Category: Health

New Study Suggests Cannabis Could Help Ease The Opioid Epidemic

AUSTIN, Texas — A new study suggests that cannabis could help ease the deadly opioid epidemic in the United States. Participants reported “a notable decrease in their use of conventional pharmaceutical agents,” including a 42-percent drop in the use of opiates, according to the pilot study published in Frontiers in Pharmacology on Oct. 13. The…

The results of a recent Virginia Tech study offer critics new ammunition by suggesting school lunches might be perpetuating the very problem Obama has ostensibly been fighting. Researchers tracked more than 20,000 students nationwide over the course of their kindergarten through eighth-grade years. Wen You of the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences…

“The war on drugs has failed,” the editors of the peer-reviewed British Medical Journal declared this week, arguing that doctors should lead the global effort to reform drug policy. Fiona Godlee, the journal’s editor-in-chief, and Richard Hurley, its features and debates editor, penned an analysis citing academic and scientific reports to argue global policies on drug use…

Drinking three or more cups of coffee per day will shrink a woman’s breasts, according to the results of a Swedish study. Too much caffeine can affect the hormones in women’s bodies, scientists believe, playing havoc with their bust size. The more coffee the women drank, the smaller their breasts, the researchers also found. The Telegraph reports:…

(NaturalNews) At the Columbia University Medical Center in New York, researchers examined what antibiotics are capable of doing to the microenvironment surrounding patients. This is the environment we cannot see with the naked eye, the environment of microorganisms that is always… Source: Natural News Antibiotic use by previous patients mean hospital beds increase risk of…