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Strong Muscle Grip An Indication of Strong Brain: 5 Protein Rich Foods

April 21, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

Muscular strength, measured by hand grip could be an indication of how healthy and strong our brains are. According to a latest study published in the journal Schizophrenia Bulletin, our muscle grip could have strong correlation with the health of our brain. For the study, the team analysed data collected from …

Kentucky health officials respond aggressively to Hepatitis A

April 21, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

Public health officials in Kentucky are responding agressively to a Hepatitis A outbreak, and Dr. Jeffrey Howard, acting director of the state health department issued a statement Friday saying it’s still safe to travel to Kentucky. Howard mentioned the May 5 Kentucky Derby and urged people to come on down to Churchill Downs. “As you …

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to collect unused, outdated medications

April 21, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

The Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 28. Last year Maine collected 68,840 pounds of unused and expired prescription drugs.  The day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while educating the public about the potential for abuse of medications. Rates of prescription drug …

Berks aims to Strike Out the Stigma about mental illness

April 21, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

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Autism Pioneer Alleged To Have Worked With Nazis: Who Is Hans Asperger?

April 21, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

Hans Asperger was the first to describe the behaviors associated with “autistic psychopathy,” now known as Asperger’s syndrome. Despite his early descriptions, Asperger’s syndrome was only added to the DSM as a disorder in 1994.  ( Herwig Czech | Molecular Autism | WStLA, 1.3.2.202.A5, Personalakt ) A new paper sheds light into the possible support …

Just one concussion can increase your risk of developing Parkinson’s, researchers warn

April 21, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

The long-term effects of concussions and other brain trauma has been a big focus in recent years thanks in large part to the NFL and many of its former players. The league has been forced to address concerns that it doesn’t do enough to prevent concussions and sideline players who are suspected of sustaining them, …

The FDA supports a cannabis-derived drug, but it’s still too hard to study pot

April 20, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration has recommended approving a drug derived from cannabis. It’s an important step in acknowledging that the plant has a valid medical use, but will mean little without loosening the research restrictions that keep scientists from figuring out the other health effects of cannabis. The drug …

JoJo Siwa Had “Heartbreaking” Visit With Abby Lee Miller After 51-Year-Old’s Cancer Diagnosis

April 20, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

Sticking together! JoJo Siwa confirmed that she paid a visit to her former dance teacher, Abby Lee Miller, in the hospital just after the 51-year-old had been diagnosed with cancer. Unfortunately, the Dance Mom‘s matriarch — who was first hospitalized for a spinal infection that caused her to become paralyzed from the neck down — …

E. coli outbreak warning expands to all types of romaine lettuce

April 20, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

Romaine lettuce This post has been updated. Public health officials are now telling consumers to avoid all types of romaine lettuce from southwest Arizona because of an E. coli outbreak linked to the vegetable that has spread to at least 16 states and sickened at least 60 people, including eight inmates at an Alaska prison. …

Acting Commissioner of the Dept. for Public Health speaks on Ky.’s hep A situation

April 20, 2018 | Author: | Posted in News Medical

KENTUCKY (WHAS11) – Kentucky’s Acting Commissioner of the Department for Public Health, Dr. Jeffery Howard, said the department is working with the Centers for Disease Control on state’s hepatitis A outbreak. According to Howard, the CDC said Kentucky’s response has been the “gold standard.” Howard’s statement comes after the Indiana State Department for Health urged …