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 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 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 06 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

How Safe is Driving Under the Influence of Cannabis?

In California, Hawaii and Washington, the percentage of fatally injured driverswith cannabis in their systems grew an average 6.6 percent after medical marijuana laws increased access to the drug. read more ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 06 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Sports And Energy Drinks Called Gateways To Negative Behaviors

Cigarette smoking, overuse of screen media and even poor diet have been significantly associated with weekly consumption of sports drinks and energy drinks by adolescents.  Data for the study were gathered from 20 public middle schools and high schools ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 06 2014]
Entities: Energy Drink, Sport, Diet
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Early Obesity Increases Probability Of Obesity Later In Life

If you are obese when you are young, it's likely to get worse when you are older. A recent paper examined the relationship between BMI at age 25, obesity later in life, and biological indicators of health and found that people who were obese by age 25 ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 06 2014]
Entities: Obesity, Risk
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Thanks For Preventing Skin Cancer, Eczema

Skin cancer is a common and growing problem, accounting for one in every three cancers diagnosed worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Recent findings suggest that malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, is has grown ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 06 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tart Cherry Juice Increases Sleepy Time For Insomniacs

Tart cherry juice in the morning and evening may help you sleep better at night, according to a paper presented today at the American Society of Nutritionmeeting. Insomnia is a common health problem among older adults, impacting an estimated 23 to ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 29 2014]
Entities: Insomnia, Nutrition
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 29 2014 - 1 reports

Stem Cell Clinical Trials: Discrepancies In Data Linked To Success Of Treatment

New research looking at the success of clinical trials of stem cell therapy shows that, when trials appear to be more successful, more discrepancies in trial data are also evident. Discrepancies were defined as two (or more) reported facts that could ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 29 2014]
First reported Apr 28 2014 - Updated Apr 29 2014 - 1 reports

T-helper Cell Type May Boost Cancer Vaccines

Cancer vaccines haven't lived up to their promise in clinical trials and the reason, many researchers suspect, is that the immune cells that would help the body destroy the tumor – even those reactions boosted by cancer vaccines – are actively suppressed. ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 28 2014]
Entities: Cancer, Boost, Tumor, Vaccine
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 1 reports

The War On Food: New Government Report Wants Meat And Dairy In Europe Halved

A new executive summary of an upcoming report adds to vegetarian claims that a normal human diet affects pollutant nitrogen emissions, climate change and land-use across Europe. read more ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 25 2014]
Entities: Dairy, War, Pollutant, Nitrogen

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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]
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New Cancer Therapies Linked To High Blood Pressure [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - May 06 2014]
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Sports And Energy Drinks Called Gateways To Neg... [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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