Drugs

Comanchero bikie amongst eight arrested as weapons, drugs and cash seized

4 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Detectives searched Tarek Zahed's home in Homebush and allegedly seized cash, prohibited drugs and clothing with Comancheros Outlaw Motorcycle Gang insignia.
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Meth the outlier as WA cannabis, cocaine use soars during pandemic

4 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Strict border closures and earlier restrictions on movement and gatherings did not stop increases in use of illicit drugs in Perth.
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Exposure to artemisinin drug could increase sexual conversion rate of malaria parasite

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

Exposure to suboptimal doses of the antiparasitic drug artemisinin could increase the sexual conversion rate of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, thereby increasing...
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McLean Hospital joins public-private partnership to find cure for schizophrenia

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

In September, McLean Hospital joined the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and several public and private organizations to find early...
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Priests, bishops murdered during Duterte's drug war

5 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Zara Alvarez was gunned down by unknown assailants. She's among dozens of church workers who opposed extra-judicial killings in the Philippines, a new report has found.
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Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

6 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Antiseizure medication in pregnancy is associated with twice the risk of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, said study.
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Listen to the experts: Antibiotics DAMAGE immune system function, warn researchers

Listen to the experts: Antibiotics DAMAGE immune system function, warn researchers

7 hours ago   |   Natural News

Even with the greater attention that has been paid in recent years to the problem of antibiotic overuse and superbugs, these drugs continue to be prescribed heavily, with...
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Statin drugs used to fight cholesterol actually HARM your health, say experts

Statin drugs used to fight cholesterol actually HARM your health, say experts

7 hours ago   |   Natural News

When a doctor tells someone that their cholesterol levels are high enough to warrant a prescription for statins, many people are more than willing to comply in hopes of...
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Antiseizure drug use during pregnancy linked with double the risk of having children with autism

9 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Women with epilepsy who take the antiseizure drug valproic acid while pregnant are at more than double the risk of having children with autism spectrum disorder and nearly...
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Genome-wide CRISPR screens reveal resistance and sensitization mechanisms of drugs used in COVID-19

9 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

By leveraging nucleotide triphosphate analog-induced cell death, Chinese researchers unveiled genes that affect the import, export, and metabolism of pervasively used antiviral...
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COVID Vaccine: Infections Seen Among Sputnik Trial Subjects

COVID Vaccine: Infections Seen Among Sputnik Trial Subjects

There have been instances of infection among volunteers of Sputnik V trials, the world's first registered vaccine against Covid-19 virus, according to a top official of the... Read more ...

Why COVID-19 Is Not the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Why COVID-19 Is Not the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

According to Dr. Thomas Frieden, former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing... Read more ...

Kerala, Delhi See COVID-19 Cases Rise During Festivals

Kerala, Delhi See COVID-19 Cases Rise During Festivals

Amid the ongoing festivals in Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala and Delhi, the COVID-19 situation has worsened, said the Union Health Ministry. Read more ...

India's COVID-19 Cases Crosse 80L, Recoveries Over 73 Lakh

India's COVID-19 Cases Crosse 80L, Recoveries Over 73 Lakh

India has seen about 49,881 new coronavirus infections and 517 deaths in the last 24 hours. Coronavirus cases tally has crossed 80 lakh-mark with the total number of cases at... Read more ...

Who needs SCIENCE? China justifies widespread COVID-19 immunizations without...

Who needs SCIENCE? China justifies widespread COVID-19 immunizations without bothering with clinical trials

The Chinese government defended widespread immunizations against COVID-19 outside of clinical trials in the country. The vaccinations were warranted, as there were no... Read more ...

Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

Antiseizure medication in pregnancy is associated with twice the risk of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, said study. Read more ...

Shocking numbers: Comparing COVID-19 deaths to abortion deaths

Shocking numbers: Comparing COVID-19 deaths to abortion deaths

I recently saw the headline from the New York Times about the deaths of over 200,000 Americans to COVID-19, and it got me thinking. (Article by Katie Beatty republished from... Read more ...

Tough tardigrades: Microscopic water bears can withstand harmful radiation...

Tough tardigrades: Microscopic water bears can withstand harmful radiation, thanks to a certain protein

A protein found only in tardigrades may protect cells from DNA damage caused by radiation exposure, according to a recent study published in eLife. Researchers from the... Read more ...

Op-Ed: Physicians Need to Plan for Their Own Financial Health

Op-Ed: Physicians Need to Plan for Their Own Financial Health

As we write this, one of our physician clients is in a Dallas hospital waiting for a lung transplant. As a pulmonologist, he has treated hundreds of patients with lung... Read more ...

COVID-19 Racism Takes Toll on Chinese Americans' Mental Health

COVID-19 Racism Takes Toll on Chinese Americans' Mental Health

Chinese Americans are experiencing more racial discrimination and it appears to be affecting their mental health, according to a convenience sample survey. Among 543... Read more ...