Acetaminophen may increase stroke risk in people with diabetes


A lot of people reach for Tylenol tablets to relieve a headache or other minor pains. You might think you are safe using a drug that’s readily available at pharmacies or supermarkets. Acetaminophen can increase stroke risk in people with diabetes. A recent study found that approximately 5% of those who took acetaminophen had strokes. … Read more

Exciting: A New Seaweed-Based Alzheimer’s Drug Has Extreme Promise


Nearly 20 years have passed since the discovery of a new drug to fight Alzheimer’s disease. It won’t take another 20 years before such a feat can be achieved, but thankfully. Oligomannate, a new drug approved for treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s and improvement in cognitive function, has been approved. The only problem is … Read more

Study: Birth Control Pills Can Lower Women’s Quality Of Life


Let me just say this: If you take birth control pills and feel terrible, it may be because of the medication. According to the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, this is what researchers have found. The study examined how birth control impacts well-being. Researchers concluded that Women who use hormonal contraceptives have a lower quality of life. … Read more

Colorado gives medical marijuana a green light for PTSD treatment


Colorado now allows medical marijuana to be used as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Governor John Hickenlooper Signed SB17-017 Officially published on June 5, 2017. Doctors are now allowed to prescribe cannabis for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).. Colorado joins at most 20 other states that allow cannabis-based treatments to treat the … Read more

FDA Wants This Highly Addictive Opioid Removed from the Market


The FDA asked that drug-maker Endo Pharmaceuticals be shut down on June 8, 2017. stop selling Opana ER The extended-release Opana version was withdrawn due to “public health consequences from abuse.” This is the agency’s first attempt to remove an opioid from the marketplace. [1] According to the FBI Opana ER has become a very … Read more

More wildlife fish are experiencing ‘intersex’. What could be causing this?


Strange reproductive anomalies are more common in wildlife, but why? The U.S. Geological Survey released a study last year that showed that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFW), tested male smallmouth and largemouth basses from 19 National Wildlife Refuges. The Researchers found that The smallmouth bass had signs of female reproductive organs in 85%. … Read more

Study: Insomnia Treatment Could Lower Heart Attacks and Stroke Rates


According to a study, treating insomnia can reduce your chances of suffering a stroke or heart attack. Surprising? This is what the researchers discovered.[1] Qiao He is a researcher at China Medical University. Sleep is essential for biological recovery. It takes about a third of our lives. However, more people are complaining of insomnia in … Read more

Precancerous Colon Polyps: Overuse of Antibiotics


Extended use of antibiotics in middle and early adulthood Your risk of developing precancerous tumors called polyps in the colon may rise, a large study suggests. [1] The research was published In the journal Gut, This adds to the growing evidence that gut microbes can be diverse and different. Could play a significant part in … Read more

This Blood Test can detect stroke in just 10 minutes


Cornell University’s Baker Institute for Animal Health is developing a test to detect strokes in 10 minutes. It requires only a small drop of blood that can barely moisten the fingertip. Stroke is the leading cause of death in America, with half of Americans suffering from it. At least one risk factor. These factors include … Read more

Anti-Anxiety Drug Overdoses Are on the Rise – Many Questions


Prescription drug overdoses are often associated with opioid painkillers. You may be shocked to learn that prescription drug overdoses can lead to death. Overdoses of anti-anxiety medications are increasingMany mental health professionals are left wondering why this is happening. The Journal of the American Medical Association published a new study. American Journal of Public Health … Read more