Publication: Scientific Blogging - Medicine

First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fluoride In Water Does Not Lower IQ

New research does not support claims that fluoridating water adversely affects children's mental development and adult IQ. The researchers were testing the claim that exposure to levels of fluoride used in community water fluoridation is toxic to the ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 19 2014]
First reported May 17 2014 - Updated May 17 2014 - 1 reports

Everything you wanted to know about cannabinoids: What are cannabinoids?

There was a time, not too long ago, that I was not doing science.  Because I remember that time, I also remember how completely ignorant .I was of science.  This is no more apparent than the science of cannabinoids, i.e., the stuff in marijuana.  My only ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 17 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Medical Marijuana Involvement In Fatal Accidents In Colorado

Since the commercialization of medical marijuana in the middle of 2009, the proportion of marijuana-positive drivers involved in fatal motor vehicle crashes in Colorado has increased dramatically, according to data from the National Highway Traffic ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 15 2014]
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 14 2014 - 1 reports

Natural Medicine That Works: Cone Snail Venom Minimizes Pain - Here's Why

The venom from marine cone snails, used to immobilize prey, contains numerous peptides called conotoxins, some of which can act as painkillers in mammals. A recent study provides new insight into the mechanisms by which one conotoxin, Vc1.1, inhibits ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 14 2014]
Entities: anodyne, Peptide, Toxin
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Resveratrol's Fall Continues: No Link To Reduced Deaths, Heart Disease Or Cancer

A study of Italians who consume a diet rich in resveratrol — the compound found in red wine, dark chocolate and berries — finds they live no longer than and are just as likely to develop cardiovascular disease or cancer as those who eat a regular diet. ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 12 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Wnt Signaling Pathway: Link Between Colon Cancer And Metabolism

More than 60 years ago, Otto Warburg said that cancer cells differ from normal cells in the metabolic pathway they use for the oxidation of sugar. Rather than the typical series of oxidative steps that take place in the citric acid cycle, cancer cells ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 13 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Messenger RNA Discovery Slows Brain Tumor Growth In Mice

Much like using dimmer switches to brighten or darken rooms, biochemists have identified a protein called CFIm25  that can be used to slow down or speed up the growth of brain tumors in mice.  read more ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 13 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Study: With or Without Relapse, Treating Dad's Addiction Stabilizes Families

I’m an addict in recovery. I speak freely about it and without shame. I’m not the man I was before treatment. I am the self I wasalways meant to be. A huge part of my change was due to my kids. What happenswhen an alcoholic parent gets treatment? In ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 13 2014]
Entities: Alcohol, Conflict
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Why Worker Ants Turn Into Warrior Queens: Dopamine?

Gamergates look like ordinary workers but inside things are changing: their brains shrink by 25 percent, their ovaries expand to fill their abdomens and their life expectancy jumps from months to years. Why? Researchers wanted to find out.So they took ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 12 2014]
Entities: Dopamine, Workers, Ovary
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Spending More For Organic Does Not Buy You Pesticide-Free

Entities: Organic
First reported May 11 2014 - Updated May 11 2014 - 1 reports

Golden rice now, everything else is noise

Please spare me the anti-biotech crowd’s Argumentum ad Monsantum (the “Appeal to Monsanto” argument) over Genetically Engineered (GE) foods. I’m speaking, of course, of the anti-GMO push back to my “ Golden rice, golden opportunity ” column. Golden ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 11 2014]
First reported May 11 2014 - Updated May 11 2014 - 1 reports

More Labels And Information Might Improve Public Health - But 'One Size Fits All' Claims Are Unfounded

In Europe, there is a rush to ban and label things regardless of information. In America, there is a movement to do the same. In Asia, it is open season on the public regarding bizarre supplements, alternative medicine and natural therapies.Yet in many ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 11 2014]

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Fluoride In Water Does Not Lower IQ [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 19 2014]
Everything you wanted to know about cannabinoid... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 17 2014]
Medical Marijuana Involvement In Fatal Accident... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 15 2014]
Natural Medicine That Works: Cone Snail Venom M... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 14 2014]
Messenger RNA Discovery Slows Brain Tumor Growt... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 13 2014]
Wnt Signaling Pathway: Link Between Colon Cance... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 13 2014]
Study: With or Without Relapse, Treating Dad's ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 13 2014]
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Spending More For Organic Does Not Buy You Pest... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 12 2014]
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Golden rice now, everything else is noise [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 11 2014]
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Multi-Biomarker Test Identifies Patients Resist... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 07 2014]
New Cancer Therapies Linked To High Blood Pressure [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 06 2014]
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Fluoride In Water Does Not Lower IQ [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 19 2014]
New research does not support claims that fluoridating water adversely affects children's mental development and adult IQ. The researchers were testing the claim that exposure to levels of fluoride used in community water fluoridation is toxic to the ...
Everything you wanted to know about cannabinoid... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 17 2014]
There was a time, not too long ago, that I was not doing science.  Because I remember that time, I also remember how completely ignorant .I was of science.  This is no more apparent than the science of cannabinoids, i.e., the stuff in marijuana.  My only ...
Medical Marijuana Involvement In Fatal Accident... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 15 2014]
Since the commercialization of medical marijuana in the middle of 2009, the proportion of marijuana-positive drivers involved in fatal motor vehicle crashes in Colorado has increased dramatically, according to data from the National Highway Traffic ...
Natural Medicine That Works: Cone Snail Venom M... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 14 2014]
The venom from marine cone snails, used to immobilize prey, contains numerous peptides called conotoxins, some of which can act as painkillers in mammals. A recent study provides new insight into the mechanisms by which one conotoxin, Vc1.1, inhibits ...
Messenger RNA Discovery Slows Brain Tumor Growt... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 13 2014]
Much like using dimmer switches to brighten or darken rooms, biochemists have identified a protein called CFIm25  that can be used to slow down or speed up the growth of brain tumors in mice.  read more ...
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