Monthly Archive: July 2018

The scuba dive that crushed my spine

Image copyright Rich Osborn It had been planned – a deep dive for four experienced scuba diving instructors. But halfway through the session, two compressed air tanks ran out, setting off a catastrophic chain...

Methadone programs for ex-criminals tied to fewer premature deaths

Methadone programs for ex-criminals tied to fewer premature deaths

(Reuters Health) – Opioid addicts with criminal histories may be less likely to die of overdoses or other causes during periods when they’re in methadone treatment programs, a Canadian study suggests. The study involved...

Medical News Today: What are the side effects of testosterone pellets?

Medical News Today: What are the side effects of testosterone pellets?

Testosterone is the male sex hormone, and its levels in the body decline steadily with age. Many people wish to supplement it when they are deficient. Testosterone pellets can be a convenient form of...

Medical News Today: Vitamins and minerals that boost metabolism

Medical News Today: Vitamins and minerals that boost metabolism

Metabolism is the process the body uses to break down food and nutrients for energy, as well as to support different body functions. What people eat, including vitamins and minerals, affects their metabolism. In...

Medical News Today: Can dietary changes help acne?

Medical News Today: Can dietary changes help acne?

Acne is a common skin condition. While many myths surround the diet’s impact on acne, some scientific evidence suggests that a person may be able to fight breakouts by consuming high levels of omega-3...

'More potent' Alzheimer's therapy is on its way

'More potent' Alzheimer's therapy is on its way

Researchers identify better techniques for the development of more effective Alzheimer’s therapy. This may allow them to tackle the disease in the brain. Source link

‘My abortion pill took effect on the Tube home’

‘My abortion pill took effect on the Tube home’

Women are illegally taking abortion pills, which they have bought online, at home to avoid enduring abortions on public transport. In England, abortion pills must currently be administered in a clinic or hospital. For...