Friday March 22-nd, 2019

Drinking hot tea linked to increased esophageal cancer risk, study finds Drinking hot tea linked to increased esophageal cancer risk, study finds

Research dating back to at least 2009 has indicated that drinking hot beverages may increase the risk for developing esophageal cancer , though it has been unclear if this risk can be directly correlated with the temperature that something is consum...

CVS stores in Maryland will soon sell CBD products CVS stores in Maryland will soon sell CBD products

In a statement, CVS specified it would not sell any supplements or food additives with CBD. The Cannabis Capital Conference is coming back to Toronto! The move was prompted by customers who have used CBD products in the past for pain relief for...

High potency cannabis use linked to psychosis finds study High potency cannabis use linked to psychosis finds study

They found daily marijuana use was more common among people with a new psychosis diagnosis than among those who didn't smoke pot. Scientists gathered a detailed history of the participants' lifetime marijuana use, along with other recreational dr...

Massimiliano Fedriga, Politician Who Opposed Italy's Mandatory Vaccination Rules, Hospitalized After Cont Massimiliano Fedriga, Politician Who Opposed Italy's Mandatory Vaccination Rules, Hospitalized After Cont

He said he was opposed to the idea of vaccination being made mandatory. He's the president of the northeastern Fruili-Venezia Giulia region and spent four days under medical observation after being diagnosed with the virus last week. He member resp...

Frequent drinkers of sugary beverages more likely to die early Frequent drinkers of sugary beverages more likely to die early

The findings are also in line with previous studies, which have linked SSB intake to weight gain, a higher risk of type 2 diabetes , heart disease, and stroke . However, a high intake of ASBs, defined as at least four servings per day , appeared t...

Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks no longer recommended for older adults Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks no longer recommended for older adults

Recent findings have shown your daily dose of aspirin is, at best, a waste of money for healthy adults. On Sunday, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new guidelines for preventing heart attack and str...

Screening Kits Available for Colon Cancer Awareness Month Screening Kits Available for Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Tom Dragovich, an oncologist at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, says colon cancer is the second-leading cancer death for men and women combined. "Over 30 years that it's been like that and initially colonoscopy was more reserved for higher risk...

Governor Says He Exposed His Kids to Chickenpox Governor Says He Exposed His Kids to Chickenpox

Bevin and his wife, Glenna, have nine children, four adopted. Dr. Robert Jacobson, a pediatrician and expert in vaccines and childhood diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota told Courier Journal that the practice of chicken pox par...

Florida legalizes smoking medical marijuana Florida legalizes smoking medical marijuana

The bill repeals that ban, which was passed by Florida state legislature Wednesday before it was sent to DeSantis , reports CBS affiliate WKMG-TV. "It's a triumph owed to the relentless advocacy of Floridians who refused to be silenced", she sa...

Spaceflight Can Reactivate Dormant Viruses In Astronauts, NASA Study Reveals Spaceflight Can Reactivate Dormant Viruses In Astronauts, NASA Study Reveals

Exposure to microgravity and cosmic radiation, along with the force of take-off wreaks havoc on space travelers' immune systems. Four human herpes viruses have been found to reactivate in astronauts on Space Shuttle and International Space Stati...

Kale, a surprising entry, in 'dirty dozen' pesticide list Kale, a surprising entry, in 'dirty dozen' pesticide list

Compiled alongside the Dirty Dozen list was the group's annual Clean Fifteen , which ranks the fruits and vegetables that have the least pesticide residue. Before testing, all produce was thoroughly washed and peeled, just as consumers would prepare...

The Bizarre Side Effect Of Having A Male Twin The Bizarre Side Effect Of Having A Male Twin

Though unproven, the "twin testosterone-transfer hypothesis" suggests that the roots these divergent paths might be traced back to male hormones that a female twin is exposed to when developing alongside a boy. While the study is considered big for...

MMR drop blamed on vaccine deniers MMR drop blamed on vaccine deniers

Only 91 per cent of two-year-olds had been given the MMR vaccine, with rates in London the lowest at just 85 per cent-well below the 95 per cent figure recommended by the WHO. Officials said they working with the person to identify potentially infect...

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Postpartum Depression FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Postpartum Depression

The newly-approved drug, brexanolone, will be marketed as Zulresso. The drug could save the lives of mothers and children, according to the FDA , but it's expensive, averaging $34,000 per patient before discounts, and requires a stay in a hospital...

DeSantis Signs Smokable Medical Marijuana Bill DeSantis Signs Smokable Medical Marijuana Bill

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, a Democrat who in the past lobbied for the medical marijuana industry and who made medical cannabis the cornerstone of her election campaign previous year, hailed the repeal of the smoking ban, calling it a "land...

Hot drinks linked to 90% increased risk of oesophageal cancer Hot drinks linked to 90% increased risk of oesophageal cancer

A new study uncovers a correlation between hot tea and cancer, but you don't have to worry if you drink your tea at a reasonable temperature. The study of over 500,000 people found those who drink tea at 60°C or more were nearly twice as likely to ...

Smoking pot daily raises psychosis risk Smoking pot daily raises psychosis risk

Those who used ultra-potent cannabis daily were five times more likely to have a first psychotic episode - leading researchers to believe that THC may be the last straw for otherwise mentally healthy individuals. "The use of cannabis with a high conc...

Sweetened Drinks Linked to Higher Mortality Risk Sweetened Drinks Linked to Higher Mortality Risk

Drinking two sugary drinks a day increased your risk of early death by 14 per cent, while those who drink more than two a day had a 21 per cent increased risk of early death. "The big picture is really starting to emerge", study coauthor Vasanti ...

'Love Island' Stars Say There's No Support Following The Show 'Love Island' Stars Say There's No Support Following The Show

Mike Thalassitis died over the weekend aged 26. "That was your last text to me", she added. "I had no idea it would be the last time I'd ever hear from you". "'Offices and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a man, aged in his 20s, dec...

Research Links Higher Egg Consumption, Cholesterol To Premature Death Risk Research Links Higher Egg Consumption, Cholesterol To Premature Death Risk

Previous studies found that eating eggs increased the risk of cardiovascular disease . The chances of dying early were also elevated. Other products, such as red meat, butter or whipped cream, also have a high content. "So we would advocate that peo...

Frequent consumption of sugary drinks linked to higher risk of early death Frequent consumption of sugary drinks linked to higher risk of early death

Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) - including fizzy sports and fruit drinks - also raised the risk of early death from any cause by a fifth. While SSB consumption had been dropping in the US over the past decade, there's been an increase in consumpt...

Does Taking Aspirin Daily Prevent Heart Attacks? Think Again Does Taking Aspirin Daily Prevent Heart Attacks? Think Again

Doctors presented the guidelines at an ACC conference in New Orleans. This is concerning since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Experts say that adults don't need to take the daily aspirin anymore because it is much easier ...

Apple Watch can detect irregular heartbeat, study finds Apple Watch can detect irregular heartbeat, study finds

Comparisons between irregular pulse-detection on Apple Watch and simultaneous electrocardiography patch recordings showed the pulse detection algorithm (indicating a positive tachogram reading) has a 71 percent positive predictive value. Stanford l...

Consumption of Sugary Drinks Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiovascular Diseases Consumption of Sugary Drinks Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiovascular Diseases

While SSB consumption had been dropping in the US over the past decade, in recent years, there's been an increase in consumption among USA adults. A similar study published last month based on the Women's Health Initiative, a long-term national stu...

Docs Back Off Aspirin to Prevent 1st Heart Attack Docs Back Off Aspirin to Prevent 1st Heart Attack

While reducing the chance that blood will clot in a patient's artery, aspirin also increases the odds that the patient will bleed. People without heart disease who take a daily aspirin may lower their risk of a heart attack or stroke, but a new stu...

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