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How does smoking marijuana affect sperm?

How does smoking marijuana affect sperm?

With the increased legalization of cannabis, especially medical marijuana, researchers are interested in finding out more about its effects on health. One area that is currently under exploration is that of marijuana’s effect on fertility. Researchers are investigating the potential effects of smoking marijuana on male fertility. As recent research shows, men in Western countries […]

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Education No Match Against Alzheimer’s

Education No Match Against Alzheimer’s

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There are plenty of good reasons to seek a higher education, but avoiding Alzheimer’s disease probably isn’t one of them, new research suggests. The study found that a person’s level of education wasn’t related to the onset of memory and thinking […]

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Frostbite (Frostnip)

Frostbite (Frostnip)

What should I know about frostbite? What is frostbite? Frostbite is severe damage to tissues from temperatures below 95F and 35C rectally due to the formation of ice crystals within cells, rupturing the cells and leading to cell death. There are three stages of frostbite, frostnip (first degree injury), second, third, and fourth, which is […]

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Even Brief EMS Delay Can Cost Lives After Car Crash

Even Brief EMS Delay Can Cost Lives After Car Crash

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — How fast emergency medical help arrives at the scene of a car crash plays a significant role in patient survival, a new study finds. Reviewing U.S. collisions between 2013 and 2015, researchers blamed 14 percent of fatalities in cities […]

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MS Drug Costs Skyrocket After Medicare Rule Change: Study

MS Drug Costs Skyrocket After Medicare Rule Change: Study

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Medicare rule changes could trigger a spike in out-of-pocket drug costs for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Due to rules that restrict access and require patients to cover more of the cost, those without low-income subsidies can expect to spend almost $6,900 a year out […]

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New Antibiotic Treats Pneumonia, Skin Infections

New Antibiotic Treats Pneumonia, Skin Infections

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An updated version of an old antibiotic works well against pneumonia and serious skin infections — giving doctors a new option for some common ills, researchers say. In two trials, researchers found that the drug — called omadacycline — worked […]