K. suggest a more down-to-earth stress buster – with dirt. In their study, which was published in the journal Psychopharmacology, the team found that Mycobacterium vaccae, a bacterium found in soil, produces an anti-inflammatory fatty acid that can reduce... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemical found in drinking water linked to tooth decay in children
IMAGE: Being exposed to PFAS--a class of chemicals found in drinking water--has been linked to higher rates of cancer, heart disease, thyroid dysfunction and other conditions. WVU School of Dentistry researchers...viewmore Credit: Aira Burkhart/West Virginia University Children with higher concentrations of a certain chemical in their blood are more likely to get cavities, according to a new study byWest Virginia UniversitySchool of Dentistry researchers. Manufactured chemical g roups called perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances are universal as a result of extensive manufacturing and use. Although manuf...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 11, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Vitamin B12: The sign in your legs that you have been deficient for a long time
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can cause a wide range of symptoms due to the essential role the nutrient plays in the body. If left untreated, B12 deficiency can cause long-term damage, and one complication that can occur is associated with the legs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Follow this diet to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is the result of poor dietary decisions taken over time so overhauling your diet and shunning certain culprits can reverse the condition. Cutting back on one food group in particular has been shown to reduce blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The exotic ‘superfood’ proven to control the chronic condition
TYPE 2 DIABETES is a condition which affects a person's blood glucose control and often develops after regularly eating a poor diet. When it comes to controlling and preventing the condition making changes to what you eat and including a certain ‘superfood' in your diet could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diarrhea
Title: DiarrheaCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - February 11, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Clostridioides difficile infection flourishes with a high-protein, high-fat diet
(American Society for Microbiology) Mice fed a high-fat, high-protein diet were more likely to develop and die from antibiotic-driven Clostridioides difficile infections than mice fed a standard diet. In the same study, published in the journal mSystems, a high-carbohydrate diet was protective against severe C. difficile infection--but the researchers suspect that such a diet could produce healthy, asymptomatic carriers that can spread the pathogen. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Why Many Children Still Aren't Getting Proper Nutrition
[The Conversation Africa] Children - and countries - need proper nutrition to grow and develop. Good food does more than keep children alive and well. It also allows them to learn, play, participate and contribute to their world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for arthritis: The spice extract shown to alleviate joint pain
BEST supplements for arthritis: In the UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or other, similar conditions that affect the joints. While the condition cannot be cured, evidence suggests small dietary tweaks can alleviate the pain associated, including consuming a popular spice (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 10, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Source Type: news

Obesity Expert: Time to Embrace Growing Array of Options Obesity Expert: Time to Embrace Growing Array of Options
With their skills as endoscopists, internists, and nutrition experts, gastroenterologists are uniquely positioned to treat obesity, but many physicians have been hesitant to address the problem.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Prevent age-related cataracts by increasing your intake of vitamins and carotenoids
(Natural News) As people grow older, they become more prone to developing cataracts that can impair their vision or even cause blindness. To prevent this, experts suggest eating more foods rich in vitamins and carotenoids. These nutrients help prevent the onset of age-related cataracts. Earlier studies found links between the consumption of these nutrients and a reduced risk of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exploring the nootropic activity of spearmint extract
In this study, researchers from the US tested the hypothesis that chronic supplementation of proprietary spearmint extract (PSE) would improve cognitive performance in young, active individuals. Their results were published in the journal Nutrition Research. According to previous studies, chronic supplementation of PSE can improve cognitive performance in individuals 50-70 years of age with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulses for a Sustainable Future
By Zoltán KálmánROME, Feb 10 2020 (IPS) Reducing poverty and inequalities, eliminating hunger and all forms of malnutrition and achieve food insecurity for all – these are some of the most important objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals. Still, the rate of poverty and inequalities is increasing and over 820 million people are going hungry. In addition, 2 billion people in the world are food insecure with great risk of malnutrition and poor health. This alarming situation is further aggravated by current trends such as the rate of population growth, impacts of climate change, loss of bio...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zoltan Kalman Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Add this natural supplement to your diet to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is insidious because it doesn't produce any visible signs initially, but, overtime, a high reading can be life-threatening. Fortunately, the condition can be reversed by making simple dietary tweaks, and, to that end, a milk-base supplement can help to lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of Us Face Obesity, Dire Projections Show
By 2030, nearly one in two adults will be obese, and nearly one in four will be severely obese. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Obesity Soft Drinks Weight Food Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

How to live longer: The best diet proven to increase life expectancy and ward off cancer
HOW TO live longer: It's a dream of many; to live a long and prosperous life that ensures a happy retirement, watching the grandkids grow up and have the risk of diseases significantly reduced. How a person lives their life will directly impact whether this will be a reality or not and according to health experts and studies, following this particular way of eating can not only increase one's life expectancy but also significantly reduce their risk of cancers. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzania: Nutrition Deficiency Cited As Critical Snag
[Daily News] NUTRITION International is the latest international organization to relocate to the country's capital Dodoma following decision by President John Magufuli to relocate the government's administration from the port city of Dar es Salaam. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Doctors group petitions FDA to require ED drug labels recommend plant-based diet
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) Package labels for Viagra, Cialis, and other erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs should inform patients that ED is a sign of potentially fatal artery disease, according to a petition the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed with the Food and Drug Administration on Feb. 10, 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news