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The Supreme Court once ruled on whether a tomato is a fruit or vegetable - The Takeout

Fruits and Vegetables - Fri, 2018-05-25 12:23

The Takeout

The Supreme Court once ruled on whether a tomato is a fruit or vegetable
The Takeout
So in 1883, President Chester A. Arthur signed a new tariff law that required a tax on imported veggies, but not imported fruits. The tomato industry, naturally, saw the potential for a loophole and went bananas (sorry), and a produce merchant (Nix ...

Filtering Out Carcinogens From Smoke Flavoring - SDPB Radio

Carcinogens - Fri, 2018-05-25 12:16

SDPB Radio

Filtering Out Carcinogens From Smoke Flavoring
SDPB Radio
Dr. Ranjit Koodali is the Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of Chemistry at the University of South Dakota. He joins us each month to discuss the latest research in chemistry. It's grilling season and this month we're talking about a process of ...

Categories: Cancer News

Antidepressant Weight-Gain Risk May Be Greater Over Time - Medscape

Depression - Fri, 2018-05-25 12:10

Medscape

Antidepressant Weight-Gain Risk May Be Greater Over Time
Medscape
The widespread, long-term use of antidepressants may be contributing to increased weight gain at a population level, a new study from the United Kingdom suggests. Results showed that patients who were prescribed any of the 12 most common ...
Rising antidepressant prescriptions could be contributing to increasing obesity levels, study findsThe Independent
A New Study Links Antidepressants to Weight GainTIME
Antidepressant use linked with weight gainNHS Choices
UPI.com -CTV News -MedPage Today -The BMJ
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Categories: Depression News

Letter To The Editor: Two Bills To Help Stop Opioid Addiction - Patch.com

Prescription Pills Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-25 11:36

Patch.com

Letter To The Editor: Two Bills To Help Stop Opioid Addiction
Patch.com
Research indicates that the majority of addicts first misused prescription opioids. According to the Centers for Disease Control ... percent of people who are at the highest risk of overdose initially acquired pills that were legally prescribed to ...

Solutions to great chemical science challenges - MIT News

Heart Disease - Fri, 2018-05-25 11:16

MIT News

Solutions to great chemical science challenges
MIT News
The lab employs toolkits of biological chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and microbiology to decipher the interplay between human host-defense molecules and microbes, and to evaluate new strategies for treating and preventing microbial infections ...

Rockets' Chris Paul will miss Game 6 with hamstring injury - Washington Post

Vaccines and Vaccination - Fri, 2018-05-25 11:15

Washington Post

Rockets' Chris Paul will miss Game 6 with hamstring injury
Washington Post
While Houston was jubilant in the wake of a 98-94 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of this best-of-seven series, the celebrations inside Houston's locker room were muted after Paul suffered a right hamstring injury in the game's final ...

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Micronutrient deficiencies can be a mystery - Western Producer

Mineral Deficiency - Fri, 2018-05-25 11:12

Western Producer

Micronutrient deficiencies can be a mystery
Western Producer
On the other hand, peaty soils don't contain any minerals and often times can suffer from deficiency in micronutrient metals, copper, zinc and manganese,” Schoenau said. Nutrient imbalances can also affect micronutrient availability. For example, if ...

Micronutrient deficiencies can be a mystery - Western Producer

Nutrient Deficiency - Fri, 2018-05-25 11:12

Western Producer

Micronutrient deficiencies can be a mystery
Western Producer
Visual inspections alone are risky when trying to identify a micronutrient deficiency because deficiencies of two different micronutrients sometimes look similar. Growers should use multiple approaches when diagnosing nutrient deficiencies. “I know the ...

“Ritalin and Video Games Are Not the Problem” - ADDitude

Ritalin - Fri, 2018-05-25 11:02

ADDitude

Ritalin and Video Games Are Not the Problem”
ADDitude
Less than two days after 10 people were gunned down at a high school in Santa Fe, TX, incoming National Rifle Association president Oliver North blamed video games and Ritalin for that massacre and other school shootings that seem to be occurring with ...

Categories: ADHD News

Sex-positivity and freedom in the age of a resurgent meth crisis - Los Angeles Blade

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-25 10:48

Los Angeles Blade

Sex-positivity and freedom in the age of a resurgent meth crisis
Los Angeles Blade
Whatever the behaviors that fuel the addiction, total abstinence from those behaviors is essential if you want to find recovery from the meth addiction. Why? Because what fires together, wires together. If you're hooked on meth, if you're a member of ...

Trivia: Predictors of Transitioning From Depression to Bipolar Disorder - Psych Congress Network

Bipolar - Fri, 2018-05-25 10:43

Psych Congress Network

Trivia: Predictors of Transitioning From Depression to Bipolar Disorder
Psych Congress Network
Which factor was the strongest predictor of conversion from unipolar depression to bipolar disorder, in a study of more than 91,000 people? A. Psychotic depression. B. A prior/concomitant alcohol abuse disorder. C. Parental history of bipolar disorder.

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Several Factors Predict Transition From Depression to Bipolar Disorder - Psych Congress Network

Bipolar - Fri, 2018-05-25 10:43

Several Factors Predict Transition From Depression to Bipolar Disorder
Psych Congress Network
A study based on more than 90,000 people has identified several predictors of people with unipolar depression converting to bipolar disorder. With the goal of identifying such predictors, researchers conducted a historical prospective cohort study ...

Categories: Bipolar News

DNA repair defect may drive some cancer treatment resistance - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Fri, 2018-05-25 10:39

Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)

DNA repair defect may drive some cancer treatment resistance
Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)
In a study published in Clinical Cancer Research, a research team at Baylor College of Medicine found that defects in selective DNA damage repair pathways can drive endocrine treatment resistance in a subset of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer ...

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Categories: Cancer News

Report Finds an Increase in ADHD Medication Overdoses and Misuse in Children - ADDitude

ADHD - Fri, 2018-05-25 10:39

ADDitude

Report Finds an Increase in ADHD Medication Overdoses and Misuse in Children
ADDitude
Most of the calls — 82 percent — were reporting unintentional drug exposure, the report found: a child without ADHD (usually younger than six) getting into an unsecured medication bottle, for instance, or a child accidentally taking a follow-up dose ...

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Getting to know CBD, THC's non-intoxicating cousin, and why it's becoming more popular among medicinal and ... - 89.3 KPCC

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-25 10:20

Herb (blog)

Getting to know CBD, THC's non-intoxicating cousin, and why it's becoming more popular among medicinal and ...
89.3 KPCC
Enter CBD, THC's non-intoxicating, ostensibly non-addictive cousin. Short for cannabidiol, <can-uh-bih-DY-awl>, CBD has begun to gain visibility as it appears in more products in states where medicinal and recreational marijuana use is legal, and ...
What Is CBD Oil Really Used For?HuffPost
What Are Primary And Secondary Cannabis Terpenes?Herb (blog)

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Long-Term Antidepressant Use May Up Obesity Risk - Eastern Mirror

Depression - Fri, 2018-05-25 10:11

Long-Term Antidepressant Use May Up Obesity Risk
Eastern Mirror
Prolonged use of antidepressant may lead to increased risk of weight gain associated with high risk of many diseases including diabetes, heart disease and even cancers, say researche. The study showed that normal weight and overweight people who took ...

Categories: Depression News

Green 101: What's In Your Processed Food? - Green Matters

Trans Fatty Acids - Fri, 2018-05-25 10:06

Green Matters

Green 101: What's In Your Processed Food?
Green Matters
Partially hydrogenated oils: These include partially hydrogenated cottonseed, palm, soybean, vegetable, and canola oils; as well as trans fats and trans fatty acids. These oils are commonly found in commercial baked goods, frosting, potato chips, fried ...

Noblesville, Indiana middle school shooting: 2 injured, student in custody - WHIO

Vaccines and Vaccination - Fri, 2018-05-25 09:42

WHIO

Noblesville, Indiana middle school shooting: 2 injured, student in custody
WHIO
NOBILESVILLE, Ind. — Police took a middle school student into custody Friday morning on suspicion of firing shots at Indiana's Noblesville West Middle School, leaving at least two people injured. >> Read more trending news. Update May 26, 1:04 p.m ...

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Noblesville, Indiana middle school shooting: 2 injured, student in custody - WPXI Pittsburgh

Vaccines and Vaccination - Fri, 2018-05-25 09:34

WPXI Pittsburgh

Noblesville, Indiana middle school shooting: 2 injured, student in custody
WPXI Pittsburgh
Police took a middle school student into custody Friday morning on suspicion of firing shots at Indiana's Noblesville West Middle School, leaving at least two people injured. >> Read more trending ..... UPDATE to the incident in Bronson - the following ...
Injured Noblesville teacher thanks students: 'You are the reason I teach'Indianapolis Star

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Hawkins man receives over 15 years for dealing crystal meth - Citizentribune

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-25 09:22

Hawkins man receives over 15 years for dealing crystal meth
Citizentribune
Benton was allowed to plead guilty to a reduced meth charge, but his lengthy criminal history qualified him as a federal career offender, which resulted in large sentence enhancement. Benton benefitted, however, from a prosecution recommendation that ...

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