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Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Man, 56, dies after injecting mephedrone during chemsex

Man, 56, dies during chemsex after injecting mephedrone into his shoulder caused his heart to fail and made him collapse ‘within minutes’ The man was found wearing only a ‘sex belt with a harness around the waist’  He had injected drugs into his shoulder ‘while performing sexual activities’  Doctors said…

Don’t like milk? Count on these foods for bone health

Bone health is a prerequisite for overall well-being. Know how to strengthen them by including these in your diet. Milk — some consider it to be the only good source of protein for bones and consume it everyday. But there are many others who tend to stay away from milk…

Florida man with rare condition says it feels like he's 'walking on glass'

Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 10 Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 10 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A Florida man with a rare genetic mutation that leaves him feeling like he’s “walking on glass” landed in the office of TLC’s Dr. Brad Schaeffer, desperately…

Skin-to-skin contact does not improve interaction between mother and preterm infant

Following a premature birth, it is important that the parents and the infant quickly establish a good relationship. Researchers at Linköping University have studied the relationship between mothers and infants who have continuous skin-to-skin contact during the entire period from birth to discharge from the hospital. The results show that…

Solving a biological puzzle: How stress causes gray hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War—and lost color in his hair. For a long time, anecdotes have connected stressful experiences with the phenomenon…

High blood pressure: Sprinkle this on your meals to lower your reading

High blood pressure describes what happens when your blood pressure is consistently too high, a process that forces your heart to work harder to pump blood around your body. Over time, this mechanism causes your arteries to lose their stretchiness and become stiff or narrow. The narrowing makes it easier…

Reelin reverts the main pathological processes related to Alzheimer’s and other tauopathy

Promoting the signaling pathway of reelin, an essential extracellular protein for the neuronal migration and synaptic plasticity, could be an effective therapeutic strategy to counterbalance the main cognitive, biochemical and behavioural alterations seen in Alzheimer’s and other pathologies associated with Tau protein, as shown in a new study with animal…

Why woke diets are leading to a surge of distressing gut problems

Why woke diets featuring superfoods such as avocado and advocated by the likes of Ella Woodward are leading to a surge of distressing gut problems The woman, in her mid-30s, looked pretty healthy, which, undoubtedly, was her goal. Sitting in my clinic – I’m a dietician at a busy London…

Long hours double junior doctors’ risk of mental illness and suicide

More than a quarter of junior doctors (JDs) are working unsafe hours that double their risk of developing mental health problems and suicidal ideation, according to Australian-first research led by the Black Dog Institute and UNSW Sydney. Published today in BMJ Open, the results reveal a link between long working…