Arthritis: 4 risk factors that could hinder your latter years

It’s a condition that is vastly underestimated and if we were to tell you that there were hundreds of millions of people suffering from arthritis, there’s every chance that you’d be raising your eyebrows. Unfortunately, the above is completely true and this is something which …

Experts Worry Active Shooter Drills In Schools Could Be Traumatic For Students

Authorities perform an active shooter drill at Park High School on April 27, 2018 in Livingston, Mont. Some experts question the methods of active shooter drills. William Campbell/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption William Campbell/Corbis via Getty Images Authorities perform an active shooter …

Medical News Today: Could cannabis use help avert depression in PTSD?

Could people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) benefit from using cannabis to help reduce depressive episodes and thinking about suicide? A study of a population survey from Canada suggests that the preliminary answer is yes. Share on PinterestNew research looks into the benefits of cannabis …

Medical News Today: Blocking key protein could treat chronic pain

New research in mice suggests that targeting a particular protein in the spinal cord could form the basis of a new pain relief medication that could relieve chronic pain for thousands of people. Approximately 20% of adults in the U.S. are currently living with chronic …

Mental Health Experts Warn About Impacts New Regulations Could Have On Migrant Children

The Trump administration’s regulation allows the longterm detention of migrant children. But immigration and health experts warn this could have devastating impacts on the children’s mental health. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Physicians and mental health experts have argued against the detention of migrant children, as we’ve …

An Ebola Drug Trial Ended Early Because It Was So Successful. That Could Change How Doctors Handle Future Outbreaks

A year into an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), researchers have halted an experimental drug trial there because early results appear so promising. The drugs will be made available to more patients in the DRC, hopefully saving lives as the …

Promising Blood Test Could Help to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence

A New Blood Test For Breast Cancer Could Stop Recurrences | Time Close this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Source Related Posts9 common breast cancer myths, debunked39Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in …

Medical News Today: Hospital data breaches could lead to identity theft, financial fraud

Hackers do not always target retail stores and banks; they also target hospitals. By doing so, they can obtain a significant amount of extremely sensitive information. New research examines the information that may leak during hospital data breaches. Recent research identifies what types of information …

CDC Says for First Time That THC Could Be Behind Vaping Deaths and Illnesses

For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it suspects vaping THC—a compound in marijuana—is tied to the hundreds of lung illnesses and at least 12 deaths that have been reported across the country. During a press briefing on Friday, …

Medical News Today: Could dementia and anemia be linked?

A recent study has concluded that people with both higher-than-normal and lower-than-normal levels of hemoglobin have a higher risk of developing dementia as they age. A new paper looks at the link between hemoglobin and dementia risk. Hemoglobin is a protein present in red blood …