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Smoking Cannabis Reduces Discomfort, Helps Sleep And Improves Mood For Individuals With Chronic Signs and symptoms

Smoking Cannabis Reduces Discomfort, Helps Sleep And Improves Mood For Individuals With Chronic Signs and symptoms

Smoking Cannabis Reduces Discomfort, Helps Sleep And Improves Mood For Individuals With Chronic Signs and symptoms 4.51,4777 For patients with chronic (lengthy-term) neuropathic discomfort, smoking cannabis was discovered to lessen signs and symptoms of discomfort, improve mood which help sleep, a study printed in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Journal Association) revealed. […]

Lip Balms And Glosses May Raise Cancer Of The Skin Risk

Lip Balms And Glosses May Raise Cancer Of The Skin Risk

Lip Balms And Glosses May Raise Cancer Of The Skin Risk If you’re a regular lip balm or lipsticks user you need to possibly keep in mind that there’s a high probability your chance of developing cancer of the skin is larger, based on investigator, Dr. Christine Brown, Baylor College […]

Honey: Health Advantages and Uses In Medicine

Honey: Health Advantages and Uses In Medicine

Honey: Health Advantages and Uses In Medicine 3.52,90328 Honey is a sweet liquid made by bees using nectar from flowers. Bees first convert the nectar into honey by a process of regurgitation and evaporation, then store it as a primary food source in wax honeycombs inside the beehive. Honey can […]

What’s endometrial cancer? What’s uterine cancer?

What’s endometrial cancer? What’s uterine cancer?

What’s endometrial cancer? What’s uterine cancer? 3.544 Endometrial cancer, also known as womb cancer or uterine cancer, is a type of cancer that begins in the uterus (womb), specifically in the layer of cells that form the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium. Endometrial cancer can also be called […]

Tonsillectomy Using Intracapsular Technique Connected With Reduced Postoperative Discomfort And Bleeding

Tonsillectomy Using Intracapsular Technique Connected With Reduced Postoperative Discomfort And Bleeding

Tonsillectomy Using Intracapsular Technique Connected With Reduced Postoperative Discomfort And Bleeding 5 An intracapsular manner of tonsillectomy appears to provide less postoperative heavy bleeding and discomfort for patients, in comparison to traditional tonsil removal surgery, states a study in Archives of Otolaryngology-Mind & Neck Surgery (JAMA/Archives), September issue. Using the […]

Health Insurance Gains Due to Obama's Law, Not Economy

Health Insurance Gains Due to Obama's Law, Not Economy

Health Insurance Gains Due to Obama’s Law, Not Economy There’s growing evidence that most of the dramatic gain in the number of Americans with health care coverage is due to President Barack Obama’s law, and not the gradual recovery of the nation’s economy. That could pose a political risk for […]

‘Precious baby’ pregnancies managed differently by doctors

‘Precious baby’ pregnancies managed differently by doctors

‘Precious baby’ pregnancies managed differently by doctors 3.5312 You might think that pregnancy advice would be the same for every woman, regardless of how her baby was conceived. But an international study shows that parents who conceive through assisted reproductive technologies may be given different advice than those who conceive […]

Beta-Blockers Are Not So Great

Beta-Blockers Are Not So Great

Beta-Blockers Are Not So Great 4.51 Beta-blockers, one of the most frequently prescribed drugs for heart disease, may not be as effective for certain patients as experts had thought, researchers from the NYU School of Medicine, New York, reported in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Beta-blockers are known […]

What is vitamin B12? What is Cobalamin?

What is vitamin B12? What is Cobalamin?

What is vitamin B12? What is Cobalamin? 4.55 Vitamin B12, also known as Cobalamin is one of the eight B vitamins. It is a water soluble vitamin, meaning it dissolves in water and travels through the bloodstream. The human body does not store cobalamin – any excess or unwanted amounts […]

The lowdown on ‘legal’ highs

The lowdown on ‘legal’ highs

The lowdown on ‘legal’ highs 4.5 In the last few years, hundreds of new, synthetic recreational “designer drugs” have come onto the market – the legal market – and nobody really knows very much about them. Pretty pills…but do you know what is in them? They come in kid-friendly packets […]

Low Carb Diet Is Bad For Thinking And Memory

Low Carb Diet Is Bad For Thinking And Memory

Low Carb Diet Is Bad For Thinking And Memory 9 A new study from scientists in the US found that when women went on low or zero-carb diets they performed worse on thinking and memory tests compared to reducing calories without reducing carbohydrates. When they put carbs back into their […]

What Is Metabolism? How Do Anabolism and Catabolism Affect Body Weight?

What Is Metabolism? How Do Anabolism and Catabolism Affect Body Weight?

What Is Metabolism? How Do Anabolism and Catabolism Affect Body Weight? 4.53009 Metabolism refers to biochemical processes that occur with any living organism – including humans – to maintain life. These biochemical processes allow us to grow, reproduce, repair damage, and respond to our environment. Most people use the term […]

Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments 3.595 Although the word “arthritis” means joint inflammation, the term is used to describe around 200 rheumatic diseases and conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint, and other connective tissue.5 The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis. Other common rheumatic conditions […]

Direct Primary Care Gets Approval In Senate

Direct Primary Care Gets Approval In Senate

Direct Primary Care Gets Approval In Senate Sen. Denise Grimsley, R-Sebring, is sponsoring SB 132. http://www.denisegrimsley.com/ With the backing of physician groups and small businesses, a Senate committee Monday approved a bill aimed at clearing the way for “direct primary care” agreements in Florida. The Senate Health Policy Committee approved […]

Invokana (canaglifozin) For Type 2 Diabetes Approved By FDA

Invokana (canaglifozin) For Type 2 Diabetes Approved By FDA

Invokana (canaglifozin) For Type 2 Diabetes Approved By FDA 4511 The FDA has approved Johnson & Johnson’s Invokana (canaglifozin) tablets, to be used with exercise and diet, for adults with type 2 diabetes to improve glycemic control. Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 24 million Americans. Patients eventually tend to have […]

Pediatric Sinusitis – Hold Back On Antibiotics, New AAP Guidelines

Pediatric Sinusitis – Hold Back On Antibiotics, New AAP Guidelines

Pediatric Sinusitis – Hold Back On Antibiotics, New AAP Guidelines The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has just issued new guidelines for physicians diagnosing pediatric bacterial sinusitis and determining whether antibiotic treatment is necessary. Acute bacterial sinusitis generally lasts up to a maximum of a month, it causes the patient’s […]

Maternal and infant microbiomes affect offspring’s later-life disease risk

Maternal and infant microbiomes affect offspring’s later-life disease risk

Maternal and infant microbiomes affect offspring’s later-life disease risk 51 Researchers highlight the importance of a healthy microbiome for both expectant mothers and their offspring in a new review, suggesting that any disturbances to microbiota in early life could impact the risk of later-life disease. Disruptions to the microbiome in […]