Low Dose of CBD Oil Eases Epilepsy Seizures: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 — Less appears to be more when it comes to treating epilepsy with the marijuana extract cannabidiol, a new clinical trial suggests.
Patients taking a 10-milligram (mg) daily dose of pharmaceutical grade cannabidiol (CBD)…
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Breast Cancer Patients May Shorten Herceptin Regimen: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 — For years, the drug Herceptin has helped women with an aggressive form of breast cancer beat the disease.
But there’s one downside: In a minority of cases, the drug can trigger heart damage.
Now, a new study finds that…
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Too Few Smokers Get Lifesaving Lung Cancer Tests

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 — Less than 2 percent of the 7 million Americans who are or once were heavy smokers get screened for lung cancer, new research shows.
“Our analysis reveals a markedly low and inadequate rate of lung cancer screening for both…
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Better Diet, Bigger Brain?

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 — You go to the gym to make your muscles bigger, but what if you want to bulk up your brain to help you stay sharp? New research suggests you might want to head to the produce aisle.
People who ate diets full of vegetables,…
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New Rabies Test Could Save Lives, Maybe Even Minus the Shots

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 — A new rapid rabies test for animals could revolutionize screening and spare humans unnecessary painful treatment, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC-developed test –…
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AHA: A Fairy Tale With a Happy Ending That Many Share

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Once upon a time, there was a royal wedding planned between a handsome prince and a beautiful actress. In an English castle, they planned to profess their love before the world.
The public…
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Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 — A new virus found in pigs may pose a threat to people, new research suggests.
Researchers found the virus was able to infect cultured human cells and cells of other species in a lab. The discovery is raising concerns about…
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