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3023 Articles Matching "pot"

Chain Restaurants Serve Up More Calories Than Fast Food Spots Worldwide

Dec 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Chain Restaurants Serve Up More Calories Than Fast Food Spots WorldwideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Affordable Care Act ruled unconstitutional by federal judge, may set up a new Supreme Court battle

Dec 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
A federal judge in Texas ruled Friday that the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional, potentially threatening coverage for millions of Americans and setting up a new legal showdown over former President Barack Obama's signature policy...
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Catapres vs. Capoten

Dec 14, 2018 , RxList
Catapres (clonidine hydrochloride) and Capoten (captopril) are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Capoten is also used to treat heart failure, and to prevent kidney failure due to high blood pressure and...
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E. coli outbreak traced to California farm; some romaine lettuce safe to eat

Dec 14, 2018 , CNN Health
One source of the potentially deadly romaine lettuce e-coli outbreak has been identified, but it's still too early to call outbreak 'over' according to the CDC and FDA....
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Certain Female Vets May Face Higher Dementia Risk

Dec 14, 2018 , WebMD
The study, of more than 100,000 older women veterans, spotlights the risk factors stemming from military service that can lead to thinking and memory problems down the...
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Fentanyl Now the No. 1 Opioid OD Killer

Dec 13, 2018 , WebMD
According to the DEA, fentanyl is added to heroin to increase its potency, or is disguised as highly potent heroin. Although many drug users think they are buying heroin, they don't know they're buying fentanyl. Because of its potency, overdose deaths can...
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FDA issues new guidances to advance biosimilars

Dec 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration said it expects to focus on preventing potentially anti-competitive practices for biosimilar drugs. Read More...
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Lilly partners with AC Immune for Alzheimer's treatment

Dec 13, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly & Co and AC Immune SA have agreed to jointly develop the Swiss biotech's potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease....
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Oxford-based e-therapeutics partners with Danish pharma giant Novo Nordisk

Dec 13, 2018 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
Oxford, UK-based e-therapeutics has announced this week that it is entering a research partnership with Novo Nordisk that will see them use its proprietary Network-Driven Drug Discovery (NDD) platform to identify potentially new biological mechanisms and therapies for a “specific area” of type 2 diabetes. According to the International Diabetes Federation, around 425 million people are estimated to have diabetes worldwide. Type 2 diabetes accounts for approximately 90 per cent of all...
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Missing The Sweet Spot: Millions Of Low-Risk People With Diabetes May Be Testing Their Blood Sugar Too Often

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For people with Type 2 diabetes, the task of testing their blood sugar with a fingertip prick and a drop of blood on a special strip of paper becomes part of everyday life. But a new study suggests that some of them test more often than they need to. In fact, the research shows, 14% of people with......
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Weeding out foreigners: strains over Thailand's legalization of marijuana

Dec 12, 2018 , Reuters
Thailand is set to become the first Asian country to legalize medical marijuana, but a battle is brewing between local and foreign firms over control of a potentially lucrative market....
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14 Predictions About The Future Of AI And VR

Dec 12, 2018 , Forbes
Artificial intelligence and virtual reality technologies have the potential to fundamentally alter both daily living and business operations. Members of Forbes Technology Council speculate on where AI and VR may be going in the near...
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Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Woman's Death from Brain-Eating Amoeba

Dec 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Woman's Death from Brain-Eating AmoebaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Almost Half of U.S. Adults to Skip Flu Shot

Dec 12, 2018 , RxList
More than 40% of Americans have not been vaccinated against the flu this year and don't plan to get vaccinated, despite repeated warnings about the potential dangers and last year's record number of flu-related deaths, a new survey...
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Congress likely to revive earmarks, signaling a boon for hospitals

Dec 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Congress is likely to open a potentially major funding stream by reviving earmarks next year, which could spark a windfall for individual not-for-profit hospitals and university medical...
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FDA warns consumers about e-cigerette liquids laced with erectile dysfunction drug

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
The FDA is warning consumers, especially men, about using Hello-cig e-juice laced with two erectile dysfunction drugs due to potential interactions with some prescription drugs....
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Aging Roundup: Emergency Care; Elder Abuse; Alzheimer’s; And Holiday Cheer

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets take a look at various issues surrounding aging, including what to look for when trying to spot elder abuse; how difficult the emergency room can be for seniors; how to keep the aging body and brain healthy; and more....
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Who Is Doing Advance Care Planning in Nursing Homes?

Dec 11, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
When I was an ED nurse in a city hospital years ago, we often received patient transfers from area nursing homes. Usually these patients were very elderly, appeared cachectic, and were largely unresponsive (as I recall, many were post-stroke or had dementia). Diagnoses were usually very similar: dehydration, hypotension, UTI, pneumonia; many had contractures. The [...] The post Who Is Doing Advance Care Planning in Nursing Homes? appeared first on Off the...
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Opioids Exact Another Toll on Newborns: Smaller Heads

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
Infants born addicted to opioids had significantly smaller head circumferences, researchers have found, potentially putting them at higher risk for mental health and developmental...
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Canadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening

Dec 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - When it's unclear whether the potential benefit of breast cancer screening outweighs the possible harms, doctors should encourage women to make an informed decision based on their personal preferences, Canadian doctors recommend....
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