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Use of alternative medicine does more harm than good: Studies - The Straits Times

Athritis - Mon, 2017-08-14 15:02

The Straits Times

Use of alternative medicine does more harm than good: Studies
The Straits Times
Oral tablets or powder (55 per cent) and acupuncture (47 per cent) were the most common types of alternative medicine used. Researchers pointed out that the earlier rheumatoid arthritis is treated, the better the outcome. "There's a window of ...

VKTX: Data From Phase 2 Trial of VK5211 Expected in 4Q17 - Zacks Small Cap Research (press release)

Trans Fatty Acids - Mon, 2017-08-14 14:46

VKTX: Data From Phase 2 Trial of VK5211 Expected in 4Q17
Zacks Small Cap Research (press release)
Viking utilized a mouse model of NASH using wild-type mice fed a diet that consisted of 40% fat (18% trans fat), 40% carbohydrate (20% fructose), and 2% cholesterol (Clapper et al., 2013). This diet has previously been shown to induce steatosis, ...

Sympathy for Flanagan Alcoholism Disclosure - The Chief-Leader

Alcoholism - Mon, 2017-08-14 14:30

The Chief-Leader

Sympathy for Flanagan Alcoholism Disclosure
The Chief-Leader
Political allies and foes all expressed good wishes last week for State Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan after his disclosure that he had recently completed a treatment program for alcohol abuse.

Categories: Alcoholism News

Report: Vegetarians twice as likely to suffer depression than meat ... - SFGate

Mineral Deficiency - Mon, 2017-08-14 14:28

SFGate

Report: Vegetarians twice as likely to suffer depression than meat ...
SFGate
Americans don't need an excuse to double down on a great steak, ribs or burger. But here's one, just in case: A new report claims that vegetarians are twice as ...

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Air pollution linked to cardiovascular disease; air purifiers may lessen impact - EurekAlert (press release)

Heart Disease - Mon, 2017-08-14 14:23

Air pollution linked to cardiovascular disease; air purifiers may lessen impact
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers focused on fine particulate matter (PM2.5) -- a component of air pollution emitted from vehicles, factories, power plants, fires and smoking -- because many studies have suggested this type of major air pollutant might lead to ...

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Growing antlers is tough on bucks - Sports - The Evening Tribune ... - Hornell Evening Tribune

Mineral Deficiency - Mon, 2017-08-14 14:18

Growing antlers is tough on bucks - Sports - The Evening Tribune ...
Hornell Evening Tribune
Antler genesis, or the annual growth of a buck's antlers, is not a benign process when considering the health of a mature buck.During the summer, we are lucky ...

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Evoke Pharma Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results and Highlights - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Diabetes - Mon, 2017-08-14 14:05

Evoke Pharma Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results and Highlights
GlobeNewswire (press release)
14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evoke Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVOK), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on treatments for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017.

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Peachtree NORML Challenges the Faith and Freedom Coalition - NORML Blog (blog)

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 14:00

Peachtree NORML Challenges the Faith and Freedom Coalition
NORML Blog (blog)
The AMA letter stated, in part, “Since the medicinal use of cannabis has not caused and is not causing addiction, the prevention of the use of the drug for medicinal purposes can accomplish no good end whatsoever. How far it may serve to deprive the ...

Madonna's Anti-Aging Face Mask is Magnetically Removed — No Rinsing Required! - Us Weekly

Anti-Aging - Mon, 2017-08-14 13:53

Us Weekly

Madonna's Anti-Aging Face Mask is Magnetically Removed — No Rinsing Required!
Us Weekly
Looks like Madonna has answered your prayers. The superstar reveals one of her biggest beauty routine secrets is using the MDNA Skin chrome clay mask. The best thing about the mask: no rinsing required. Emma Stone, Kate Hudson, Jenna Dewan Tatum ...

Categories: Anti-Aging

How one woman beat her addiction to heroin in California | The ... - Sacramento Bee

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 13:26

How one woman beat her addiction to heroin in California | The ...
Sacramento Bee
Treatment options for heroin users are scarce in a whole swath of Central and Southern California. One woman still managed to beat her addiction.

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Men Who Eat Fruits and Vegetables Smell More Attractive - Food & Wine

Fruits and Vegetables - Mon, 2017-08-14 13:14

Food & Wine

Men Who Eat Fruits and Vegetables Smell More Attractive
Food & Wine
Stephen says that sweat helps signal the overall health of a potential mate, so to figure out how body odor and attractiveness are linked, researchers recruited a group of healthy men and measured the amount of fruits and vegetables they eat using a ...

Head-To-Head Contrast: TherapeuticsMD (TXMD) & Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAAP) - BNB Daily (blog)


Head-To-Head Contrast: TherapeuticsMD (TXMD) & Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAAP)
BNB Daily (blog)
With its SYMBODA technology, it is developing hormone therapy pharmaceutical products to enable delivery of bio-identical hormones through dosage forms and administration routes. Its product line includes vitaTrue, vitaPearl, vitaMedMD Plus, vitaMedMD ...

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Categories: Anti-Aging

Alzheimer's risk linked to energy shortage in brain's immune cells - Medical Xpress

Energy Medicine - Mon, 2017-08-14 13:07

Medical Xpress

Alzheimer's risk linked to energy shortage in brain's immune cells
Medical Xpress
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that mutations in the gene TREM2 cause an energy shortage in the brain's ...

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Valbuena Institute buys $1.3M medical office building in Scottsdale - AZ Big Media

Nutritional Medicine - Mon, 2017-08-14 12:50

AZ Big Media

Valbuena Institute buys $1.3M medical office building in Scottsdale
AZ Big Media
They provide health and wellness checks, addiction medicine services, psychiatric services, Nutritional services, aesthetics, women and men's health, therapy for both adult and children as well as lab testing. Dr. Valbuena is a recognized leader in ...

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Aldi's Deep Discounts on Organic Food Bring Welcome Relief to East New York Food Desert - Brooklyn Reader

Organic Food - Mon, 2017-08-14 12:41

Brooklyn Reader

Aldi's Deep Discounts on Organic Food Bring Welcome Relief to East New York Food Desert
Brooklyn Reader
The food products still are offered at extremely deep discounts, but have been updated to include an array of imported, gluten-free, GMO-free and organic brands similar to what you would find in Trader Joe's, Whole Foods or at your local food co-op ...

Food Is Not Medicine, And We Have To Stop Calling It That - Huffington Post Canada

Nutritional Medicine - Mon, 2017-08-14 12:26

Huffington Post Canada

Food Is Not Medicine, And We Have To Stop Calling It That
Huffington Post Canada
Food is not medicine. It's also not medication or a replacement for the profession. I can hear people saying, "But Dylan, you have type 1 diabetes and a PhD in human nutritional sciences. Surely you of all people know that food has a powerful impact on ...

Back to the Future: The Trump Administration's War on Drugs, Redux - Dope Magazine

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 12:25

Toronto Star

Back to the Future: The Trump Administration's War on Drugs, Redux
Dope Magazine
Applied through Harm Reduction for populations who are opioid addicted, such as military veterans, controlled cannabis use has contributed to a decline in overdose deaths. As the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine ...
No pot smoking in cars? Tough rules urged for legalization of marijuanaToronto Star
Zero tolerance for pot use with drivers: reportShoreline Beacon
Meet Kevin Sabet, USA's Most Influential Critic of Marijuana LegalizationWestword
The Detroit News
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Chemistry explains why you shouldn't stare at the solar eclipse without protection - Chemical & Engineering News

Trans Fatty Acids - Mon, 2017-08-14 12:23

Chemical & Engineering News

Chemistry explains why you shouldn't stare at the solar eclipse without protection
Chemical & Engineering News
Rozanowska explains that although one excited all-trans-retinal molecule generates one molecule of a reactive oxygen species, once that species reacts with a fatty acid in a lipid, it sets off a chain reaction that can lead to hundreds of lipids ...

City of Urbana announces Midwest Grows Green initiative - Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine

Nutrient Deficiency - Mon, 2017-08-14 12:03

Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine

City of Urbana announces Midwest Grows Green initiative
Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine
“The natural lawn care approach stresses and addresses the root causes of weed and pest problems such as poor soil drainage, nutrient deficiency, or soil compaction, as opposed to the symptoms of just applying a weed or pest product,” said Kerzee.

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