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Salute FDA Approves Marketing Of Plant-Derived Marijuana Medicine
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Several researchers are studying the potential of CBD to treat psychiatric conditions. The FDA news signals that the DEA will likely adjust its scheduling for CBD, which is now a Schedule I substance, denoting high potential for abuse and no medical applications.

Salute Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be worm
Author: 0 Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be worm

You wouldn't mind a pimple on your face for a lifetime as compared to having a worm underneath your skin. Her first picture shows it just below her left eye, but five days later the worm had crawled to above her eye. Dirofilaria repens typically infests dogs and other carnivores and finds itself unable to breed when a human becomes the unlucky host through the bite of a mosquito, typically in parts of Europe and Asia.

Salute Rural residents smoke at higher rates than city dwellers
Author: 0 Rural residents smoke at higher rates than city dwellers

K. Michael Cummings of the tobacco research program at Medical University of SC said that there has been a consisted decline in the numbers for the past few years. It was in 1964 that a report was released for the first time that connected several diseases as the direct effects of smoking. Back then, teenagers were smoking more as well.

Salute International Yoga Day 2018
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It gives peace to an individual. Instead of furthering animosity, yoga assimilates. The prime minister also took to social media to share the intricacies of various yoga asanas . In Bhubaneswar, a special camp was organized by the Khurda District Patanjali Yoga Samiti on Durga Puja Mandap premises in Nayapalli.Puri Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb, who joined as the chief guest at the camp practiced yoga along with hundreds of participants.

Salute Trump bows to political pressure with executive order rolling back family separations
Author: 0 Trump bows to political pressure with executive order rolling back family separations

Pope Francis also joined the public outcry, telling Reuters he agreed with US Catholic bishops that separating children from their parents at the border was "immoral". One official said it was the Justice Department that generated the legal strategy that is codified in the executive order, and disputed the notion that Homeland Security was involved in drawing up the document.

Author: 0 Gaming addiction 'a mental health disorder'

Much like gambling addiction , gaming addiction has similar traits with people giving ever-more time to gaming and the pursuit of achievements and awards at the expense of other activities. The games industry raked in US$108 billion (RM432 billion) worldwide a year ago, more than double movie box-office receipts, said Superdata, which tracks the games and interactive media sector.

Salute UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service
Author: 0 UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

The concept of a " Brexit dividend" has been widely criticised, with health and social care select committee chair and former GP Sarah Wollaston calling it "tosh". "With this extra spending power, Northern Ireland now has the opportunity to improve health outcomes for our people and create the NHS that they deserve".

Author: 0 World Health Organization suggests "gaming disorder" as official medical condition

Hazardous gaming refers to a pattern of gaming, either online or offline that appreciably increases the risk of harmful physical or mental health consequences to the individual or to others around this individual. Anthony Bean, a licensed psychologist and executive director at the non-profit health clinic The Telos Project, told CNN that labeling gaming disorder as a diagnosable condition was "premature".

Salute UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages
Author: 0 UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

NHS doctors and nurses will be excluded from restrictions to the number of visas granted to skilled non-EU migrant workers, the Home Office has confirmed. But since this quota got filled quickly, the NHS was not able to recruit trained doctors - from India, for example. "Net migration is falling", said Mrs May's official spokesman.

Salute Trump Administration Move Imperils Pre-Existing Condition Protections
Author: 0 Trump Administration Move Imperils Pre-Existing Condition Protections

Those are the ACA rules that keep health plans from considering personal health factors other than age and tobacco use when deciding whether to sell people coverage, or what premiums to charge. Becerra accused the administration of going “AWOL.” It “has made a decision to abandon the hundreds of millions of people who depend on” the law, he said in an interview with Kaiser Health News .

Salute How to have tough conversations about mental health
Author: 0 How to have tough conversations about mental health

Mental health problems, often undiagnosed, are usually involved and experts say knowing warning signs and who is at risk can help stop a crisis from becoming a tragedy. We share in the pain that so many are feeling this week. About 3 to 4 females per 100,000 died by suicide in Maryland during that period. "Even people who seem that they're happy, seem that they're functioning, seem that they don't have severe depression evident, or at least diagnosed, may be close to taking these extreme ...

Salute What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal
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Indeed, the report found that more than half of people who died by suicide did not have a diagnosed mental health condition at the time of their death. Suicide prevention largely focuses on addressing mental health treatment, the CDC found, suggesting that a wider variety of preventive measures could be taken.

Salute Salmonella illnesses linked to pre-cut melons made at Indianapolis facility
Author: 0 Salmonella illnesses linked to pre-cut melons made at Indianapolis facility

The CDC says the outbreak is linked to pre-cut melon. The CDC said that retailers should not serve or sell pre-cut melon products that were distributed by SpartanNash Distribution, Caito Foods Distribution and Gordon Food Service. If you have recently purchased pre-cut melons from Walmart, throw it out. If you have eaten pre-cut melon and have diarrhea, fever, and cramps, contact your health care provider.

Salute Toll from Nipah virus rises to 16 in Kerala
Author: 0 Toll from Nipah virus rises to 16 in Kerala

The government has asked people to "stop consumption of raw date palm sap" and take special precaution when it comes to consuming mangoes that have fallen off trees and lying under them this season. Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both animals and humans. "Of the 18 positive cases, 16 have died and the remaining two are recovering well at the Kozhikode hospital".

Salute Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer
Author: 0 Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer

I've been anxious for a long time about unnecessary treatment for cancer , and unnecessary side effects from chemotherapy , ' Dr. Otis Brawley, the chief medical and scientific officer for the American Cancer Society who was not part of the study , said.

Salute Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce
Author: 0 Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce

That is much higher than the results of a survey of healthy people in which 46% said they ate romaine lettuce the week before. A total of 197 people have fallen ill in 35 states, said the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Because of that lag time , people who become sick after May 6, 2018, may not be included in reports at this time . The other person who died lives in California.

Author: 0 Four more die in E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

At least 89 people were hospitalized. On Friday, health officials said they have learned of four more - two in Minnesota and one each in Arkansas and NY. Romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region in Arizona is thought to be the source of the latest outbreak, although the Food and Drug Administration said no single grower, distributor or region could account for the spread.

Salute Six million people die from smoking globally every year
Author: 0 Six million people die from smoking globally every year

World No Tobacco Day 2018 aims to highlight the links between the use of tobacco products and heart and other cardiovascular diseases, increase awareness within the broader public of the impact tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke have on cardiovascular health.

Salute TAYTULLA birth control packaging error — RECALL ALERT
Author: 0 TAYTULLA birth control packaging error — RECALL ALERT

In the affected packs, the first four pills in the pack-rather than the last four-were inactive, potentially putting women at risk of pregnancy. The company said a correctly ordered physician sample pack of Taytulla should feature 24 pink capsules with hormones followed by four maroon capsules without hormones and the reversed order could cause unintended pregnancies .

Salute India says it has contained Nipah virus
Author: 0 India says it has contained Nipah virus

According to the World Health Organization , the fruit bat is the natural host of the virus and often do not display any symptoms. Meanwhile, a health ministry official said that as all means of transport can't be blocked, the state would have to prepare itself to take preventive measures.