Skin cancer symptoms: Do I have this cancer? Major sign of melanoma skin cancer revealed
SKIN cancer symptoms are triggered when skin cells start to divide uncontrollably. There are two main types of skin cancer, called melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Watch out for this major warning sign of skin cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin cancer symptoms: Do I have the cancer? The BIGGEST SIGN of melanoma skin cancer
SKIN cancer symptoms are triggered when skin cells start to divide uncontrollably. There are two main types of skin cancer, called melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Watch out for this major warning sign of skin cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Warning signs you could be developing blood sugar problems
DIABETES type 2 symptoms are triggered when there are problems with blood sugar levels. This is because of problems with the hormone insulin, which affects cells ’ ability to take in sugar. It is possible to develop ‘borderline’ diabetes, or pre diabetes, before the condition. Watch out for these symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - do you poo like this? How often should you be using the toilet?
BOWEL cancer symptoms include stomach pain, a change in bowel habits, and finding blood in your stool. You could reveal your risk of cancer by thinking about how often you use the toilet. How many toilet trips counts as a ‘normal’ amount? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why mobile phones are NOT a health hazard
An article we published last week about links between mobiles and cancer proved highly controversial. Here a cancer expert and physicist argues that it misrepresented the research and that fears are ill-founded• Last week’s article: The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phonesLast week theObserver published an article by Mark Hertsgaard and Mark Dowie on a disturbing topic – the idea that telecoms giants might collude to suppress evidence that wireless technology causes cancer. The feature was well written, ostensibly well researched, and deeply concerning. Its powerful narrative tapped into rich ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 21, 2018 Category: Science Authors: David Robert Grimes Tags: Mobile phones Science Telecoms Cancer research Medical research Health Society Technology Source Type: news

Beware of New Round of Social Security Impostor Scams
Beware of a New Round of Impostor Scams ... The SSA and OIG are warning about two new phone scams targeting Social Security numbers ... More on Scams Scammers stealing IDs for social security benefits (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 21, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Bayer Throws in the Towel on Essure Birth Control Implant
Bayer said Friday it will stop selling its Essure birth control system in the United States at the end of the year, citing a decline in U.S. sales of the device and the conclusion that the Essure business is no longer sustainable. Although the controversial product is the subject of nearly 30,000 adverse event reports to FDA and thousands of patient lawsuits, Bayer insisted in a statement Friday that its decision to discontinue sales of the product is for business reasons only, "not for any safety or efficacy concerns about Essure." The company added that the benefit-risk profile of Essure has not changed an...
Source: MDDI - July 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Implants Source Type: news

What you should know about Vibrio bacteria
There have been a number of recent reports warning the public of the dangers of Vibrio bacteria from eating certain foods or swimming at the beach. An infection can result in gastrointestinal issues, the loss of limbs and even death. But what are these bacteria? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bayer Pulls Controversial Birth Control Device That Sparked Thousands of Lawsuits
Bayer announced Friday that it will no longer sell a controversial, permanent form of birth control that thousands of women say led to serious complications. Essure, a non-surgical sterilization device that is inserted into the fallopian tubes and prevents pregnancy by producing scar tissue that blocks sperm from fertilizing eggs, will no longer be available in the U.S. after December 31, 2018, Bayer announced in a statement. “This decision is based on a decline in U.S. sales of Essure in recent years and the conclusion that the Essure business is no longer sustainable,” the statement reads. While Bayer mainta...
Source: TIME: Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Bayer to Stop Selling Controversial Birth Control Device That Sparked Thousands of Lawsuits
Bayer announced Friday that it will no longer sell a controversial, permanent form of birth control that thousands of women say led to serious complications. Essure, a non-surgical sterilization device that is inserted into the fallopian tubes and prevents pregnancy by producing scar tissue that blocks sperm from fertilizing eggs, will no longer be available in the U.S. after December 31, 2018, Bayer announced in a statement. “This decision is based on a decline in U.S. sales of Essure in recent years and the conclusion that the Essure business is no longer sustainable,” the statement reads. While Bayer mainta...
Source: TIME: Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

These foods linked to ongoing outbreaks might make you sick
US health officials are warning people to avoid certain foods due to ongoing unrelated outbreaks of intestinal infections caused by bacteria, viruses and even parasites lurking in some of our food. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic agrees to $43m deal to settle shareholder Infuse lawsuit
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) shareholders are seeking approval for a $43 million settlement deal to clear up claims related to its Infuse bone graft product, according to court documents. Shareholders in the case allege that Fridley, Minn.-based Medtronic engaged “in a scheme and course of conduct to defraud the investing public” in regards to clinical trials of the Infuse bone graft to inflate stock prices. Plaintiffs in the case filed a class action complaint in November 2013, according to court documents, and after a protracted dispute said they believe a settlement is the best move for the class. “Plaint...
Source: Mass Device - July 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Orthopedics Medtronic Source Type: news

Paula Galvao photographs first moments between mothers and newborns
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Photographer Paula Galv ão, from Natal, Brazil, captures the special first moments of a baby's life, including a mother meeting her newborn for the first time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer warning - this is how much fruit and veg you should eat to lower risk
BREAST cancer risk could be lowered by making some diet changes, scientists have revealed. This is how many fruit and vegetables you should eat every day to lower the risk of breast cancer symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'Link between diabetes and cancer risk firmly established'
A major new review confirms that diabetes increases cancer risk, with an added warning: the risk is much higher for women, and we need to understand why. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

11 Dead After Missouri Tourist Boat Accident
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, the local sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were hospitalized after a Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson. JEMS: Duck vs. Bus Complex MCI on Seattle's Aurora Bridge A spokeswoman for the Cox Medical Center Branson said four adults and three children arrived at the hospital shortly after the incident. Two adults were in critical condition and the others were treated for minor injuries, Br...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 20, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: News Mass Casualty Incidents News Videos Source Type: news

Narcissism and risky decisions: a neurophysiological approach - Yang Z, Sedikides C, Gu R, Luo YLL, Wang Y, Cai H.
This study tested-via behavioral and event-related potential (ERP) measures-two accounts: Deficiencies in error monitoring and deficiencies in action updating. High and low narcissists were engaged i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

Statement from FDA warning about significant health risks of contaminated illegal synthetic cannabinoid products that are being encountered by FDA
(Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Huge Egyptian sarcophagus found to contain three mummies
Archaeologists open granite tomb but are dismayed at state of decay after ‘sewage leak’Egyptian archeologists have opened a 30-tonne black granite sarcophagus to find three decomposed mummies after sewage water apparently leaked inside.“The sarcophagus has been opened, but we have not been hit by a curse,”said Mostafa Waziry, the head of Egypt ’s Supreme Council for Antiquities, in response to news reports warning of maledictions hidden inside the tomb in the port city of Alexandria.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ruth Michaelson in Cairo Tags: Egypt Archaeology Africa Middle East and North Africa Science World news Source Type: news

UK weather: Met Office health warning over weekend heatwave - how to stay safe in the sun
THE weather forecast reveals a hot, heatwave weekend for the UK. The Met Office has issued a health warning due to the hot temperatures forecasted. This is how to stay safe while enjoying the sun. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK weather: Met Office issues health warning over weekend heatwave - how to stay sun safe
THE weather forecast reveals a hot, heatwave weekend for the UK. The Met Office has issued a health warning due to the hot temperatures forecasted. This is how to stay safe while enjoying the sun. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breaston woman needed her leg amputated after a cut while shaving
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Tanya Czernozukow, 43, from Breaston in Derbyshire had to have her right leg amputated when a cut she sustained while shaving turned into gangrene. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman needed her leg amputated after a cut while shaving developed into GANGRENE which wouldn't heal
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Tanya Czernozukow, 43, from Breaston in Derbyshire had to have her right leg amputated when a cut she sustained while shaving turned into gangrene. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer: Most common warning signs of deadly tumour - are you at risk?
LUNG cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, and symptoms may be difficult to spot in its early stages. These are the warning signs of the lung condition, including chest pain and coughing up blood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vermont woman gets severe yellow blisters from wild parsnip
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Charlotte Murphy, 21, from Essex, Vermont, suffered yellow, pus-filled blisters on her legs after coming into contact with a wild parsnip plant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A newly formulated resilience measure that considers false alarms - Yoon JT, Youn BD, Yoo M, Kim Y.
Engineering resilience is a measure of a system's ability to maintain its functionality by resisting and recovering from adverse events. Although false alarms often occur in engineering practice, existing quantitative measures of engineering resilience do ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

Only 16% of over-50s check for blood in their urine meaning they could miss cancer warning signs
Public Health England has warned millions of over-50s could be at risk of missing early warning signs of cancer if they don't check the colour of their urine for traces of blood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four tech predictions in history that didn't quite hit the mark (and 3 that were spot-on)
(Natural News) “Que sera, sera…Whatever will be, will be. The future’s not ours to see…que sera, sera.” – goes a classic about letting the future be. That said, of course, there are still people that just can’t help but make prognostications, despite warnings from Doris Day’s iconic classic. In his video, The Jim Stroud Show pokes fun at earlier... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA issues warning for Claris manufacturing site bought by Baxter
The FDA made public this week a warning letter that it sent to a Claris Injectables pharmaceutical manufacturing site earlier this month. Baxter (NYSE:BAX) acquired the Ahmedabad, India-based facility in its $625 million purchase of Claris Lifesciences‘ (BOM:533288) injectable drug business. The FDA noted that the site has twice invalidated out-of-specification results without thoroughly investigating the matter. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post FDA issues warning for Claris manufacturing site bought by Baxter appeared first on MassDevice....
Source: Mass Device - July 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Baxter Claris Lifesciences Source Type: news

More Women Are Having Heart Attacks During Pregnancy and Birth
The number of women who have a heart attack during pregnancy, labor or in the weeks following birth appears to be rising. In a new study, published Wednesday in the journal Mayo Clinical Proceedings, researchers looked at more than 49 million births.Among the women who gave birth, 1,061 had a heart attack during their labor and delivery; 922 had heart attacks during their pregnancy, and 2,390 women had heart attacks after they gave birth. Overall, the risk of having a heart attack was relatively low. But the risk increased 25% from 2002 to 2014, the researchers found, which they call a concerning rise. Among women who had...
Source: TIME: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Heart Disease Pregnancy Source Type: news

FDA Hits Baxter with Warning Letter in Connection with Claris Acquisition
A full year after acquiring Claris Injectables, FDA has hit Baxter with a warning letter in connection with the agency’s inspection of the acquired facilities in Ahmedabad, India. Baxter added Claris to the pharmaceuticals side of its business last year and the $625 million deal is expected to provide a foundational growth platform for the company. FDA began an inspection of the Claris facilities the same day the deal closed, July 27, 2017, which resulted in a Form-483 noting several observations. The company responded to the 483 on Aug. 25 and said in a recent regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commi...
Source: MDDI - July 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Business Source Type: news

Asthma death: ‘Shocking’ figures reveal highest deaths this century - how to avoid attacks
ASTHMA UK has called for basic care for asthma patients, after it was revealed the number of asthma deaths is higher than any other point this century. These are the warning signs and symptoms of a deadly asthma attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Seven warning signs you have the condition
DIABETES type 1 symptoms may appear in adult life, not just at birth. The condition is caused by problems with the pancreas, which stops it producing the hormone to control blood sugar levels, insulin, which results in unexplained weight loss if not treated. This woman developed diabetes type 1 symptoms during adulthood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: This change in your waistline could be a warning sign
DIABETES type 1 symptoms may appear in adult life, not just at birth. The condition is caused by problems with the pancreas, which stops it producing the hormone to control blood sugar levels, insulin, which results in unexplained weight loss if not treated. This woman developed diabetes type 1 symptoms during adulthood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Updates Safety Warnings for Fluoroquinolones
The FDA has announced changes to the safety labeling of fluoroquinolones, including stronger warnings about mental health side effects and blood sugar disturbances. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - July 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Ottawa sought advice from kids to help pick cannabis warning symbol
Health Canada tapped the opinions of children as young as five years old as it attempted to decide what warning symbol would work best in mandatory labelling on cannabis products when pot is legalized later this year. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Public water in Washington, D.C., was declared unsafe to drink; warnings issued to the public
(Natural News) Many Washington, D.C., residents spent the weekend under a boil water advisory due to a contamination risk. On Friday, DC Water began advising tens of thousands of homes and businesses across a big area of Northeast and Northwest D.C. to boil their tap water before drinking or cooking with it. Around 34,000 people... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Are you at risk? Five signs you could have the condition
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms and signs are caused when the immune system starts to attack the body ’s joints. Watch out for these warning signs of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Forward collision warning system impact - Hubele N, Kennedy K.
The objective of this research is to use historical crash data to evaluate the potential benefits of both high and low speed Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) systems. METHODS: Crash data from the Nat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Diabetes warning: This juice raises blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 1 sufferers need to control blood sugar levels to avoid symptoms including blurred vision and extreme fatigue. This can be done by adding sugary or non-sugary snacks to the diet to raise or lower blood sugar levels. Drink this to raise blood sugar, possibly helping avoid hypoglycaemia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibiotic resistant bug is spreading in the Canary Islands
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control is warning that tourists in Gran Canaria have been infected with the Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria, which can cause pneumonia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria warning - you MUST do this before eating vegetables reveals Dr Chris
LISTERIA symptoms are caused by a bacterial infection. After an outbreak has forced some supermarkets to recall frozen vegetables, This Morning ’s Dr Chris reveals how to prevent the deadly infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom Shares Warning After Teen With Nut Allergy Dies From Eating Cookie
FLORIDA (CBS Local) – A couple in Florida is warning other parents about food packaging labels after their teenage daughter died from eating a cookie. Kellie Travers-Stafford and her husband, Michael, lost their 15-year-old after she reportedly ate a Chips Ahoy! cookie while at a friend’s house. Alexi Ryann Stafford, who had a peanut allergy, didn’t realize the cookie she took was one of Chips Ahoy’s “Reese’s peanut butter cups” treats. Tragically, the teen went into anaphylactic shock and died shortly after eating the cookie on June 25. Her mother’s Facebook post about ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Florida Local TV Peanut Allergy talkers Source Type: news

Prostate cancer warning - do you do this when you pee? What to look out for in the urinal
PROSTATE cancer symptoms include having a sudden urge to pass urine, and using the toilet more often than normal. But do you do this when you pee? Signs and treatment for prostate cancer revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor removes an inch-long wriggling leech from a man's nose
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The footage was filmed in Nghe An, a province in the north of the country, around 186 miles (300km) south of the capital Hanoi. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer survivor afraid his facial prosthetic may fall off in public
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sylvain Pharand, from Montreal, was told he had just six months to live when doctors told him a cyst in his left nostril was sinus and lymph node cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Dakota woman has humongous lump of fat sliced out of her neck
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Sandra Lee, a famous internet dermatologist known as Dr Pimple Popper, met Melissa from Sioux Falls in South Dakota to remove a gigantic lipoma from her shoulder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor removes an inch-long wriggling LEECH from a man's nose
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The footage was filmed in Nghe An, a province in the north of the country, around 186 miles (300km) south of the capital Hanoi. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fake FDA Warning Letters Being Sent to Consumers
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- Criminals are sending fake U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning letters to people who tried to buy medicines online or over the phone. The agency notes that it does not typically send warning letters to individuals, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news