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House Of Representatives Passes Sweeping Opioid Bill To Address America's Addiction Crisis

House Of Representatives Passes Sweeping Opioid Bill To Address America's Addiction Crisis A bill created to restrict opioid abuse, introduced in May by Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), recently passed unanimously in the U.S. House of Representatives. The provision was initially tailored only for opioid treatment, drawing criticism from Democrats for focusing on too small a population. The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act is a bipartisan bill to address the opioid crisis. Continua a leggere...

UK panel finds 450 lives shortened by hospital's opioid use

UK panel finds 450 lives shortened by hospital's opioid use The families gathered near Portsmouth Cathedral after the report was released, clutching photographs of the dead and holding them up for the cameras. The pattern of opioid use without appropriate clinical indication followed a clear pattern over time. The report of the Gosport Independent Panel was published on Wednesday morning after a four-year, £14-million investigation into the deaths of... Continua a leggere...

The theme of International Yoga Day 2018: Yoga for peace

The theme of International Yoga Day 2018: Yoga for peace The message of Hon'ble Prime Minister of India on the occasion of International Day of Yoga was also screened. Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu, Uma Bharti, Ram Vilas Paswan, Ravi Shankar Prasad participated at different Yoga events at different states. Continua a leggere...

Alzheimer's may be triggered by herpes virus

Alzheimer's may be triggered by herpes virus A provocative new study says viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's. This undated photo provided by Mount Sinai Health System shows slices of human brains in the Mount Sinai Brain Bank that researchers are using to study Alzheimer's disease. Continua a leggere...

Trump administration finalizes expansion of association health plans

Trump administration finalizes expansion of association health plans The President has been clear: the goal in expanding these health plans is not to make health care more affordable for more people, but to destroy the Affordable Care Act. Business owners without employees have traditionally been excluded from ERISA's group health plan provisions, but the rules now allow them to join AHPs as employers, and participate in the plan as employees. Continua a leggere...

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile found in Orleans Parish

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile found in Orleans Parish The virus is spread through mosquito bites. A Chicago woman has become the first human case of West Nile virus announced this year in IL. According to experts, there is no case of this disease being transmitted to human has been reported in the Czech Republic yet, but the risk exists. Continua a leggere...

World Health Organization classifies compulsive playing of video games as a mental disorder

World Health Organization classifies compulsive playing of video games as a mental disorder Robert Jakob, leader of the WHO's Classifications Terminologies and Standards team. It is believed that between 1% and 6% of young people are addicted to video games. "The studies suggest that when these individuals are engrossed in Internet games, certain pathways in their brains are triggered in the same direct and intense way that a drug addict's brain is affected by a particular substance"... Continua a leggere...

Macron: i populisti crescono come la lebbra in Europa

Macron: i populisti crescono come la lebbra in Europa La Francia non ha preso bene il rifiuto dell'Italia di aderire alla bozza sui migranti pre-confezionata, assunta fra Germania e Francia senza consultare uno dei Paesi che più subisce il flusso migratorio: l'Italia.La cancelleria Merkel ha chiamato il premier italiano Giuseppe Conte per assicurarlo che la bozza di testo sui migranti verrà accantonata , perchè "Nessuno pensi di prescinder... Continua a leggere...

Per il consiglio superiore di Sanità l'erba legale potrebbe essere pericolosa

Per il consiglio superiore di Sanità l'erba legale potrebbe essere pericolosa Al CSS sono stati posti due quesiti: se questi prodotti siano da considerarsi pericolosi per la salute umana, e se possano essere messi in commercio e a quali condizioni. Il Consiglio si è espresso il 10 aprile scorso e il ministro ha investito della questione l'Avvocatura generale dello Stato per un parere anche sulla base degli elementi da raccogliere dalle altre amministrazioni competenti (Pre... Continua a leggere...

Cannabis light, il Consiglio superiore di Sanità: "No alla libera vendita"

Cannabis light, il Consiglio superiore di Sanità: Questi i motivi: "La biodisponibilità di Thc anche a basse concentrazioni (0,2%-0,6%, le percentuali consentite dalla legge, Ndr ) non è trascurabile , sulla base dei dati di letteratura; per le caratteristiche farmacocinetiche e chimico-fisiche, Thc e altri principi attivi inalati o assunti con le infiorescenze di cannabis sativa possono penetrare e accumularsi in alcuni tessuti , tra... Continua a leggere...

Mela e salute, scoperto il percorso dei polifenoli

Mela e salute, scoperto il percorso dei polifenoli A dare una risposta in tal senso è stata nella specifica una ricerca italiana condotta dai ricercatori della Fondazione Edmund Mach in collaborazione con il CREA ovvero il Consiglio per la ricerca in Agricoltura e l'analisi dell'Economia Agraria. Continua a leggere...

WHO Now Recognizes 'Gaming Disorder' As A Mental Health Condition

WHO Now Recognizes 'Gaming Disorder' As A Mental Health Condition This means those who play for fun can be easily differentiated to those who need help as their gaming has taken over to unhealthy proportions. The WHO says these symptoms have to interfere with daily life, and have to appear for more than a year. Continua a leggere...

International Yoga Day 2018

International Yoga Day 2018 Addressing a large gathering on the occasion of International Yoga Day , Modi said that yoga has shown the world the way from "illness to wellness" and enriching lives across the globe. #07:30 AM: Andhra Pradesh: Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command and navy personnel perform yoga at Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam. Continua a leggere...

Liceo Linguistico: Traccia seconda prova Inglese, maturità 2018

Liceo Linguistico: Traccia seconda prova Inglese, maturità 2018 Sono stati questi i due argomenti scelti dalla maggior parte degli studenti del liceo scientifico Paleocapa, della ragioneria De Amicis e del liceo artistico Celio-Roccati, che oggi hanno affrontato la prima prova della maturità . È questa la traccia più scelta della prima prova della Maturità 2018 , svolta dal 22,1% delle studentesse e degli studenti. Il 16,8% ha scelto l'ambito soci... Continua a leggere...

Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack

Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack Bardwell, who said he is a student at West Valley College in Saratoga , California , suffers from anxiety attacks and takes Klonopin, medication meant to treat seizures and anxiety disorders, his father, Donald , told SFGate . "Yeah that's how pissed off you made me", Dr. Keegstra counters amid gasps from the father and son. The video was posted on Tuesday by Donald Bardwell . Continua a leggere...

Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers 'shortened 456 lives'

The inquiry was established to address concerns about the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital in Hampshire between 1988 and 2000. A long-awaited report into the deaths of hundreds of elderly people at a hospital is due to be published this morning. Continua a leggere...

Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO

Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children's "screen time" - addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organisation as a mental health disorder. Last year, a study from almost 30 academics opposed the gaming disorder classification, saying their addiction was best viewed as a coping mechanism associated with under... Continua a leggere...

Invasive plant can cause severe burns, blindness

Invasive plant can cause severe burns, blindness Touching giant hogweed can also make you sensitive to sunlight and cause blindness if sap gets into a person's eye. The researchers have finally discovered the invasive and risky species of plant, Giant Hogweed in northern Virginia which can cause third-degree burns as well as blindness. Continua a leggere...

Emicrania, in arrivo sul mercato farmaci preventivi

Emicrania, in arrivo sul mercato farmaci preventivi L'emicrania è una patologia neurologica che causa forte mal di testa , nausea e fastidio alla luce e influisce negativamente sulla qualità di vita di chi ne è affetto. Un autentica rivoluzione rispetto alla "rigida impostazione attuale" di cura della malattia con la profilassi per le crisi che "occupano 5 giorni al mese e la terapia dell'attacco per gli episodi che hanno una durata inferiore" ... Continua a leggere...

World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder

World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder Transgender and genderqueer identities, which WHO refers to as "gender incongruence", are in a section about sexual health conditions in a newly updated version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD). Continua a leggere...


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