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3 big myths about opioid addiction everyone should know

3 big myths about opioid addiction everyone should know

3 big myths about opioid addiction everyone should know Drug overdose has become one of the leading cause of death in the US. Between 2015 and...

What you should know about sexual assault and harassment

Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein has surrendered on sex assault charges, according to news media channels. More than 70 women have accused him with sexual...
Unsafe gun storage can strongly harm our life

Unsafe gun storage can strongly harm our life

On Friday another massive high school shooting happens in the USA. A 17-year old boy used his father’s guns to shoot 10 people dead in...
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Co-use of marijuana and cigarettes can strongly harm pregnancy

Recent surveys show that 2-11% of pregnant women use marijuana during pregnancy. Since marijuana use has become legal, the number is increasing and more...
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Green tea molecule can prevent Zika virus entry, but it is too early to...

A recent study published in Virology finds that the green tea molecule EGCG can inhibit Zika virus entry. This finding brings new hope to...
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The future of healthcare: going to the dogs?

In many countries, healthcare costs are very high. For example, in the U.S., 16% of GDP is health expenditures. It is important to find solutions...
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Drug abuse and addiction can cause liver injury

Using illicit drugs hurts our health. Abuse or addiction of these drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, amphetamine, opioids, nicotine, and methadone, can not only cause...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...