NICE renews accreditation for Advanced
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recognized Advanced for demonstrating high standards in producing healthcare guidance.
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Now doctors prescribe ALLOTMENTS to help with loneliness or muscle and joint pain
The May Lane Surgery, in Dursley, Gloucester, is offering gardening allotments to people suffering from social isolation or muscle and joint pain to get them fitter and onto a...
25 minutes ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Brain pathways of aversion identified
What happens in the brain when we feel discomfort? Researchers are now one step closer to finding the answer. They identify which pathways in the mouse brain control behaviour...
31 minutes ago - ScienceDaily
Smoking can wreck your VISION: A 20-a-day cigarette habit strips smokers of their colour vision
Smokers in a study led by Rutgers University in New Jersey were found to have worse red-green and blue-yellow color vision. It could be because blood vessels and nerves in...
43 minutes ago - Daily Mail
Clinician Communication Key for Hypertension Control
Clinicians should try to engage patients and consider the context of their daily lives to improve hypertension control, researchers say. Medscape Medical News
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Scanning children's teeth may predict future mental health issues
A new study has found that scanning children's teeth could help to predict their risk of developing mental health problems later in life.
47 minutes ago - News Medical
Depression after ischemic stroke associated with low adherence to secondary prevention
Patients who survived an ischemic stroke and were diagnosed with depression were less likely to adhere to key secondary prevention drugs compared with those without depression...
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Medical cannabis access is 'appalling' since the drug was legalised in the UK
Since November 1 2018, specialist doctors in the UK have been able to legally prescribe unlicensed marijuana-based products that contain THC, which is what makes users 'high'.
1 hour ago - Daily Mail
Opioids after hospitalization reduce planned health care utilization in ACS, HF
Patients with ACS and acute decompensated HF who were discharged with an opioid medication were less likely to utilize planned health care, according to a study published in...
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The Effect of Health Insurance on Mortality: Power Analysis and What We Can Learn from the Affordable Care Act Coverage Expansions - by Bernard Black, Alex Hollingsworth, Leticia Nunes, Kosali Simon
A large literature examines the effect of health insurance on mortality. We contribute by emphasizing two challenges in using the Affordable Care Act 's quasi-experimental...
1 hour ago - National Bureau of Economic Research - 2 articles
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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Should Be Far Away From Kid's Areas
Medical marijuana dispensaries should be located far away from children's areas such as schools, and daycare, say parents following the legalization of medical marijuana in...
Mechanism of Development of Antibiotic Resistance Identified
Physicists at McMaster University have for the first time identified a simple mechanism used by potentially deadly bacteria against various antibiotics
Hormone Therapy May Up Heart Disease Risk During Gender Transition
Hormone therapy may contribute to increased risk for heart disease, such as heart attack, stroke, and blood clots during gender transition.
Drug to Rejuvenate Muscle Cells Developed
New study supports the development of an innovative drug treatment that has the potential to help the elderly to become fitter, faster and stronger.
Selective Treatment of Liver Cancer Cells Using Platinum Nanoparticles
Researchers at ETH Zurich have now identified an approach that allows for a more selective cancer treatment with drugs made of platinum nanoparticles.
Following a Standard Bathing Protocol Can Prevent Dangerous Infections among...
Following a standard bathing protocol which involves the use of antiseptic soap, mouthwash, and nose ointment can prevent dangerous infections among discharged hospital...
How To Manage This Often-Overlooked Challenge For SAHM Moms Who Want To Go...
I didn't do the working mom gig for long-only 10 weeks after my first child was born. I was a teacher at the time, the primary financial support for our household, and my...
Is One Form of Protein Best for Older Adults with Muscle Loss?
Protein is made up of building blocks called amino acids. The amino acids are strung together into longer chains like beads on a string. Each amino acid is joined to the next...
The mental and emotional benefits of healthier food: Study finds children...
Healthy food consumption is highly associated with good health. This has been validated by various scientific literature: Adding fruits and vegetables to our meals results in...
Sofas and vinyl flooring are poisoning children
Kids who live in public housing, where those materials are commonplace, have toxin levels up to 15 times higher than those who aren't exposed, Duke University scientists found.