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Drinking Beetroot Juice Before Exercise Helps Aging Brains Perform Better - PsychCentral.com

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:08

Drinking Beetroot Juice Before Exercise Helps Aging Brains Perform Better
PsychCentral.com
Drinking a beetroot juice supplement before exercising allows the brains of older adults to perform more efficiently, essentially mirroring the mechanisms of younger brains, according to a new study at Wake Forest University. Beets naturally contain ...

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Can mobile phones give you a brain tumor? An Italian court just ruled yes. - VentureBeat

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:45

VentureBeat

Can mobile phones give you a brain tumor? An Italian court just ruled yes.
VentureBeat
“Does the radiation from mobile phones increase your changes of getting cancer?” is a question that has abounded since the earliest days of the technology, long before Apple and Google arrived on the scene. But an Italian court has just thrown its ...

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Henrietta Lacks: Her cells, her legacy - CNN

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:27

CNN

Henrietta Lacks: Her cells, her legacy
CNN
(CNN) Her story took decades to become known. It was one Henrietta Lacks never realized was coming. Cells taken in 1951 from Lacks, who would die later that same year from an aggressive form of cervical cancer, lived on and changed the world.

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Mobile phones can cause brain tumours, Italian court rules - Yahoo News

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 09:00

Yahoo News

Mobile phones can cause brain tumours, Italian court rules
Yahoo News
The ruling came after a businessman, Roberto Romeo, said excessive use of phones caused him to develop a brain tumour. He said he had no choice but to use a phone for work for up to four hours each day, over a period of 15 years. The court agreed with ...
Italian court rules mobile phone use caused brain tumourThe Guardian

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Don't Give Kids Cough Syrup Or Pain Meds That Contain Codeine, FDA Says - NPR

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 20:56

NPR

Don't Give Kids Cough Syrup Or Pain Meds That Contain Codeine, FDA Says
NPR
The Food and Drug Administration says children under 12 should not be given prescription medicines that contain codeine or another narcotic, tramadol, and that such drugs can also be dangerous to youth between 12 and 18. On Thursday, the FDA said it ...
This is an update to the FDA Drug Safety Communications:FDA.gov
Citing risks, FDA further restricts pain medication use in kidsChicago Tribune
FDA warns of dangers of codeine and tramadol for children and breast-feeding mothersWashington Post
WebMD -Live Science -ABC News -Medscape
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Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia risk - CNN

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 20:56

NBCNews.com

Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia risk
CNN
(CNN) Gulping down an artificially sweetened beverage not only may be associated with health risks for your body, but also possibly your brain, a new study suggests. Artificially sweetened drinks, such as diet sodas, were tied to a higher risk of ...
Diet Drinks Linked to Increased Stroke and Dementia RiskMedscape
Drinking Too Much Soda May Be Linked to Alzheimer'sBloomberg
Study Links Diet Soda to Stroke, DementiaMedPage Today
NBCNews.com -HealthDay -Daily Mail -The Guardian
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26 charged in $40-million Southern California medical kickback scheme - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 20:18

Los Angeles Times

26 charged in $40-million Southern California medical kickback scheme
Los Angeles Times
Prosecutors charged 26 doctors and other medical professionals Thursday in an alleged kickback scheme that may have defrauded up to 13,000 patients in California and netted the defendants roughly $40 million as they overcharged for medication or ...
$40 million medical-insurance fraud went down in Orange County, elsewhere, law and state officials sayOCRegister
More Than 2 Dozen Charged in California Insurance Fraud CaseU.S. News & World Report
Physicians, pharmacists charged in $40 million kickback schemeModernHealthcare.com
Modesto Bee
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Psychedelic Drugs LSD, Magic Mushrooms, Ketamine, Create Heightened State Of Consciousness; What Is This? - Medical Daily

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 18:46

Medical Daily

Psychedelic Drugs LSD, Magic Mushrooms, Ketamine, Create Heightened State Of Consciousness; What Is This?
Medical Daily
This 4/20, the colloquial “National Weed Day,” it's not marijuana that's getting the spotlight, but rather more psychedelic drugs such as LSD and magic mushrooms. A new study has confirmed that taking psychedelic drugs induces a heightened state of ...

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Jury sides with Petco in death of boy from rat-bite fever - Fox News

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 18:36

Jury sides with Petco in death of boy from rat-bite fever
Fox News
SAN DIEGO – A San Diego jury has sided with Petco in a lawsuit brought by the family of a 10-year-old boy who died after contracting an illness from bacteria from a rat purchased from the retailer. KNSD-TV and KFMB-TV report that the jury found ...

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Naked mole-rats are now even weirder: Without oxygen, they live like plants - Washington Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 18:07

Washington Post

Naked mole-rats are now even weirder: Without oxygen, they live like plants
Washington Post
If you take away a mouse's oxygen, the mouse is going to die within 20 seconds. If you take away a naked mole-rat's oxygen, though, it will be fine for up to 18 minutes. Naked mole-rats are marvelous and bizarre rodents, arguably the world's weirdest ...
Researchers Find Yet Another Reason Why Naked Mole-Rats Are Just WeirdNPR
UIC study: Naked mole rats' survival skill may help stroke victims, astronautsChicago Tribune
The World's Strangest Mammal Can Survive 18 Minutes Without OxygenThe Atlantic
Newsweek -Phys.Org -The San Diego Union-Tribune -HealthDay
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Researchers Find Yet Another Reason Why Naked Mole-Rats Are Just Weird - NPR

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 18:02

NPR

Researchers Find Yet Another Reason Why Naked Mole-Rats Are Just Weird
NPR
Animals, especially mammals, need oxygen to keep their bodies and brains humming along. But leave it to the African naked mole-rat to buck that trend. The rodents are bizarre in just about every way. They're hairless, ground-dwelling and cold-blooded ...

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Petco not liable in fatal 'rat bite fever' case, jury says - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 17:54

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Petco not liable in fatal 'rat bite fever' case, jury says
The San Diego Union-Tribune
A San Diego jury found that Petco Pet Supplies had adequately warned customers that pet rats could carry bacteria that is harmful to humans. Dana LittlefieldContact Reporter. A San Diego jury has found that Petco was not negligent when it sold a pet ...
Petco not guilty in death of boy from rat bite fever10News
Verdict in Rat Bite Fever Trial: Petco Not Negligent or Liable in Boy's DeathNBC 7 San Diego
Petco Not Liable in Death of Boy Who Contracted 'Rat-Bite Fever'Times of San Diego

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'Pacemaker' for the Brain Can Help Memory, Study Finds - New York Times

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 16:01

New York Times

'Pacemaker' for the Brain Can Help Memory, Study Finds
New York Times
Dr. Doris Greenblatt in New York. Dr. Greenblatt participated in the trial because her epilepsy had caused memory problems. Credit Edu Bayer for The New York Times. Well-timed pulses from electrodes implanted in the brain can enhance memory in some ...

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'Pacemaker' for the Brain Can Help Memory, Study Finds - New York Times

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 16:01

New York Times

'Pacemaker' for the Brain Can Help Memory, Study Finds
New York Times
Dr. Doris Greenblatt in New York. Dr. Greenblatt participated in the trial because her epilepsy had caused memory problems. Credit Edu Bayer for The New York Times. Well-timed pulses from electrodes implanted in the brain can enhance memory in some ...
New Research Shows Electric Brain Stimulation Can Help MemoryGizmodo
Electrical stimulation to boost memory: Maybe it's all in the timing89.3 KPCC
Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?Arizona Daily Star

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Psychedelics cause a higher state of consciousness in new study - New York Daily News

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:54

New York Daily News

Psychedelics cause a higher state of consciousness in new study
New York Daily News
New research shows that psychedelic drugs like LSD really can elevate the mind to a higher state of consciousness, something a few of us, like The Beatles, have been saying all along. Complex activity in the brain, what scientists call "neural signal ...

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Two older drugs could be 'repurposed' to fight dementia - NHS Choices

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:46

Two older drugs could be 'repurposed' to fight dementia
NHS Choices
"Depression and cancer drugs offer hope for dementia sufferers," Sky News reports. The headline is prompted by a study looking at the effect of two drugs – one used to treat depression and another being trialled for cancer treatment – on ...

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Cherokee Nation sues drug firms, retailers for flooding communities with opioids - Washington Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:30

Washington Post

Cherokee Nation sues drug firms, retailers for flooding communities with opioids
Washington Post
Lawyers for the Cherokee Nation opened a new line of attack against the pharmaceutical industry Thursday, filing a lawsuit in tribal court that accuses the nation's six top drug distributors and pharmacies of flooding communities in Oklahoma with ...
Cherokee Nation Sues Opioid Distributors, PharmaciesNBCNews.com

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What Country Spends The Most (And Least) On Health Care Per Person? - NPR

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:26

NPR

What Country Spends The Most (And Least) On Health Care Per Person?
NPR
The United States spends the most on health care per person — $9,237 – according to two new papers published in the journal The Lancet. Somalia spends the least – just $33 per person. The data covering 184 countries was collected and analyzed by the ...

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$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US - Washington Post

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 14:49

Washington Post

$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US
Washington Post
NEW YORK — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for the nation's biggest city to also be the country's priciest spot to buy a pack of smokes. De Blasio is backing an effort to raise the price of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, which he ...

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Downing beetroot juice before a workout may be a boffo way to boost brain power - Men's Fitness

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 14:01

9Honey

Downing beetroot juice before a workout may be a boffo way to boost brain power
Men's Fitness
Along with its many benefits to the body, the juice of this healthy veggie is now shown to elevate brain functioning. Adam Bible by Adam Bible. Glass Of Beet Juice With Raw Beets. Shutterstock. B. Bright-red beetroot juice has been found in a bevy of ...
Is Beet Juice the Secret to Staying Young?Yahoo Health
With beetroot juice before exercise, aging brains look 'younger'EurekAlert (press release)
Drinking Beetroot Juice Before A Workout May Help Aging Brain Look 'Younger,' Study FindsMedical Daily

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