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LSD Can Help Terminal Patients Face Death Study Shows
The first controlled LSD study in more than 40 years reveals the drug could be used to help people with terminal illnesses deal better with death. The study, published in the Journal of nervous and Mental Disease, showed that 12 people who agreed to take
WHO: Daily sugar intake 'should be halved'
The recommended sugar intake will stay at below 10% of total calorie intake a day, with 5% the target, says the WHO. The suggested limits apply to all sugars added to food, as well as sugar naturally present in honey, syrups, fruit juices and fruit concen
The Blood Harvest
Each year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive to create an unparalleled biomedical technology. The thing about the blood that everyone notices first: It's blue, baby blue.
The man who tried to warn us about sugar
A growing number of scientists are convinced sugar is the cause of several chronic and very common illnesses, including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and diabetes.
How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds
RevMedx recently asked the FDA to approve a pocket-size invention: a modified syringe that injects specially coated sponges into wounds. Called XStat, the device could boost survival and spare injured soldiers from additional pain by plugging wounds faste
Getting to Know the Voices in Your Head
Some people, have difficulty recognizing the voices in their mind as their own, resulting in auditory hallucinations. Others—such as those with autism—may have trouble forming inner speech, which might impede their ability to remember complex instructions
Welcome To The World's Drugstore
Under a controversial patent regime, Indian companies supply pharmaceuticals to more and more patients globally. In October 2013, at the pharmaceutical trade show CPhI in Frankfurt, Germany, officials from India announced a goal of raising that country’s
Why are we fatter than ever?
On April 2 1806, an intriguing advertisement was placed in The Times. It described a Mr Daniel Lambert, "the greatest Curiosity in the World who, at the age of 36, weighs upwards of FIFTY STONE". Mr Lambert, it went on, "will see Company at his House, No
Province confirms 10 dead from flu
A total of 10 people are now confirmed to have now died from H1N1 in Alberta, with about 300 having been hospitalized and another 40 in intensive care units.
Glaxo to stop paying doctors to pump its drugs
British drug company GlaxoSmithKline said Tuesday it will scrap individual sales targets and stop paying doctors to promote its products, two major changes aimed at distancing itself from a Chinese bribery scandal.
FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps
The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.
Did James Bond have alcoholic tremor?
James Bond's preference for shaken not stirred martinis may be due to alcohol-induced tremor, say doctors who documented his drinking for journal's light-hearted Christmas issue.
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