Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Canadian marijuana firm Tilray gets rare DEA approval for clinical study Canadian marijuana firm Tilray gets rare DEA approval for clinical study

Currently, ET is treated using repurposed medications originally developed for high blood pressure or seizures. "We are extremely enthusiastic about the initiation of this study, extending as it does CMCR's program to discover therapeutic potenti...

VERIFY: Can getting the flu shot early still be effective? VERIFY: Can getting the flu shot early still be effective?

The duration of flu seasons varies but last year's season lasted well into the Spring. We want everybody to get the flu shot - people of all ages - but those of us who are younger have healthier systems. And no, regardless of the myth that is so of...

Yogurt: A good source of vitamins, minerals…and sugar Yogurt: A good source of vitamins, minerals…and sugar

While yogurt is considered to be among the healthful "superfoods", new findings from British researchers revealed many varieties contain high levels of sugar , with the exception of natural and Greek yogurts. Study co-author Dr Barbara Fielding,...

All front-line health workers need flu jab this winter — NHS All front-line health workers need flu jab this winter — NHS

The CDC is urging of us to act now, factual before the October commence up of the 2018-19 flu season, and assemble vaccinated. A Centers for Disease Control doctor said the past flu season was one of the deadliest. - All LAIV vaccines will possible b...

Almost 1 In 11 Students Has Vaped Cannabis Almost 1 In 11 Students Has Vaped Cannabis

Food and Drug Administration said last week about e-cigarettes. It found that 5.4% of them had vaped cannabis - less than half of the 12.4% cited in the new report. "If that's true. then I would expect to see a very big increase in vaping in the com...

Daily Low-dose Aspirin has No Effect on Lifespan in Older People Daily Low-dose Aspirin has No Effect on Lifespan in Older People

Aspirin-related compounds have been used for the treatment of pain since the 16th century BC, when it was reported that people chewed on the bark of willow and papyrus. All participants had to be free of dementia or a physical disability. "It has...

What’s your type? We’ve four new personality categories now What’s your type? We’ve four new personality categories now

Those categories were validated in the 1990s as a scientifically backed way to evaluate a person's character. They do not gain extremes highs or lows on any provided feature. "Now, these data show there are higher densities of certain personality ty...

Cigna deal gets antitrust nod, positive sign for CVS-Aetna Cigna deal gets antitrust nod, positive sign for CVS-Aetna

Department of Justice said in a statement . "If Cigna is allowed to become the latest in the trend to take PBM needs in-house, it is more likely that consumers could end up at the mercy of a handful of giants - each with its own siloed services - ...

Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods

The two deputies attempted to extricate the persons being transported. Due to unsafe conditions and rising waters, additional search and rescue teams are arriving to assist in the recovery of the vehicle. Despite persistent and ongoing efforts, ...

Are Cleaning Products Making Children Fat? Are Cleaning Products Making Children Fat?

As reported in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , the greatest alterations in gut flora at 3 to 4 months were seen in households where disinfectants were frequently used. "We did not find a relationship between detergents, gut microbiome c...

Low-dose aspirin doesn't extend healthy living in older people Low-dose aspirin doesn't extend healthy living in older people

Researchers, however, recognised and stressed the fact that according to previous research, those who have a history of heart attacks or strokes do benefit from the daily aspirin use, and that it outweighs the possible risks. The group taking asp...

What cardiologists think about the Apple Watch's heart-tracking feature What cardiologists think about the Apple Watch's heart-tracking feature

Apple Watch Series 4 is now shipping worldwide to more than 30 countries. The latest version of the Apple Watch will have unique features like it measure precise heart readings and detect falls. " Here is the De Novo clearance letter obtained ...

Ground-breaking research finds daily aspirin dose doesn't lead to longer life

They also attributed the higher mortality in this test group to cancer-related deaths. All of the participants were considered healthy at time of enrollment, with none known to suffer from heart disease, dementia or persistent physical disability.

Mother admits to stealing dying daughter's pain meds Mother admits to stealing dying daughter's pain meds

State health officials were already investigating when hospice staff raised suspicions, claiming Ballweg repeatedly asked for her daughter's prescriptions ahead of schedule, per the Kansas City Star . Evidently, because of the concerns regarding CM'...

Zimbabwe Cholera Outbreak Report #1 (13 September 2018) - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Cholera Outbreak Report #1 (13 September 2018) - Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader has postponed plans for a mock inauguration on Saturday following a police ban on public gatherings as the country battles to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 26 people. Non-Food Items (NFIs) suffici...

Milwaukee reports 1st human West Nile virus case Milwaukee reports 1st human West Nile virus case

James Tomarken today reported one human case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County, the first human case reported this year. Health officials recommend using insect repellent with DEET, wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and socks when outdoors......

Florence lumbers inland, leaving five dead, communities flooded Florence lumbers inland, leaving five dead, communities flooded

By Friday evening, the center of the storm had moved to eastern SC, about 15 miles northeast of Myrtle Beach, with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. "We moved all the furniture up in case the water comes in but the water seems to be staying at the...

Obesity Tops 35 Percent of Adults in 7 States Obesity Tops 35 Percent of Adults in 7 States

Florida's adult obesity rate is up by 10 percent since 2000. The 45- to 64-year-old demographic contained the highest percentage of obesity rate (31.8 percent), while 18- to-26-year-olds had a rate of 13.3 percent. They represent a troubling tre...

Polar Vantage V unveiled as sports watch successor to Polar V800 Polar Vantage V unveiled as sports watch successor to Polar V800

Polar has announced the Vantage V and Vantage M , a pair of running watches that bring running power and advanced heart rate tracking to the wrist. They are not smartwatches, but incorporate the strengths of Polar's history and extensive research ...

18 million new cancer cases this year 18 million new cancer cases this year

Europe accounts for 23.4% of cancer cases and 20.3% of the deaths, but only 9% of the world's population. Female breast cancer ranks as the fifth leading cause of death (627 000 deaths, 6.6%) because the prognosis is relatively favourable, at lea...

Over-65s to receive new flu vaccine after previous ones found 'ineffective' Over-65s to receive new flu vaccine after previous ones found 'ineffective'

The vaccine, available for the first time this year in the United Kingdom for those aged 65 and over, could reduce GP consultations by 30,000, hospitalisations by over 2 ,000 and prevent over 700 hospital deaths from flu in England, alleviating some...

Apple's Sexy New iPhone Lineup Includes XS, XS Max, and XR Apple's Sexy New iPhone Lineup Includes XS, XS Max, and XR

The single camera at the rear is a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/1.8 aperture while the one on the front is the same as offered on iPhone XS and XS Max . However, the most hyped feature of the latest Apple Watch 4 is the built-in electrocardiogr...

Zimbabwe police ban public gatherings in capital to contain cholera outbreak - International Zimbabwe police ban public gatherings in capital to contain cholera outbreak - International

In 2008, more than 4,000 people were killed in one of the worst cholera outbreaks to have hit the country, according to the World Health Organization. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who succeeded Mugabe, has pledged to revive the economy and improve p...

West Nile virus being investigated in West Alabama West Nile virus being investigated in West Alabama

Lambton Public Health is reminding us to protect ourselves from mosquitoes and ticks to guard against West Nile virus and Lyme disease. "Nevertheless, it is hard to know exactly how many cases there are, because 80 per cent of those that get in...

IPhone XR Release Date And Cheaper Price Revealed At Apple Keynote 2018 IPhone XR Release Date And Cheaper Price Revealed At Apple Keynote 2018

For the benefit of owning an iPhone with a 6.5-inch screen you will have a hard time to carry that around in the back pocket of your jeans. It certainly is but it doesn't feel like that when you're holding the phone. With the XR, Apple manages to...

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