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Cannabis may help treat bone fractures: study – Deccan Herald

A component in marijuana can significantly help heal bone fractures, according to a new study that paves the way for future use of cannabinoid drugs to combat osteoporosis and other bone-related diseases. According to the research at Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University, the administration of the non-psychotropic component cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) helps heal bone […]

Major frozen chicken recall after salmonella illnesses – CNNMoney

Major frozen chicken recall after salmonella illnesses – CNNMoney

Several million pounds of frozen chicken are being recalled after 11 people got sick from salmonella. Aspen Foods is recalling nearly two million pounds of frozen chicken after three people became ill in Minnesota, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This follows another recently expanded recall by Barber Foods of Portland, Maine, which is […]

Smartphone use can reveal if you are depressed: Study – Times of India

NEW YORK: The more time you spend on your phone, the more likely you are suffering from depression, says a study. According to researchers, depression can be detected from your smartphone sensor data by tracking the number of minutes you use the phone and your daily geographical locations. The team from Northwestern University found that […]

Researchers are much frightened by the dangerous trend of ‘Sunburn Art selfie’. – Benchmark Reporter

A whole new dumb creativity called sunburn art made dermatologists worried enough. This trend has made experts cringe. Sunburn is never pleasant. Everyone knows it takes lot of patience and pain bearing potential to get a perfect tan. Most importantly, it causes CANCER. But somehow, such a dangerous and hilarious trend has gone viral this […]

Obese patients ‘unlikely’ to reach healthy body weight, study finds – Irish Examiner

Obese patients ‘unlikely’ to reach healthy body weight, study finds – Irish Examiner

The chances of an obese person achieving normal body weight are very low, a study in the UK has found. Losing 5% to 10% body weight is often recommended as a weight loss target, but researchers also found the chance of this being achieved was just one in 12 for men and one in 10 […]

South Korea economy rattled as MERS outbreak scares off tourists – CTV News

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — For a South Korean tour agency, the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome feels like a bigger threat to business than a North Korean attack or nuclear reactor meltdown. Kim Chun Choo’s company, which has provided tour services for the last quarter century, is going through its worst year ever. […]

Study sees success in training women to prevent rape – Jamaica Observer

Study sees success in training women to prevent rape – Jamaica Observer

<!– 6 122 –> Study sees success in training women to prevent rape All Woman Friday, June 12, 2015 , AFP <!–6 122–>   A programme that teaches university-age women how to avoid rape has shown some success in reducing the numbers of women in Canada who are sexually assaulted, said a study […]

A Spinal Implant Can Cure Paraplegics – The Monitor Daily

A Spinal Implant Can Cure Paraplegics – The Monitor Daily

  Medicine seems to be on a constant path of evolution, at least in some areas that now benefit from serious improvements. Millions of paralysis sufferers could make their lives better with the help of a spinal implant. Researchers have performed extensive sets of tests and saw immense results arriving as time passed by. A […]

WHO approves China flu vaccine, lauds growing industry – Reuters

SHANGHAI The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved a Chinese influenza vaccine as being safe and effective, only the second Chinese vaccine to receive such status reflecting the growing clout of the country’s drug makers. The WHO said in a statement on Friday that it had “prequalified” a vaccine made by Hualan Biological Bacterin Corp, […]

New Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Near FDA Approval – Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

Two new drugs to help physicians better manage “bad” cholesterol (LDL cholesterol) have received approval this week from an FDA advisory panel. The FDA typically accepts those recommendations, so the drugs may soon be available for patient use. The new drugs – both injectables – are called alirocumab (brand name, Praluent), which received the panel’s […]