Cannabis and Parenting

Cannabis is used by many to treat and cope with a multitude of conditions, however, does it present any issues with respect to the challenges of parenting? How to Mix Marijuana with Parenting [Finding the Balance] Parenting can be challenging when you’re consuming cannabis for any number of reasons, including symptoms of chronic pain, depression,…

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Is CBD Safe for Children?

CBD is being used to effectively treat a multitude of conditiond, both physical and psychological, in adults and in children. Should You Give Your Kids CBD Oil? – Harcourt Health CBD oil is a completely natural product with few side effects, even in larger doses. The World Health Organization considers it “generally safe.” Aside from…

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Cannabis Provides Real Pain Relief

Cannabis is well known as a pain relieving option, but research has now established just how effective it really is. Cannabis Provides Strong Pain Relief What’s hard to argue with, however, are the clinical findings that the pain-relieving effects of the cannabis plant are 30 times more potent than aspirin for decreasing inflammation, according to…

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CBD for Pets Becoming Popular as FDA Considers Regulations

CBD is becoming popular among pet owners as the benefits for humans are benefits for pets too, after all, pets also have an endocannabinoid system in their bodies. CBD for pets grows in popularity as FDA weighs regulations – VTDigger As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is gathering comments from the public about a…

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Col’Cacchio Now Serves CBD Pizza

In a trend that has taken quite some time to come to our shores, culinary CBD, the well-known pizza and pasta chain Col’Cacchio has introduced a new item to their menu in the form of CBD Pizza. South African Restaurant Chain Introduces CBD Pizza Col’Cacchio, a chain of Italian restaurants in South Africa, has announced…

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Is CBD an Antibiotic?

Among the multitude of facets of CBD including being an analgesic and an anti-inflammatory are that it has been shown to have antibiotic properties too. This article looks at the evidence and speaks to a few experts about this discovery. Could CBD eventually become an antibiotic? | The GrowthOp A study from Australian scientists have…

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Does the Rife Machine Work for Cancer?

The Rife machine has long been an alternative option for those seeking a cure for cancer. This article looks into what the rife machine is, and whether there is any evidence to support its continued use. Rife machine for cancer: Does it work, and are there any risks? A Rife machine is a device that…

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Cannabis a Substitute to Opioids or Sleep Meds for Many

It is telling that more people are turning to cannabis rather than pharmaceutical medications to treat pain and sleep issues. Here is another of many such studies that show that people are finding real relief from medicinal cannabis. Cannabis a Substitute to Opioids or Sleep Meds for Many For many, cannabis is replacing over-the-counter painkillers,…

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Cannabis Terpenes Explained

Terpenes are the latest buzzword in the cannabis world, and like cannabinoids such as CBD and THC, they do impart both physiological and psychological effects, albeit much more subtly than cannabinoids. This article examines the effects of terpenes in more detail. Cannabis Terpenes and Their Effects Explained (Complete Guide) Terpenes are organic chemicals constituents of…

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Tumour DNA can Reveal the Cause of Cancer

Cancer, a group of diseases associated with abnormal cell growth continues to be one of the most frustratingly difficult to treat maladies of modern times. In a new discovery, scientists have found a way to identify the particular causes of a cancer by analysing its DNA. Cause of cancer is written into DNA of tumours,…

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Are Antidepressants Any Good?

The rise in the use of antidepressants has become disturbingly prolific since their introduction in the 1950’s. However, more studies are beginning to show that their use offers little benefit if any over placebo. This article discusses the issue of whether they are of any real benefit at all. What Does the ‘Best Evidence’ Say…

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Alcohol May Cause Long-Term Wight Gain in Diabetics

Diabetes is a disease typified by excessive levels of blood sugar, often a result of a lack of sufficient insulin produced by the body. A new study has shown that alcohol consumption may lead to increased long-term weight gain among sufferers. Alcohol affects diabetics’ weight | IOL The study, led by researchers from the University…

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Vitamin B12 a Possible Basis of New Therapies For Hereditary Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease remains one of the most untreatable medical conditions of modern times, with seemingly little progress being made towards a cure, or for that matter, even a means of slowing its inexorable progress. We take a look at one of the small steps being taken in the right direction. Vitamin B12 is identified as…

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Intermittent Fasting Overview

Intermittent fasting has fast become a buzz byword in health and wellness circles. This article sums up the most popular options and gives each a brief overview. Intermittent fasting for weight loss: 5 tips to start Intermittent fasting involves cycling between periods of eating and fasting. At first, people may find it difficult to eat…

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Green Tea Minimises Weight Gain

The health benefits of green tea need little introduction. It’s loaded with nutrients and antioxidants, it improves brain function and reduces the risk of cancer. However, new research is now showing that green tea also minimises weight gain. Green tea helps combat obesity, inflammation | IOL The findings, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry,…

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Researchers Confirm Dangers of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Researchers have discovered that Vitamin B12 improves mitochondrial health during infection, thereby improving the chances of survival. Mitochondria are organelles within cells that convert oxygen and nutrients into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which the chemical that cells use as energy to power cellular metabolic activity. Danger of vitamin B12 deficiency Using roundworms, one of Earth’s simplest animals,…

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Common Causes of Brown Urine

We found this article particularly interesting, as there are so many conditions that could cause the urine to become brown. My father-in-law recently noticed that his urine had become brown and the reason was that there was a cancerous growth in his bladder, which was subsequently removed. Happily, we report that there was no spread…

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What To Do If You Suspect You Have a Food Allergy

Food allergies are very common and often unexpectedly manifest themselves later in life. Symptoms vary dramatically and because they can often be misleading, it is best to consult a medical health practitioner rather than Dr. Google. What should you do if you suspect you might have a food allergy? | Health24 Some food allergies are…

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Study Disproves Link Between MMR Vaccine and Autism

A new study, the largest of its kind, has disproved the link between the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism. Anti-vaxxers have long since cited a previous study, later found to be fraudulent and subsequently retracted, as evidence of such a link. Largest study ever finds no link between measles vaccine and autism |…

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New pancreatic Cancer Treatment Moves to Human Trials

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Pancreatic cancer is one of the least curable forms of cancer. The survival rate is remarkably low and the prognosis remains dire. However, a newly discovered therapy has shown promising results in mice and has moved on to human trials. Promising new pancreatic cancer treatment moves forward — ScienceDaily A study published today in the…

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