Feed aggregator

Michael Skinner on Epigenetics: Stage Three Alert - Discovery Institute

Epigenetics - 10 min 6 sec ago

Discovery Institute

Michael Skinner on Epigenetics: Stage Three Alert
Discovery Institute
On the topic of epigenetics, which I've written about extensively for many years, I was interested to read Washington State University biologist Michael Skinner's recent article for Aeon. Skinner's piece reminds us of the old maxim that truth passes ...

Getting the Necessary Nutrients with A Vegetarian Diet - Spectrum News

Nutrition - 19 min 26 sec ago

Spectrum News

Getting the Necessary Nutrients with A Vegetarian Diet
Spectrum News
The vegetarian diet has become very popular and if you choose a vegan lifestyle you have to do your homework know what your nutritional values, if you don't you could be lacking significant vitamin and minerals. “Iron, calcium, vitamin D, omega-3's ...

and more »

Nourish your bones with vitamins - The Detroit News

Vitamins - 25 min 59 sec ago

The Detroit News

Nourish your bones with vitamins
The Detroit News
However, a 2014 analysis by Canadian experts and a March 2015 analysis by U.S. experts, both published in Nutrients, report that the Institute of Medicine made a significant statistical error in calculating vitamin D needs, making current ...

Rudolf's nose goes white in cocaine shame - NewsBiscuit (satire)

Cocaine Addiction - 46 min 19 sec ago

NewsBiscuit (satire)

Rudolf's nose goes white in cocaine shame
NewsBiscuit (satire)
Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer has been forced to resign from his position as Santa's chief sleigh puller following tabloid revelations that the celebrity deer's nose had turned from red to white due to an long term cocaine addiction. According to local ...

At the Maine State House, the path to consensus is rock-strewn - Press Herald

Psychiatry - 1 hour 46 min ago

Press Herald

At the Maine State House, the path to consensus is rock-strewn
Press Herald
Campaign promises by President-elect Donald Trump to repeal and replace Obamacare or otherwise reform Medicaid, the state and federally funded health care program for the poor, would affect Maine's health care and anti-poverty policies. A change in the ...

and more »
Categories: Psychiatry News

DNA sends addict to jail 32 years after he raped, murdered teen - New York Daily News

Meth Addiction - 1 hour 53 min ago

New York Daily News

DNA sends addict to jail 32 years after he raped, murdered teen
New York Daily News
“Ricky Lee Harnish should die in prison,” said Holly's father, Jerry Andrews, in a letter to the sentencing judge. Harnish, confined at the Sterling state prison, is said to be sick with hepatitis C, a drug-life souvenir. His meth addiction did have ...

Want to avoid surgery for joint pain? Pro athletes, others try PRP and stem cell injections - Corvallis Gazette Times

Athritis - 2 hours 5 min ago

Corvallis Gazette Times

Want to avoid surgery for joint pain? Pro athletes, others try PRP and stem cell injections
Corvallis Gazette Times
Whalen said he doesn't advise using PRP alone for osteoarthritis, commonly known as "wear-and-tear arthritis." But he said PRP could be used in conjunction with hyaluronic acid, a substance that occurs naturally in the body and helps lubricate the joint.

and more »

Hormel joins cancer specialists to develop line of ready-made foods for chemo patients - La Crosse Tribune

Nutrition and Cancer - 3 hours 44 min ago

Hormel joins cancer specialists to develop line of ready-made foods for chemo patients
La Crosse Tribune
The Cancer Nutrition Consortium, a group of U.S. cancer researchers, was looking for a food manufacturer to produce nutritional products based on what they saw was a gaping need. Patients undergoing chemotherapy tend to experience extreme fatigue, ...

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

Weekend Doctor - The Courier

Nutrition - Sun, 2016-12-04 00:21

Weekend Doctor
The Courier
Fooducate allows users to scan barcodes and quickly find nutritional information about that product. It also helps to make food labels easy to understand and grades the product based on its nutritive content. The app also makes alternate suggestions to ...

Government and UNICEF to conduct first ever national survey to measure nutrition levels of children - The Indian Express

Mineral Deficiency - Sun, 2016-12-04 00:19

The Indian Express

Government and UNICEF to conduct first ever national survey to measure nutrition levels of children
The Indian Express
The UNICEF has teamed up with the Indian government to conduct the first ever national survey to measure nutrition levels of children in the country. As per the survey, data is being collected to quantify deficiencies of micro nutrients, vitamin and ...

and more »

Government and UNICEF to conduct first ever national survey to measure nutrition levels of children - The Indian Express

Nutrition - Sun, 2016-12-04 00:19

The Indian Express

Government and UNICEF to conduct first ever national survey to measure nutrition levels of children
The Indian Express
The UNICEF has teamed up with the Indian government to conduct the first ever national survey to measure nutrition levels of children in the country. As per the survey, data is being collected to quantify deficiencies of micro nutrients, vitamin and ...

and more »

We've Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods - AlterNet


AlterNet

We've Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods
AlterNet
This article is about GE foods.] In 1994, a tomato known as "Flavr Savr" became the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. Scientists at the California-based company Calgene (which was ...

Neediest Cases helps Chattanooga mother get housing - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Cocaine Addiction - Sat, 2016-12-03 23:04

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Neediest Cases helps Chattanooga mother get housing
Chattanooga Times Free Press
A 25-year crack cocaine addiction and a broken relationship cost Eunice White her son and a home for five years, until the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults surrounded her with support, helped her find housing and recommended her for the ...

Amanda McKay: Our health depends on clean energy - Fayetteville Observer

Energy Medicine - Sat, 2016-12-03 23:04

Amanda McKay: Our health depends on clean energy
Fayetteville Observer
Amanda McKay is a Family Nurse Practitioner with the UNC School of Medicine. Her work is focused in the UNC Emergency Medicine Department, which provides patient care and services across the state and promotes research in clinical care, basic science ...

Data shows fewer addictive painkillers being prescribed in N.H. - Concord Monitor

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sat, 2016-12-03 22:23

Concord Monitor

Data shows fewer addictive painkillers being prescribed in N.H.
Concord Monitor
About 5 million fewer doses of the most addictive pain killers like oxycodone and hydrocodone were prescribed in New Hampshire in 2016 compared to the year ...
On Jan. 1, doctors on the hook for more pain pill reporting | New ...The Union Leader

all 3 news articles »

Warriors' Steve Kerr on medicinal marijuana: 'Our country is starting to wisen up' - CBSSports.com

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2016-12-03 21:55

CBSSports.com

Warriors' Steve Kerr on medicinal marijuana: 'Our country is starting to wisen up'
CBSSports.com
The addiction possibility, what it could lead to, the long-term health risks. So the issue that is really important is: How do we do what's best for the players? But I understand it's a perception issue around the country. NFL, NBA, it's a business. So ...
Steve Kerr hopes NBA allows medicinal marijuana for pain reliefSFGate
Steve Kerr Expands on Marijuana, Problems With Painkillers in SportsNBC Bay Area
Steve Kerr expounds on his comments regarding medical marijuana useWashington Post
KNBR (blog) -Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
all 100 news articles »

Former addict helping others in need find assistance in Temple - Temple Daily Telegram

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2016-12-03 21:51

Temple Daily Telegram

Former addict helping others in need find assistance in Temple
Temple Daily Telegram
Overcoming the grip of addiction is difficult in itself, but one Temple resident isn't satisfied with just helping herself. Jessica Barnes, 34, is going into the community to help others find the help they need. Barnes struggled with a meth addiction ...

Trade Today, Alcobra Ltd. (ADHD) Cut to “Underweight” at Barclays PLC - DailyQuint

ADHD - Sat, 2016-12-03 21:12

Trade Today, Alcobra Ltd. (ADHD) Cut to “Underweight” at Barclays PLC
DailyQuint
Barclays PLC downgraded shares of Alcobra Ltd. (NASDAQ:ADHD) from an equal weight rating to an underweight rating in a research report released on Friday. They currently have $2.00 price target on the stock, down from their prior price target of $3.00.

Categories: ADHD News

Law treated black crack addicts more severely than today's heroin ... - Allentown Morning Call

Cocaine Addiction - Sat, 2016-12-03 17:07

Allentown Morning Call

Law treated black crack addicts more severely than today's heroin ...
Allentown Morning Call
State and federal officials taking a softer approach on heroin-opioid scourge than they did with get-tough on crime laws during '80s-90s' crack epidemic but will ...

and more »

Back Of The Envelope: Should You Buy This Adderall? - Bwog

Ritalin - Sat, 2016-12-03 16:53

Bwog

Back Of The Envelope: Should You Buy This Adderall?
Bwog
Assume 40% of the prescriptions are for Adderall, Ritalin, or similar. Assume 30% are for antidepressants like Prozac or Abilify that can't give you the instant gratification you need during exams. Of the remaining 30%, assume 20% is Xanax and Klonopin ...

Categories: ADHD News

Syndicate content