Saturday, November 18, 2017

Should I drink diet soda?

Should I drink diet soda
Welcome to TIME's Should I Eat This?—our weekly poll of five experts who answer nutrition questions that gnaw at you. 5/5 experts say no. Man, diet soda just can’t catch a break with these experts. Maybe that’s because it’s the ultimate hypocrite of the beverage world. People probably get...

Luxembourg near legalising medical marijuana

Luxembourg could be the next European country to legalise cannabis for medical purposes after their Prime Minister made comments seeming to promise reform. Prime Minister Xavier Bettel declared that cannabis can be used for medical reasons in “exceptional circumstances,” such as for patients suffering from...

Luxembourg the next EU country to legalise medical cannabis

The scientific facts about cannabis
Luxembourg could be the next European country to legalise cannabis for medical purposes after their Prime Minister made comments seeming to promise reform. Prime Minister Xavier Bettel declared that cannabis can be used for medical reasons in “exceptional circumstances,” such as for patients suffering from...

Should I drink seltzer water?

Should I drink seltzer water
Seltzer—also known as bubbly water, carbonated water, soda water and sparkling water—comes with as almost as many health myths as it does names. Does it leach calcium from bones? Or destroy the enamel of teeth? Will water plus carbon dioxide equal certain death? 5/5 experts...

brain cancer and high blood sugar

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The new discovery, reported this week in the Scientific Reports, build on previous research findings at the Ohio State University that high blood sugar appears to reduce a person’s risk of a noncancerous brain tumor called meningioma. As one of the most common types of...

Smartphones late night usage affects mental health in children

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The world’s first long-term assessment of adolescent mental health regarding late night mobile phone usage examined student’s quality of sleep, along with mood, aggression, coping skills, self esteem and whether they were experiencing any symptoms of depression.

World Health Organization ready to help refugees in Syrian camp “Er-Rukban”

The World Health Organization is ready to provide the necessary assistance to refugees in the camp of the “Er-Rukban*” on the Syrian-Jordanian border, as soon as access to Russia, the United States, Jordan and the United Nations is agreed, the official representative of WHO...

Cannabis oil, health benefits

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This is a descriptive video of cannabis oil most significant benefits. Cannabis is a naturally growing herb that has been used for thousands of years to treat health conditions. It’s also used in perfumes, soaps, candles and some foods. Cannabis is a very powerful oil, and...

Over 1,000 affected, 127 killed by plague epidemic in Madagascar — WHO

A plague epidemic in Madagascar has killed 127 people since August, while the number of pulmonary cases is starting to decline across the country, says the World Health Organization on Thursday. WHO said in an October 31 report that a total of 1,111 cases were...

Researchers say anti-tumor immune therapy for colon cancer works in mice

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Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago report that increasing expression of a chemical cytokine called LIGHT in mice with colon cancer activated the immune system’s natural cancer-killing T-cells and caused primary tumors and metastatic tumors in the liver to shrink. LIGHT is an...

Study says high risk of autism in children their mothers had fever during pregnancy

New study suggested that children are more likely to develop autism if their mothers had a fever during pregnancy, especially in the second trimester. The study, led by scientists at the Columbia University and published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, followed 95,754 children born between...

Black seed oil, health benefits

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Black cumin is an annual flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae. Its Latin name is Nigella Sativa and is mostly known by the black seed fruit. Be careful as this plant is not Cumunum cyminum which can be found in every store. Black cumin is also...

Scientists will study the brain of Las Vegas shooter, Stephen Paddock

The brain of Stephen Paddock, the man who fired in Las Vegas, will be examined at Stanford University for a month, the ABC television channel reported . Scientists will conduct several tests, including an examination of the Paddock brain tissue. In this way they will...

In Yemen, food being used as a ‘weapon of war’, when millions face an impending famine — WFP

The World Food Programme (WFP) says food is being used as a "weapon of war" in Yemen at a time when millions of people face an impending famine in the conflict-ravaged impoverished Arab country. "Yemen is on the brink of famine. Cholera is compounding a...

There is a possible link between urban lighting, breast cancer, study

A new U.S. study has found that exposure to city lights might increase the risk of breast cancer, reports said Monday. Peter James, assistant professor of population medicine at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and his colleagues, tracked almost 110,000 U.S. women, followed as...

Breast cancer — 1 in 8 women in the US will develop breast cancer — Reduce your risk

One in 8 women in the United States – 12 percent – will develop breast cancer. Except for skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer that women may face in their lifetime. In addition, 1 percent of men in the...

In Uganda, Health Minister confirms case of the Marburg virus — similar to Ebola

Uganda has confirmed one case of the Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, Reuters reports. Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said on Thursday the case had been confirmed after a series of tests, without giving details. The East African nation last suffered...

Madagascar plague outbreak kills over 124 people

At least 124 people have now been killed in a plague epidemic in Madagascar since August, the National Office for Risk and Disaster Management said Wednesday. In addition, 1,192 cases of the disease have been registered in the country. Plague outbreaks in Madagascar are common,...

Black Seed Benefits

Black Seed Benefits -- This Ancient Remedy "Treats All Diseases" HIV, Diabetes, Cancer, Stroke, STDs, Arthritis
Black seeds, also referred to as black currant, are the product of the flowering plant Nigella sativa. The Nigella sativa plant is native to India, Arabia and Europe. Black seeds have been used for centuries in traditional medicine as treatment for several medical conditions. A research...

Air and water contamination causing more deaths than smoking, hunger or natural disasters

A new report suggests environmental pollution remains one of the world’s biggest killers, with toxic hazards taking at least nine million lives annually. A study released by the Lancet medical journal shows the air and water contamination is causing more deaths than smoking, hunger or...

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