Some Licensed Producers Are Selling Weed Oils That Are Placebos: Researchers – VICE

Some Licensed Producers Are Selling Weed Oils That Are Placebos: Researchers – VICE

Scientus Pharma claims weed oils are wildly inconsistent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young A biopharmaceutical company hoping to disrupt the cannabis extraction market is claiming some Canadian licensed producers are selling cannabis oils that are tantamount to placebos. Cannabis oils have surged in popularity over the last couple years, but for medical patients—many of whom don’t want […]

Shy people face 'hangxiety' risk – Telangana Today

Shy people face 'hangxiety' risk – Telangana Today

If you are a very shy kind of person, you are more likely to suffer from “hangxiety” — anxiety during a hangover — as compared to your extrovert friends, a new study suggests. The study showed that, among the participants, drinking about six units of alcohol slightly decreased anxiety in highly shy people. But, the […]

Fatal brain-eating amoeba may have come from woman's neti pot – KSL.com

Fatal brain-eating amoeba may have come from woman's neti pot – KSL.com

SEATTLE (CNN) — A Seattle woman rinsed her sinuses with tap water. A year later, she died of a brain-eating amoeba. Her case is reported this week in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases. The 69-year-old, whose name was not given, had a lingering sinus infection. For a month, she tried to get rid of […]

Woman dies from brain-eating amoebas after using neti pot – WTVD-TV

Woman dies from brain-eating amoebas after using neti pot – WTVD-TV

SEATTLE. (WTVD) — A 69-year-old Seattle woman died from what doctors said they believe were rare brain-eating amoebas. The patient, who underwent brain surgery at Swedish Medical Center, had used tap water to rinse her sinuses using a neti pot. Her doctor told The Seattle Times there was “amoeba all over the place just eating […]

Man, 36, Dies in San Francisco After Coughing up Blood Clot Shaped Like Lung Passage – KTLA Los Angeles

Man, 36, Dies in San Francisco After Coughing up Blood Clot Shaped Like Lung Passage – KTLA Los Angeles

A 36-year-old man has died after suffering from chronic heart failure and coughing so severely that he spit out a bright red blood clot perfectly shaped like the airway passages of his right lung’s bronchial tree. The unidentified patient was receiving treatment in the intensive care unit at the University of California San Francisco Medical […]

Zainab Mughal: Toddler with cancer spurs hunt for rare blood – BBC News

Zainab Mughal: Toddler with cancer spurs hunt for rare blood – BBC News

Image copyright OneBlood Image caption Zainab Mughal was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare type of cancer A two-year-old US girl who needs several blood transfusions to fight cancer has spurred an global campaign to search for compatible donors. Zainab Mughal has one of the rarest blood types in the world, which makes it difficult to […]

NYC health officials ban unvaccinated kids from school amid measles outbreak in Orthodox Jewish community – Fox News

NYC health officials ban unvaccinated kids from school amid measles outbreak in Orthodox Jewish community – Fox News

Children who received the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine twice are “considered protected for life.” (Reuters) Health officials in New York are requiring students who attend Jewish schools in certain zip codes to get the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine amid a measles outbreak that has sickened at least 39 children in the Orthodox Jewish community since October. […]

A Call For The US To Pilot A Prescription Heroin Program : Shots – Health News – NPR

A Call For The US To Pilot A Prescription Heroin Program : Shots – Health News – NPR

In several European countries and Canada, patients with longterm opioid addiction are prescribed pharmaceutical grade heroin which they inject in clinics like the Patrida Medical Clinic in Berlin. Some addiction specialists want to pilot similar programs in the U.S. picture alliance/picture alliance via Getty Image hide caption toggle caption picture alliance/picture alliance via Getty Image […]

Could Infection Cause Mental Illness In Kids? : Shots – Health News – NPR

Could Infection Cause Mental Illness In Kids? : Shots – Health News – NPR

Childhood infections may increase the risk of developing certain mental illnesses in childhood and adolescence. Kathleen Finlay/Getty Images/Image Source hide caption toggle caption Kathleen Finlay/Getty Images/Image Source Childhood infections may increase the risk of developing certain mental illnesses in childhood and adolescence. Kathleen Finlay/Getty Images/Image Source Researchers have traced a connection between some infections and […]

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