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New Neck Collar to Keep Your Soccer Concussions in Count

6 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

New neck collar called Q-Collar may now help protect the soccer players from head injury or concussions, finds a new study. They will basically look at the cumulative effect of head impact exposure over an entire season.
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Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations, study finds

Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations, study finds

6 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

A first-of-its-kind study at University of Zurich found that even if female mice don't become obese themselves, fatty diets predispose their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to obesity.
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Oral antibiotic therapy for pediatric Lyme meningitis safe, effective

Oral antibiotic therapy for pediatric Lyme meningitis safe, effective

6 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Patients who received oral antibiotic therapy for pediatric Lyme meningitis had no serious adverse events and achieved symptom resolution, according to study results published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
“Although well-established diagnostic criteria for Lyme meningitis exists, the optimal management of pediatric Lyme meningitis is controversial,” Santiago M.C. Lopez, MD, of the division of pediatric infectious diseases at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and colleagues wrote. “No American studies have specifically evaluated
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Study finds no link between neurocognitive impairment, depression in HIV patients

6 monthes ago   |   By Healio

SAN FRANCISCO - Findings from a retrospective study presented at IDWeek showed no association between neurocognitive impairment and depression in patients with HIV.
“I was talking to mentor, Zsofi Szep - she's an ID physician and I'm a med student - and she noticed that it seems as though there may be an association between the severity of depression and neurological impairments in the population she's worked with,” study author Brigid Mumford, BS, of Drexel University College of Medicine, told Infectious Disease News. “There have been some
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More than 40% of talk therapy patients experience side effects, study finds

More than 40% of talk therapy patients experience side effects, study finds

6 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

One in four Americans goes to a therapist, and CBT is the most popular and safest treatment for depression. But 43 percent experience anxiety, break ups or other side effects, a German study reveals.
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Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are conscious and aware, horrifying new science study reveals

If you're an organ donor, you might have chosen that status out of a sense of goodwill, thinking that medical personnel don't harvest your organs until after you're dead and... Read more ...

Myrrh oil is worth more than gold when it comes to the health benefits it...

Myrrh oil is worth more than gold when it comes to the health benefits it provides

Essential oils aren't just used for aromatherapy. In fact, myrrh essential oil, which is often used in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine, has many... Read more ...

Raw ground tuna responsible for outbreak and recall

Raw ground tuna responsible for outbreak and recall

Thirteen people in seven states are infected with an outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta reported Tuesday... Read more ...

Leucine-rich Diet may Fuel Breast Cancer's Drug Resistance

Leucine-rich Diet may Fuel Breast Cancer's Drug Resistance

Unexpected link between levels of the amino acid leucine and the development of tamoxifen resistance in ER+ breast cancer has been discovered. Read more ...

RDs! We're Hiring! Looking To Fill A Full-Time Permanent And Possibly Some...

RDs! We're Hiring! Looking To Fill A Full-Time Permanent And Possibly Some Part-Time Positions

Will copy our job posting below, but the tl;dr version is we're both growing (our digital distance tool is deep into development and should be ready for beta-testing come late... Read more ...

Balancing consumer access and safety

Balancing consumer access and safety

Looking back 25 years, there are several remarkable aspects of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act amendments to the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act , which transformed... Read more ...

Entering US hemp/CBD market latest step in Neptune's transformation

Entering US hemp/CBD market latest step in Neptune's transformation

Neptune Wellness Solutions has completed a radical refocus of the company with the announcement of its entry into the hemp/CBD market in the United States. Read more ...

FDA sends warnings letters on illegal ingredients in sports, weight loss...

FDA sends warnings letters on illegal ingredients in sports, weight loss products

The US Food and Drug Administration issued 11 warning letters yesterday to companies that have non NDI ingredients in their products. Eight of the warning letters concerned... Read more ...

FDA's new advisory list receives mixed reactions from industry

FDA's new advisory list receives mixed reactions from industry

The Food and Drug administration announced a new ârapid communication tool,â called the Dietary Ingredient Advisory List. Trade groups and industry experts applauded the... Read more ...