First FDA-approved drug made from marijuana has N.J. ties

In fact, this was the third clinical trial to show that Epidiolex is useful in treating two rare forms of epilepsy , Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome , Devinsky said . Some LGS patients have to wear helmets to avoid brain injuries f... More..

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West Nile Virus detected in Grant County mosquito sample
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

West Nile Virus detected in Grant County mosquito sample

Last year, eight people in Eastern Washington contracted West Nile from mosquitos, and five Washington residents were infected outside the state. The first confirmed case for 2017 occurred in mid-July. Try to...More..

Can herpes virus cause Alzheimers disease?
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Can herpes virus cause Alzheimers disease?

However, it is still hard to conclude that the herpes viruses are responsible for Alzheimer's disease . Researchers published their findings in the journal Neuron on Thursday, which points to the 6A an...More..

Lump that moved across woman’s face leads to stomach-churning find
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Lump that moved across woman’s face leads to stomach-churning find

Several days after returning home, the Russian woman noticed a small lump just above the left eye. The disturbing discovery is made worse by the fact that the woman monitored the lump as it moved to different...More..

Bollywood celebs stretch their best on International Day of Yoga 2018
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Bollywood celebs stretch their best on International Day of Yoga 2018

I didn't take up yoga to look yoga. She has lost considerable weight with the help of yoga. She has been seen working out with her beau Matt Alonzo and we absolutely love the videos. Yoga, in general, helps inc...More..

New evidence emerges that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

New evidence emerges that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

Prof Dudley noted the study could potentially translate to the identification of virus, or virus-related, biomarkers that could improve patient risk stratification and diagnosis, as well as implying novel vir...More..

Trump Administration Finalizes Rule to Allow for Skimpier Health Insurance Plans
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump Administration Finalizes Rule to Allow for Skimpier Health Insurance Plans

The new rule does not affect previously existing AHPs, which were allowed under prior guidance. The plans will not be allowed to charge consumers more money or deny coverage because of pre-existing conditio...More..

West Nile Virus returns to Grant County
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

West Nile Virus returns to Grant County

Often there are no symptoms, but those older than 60 are more likely to die or to develop a severe illness. The state ranks sixth nationwide in the number of mosquito-related illnesses in recent years. The Cent...More..

World Health Organization Officially Recognizes ‘Gaming Disorder’
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

World Health Organization Officially Recognizes ‘Gaming Disorder’

Removing the mental health label from trans identity is a powerful and important signifier of acceptance, advocates and mental health professionals say. "Millions of gamers around the world, even when it come...More..

Prime Minister reveals £20bn a year boost for NHS
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Prime Minister reveals £20bn a year boost for NHS

The Prime Minister also called on devolved administrations to follow England's lead in moving towards multi-year funding settlements for the NHS, to give the health service greater certainty about its finance...More..

Tens of thousands join Indian leader for world yoga day
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Tens of thousands join Indian leader for world yoga day

Personnel belonging to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police performed yoga at the height of 18,000 feet, while over a thousand navy personnnel are performing asanas on the INS Virat against the view of the Arabian ...More..

Smoking hits all-time low in US
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Smoking hits all-time low in US

Smoking is at its lowest level ever, but rural residents smoke far more than their city cousins do, according to a federal report released Tuesday. A half century ago, more than 40 per cent of adults smoked ...More..

International Yoga Day: AP CM performs asanas with students
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

International Yoga Day: AP CM performs asanas with students

This is being done as a part of the different kinds of programmes which are being organised and will be done in the context of the International Yoga Day (IDY) 2018 celebrations.Known as the Yoga Ambassadors...More..

World Health Organization declares video game addiction a ‘mental disorder’
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

World Health Organization declares video game addiction a ‘mental disorder’

It certainly looks like the disorder is being described by people who are not entirely familiar with video games . Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to lim...More..

NGOs sensitise students on sickle cell
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

NGOs sensitise students on sickle cell

United Nations has designated June 19, every year, as World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. Instead of their red blood cells having the shape of a "doughnut", they tend to be like that of a "sickle". "This plan sh...More..

Buffett, Bezos, Dimon find health care CEO in Harvard professor
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Buffett, Bezos, Dimon find health care CEO in Harvard professor

Following the Amazon-JPM-Berkshire announcement, Gawande stated that he would continue his positions at Brigham and Women's and Harvard and will keep writing for the New Yorker even as he takes the reins of...More..

U.S. doctor fired after video of her allegedly berating patient goes viral
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

U.S. doctor fired after video of her allegedly berating patient goes viral

Bardwell, who said he is a student at West Valley College in Saratoga , California , suffers from anxiety attacks and takes Klonopin, medication meant to treat seizures and anxiety disorders, his father, D...More..

World Health Organization classifies compulsive playing of video games as a mental disorder
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

World Health Organization classifies compulsive playing of video games as a mental disorder

The United Nations" health agency on Tuesday released its latest global classification of diseases , known as the ICD-11, which categorises "gender incongruence' under a newly created chapter on sexual health...More..

Risky giant hogweed found in Virginia; can cause blindness, severe burns
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Risky giant hogweed found in Virginia; can cause blindness, severe burns

Officials in Virginia have confirmed a giant weed that can cause third-degree burns and blindness has been found in the state. If you come across this plant, you can report sightings of an invasive speci...More..

Gaming Addiction Is Now An Official Mental Health Disorder
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Gaming Addiction Is Now An Official Mental Health Disorder

World Health Organization said the ICD team received more than 10,000 proposed revisions for the newest edition of the document. Impaired control over gaming (e.g. Almost 40% of those sales are in East ...More..

Theresa may speech: PM claims taxpayers will fund £20billion NHS boost
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Theresa may speech: PM claims taxpayers will fund £20billion NHS boost

But she said the Brexit dividend would not be enough on its own and the country would "need to contribute a bit more", with finance minister Philip Hammond due to set out the tax increase details. The Times r...More..

Woman strangles rabid bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Woman strangles rabid bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

The courageous grandmother didn't escape the attack unscathed, however, and is now recovering from a broken finger and several bite and claw wounds to her hands, arms, chest and legs. Phillips' cousin set up a ...More..

World Health Organization classifies 'Gaming Disorder' as a disease
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

World Health Organization classifies 'Gaming Disorder' as a disease

Gaming disorder was considered for inclusion based on scientific evidence and the recommendations of experts around the world. "The intention is to reduce barriers to care", says Geoffrey Reed, a psychologist ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gaming addiction is a mental disorder

Playing video games too often is now characterized as a mental health disorder, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). If the condition leads to significant distress and impairment in personal, f...More..

Compulsive video-game playing labelled mental health condition by WHO
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Compulsive video-game playing labelled mental health condition by WHO

Griffiths said playing video games, for the vast majority of people, is more about entertainment and novelty, citing the overwhelming popularity of games like "Pokemon Go". "Gaming disorder" is officially liste...More..

Rabid bobcat attacks grandmother, who throttles it to death
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Rabid bobcat attacks grandmother, who throttles it to death

To add to the terror of the attack, her 5-year-old granddaughter was sleeping inside her home. "As soon as it took the first step, I was in trouble and I knew it", said Phillips. " I'm very lucky ", she said....More..

Kellogg's Honey Smacks linked to Salmonella outbreak in 31 states
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Kellogg's Honey Smacks linked to Salmonella outbreak in 31 states

Kellogg says people should throw out the boxes and contact the company for a refund. If you store the cereal in a container without the packaging and don't remember the brand or type, throw it away anyway. Al...More..

Cannabis oil returned to United Kingdom boy Billy Caldwell after hospitalization
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Cannabis oil returned to United Kingdom boy Billy Caldwell after hospitalization

Billy Caldwell with his mother Charlotte. Billy's medication has been released by the Home Office and is on its way. She added: "The Home Office, myself and my team have been working extremely hard throughout...More..

David Spade Donates $100K to Mental Health Group After Kate's Death
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

David Spade Donates $100K to Mental Health Group After Kate's Death

Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs and events nationwide. The CDC also said close to 45,000 people committed suicide in 20...More..

Officials confirm Idaho's first human plague case since 1992
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Officials confirm Idaho's first human plague case since 1992

Christine Myron, Idaho's Central District Health Department spokesperson, says that the boy fell ill in late May 2018 and laboratory tests confirmed his bubonic plague during the second week of June, Washing...More..