Substance Use in a Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Patient Population
Substance use and abuse have been documented as both a risk factor in and consequence of involvement in domestic minor sex trafficking. Domestic minor sex trafficking is...
10 days ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
Study looks at the anticancer potential of melatonin
Melatonin, a hormone produced by the pineal gland, is best known for its sleep-promoting effect. But did you know that it also has potential cancer-fighting effects?...
11 days ago - Natural News - 3 articles
Michelin star restaurant linked to deadly food poisoning outbreak reopens
A restaurant in Spain with a Michelin star has reopened almost one month after being linked to the death of a diner and 30 cases of food poisoning. The Ministry of Health of...
11 days ago - Food Safety
Is beaver anal secretion used in YOUR ice cream? Expert reveals the surprising things in food
Robert Chilcott is a professor at the Centre for Research into Topical Drug Delivery and Toxicology, University of Hertfordshire. Here, he explains the myriad of things that...
13 days ago - Daily Mail
How Common Is Unintentional Cannabis Ingestion?
Patient Presentation A full-term female was born to a 26 year old G4P4 female by vaginal delivery without complications. She was given routine care and was doing well at 24...
14 days ago - Pediatric Education
Kratom research shows huge increase in calls to poison centers; another recall initiated
Another kratom recall is underway, adding to the long list of such products recalled for Salmonella risks. The new recall follows a research report showing a 52-fold increase...
20 days ago - Food Safety
Why melatonin is a powerful anticancer indolamine
A team of researchers from Iran suggests that melatonin has powerful anticancer properties. In their study, which was published in the journal Toxicology and Applied...
25 days ago - Natural News
52-fold increase in annual kratom-related exposures
The annual number of calls related to kratom that were made to poison control centers in the U.S. increased from 13 calls in 2011 to 682 calls in 2017, a 52.5-fold increase...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
Early stages of lung cancer could be detected with a simple blood test
Scientists at the MRC's Toxicology Unit at the University of Cambridge analysed the blood tests of mice with a genetic mutation known as KRAS, which replicates the early signs...
1 month ago - Daily Mail
Using Imodium for opioid-related withdrawal linked to heart complications
Researchers from Rutgers University found that most patients who overdosed on Imodium did so because they were misusing it or abusing it as an opioid substitute, according to...
1 month ago - Healio
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How pollution could be killing your SPERM: Breathing in tiny toxic particles...
Researchers at Sao Paulo University exposed groups of mice to pollution at varies ages before testing their sperm production in adulthood.
Gender-bending chemicals in DUST 'could be making children fat'
A study by Duke University of more than 190 dust samples from US homes revealed the grime can contain up to 70 chemicals that are known to cause fat cell development or...
Oxytocin Modulates Brain's Reward Responses to Food
Oxytocin modifies the pathways in the brain specifically during their responses to highly palatable, rewarding foods, as per new research.
New Guideline Recommends Simpler Medication Regimens, Looser Glycemic...
New guideline suggests that simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets can improve the quality of life in older adults with diabetes.
Obesity Might Cause Early Puberty In Boys
A new study has shown that boys with obesity enter puberty at an earlier age than average.
Younger Women may Respond Poorly to Keto Diet: Study
Women on the ketogenic diet are less likely than males to encounter notable weight loss and are more likely to display impaired blood sugar control, finds a new study.
Patients Bear Higher Financial Burden for Growth Hormone Therapy Despite FDA...
Using insurance data, a new study reveals that the cost burden for growth hormone treatment has increased over time for patients and their families.
Chemicals in Household Dust May Up Obesity Risk
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in household dust may promote fat cell development and put you at a higher risk of obesity, reveals a new study.
Hormone Released from Fat Tissue may Play a Role in Obesity-related Asthma
New research shows that a hormone released from fat tissue is critical in the development of obesity-related asthma and may be a target of future treatments for the disease.
Race, Ethnicity Influence Fracture Risk in People With Diabetes: Study
African Americans with diabetes may not require the additional screening or treatment for osteoporosis that Caucasians or Hispanics with diabetes may require.