Canada's Senate is set to vote on legalizing recreational marijuana, a move that would make the country the first member of the Group of Seven nations to legalize the production, sale, and consumption of the mind-altering drug.
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A study examines Long exposure to the microgravity will lead to muscle atrophy and bone loss. Treadmill exercise could mitigate the musculoskeletal decline. But muscle atrophy remains inevitable. The constraint loading applied on astronauts could affect the muscle force and its atrophy severity. However, the quantitative correlation between constraint loading mode and muscle forces remains unclear.
Abbvie Inc said on Tuesday its experimental drug met the main goal of halting the progression of moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis in a late-stage trial, according to the study
The public health insurance plan, started by the central government in 2016-17 fiscal, is yet to cover 38 of the 77 districts, Health Insurance Board (HIB) data shows.
Fibromyalgia and resistance exercise have often been considered an impossible combination. But with proper support and individually adjusted exercises, female patients achieved considerable health improvements, according to research carried out at Sahlgrenska Academy, Sweden.
A study recommended by successive governments in England and Wales to improve end-of-life care, using insights from hospice and palliative care.The ensuing debate among clinicians polarised between 'blaming' of the LCP and regret at its removal. Employing the concept of 'boundary objects', we aimed to address three questions: 1) why and how did the LCP come to prominence as a vehicle of policy and practice 2) what factors contributed to its demise? 3) what immediate implications and lessons resulted from its withdrawal?
Elobixibat, a minimally absorbed inhibitor of ileal bile acid transporter (IBAT), is safe and effective for treating chronic constipation, according to results from a phase 3 trial.
Researchers have assessed that Severely ill psychiatric patients in Denmark have been able to decide when to admit themselves to the hospital without having to first go to the emergency department for evaluation. Previous pilot studies have suggested that patient-controlled admissions, as they are called, reduced coercion whereby patients are forcibly treated or committed. The study was published in the scientific journal Acta Psychiatry.
Tumors in the brain are the most challenging cancer to diagnose. Different from conventional brain-imaging techniques, near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging demonstrates merits including being nonhazardous, fast feedback, and high sensitivity.
The absolute and relative concentrations of trace elements in both critical care and conventional treatment, which can lead to acute trace element deficiency, constitute an important mechanism of multiple organ dysfunction syndromes (MODS)/multiple organ failure (MOF). Severe trauma can cause secondary multiple organ dysfunction syndrome and death.
James Cook University scientists have discovered a technique to apply natural plant extracts such as Tea Tree Oil as a coating for medical devices, a process which could prevent millions of infections every year.
Adding atezolizumab to a combination of bevacizumab, carboplatin and paclitaxel give patients with metastatic nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer better odds of progression-free and overall survival, a new study of 692 patients with wild-type disease has concluded.