Psychedelic Drugs Like LSD and Magic Mushrooms Linked to Transformative Experiences, Feeling Connected With ...
by Molly Crockett on January 20, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Psychedelics like LSD and magic mushrooms can boost a person's mood, make them feel more connected to others, and prompt transformative experiences, scientists who spoke to over 1,000 festival-goers have discovered. The team spent four years ...
Good nutrition means longer life says Canadian study
by Dr. Brian Goldman on January 20, 2020 at 7:34 pm
Canadians can expect to live well beyond the age of 80 thanks in large part to good nutrition. A study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal looks at what happens to those who suffer from what experts call 'food insecurity.'.
Marijuana is risky for people taking common heart medications
by Kaitlin Sullivan on January 20, 2020 at 7:04 pm
More than 2 million Americans with heart conditions report that they have used marijuana, but many questions remain about the drug's effects on the heart, according to a review published Monday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. What is ...
Time to Screen for Marijuana Use in Heart Patients?
on January 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Much is unknown about marijuana's effects on the heart, but the available evidence may be enough to warrant screening for use in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD), one group argued. While more and more U.S. states have legalized cannabis for ...
British tourist struck down by mystery bug 'feared to be coronavirus'
by Victoria Bell on January 20, 2020 at 6:49 pm
A British tourist is feared to to be the first western victim of the pneumonia-like coronavirus, sweeping China. Ash Shorley, 32, is fighting for his life after being rushed to hospital in Phuket after the mystery bug infected both his lungs while he was on Koh Phi ...
Canada: Syphilis outbreak declared in Nova Scotia
on January 20, 2020 at 5:35 pm
By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews. Health officials in Nova Scotia declared a provincial outbreak of syphilis after an increase of syphilis cases in 2019. Nova Scotia Image/Qyd. Preliminary data recorded 82 cases in Nova Scotia in 2019. That compares ...
Are you suffering from iron deficiency? Look for these 5 signs and symptoms
on January 20, 2020 at 5:30 pm
Iron deficiency is a very common nutritional deficiency, especially in the women of childbearing age and people having a diet low in iron. This deficiency causes anaemia. It usually occurs when your body does not have enough iron to make haemoglobin.
Miracle!!! Blessed Woman Struggling With Cervical Cancer Finally Gives Birth To “Twins”
by AMAN TIWARI on January 20, 2020 at 5:28 pm
A woman struggling with cancer has given birth to 'miracle twins' after experts stated it was doubtful that she would have babies after cervical cancer treatment. She Finally Got Her Life-Changing Surgery. Rebecca Allen had most of her cervix tissue ...
'Mum I am dying here' - man struck down by deadly flu virus fighting for life in Thai hospital
by Alexandra Rucki on January 20, 2020 at 4:42 pm
Ex-Manchester University student Ashley Shorley underwent a five-hour operation on his lungs to save his life. Share. By. Alexandra Rucki. 16:42, 20 JAN 2020; Updated 16:46, 20 JAN 2020. News · Enter your postcode for local news and infoSee news near ...
Combined prenatal smoking and drinking greatly increases SIDS risk
by Hannah C. Kinney on January 20, 2020 at 4:20 pm
Children born to mothers who both drank and smoked beyond the first trimester of pregnancy have a 12-fold increased risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) compared to those unexposed or only exposed in the first trimester of pregnancy, according ...
China Confirms New Coronavirus Spreads From Humans to Humans
by Austin Ramzy on January 20, 2020 at 4:15 pm
WUHAN, China — The mysterious coronavirus that has killed at least three people and sickened more than 200 in China is now capable of spreading from person to person, a prominent Chinese scientist said on Monday, adding to fears of a broader ...
About 9 out of 10 parents say teens spend too much time on gaming
on January 20, 2020 at 4:10 pm
ANI | Updated: Jan 20, 2020 21:34 IST. Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 20 (ANI): A University of Michigan research has found that 86 per cent of parents agree to children spending too much time on gaming. According to the CS Mott Children's Hospital National ...
Lorain County Public Health offers vaccine clinics
on January 20, 2020 at 4:06 pm
Now is the time to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases, including measles, whooping cough (pertussis) and meningitis, according to Lorain County Public Health. The agency is offering recommended vaccines for children, teens and adults at ...
Old Drug, New Tricks: Existing Medicines Show Promise in Fighting Cancer
by Jim Daley on January 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Drugs originally developed to treat diseases ranging from diabetes to alcoholism may have applications in cancer treatment, according to a new study. Researchers tested thousands of existing medications, many of which have already been approved by the ...
Our ancestors turned skulls into 'drinking cups' after eating head flesh just 4000 years ago, experts believe
by Sean Keach on January 20, 2020 at 3:56 pm
HUMAN skulls were transformed into pots and drinking cups as recently as the Bronze Age, experts claim. Our ancestors would "meticulously extract" the scalp and flesh (and potentially eat them), before turning the skulls into bowls, decorations and even war ...
Why you might catch the flu twice this season
by Alexandria Hein on January 20, 2020 at 3:30 pm
At least 13 million cases of the flu have already been diagnosed so far this season, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but experts are cautioning that those who have already battled the virus may be at risk of ...
Concurrent prenatal drinking and smoking increases risk for SIDS: Safe Passage Study report
on January 20, 2020 at 3:17 pm
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of postneonatal mortality. Although the rate has plateaued, any unexpected death of an infant is a family tragedy thus finding causes and contributors to risk remains a major public health concern.
Tackling Respiratory Illnesses During the Flu Season Takes Persistence, Time
on January 20, 2020 at 3:12 pm
Rebecca Leach, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC, has been an infection preventionist since 2010, with a background in nursing and epidemiology. Leach, a regular contributor to Infection Control Today, currently works at a healthcare system in Phoenix that includes 5 ...
How Do You Deal with Roadblocks on the Cancer Journey?
on January 20, 2020 at 2:29 pm
Life with cancer is filled with ups and downs, but how do you deal with the roadblocks that are placed in your way? We recently asked CURE®'s social media audience how they coped with setbacks in their cancer journey. Here are some of their responses:
A Lyme disease vaccine for mice could help prevent human infections
by Gregory B. Hladky on January 20, 2020 at 2:28 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut — Connecticut researchers are involved in a new and potentially important effort to break the cycle of infections among wild animals and ticks that leads to the transmission of Lyme disease to humans. The key is finding a way to give ...