Friday, June 9, 2023

Utah Proposes Medical Marijuana Grower Fees Upward Of $100k

Becoming one of Utah's 10 approved medical marijuana growers in the state's new program won't be cheap. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the state plans...
Nitrous oxide

Don’t Be Complacent Over Laughing Gas Risks, Say Nurses

The public is too complacent about the risks of laughing gas, nurses are warning. The gas - nitrous oxide - is the second most commonly...
Cancer Cell

Cancer: Breakthrough Treatments To Target Drug Resistance

The world's first drugs designed to stop cancer cells becoming resistant to treatment could be available within the next decade, scientists have...
Gene-Modified Viruses

Gene-Modified Viruses Rescue Patient From Drug-Resistant ‘Superbug’

Doctors normally resort to bacteriophages (bacteria-killing viruses) to kill antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" only when they've run out of options, in part because it's difficult to...
US pregnancy deaths up

Us Pregnancy Deaths Up, And Report Says Most Are Preventable

A new government report finds that more U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and that more than half of those deaths are preventable. Deaths...
Blood pressure medication

Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expanded Over Possible Cancer-Causing Ingredient

The company behind blood pressure medication tablets has expanded a recall for two products after trace amounts of a possible cancer-causing ingredient was detected...
High blood pressure

High Blood Pressure Drugs To Be Offered To Thousands More

New guidelines on diagnosing high blood pressure could mean thousands more people benefiting from treatment in England and Wales. Health bosses say offering blood-pressure-lowering drugs...
Mandatory Vaccine

Arizona Lawmaker Says Mandatory Vaccine Laws Are ‘Communist’ Amid A Nationwide Measles Outbreak

Despite a spike in measles cases across the country, some lawmakers are doubling down on their anti-vaccination beliefs. On Wednesday, the Republican Governor of Arizona...
Hip and Knee

Most Hip And Knee Replacements ‘Last Longer Than Thought’

Eight out of 10 knee replacements and six out of 10 hip replacements last as long as 25 years, says a large study from...

LA Teen Left With Painful Blisters, Burns In Severe Reaction To Medication

Two months after a teen’s severe allergic reaction to medication landed her in a hospital’s burn unit unable to breathe on her own,...