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Foods for bladder health

Foods for bladder health

An overactive bladder occurs when the muscles of the bladder start to contract involuntarily, even when the amount of urine in the bladder is low. This leads to frequent and sudden urges to urinate. An overactive bladder (OAB) can cause considerable disruption to everyday life. People with an OAB may experience urinary incontinence and wake […]

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Can marijuana help treat asthma?

Can marijuana help treat asthma?

Changes in marijuana laws and the increased use of medicinal marijuana have led to questions about what conditions it can be used to treat. Many people wonder whether marijuana can affect or treat asthma. Asthma is a chronic lung disease that occurs when the airways in the chest get narrower or become inflamed. Symptoms of […]

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Could this common diabetes drug prevent cocaine relapse?

Could this common diabetes drug prevent cocaine relapse?

A recent study suggests that drugs already approved to treat obesity and type 2 diabetes might also help to treat cocaine addiction by reducing relapse. Using rat models, researchers find that an existing drug could help to reduce cocaine relapse. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia found that a drug called exendin-4 decreased […]

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Could ‘one puff’ of cannabis ease depression?

Could ‘one puff’ of cannabis ease depression?

A new study sheds light on how different quantities of tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol — the psychoactive compounds in cannabis — affect levels of stress, anxiety, and depression. Researchers reveal how different concentrations of cannabinoids might impact anxiety, stress, and depression. Researchers from Washington State University (WSU) found that adults reported a reduction in depressive symptoms […]