Unintentional Pediatric Marijuana Exposures at a Tertiary Care Children's Hospital in Washington State: A Retrospective Review
Background Recreational marijuana became commercially available in Washington State in 2014. Children with marijuana intoxication can have lethargy and altered mental status...
18 days ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
Simple protocol rescues stressed liver cells
Isolated human hepatocytes are essential tools in preclinical and clinical liver research, but cell quality is highly variable. Now, researchers from Uppsala University have...
27 days ago - News Medical
Concerns About Bone Broth
There are toxicological issues associated with production and processing of meat, such as the presence of various toxic contaminants-from dioxins and PCBs to cooked meat...
1 month ago - Nutrition Facts
The Most Toxic Retailers on the Planet
The Toxic Substances Control Act requires that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency compile and keep a current list of chemical substances manufactured or processed in the...
1 month ago - Mercola
Government Study Finds ‘Clear Evidence' for Heart Tumors From Cellphone Radiation
Cellphones were classified as a Group 2B “possible carcinogen” 1 in 2011 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer , an arm of the World Health Organization and the...
2 monthes ago - Mercola
Study finds lack of safety data for using flowers in cooking
A study of 23 flowers used in cooking shows a lack of chemical and toxicological data, which makes it impossible to set a limit for safe consumption, according to the National...
2 monthes ago - News Medical
Genital and Extragenital Gonorrhea and Chlamydia in Children and Adolescents Evaluated for Sexual Abuse
Objective The aim of this study was to describe the use of a nucleic acid amplification test in detecting genital and extragenital Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia...
2 monthes ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
New Ginger Study Makes Incredible Discovery
After getting "substantial attention" from researchers around the world, a clinical review confirms that ginger serves as a viable antidote and protective agent against fatal...
2 monthes ago - Mercola
Cancer Fears Over Cell Phones, Again, but FDA Disagrees
The FDA steps in after a National Toxicology Program claim of 'clear evidence' of link between high exposure to radio frequency radiation used in cell phones and cancer sparks...
2 monthes ago - Medscape
Do cellphones cause cancer? Two U.S. agencies disagree on results of major new study
WASHINGTON - Two U.S. government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation: One says it causes cancer in rats. The other says...
2 monthes ago - National Post - 3 articles
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Obesity means 'generation of children may live shorter lives than their parents'
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on its first ever obesity strategy
Exercise Improves Survival in Patients with Diabetes
Doctors should advise and be actively involved in exercise programs for diabetic patients in order to achieve better control of blood sugar and improved heart health which in...
Five Times More Metastasis of Breast Cancer in Women Within 10 Years of...
Breast cancer in young women have five times more metastasis than breast cancer in women who had no recent childbirths or in those who did not have a child.
Strong Neck Strength may Help Prevent Concussions: Study
Athletes who are at higher risk for sports-related concussions should build neck strength to prevent such injuries, finds a new study.
Dramatic Drop in China's Air Pollution Raises Life Expectancy
Significant drop in China's air pollution level increases their citizen's life expectancy, finds a new study.
Engineered T Cells Promote Long-term Organ Transplant Acceptance, Says Study
A way to selectively suppress the immune reaction of the body against the donor organ by modulating the protein coronin 1 has been discovered.
Farmers Exposed to High Levels of Pesticide More Likely to Have Poor Sense...
High pesticide exposure among farmers can be associated with a poor sense of smell in later life, reveals a new study.
Overprescription of Opioids for Elbow Fractures in Children: CHOP Surgeons
Patients only took less than 5 percent of the prescribed amount, and one in five did not receive any opioid medication to manage pain which could lead to opioid diversion.
A Quarter of Antibiotics Prescribed for Children and Adults Found Unnecessary
One in seven privately insured children and non-elderly adults among the study cohort received antibiotics for cases that were not justified medically, according to new research.
New Wearable Sensor Can Help Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression in Kids
Newly developed wearable sensor can help detect hidden anxiety and depression in young children, reveals a new study.