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Cannabis Companies Struggle To Become More Sustainable

Despite the bad press millennials receive, as a cohort they have committed to sustainability. A full 70% of millennials will pay more for products made sustainably, while 83% consider a product’s environmental or social impact before making a purchase. They are bringing that sense of responsibility for maintaining a livable planet to the cannabis industry … Continue reading Cannabis Companies Struggle To Become More Sustainable

The Global Drug Industry Putting Your Life At Risk – Srinath Perur

In late 2012, 60 people died in two cities in Pakistan after drinking cough syrup to get high. Syrups from two separate manufacturers were involved. It was found that both were using an active ingredient — dextromethorphan, a synthetic morphine-like compound — imported from the same manufacturer in India. Indian drug authorities put a halt … Continue reading The Global Drug Industry Putting Your Life At Risk – Srinath Perur

Are Supplements Safe & Do They Work – Dr Carter

The story of a man who ended up needing a liver transplant after taking green tea capsules has brought the topic of dietary supplements back into the news. What are some of the dangers of supplements and what are the health benefits? When Jim McCants started taking green tea pills he had hoped he was … Continue reading Are Supplements Safe & Do They Work – Dr Carter

Marijuana Madness: This Is How CBD Oil Can Cause A Failed Drug Test – Mike Adams

Cannabidiol, otherwise referred to as CBD is considered by a growing number of Americans to be the best thing since sliced bread. Not only does this non-intoxicating component of the cannabis plant provide people with relief from conditions ranging from anxiety to chronic pain, but it’s also mostly overlooked by law enforcement, in spite of … Continue reading Marijuana Madness: This Is How CBD Oil Can Cause A Failed Drug Test – Mike Adams

Antibiotic Resistance: Breakthrough Study Offers Solution – Catharine Paddock PhD

When a team at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH, treated mice with specific small molecules that stop bacteria from producing toxins, all the animals survived an MRSA sepsis infection, compared with less than a third of untreated mice. The finding is significant because if the same is true of humans, … Continue reading Antibiotic Resistance: Breakthrough Study Offers Solution – Catharine Paddock PhD

FDA Expands Recall Of Blood Pressure Drug Valsartan Due To Cancer Concern — CBS Atlanta

Valsartan recall: 4 things patients should know By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) — Several common drugs that contain valsartan, used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, have been recalled in the United States due to an “impurity” in the drug that poses a potential cancer risk. That impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA, is classified… via … Continue reading FDA Expands Recall Of Blood Pressure Drug Valsartan Due To Cancer Concern — CBS Atlanta

No Scientific Evidence That Probiotics Improve Anxiety Symptoms In Humans, Finds Study – David DiSalvo

A new review and analysis of several studies has found that probiotics do not improve self-reported anxiety symptoms in humans, although there was evidence of minor improvements in rodents. The study reviewed 36 preclinical studies in total, 14 involving humans and 22 involving rats and mice. That’s a decent-sized sampling of the research covering a variety of probiotic … Continue reading No Scientific Evidence That Probiotics Improve Anxiety Symptoms In Humans, Finds Study – David DiSalvo

Should Healthy People Take Probiotic Supplements – Koldunov Alexey

A visit to the supermarket these days can feel more like walking through a pharmacy, with an ever-expanding range of milks, yoghurts, pills, powders and speciality foods promoting their “probiotic” prowess. Advocates of probiotics have hailed them as the answer to all sorts of health issues and conditions. But what exactly are probiotics? And, more … Continue reading Should Healthy People Take Probiotic Supplements – Koldunov Alexey

Zolpidem For Sleep Deprivation Treatment

Ambien, otherwise called Zolpidem/ Zolpidem tartrate, is a narcotic generally given as a treatment for sleep deprivation. Individuals who experience the ill effects of a sleeping disorder ordinarily have resting issues that keep them alert throughout the night. A trusted medication that will successfully treat a sleeping disorder incidentally. Ambien, otherwise called Zolpidem/Zolpidem tartrate, is … Continue reading Zolpidem For Sleep Deprivation Treatment

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