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Sudden infant death syndrome and cigarette smoke link: A University of Calgary study

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexplainable death of children under the age of one. While rates have significantly decreased due to research and public advocacy, it remains the leading cause of infant death in Canada. Researchers...

Philadelphia reports 40 drug overdoses in one night

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is urging health care providers to exercise increased vigilance in promptly identifying patients suspected to have overdoses and taking appropriate action. On Thursday, November 17th, 2016, Philadelphia hospital...

Intrarosa receives approval to treat women experiencing pain during sex

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Intrarosa (prasterone) to treat women experiencing moderate to severe pain during sexual intercourse (dyspareunia), a symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA), due to menopause. Intrarosa is the first...

Autism: Researcher finds clues to altered brain wiring in ASD

Autism is an agonizing puzzle, a complex mixture of genetic and environmental factors. One piece of this puzzle that has emerged in recent years is a biochemical cascade called the mTOR pathway that regulates growth in the developing brain. A mutation...

Energy drinks and hepatitis: Case reveals potential danger

In a case report published recently in the British Medical Journal, the authors describe an unusual case of hepatitis apparently brought on by binge drinking energy drinks. The report summary notes: A previously healthy man aged 50 years presented...

Peanut allergy: Viaskin Peanut patch shows benefit in children

A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children and young adults with peanut allergy, with greater benefits for younger children, according to one-year results from an ongoing clinical...

Creepy Clowns: A discussion with psychologist, Dr Frank McAndrew

“Creepy Clowns” are a regular occurrence in the media recently as sighting have been recorded in dozens of states and a number of other countries outside the US. The phenomena has affected businesses to include Target, Goodwill and most notably,...

Autism: Mutations to single gene linked to some cases

Scientists have linked mutations in a single gene to autism in people who have a rare tumor syndrome typically diagnosed in childhood. The findings, in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), may lead to a better understanding of the genetic roots...

Wellness is big business: $3.72 trillion global industry, Beauty and Anti-Aging most revenues

The global wellness industry grew 10.6% in the last two years, from a $3.36 trillion market in 2013 to $3.72 trillion in 2015, according to research released today by the Global Wellness Institute (GWI). This new data on the ten markets that comprise...

Rand Paul introduces the Accelerating New Pharmaceutical Competition Act

U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul has introduced S. 3466, the Accelerating New Pharmaceutical Competition Act, to reduce red tape at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by fast tracking FDA approval of medicines and devices that have met safety...
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