With No Antiretrovirals, Venezuela HIV Patients Rely on Leaf Remedy With No Antiretrovirals, Venezuela HIV Patients Rely on Leaf Remedy
As Venezuela's hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on the leaves of a tropical tree known as the guasimo.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Venezuela HIV patients rely on futile leaf remedy amid drug shortage
Doctors and patients alike have questioned the effectiveness of the remedy, which has for years been used in Venezuela and Brazil as a complement to pharmaceutical treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With no antiretrovirals, Venezuela HIV patients rely on leaf remedy
As Venezuela's hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on the leaves of a tropical tree known as the guasimo. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Maduro to accelerate the final collapse of Venezuela by selling oil in cryptocurrency, a failed Ponzi fad that has already plummeted nearly 90% across the board
(Natural News) The president of the failing socialist state of Venezuela has announced that by the end of 2019, he plans to make all oil trade from the country occur with a new Petro cryptocurrency rather than normal Petro dollars controlled by the United States. President Nicolas Maduro told members of the public on state... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Man confined to wheelchair after spinal injury walks at college graduation
Venezuela native Aldo Amenta suffered a debilitating spinal injury in a 2015 diving accident. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: US Source Type: news

Socialism always ends in destruction
(Natural News) Every attempt at socialism has failed miserably. Venezuela is only the latest country that has tried to implement a socialist paradise, only to inevitably crumble and crash before our eyes. Socialism, and its natural progression, communism, has caused the deaths of 100 million people since its inception 100 years ago. (Article by Virginia... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ozone is a safer and greener alternative to toxic insecticides
(Natural News) People who are looking for natural alternatives to synthetic insecticides need not look any further than a gas found in the atmosphere. In a recent study, researchers from the Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado in Venezuela suggest using ozone, a naturally occurring gas in the stratosphere, to get rid of insect pests. Their findings, which appeared... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Violence, Attacks on Doctors Plague Venezuela Hospitals -Doctors Survey Violence, Attacks on Doctors Plague Venezuela Hospitals -Doctors Survey
After a woman died while connected to a respirator at a hospital in central Venezuela last month, one of her relatives punched the attending doctor in the chest, blaming her for the woman's death.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

U.S. Navy Hospital Ship Brings Care to Venezuela Migrants in Colombia U.S. Navy Hospital Ship Brings Care to Venezuela Migrants in Colombia
Even though five-year-old Kamila is used to getting blood drawn, she cried out when the needle pricked her arm, clinging to her mother for comfort in a classroom-turned-clinic in the northern Colombian city of Riohacha.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Newsflash: Coming indictment of Hillary Clinton will lead to U.S. riots; Ukraine to declare martial law; Venezuela infrastructure in collapse
(Natural News) Several “newsflash” items that I think you’ll want to be aware of as geopolitical events heat up: 500+ illegal aliens from the Honduran caravan tried to “bum rush” the U.S. border today and were arrested by Mexican officials after being fired on with tear gas and rubber bullets by U.S. border agents. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How can honest Americans have any faith in elections when Democrats REFUSE to play by the rules?
(Natural News) It is becoming more obvious by the day that the Democratic Party is morphing into the kind of Left-wing, communist/socialist entity that we often find starting ‘revolutions’ in third-world banana republics and second-rate powers like Venezuela, as evidenced by the efforts to steal midterm election victories from Republicans. As noted by U.S. Rep.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Western lifestyle may cause blood pressure to rise with age
Study of remote communities in Venezuelan rainforest sheds fresh light on hypertensionA western lifestyle might be the reason blood pressure tends to rise with age, according to a study of remote tribal communities.Hypertension is a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and in many developed countries, including the UK, the likelihood of developing increases with age.More than a quarter of adults in England have high blood pressure, withrecent figures showing the proportion rises to 58% among those aged 65-74.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: High blood pressure Society Science Health & wellbeing Life and style Ageing Venezuela Americas World news Europe US news Source Type: news

Diet, Not Age, May Account for Rising Blood Pressure
Comparison of two tribes in the Venezuelan rain forest points to diet, rather than advancing age, as a cause of higher blood pressure. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Blood Pressure Salt Yanomami Indians Diet and Nutrition Heart Hypertension Source Type: news

Must Blood Pressure Rise Wth Age? Remote Tribes Hold Clues
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- Contrary to common belief, blood pressure doesn't have to rise as you age, a study of two remote South American tribes suggests. Looking at the isolated Yanomami tribe in the Venezuelan rainforest, researchers found... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Self-induced DISASTER: California fires the direct result of shortsighted environmentalist policies that prohibit forest management
(Natural News) Actions have consequences, and bad actions often have bad consequences. In much the same way that liberal policies have burned Venezuela’s economy to the ground, California environmentalist policies have unleashed a catastrophic fire that has so far claimed the lives of 11 people and countless animals. This is what liberal policies always lead... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Account executive, 26, became completely paralysed after the PILL caused her body to shut down 
Katrina Parra, 26, from Venezuela, developed abdominal pain, anxiety and near-constant vomiting in 2012. By Christmas Eve, Ms Parra was forced to go to intensive care. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Desperate Border Crossings, as Venezuela Runs Short of HIV Drugs Desperate Border Crossings, as Venezuela Runs Short of HIV Drugs
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Venezuelan Hospital Encourages'Kangaroo' Baby Care to Spare Incubators Venezuelan Hospital Encourages'Kangaroo' Baby Care to Spare Incubators
Venezuela's largest maternity hospital is asking mothers to care for non-critical premature babies with skin-to-skin contact known as"kangaroo care" rather than in incubators, as wards struggle with a lack of equipment.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Venezuelan hospital encourages 'kangaroo' baby care to spare incubators
Venezuela's largest maternity hospital is asking mothers to care for non-critical premature babies with skin-to-skin contact known as "kangaroo care" rather than in incubators, as wards struggle with a lack of equipment. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. working to halt spread of diseases from Venezuela
The United States is working with governments across Latin America to help prevent the spread of diseases like diphtheria and measles from Venezuela as refugees flee the chaotic country, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

40% of retail stores in Venezuela go bankrupt as government mandates massive minimum wage hike that no employer can afford
(Natural News) Just when it seems like things cannot possibly get any worse in Venezuela, they somehow do. A combination of rampant corruption, failed socialist policies, and the 2014 fall in the oil price have already left this formerly wealthy country reeling, pushing it right over the edge financially. At the end of July, Venezuela’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

George Mason researcher part of team awarded $2.5 million grant to fight deadly virus
(George Mason University) Kylene Kehn-Hall, an associate professor in George Mason University's School of Systems Biology within the National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, is collaborating with scientists from the University of Maryland and QIAGEN, a worldwide provider of molecular technologies and genomics analysis solutions, on a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in the hopes of developing remedies to the Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The socialism that liberals love completely destroyed Venezuela – watch at REAL.video
(Natural News) Braindead leftists love to praise what they believe to be the merits of socialism, insisting that this model of government is preferable to freedom and liberty. But what these ignorant statists fail to recognize is that socialism never works, the South American debacle known as Venezuela being a case-in-point. In a recent PragerU.com... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six countries in the Americas account for half of all firearm deaths
(Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation) A new study reveals more than a quarter-million people died from firearm-related injuries in 2016, with half of those deaths occurring in only six countries in the Americas: Brazil, the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, and Guatemala. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Venezuelans now eating spoiled, rotten meat as electricity collapses
(Natural News) Living conditions in Venezuela show no signs of improving as people there have taken to eating spoiled meat just to keep themselves alive. The AP reports that people in the city of Maracaibo have been lining up for a chance to buy spoiled meat as the rolling power outages that have been plaguing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuelan mothers-to-be head to Brazil to give birth
Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care, medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil, where three Venezuelan babies are born every day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pregnant Venezuelan women going to Brazil to give birth
Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to lack of prenatal care, medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil, where three Venezuelan babies are born every day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hospitals Scrap Surgeries, Venezuelans Forgo Showers as Taps Run Dry Hospitals Scrap Surgeries, Venezuelans Forgo Showers as Taps Run Dry
At one of Caracas'biggest public hospitals, most bathrooms are closed. Patients fill jugs from a tiny tap on the ground floor that sometimes has a trickle of water. Operations are postponed or canceled.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Bus Crash Kills 24 People, Injures 19 in Ecuador
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A bus hit another vehicle at high speed and then rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 19 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador's capital early Tuesday, officials said. The Colombian-registered bus was traveling to Quito when it hit a smaller vehicle in an area known as dead man's curve at about 3 a.m., Ecuadorean authorities said. JEMS: Three-Step Method for EMS Management of Bus Collisions Col. Wilson Pavon, head of Ecuador's transit police, said the majority of the passengers aboard were Colombians, but some Venezuelans were also among ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 14, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: CARLOS NORIEGA, Associated Press Tags: News Mass Casualty Incidents International Source Type: news

Brazil slams Venezuela as measles spreads across border
Brazil complained on Thursday that Venezuela was doing nothing to stop the spread of an outbreak of measles in Brazil and other neighboring countries that has been sparked by an exodus of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil rushes to thwart measles outbreak from Venezuelans
Brazilian health workers are moving to stem an outbreak of measles being brought by Venezuelans, many famished and sick, who have fled their homeland amid economic and political turmoil (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Measles infects more than 1,000 in Brazil; 5 reported deaths
Brazil's Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have been infected and five have died in a measles outbreak linked to cases imported from neighboring Venezuela (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dozens of members of isolated Amazonian tribe have DIED from measles
Local reports state there are 14 Yanomami victims in Brazil and 'well into the double figures' in Venezuela, where the 35,000-strong tribe reside. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Illnesses Linked to Venezuela Crab Meat: FDA
Illnesses began between April 1 and July 3, with eight cases in Maryland, two in Louisiana and one each in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA: Illnesses Tied to Fresh Crab Meat Imported From Venezuela
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- There have been 12 reported cases of people in the United States becoming sick after eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The agency said the illnesses were caused by Vibrio... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vibrio outbreak linked to imported crab meat
A dozen people in three states and the District of Columbia got sick after eating fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Where Are Your Crabs From? FDA Warns About 4 State Vibrio Bacteria Outbreak
Oh crab. Contaminated crab meat from Venezuela may be the source of a Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreak that has so far affected 4 states. This is what to do. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated, FDA says
The FDA is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated
The FDA is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Health: In a Rare Success, Paraguay Conquers Malaria
But the infection is surging elsewhere, particularly in the Americas. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: Malaria Paraguay Mosquitoes Venezuela Maduro, Nicolas World Health Organization Source Type: news

Measles outbreak threatens isolated Amazonian tribe
A measles outbreak has hit an isolated Amazon tribe, the Yanomami, on the border of Venezuela and Brazil, according to Survival International, a nongovernmental organization that works to protect tribal peoples. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles spreads in Brazil after cases come from Venezuela
An outbreak of measles is growing in Brazil after cases were imported from neighboring Venezuela (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The increasingly insane Left wants to turn America into the next Venezuela, as first "communist" set for election win in New York City
(Natural News) She calls herself a “Democratic Socialist,” but in reality, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a communist in disguise. Worse, she just won a Democratic primary in New York City, unseating a 10-term Rep. Joe Crowley, who was being groomed, some say, to take over for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. In the only... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left-wing professor claims mass starvation under socialist Venezuela is far better than living in "repressive" America
(Natural News) Are the people currently suffering through socialist upheaval in the violence-stricken South American nation of Venezuela better off than people living in the United States? One leftist professor who teaches at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law thinks so. According to Daniel Kovalik, who recently wrote an op-ed in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salmonella Smacks; Build a Better Flu Vax; No Polio in Venezuela
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Polio has not returned to Venezuela, WHO says
A child in Venezuela who was reported to have a common symptom of polio does not have the viral disease, World Health Organization said Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FACT CHECK: Daily Caller claims lack of vaccines is causing a return of polio to Venezuela ... but so far the grand total is just ONE patient
(Natural News) Venezuela’s crumbling socialized healthcare system has been making headlines as the government has struggled to dole out the funds being demanded for vaccines. Propagandists are already inciting outrage, claiming that low vaccination rates in the South American nation will lead to epidemics of disease. In a recent piece that smacks of pro-vaccine fake... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stop Neglecting African Conflicts
A group of displaced men, women, and children find refuge at a church on the outskirts of Nyunzu village in eastern Congo. Pastor Mbuyu (pictured) looks after them. Credit: NRC/Christian JepsenBy Will HigginbothamUNITED NATIONS, Jun 13 2018 (IPS)Conflicts have uprooted millions across several African nations and we must not forget them, said a human rights group.Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) timely message was published through their annual list of the worlds most neglected displacement crises. “It’s a sad pattern that we are once again seeing that the crises on the African continent seldom make media...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Will Higginbotham Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Food & Agriculture Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Polio re-emerges in Venezuela 30 years after eradication
A child has been diagnosed with polio in Venezuela, where the infectious viral disease has been eradicated since 1989, according to the Pan American Health Organization, a regional apparatus of the World Health Organization. The Western Hemisphere has been certified polio-free since 1994. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news