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Medicines: counterfeit have in the future severe

Medicinal products are protected with numerous measures against counterfeiting. To make it even more secure, add one to the 9. February in the whole of Europe, additional data codes in the already existing security measures. In the organization of the securPharm pharmaceutical industry, wholesalers and pharmacists in Germany have merged, and a system of protection

Bloody show: What it means and what to expect

Vaginal discharge is a common symptom throughout pregnancy. Fluctuations in a woman’s hormone levels can cause changes in the consistency, amount, and appearance of vaginal discharge. Women should monitor their vaginal discharge throughout their pregnancy. This is especially important during the last few weeks before their due date. Not only is bloody show a normal

Cancer has a biological clock and this drug may keep it from ticking

A new drug shows potential to halt cancer cells’ growth by stunting the cells’ biological clock. The findings from scientists at the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience and Nagoya University’s Institute of Transformative BioMolecules (ITbM) advance a burgeoning area of research: turning the body’s circadian rhythms against cancer. Their study, conducted on human kidney

So cute you could crush it?

Have you ever looked at a puppy and had the urge to squeeze or even bite it? Or felt compelled to pinch a baby’s cheeks, albeit without a desire to harm it? If you answered yes to either question, you’ve experienced a phenomenon called cute aggression—and you’re far from alone. Until now, research exploring how

Magnesium for asthma relief: When is it used and does it work?

Asthma is a common condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States, asthma affects around 20.4 million adults and 6.1 million children in the country. Asthma causes inflammation in the airways, or bronchial tubes, which move air in and out of the lungs. The inflammation triggers the body

It Just Doesn’t Pay to Be Nice, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 — When it comes to money, nice people really are more likely to finish last, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 3 million people and found that those who were nice were at increased risk for bankruptcy and other financial problems. Why? They just don’t value money

What Is Attachment Parenting, & Is It Too Extreme?

Attachment parenting is a popular way to raise kids at the moment (at least where I live, in Los Angeles). The basic premise is that the primary caregiver is always attuned to their child — this usually translates to being physically close, thus also practicing co-sleeping, breastfeeding (often extended) and babywearing (using slings and wraps

Eight of ten people with cancer risk genes don’t know it

Genomic screening of more than 50,000 people shows that more than 80% of those who carry an identifiable genetic risk for breast, ovarian, prostate, and pancreatic cancer don’t know it despite frequent interaction with the healthcare system. The findings were published Sept. 21 in the journal JAMA Network Open. In the absence of routine screening,

Foot detox: Recipes and how it works

People claim that it is possible to detox the feet using a range of techniques, including ionic footbaths, foot soaks, and scrubs. In this article, we look at the science behind a foot detox and detail some of the most popular detox methods. What is a foot detox? Advocates claim that a foot detox removes

Palindromic rheumatism: What it is, symptoms, and outlook

Palindromic rheumatism is a form of inflammatory arthritis. This means that it causes inflammation, pain, and swelling around the affected joints. In this article, we take a close look at palindromic rheumatism, examining its causes, symptoms, and outlook. What is palindromic rheumatism? Unlike other forms of arthritis, the symptoms of palindromic arthritis come and go

Cramps but no period: What does it mean?

While some people experience light cramps and a feeling of heaviness during and just before their period, others can experience severe pain or pain that occurs at different times during the menstrual cycle. In this article, learn about causes of cramps and their associated symptoms, as well as when to speak to a doctor. Causes

Is It Safe for Breastfeeding Moms to Use Marijuana?

Considering that marijuana is the most frequently used recreational drug among breastfeeding moms, experts know surprisingly little about what impact pot might have on nursing babies. But a small new study published in the journal Pediatrics is helping to build on what we do know. The study, which analyzed breast milk samples from 50 mothers who used marijuana,