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Herpes viruses common in brains with Alzheimer’s disease

Herpes viruses common in brains with Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists have found that Alzheimer's could be triggered by viruses that can affect the brain. Researchers of a new study find evidence that backs the decades-old theory, opening the door for fut...

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With CBD, marijuana-based medicine gets its first greenlight from the FDA

With CBD, marijuana-based medicine gets its first greenlight from the FDA

According to Dr. Angel Hernandez, of the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., these results prove that pharmaceutical-grade CBD helps suppress seizures and "increases our options to...

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World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day

World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day

Messages regarding importance of yoga for mental and physical health were given to people. My best wishes to those who have opted to practice yoga. We can keep our body free from disease by doing yoga...

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Herpesvirus Abundant in Alzheimer Disease Brain, New Study Finds

Herpesvirus Abundant in Alzheimer Disease Brain, New Study Finds

The researchers confirmed their findings with sequencing samples collected by other brain banks, including the Mayo Clinic in Florida and the Religious Orders Study at Rush University in Chicago, ...

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Thousands join Modi for world yoga celebration; some wear masks

Thousands join Modi for world yoga celebration; some wear masks

Claiming that the world has embraced yoga and glimpses of this can be seen in the manner in which the International Day of Yoga is marked every year, Modi said, "In fact, Yoga Day has become one of ...

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WHO's ICD-11 released: Gaming addiction classified as a mental health condition

WHO's ICD-11 released: Gaming addiction classified as a mental health condition

WHO said classifying " Gaming Disorder " as a separate condition will help governments, families and health care workers be more vigilant and prepared to identify the risks. Member states are expect...

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'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

Dr Shekhar Saxena, director of WHO's department for mental health , told ITV that this is in addition to "the need and the demand for treatment in many parts of the world". This doesn't mean that m...

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ESA Issues Statement On WHO

ESA Issues Statement On WHO "Gaming Disorder" Diagnosis

With the classification being so new, it is unknown if any of the factors or aspects will be altered as time goes on, especially with mental health professionals expressing their views on both sides...

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PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash — NHS funding

PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash — NHS funding

The King's Fund think tank has said " Jeremy Hunt and Simon Stevens have secured the best deal they could in the circumstances", adding that "hard choices lie ahead". It also said there was a pos...

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Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

But he's biting the daylights out of me and I'm thinking, 'I can't let him go. "My five-year-old granddaughter was in the house and I didn't want her coming out". "I started praying, don't let her c...

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Why gaming addiction has been formally recognised as a mental health disorder

A major venture for the World Health Organization is creating and maintaining the International Classification of Diseases , which is a grading system that assists in identifying a wide range of sig...

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Gaming disorder is now classified as a mental health condition

A major venture for the World Health Organization is creating and maintaining the International Classification of Diseases , which is a grading system that assists in identifying a wide range of sign...

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UK Home Office returns epileptic boy's medicinal cannabis oil

UK Home Office returns epileptic boy's medicinal cannabis oil

Billy Caldwell sat with his mother Charlotte on Monday. Doctors said it was too unsafe to treat him with "rescue meds" at home and he can now be treated only with hospital-administered medicine. "Th...

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David Spade donates $100,000 to mental health organization following Kate's death

David Spade donates $100,000 to mental health organization following Kate's death

Nevada's rate actually went down slightly, the only exception, but still had one of the highest rates. For every person who dies of suicide, 25 suicides are attempted, according to the American Found...

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Child in Idaho Has Plague

Child in Idaho Has Plague

This has led the health officials from the Central District Health Department in Idaho to warn people to be on a lookout for this deadly disease. The Idaho Central District Health's statement said tha...

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West Nile virus found in Bloomington mosquito pool

West Nile virus found in Bloomington mosquito pool

The state has confirmed the presence of the West Nile virus for the first time this year. The best way to prevent West Nile disease or any other mosquito-borne illness is to reduce the number of mos...

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One in three Americans take meds with depressive side effects

One in three Americans take meds with depressive side effects

For the current study, researchers found that the risk of depression was highest among people who were taking more than one drug with depression as a possible side effect. The researchers note...

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So, this is why workplace food is not healthy for you!

So, this is why workplace food is not healthy for you!

According to a new study conducted by researchers in the Division of Nutrition , Physical Activity, and Obesity at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the food people are eating ...

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Idaho boy recovering from rare case of plague

Idaho boy recovering from rare case of plague

The child, who remains unidentified, was treated with antibiotics in the hospital and is now recovering at home in a stable condition. That said, researchers previous year found traces of Yersinia ...

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Reach out to those who may be struggling

The meetings come less than a week after Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain both took their own lives and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new report showing the suicide ra...

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