Health

Untreated thousands: How a 'cycle of despair' persists for mentally ill on SI

Untreated thousands: How a 'cycle of despair' persists for mentally ill on SI

🕔19.10.2017 18:49

(UNTREATED: This is part of a series on the care of Staten Island's mentally ill.)STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Harold Frydman was born on the Greek island of Rhodes  and lived in an orphanage until he was 2 years old. He described his childhood as "troubled."Diagnosed with depression, anxiety and ...

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18 illnesses tied to frozen breaded chicken products, Public Health Agency of Canada says

18 illnesses tied to frozen breaded chicken products, Public Health Agency of Canada says

🕔19.10.2017 18:49

The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating 18 cases of salmonella linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products. In a public health notice, the agency said more illnesses have been reported. "Currently, there are 18 cases of Salmonella Enteriditis illness in six provinces: British ...

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Alcohol may improve foreign language skills: study

Alcohol may improve foreign language skills: study

🕔19.10.2017 18:48

 Higher levels of alcohol consumption might not have beneficial effects on the pronunciation of a foreign language (Photo: AFP) Washington: Everyone knows that alcohol impairs cognitive and motor functions. It can also impair 'executive functions,' which include the ability to ...

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When you die, you can tell you're dead, study says

🕔19.10.2017 18:48

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Governments endorse UN-backed plan to tackle cancer, diabetes and other deadly diseases

Governments endorse UN-backed plan to tackle cancer, diabetes and other deadly diseases

🕔19.10.2017 18:48

A close-up on hands as skilled health worker takes the blood pressure of a patient. Photo Aisha Faquir/World Bank 19 October 2017 – Global leaders have pledged to take bold action to reduce suffering from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), which include the world's leading killers – heart and ...

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This Weed Warrior Is Breaking Barriers In The Marijuana Movement

This Weed Warrior Is Breaking Barriers In The Marijuana Movement

🕔19.10.2017 15:48

Serial entrepreneur Wanda James, the first black owner of a marijuana dispensary in Colorado, does more than just sell cannabis. She is on the frontlines of the marijuana movement, working to expand the legalization and decriminalization of both medical and recreational use beyond her weed-friendly ...

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One in Nine Men in the United States Has Oral HPV

One in Nine Men in the United States Has Oral HPV

🕔19.10.2017 15:48

Getty HPV, or human papillomavirus, is the most common STI — Planned Parenthood and the CDC estimate that almost every single sexually active person will contract one of the more than 200 viruses that make up HPV at some point in their lives. The good news about HPV is that there's a ...

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University of Maryland researchers work on flu treatment

University of Maryland researchers work on flu treatment

🕔19.10.2017 15:48

Modern medicine doesn’t offer much to counter the misery brought on by the flu, but researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine say they are on to something promising.It’s a protein that not only may ease symptoms of influenza and save lives but protect against other nasty ...

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Self-harm among teenage girls up 68% in three years, shows research

Self-harm among teenage girls up 68% in three years, shows research

🕔19.10.2017 15:47

Study also shows self-harming is more common among teenagers in deprived areas Researchers at the University of Manchester found that self-harm among young people aged 10-19 was three times more common among girls than boys, with those who self-harmed at much greater risk of ...

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HIV Cure: New Way to Find Hidden Cells Brings Scientists One Step Closer

HIV Cure: New Way to Find Hidden Cells Brings Scientists One Step Closer

🕔19.10.2017 15:47

There is still no cure for HIV. No matter how hard doctors and researchers try, getting every last bit of viral DNA out of a person’s system seems impossible. Small fragments of HIV’s genetic code can tuck away in the cells of our immune system, waiting for the chance to start replicating ...

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