Post antibiotic apocalypse: New superbug star warns 'return to the dark ages'

BRITAIN ’S new superbug tsar says she has sleepless nights worrying that her children will live in a “post-antibiotic apocalypse” where modern medicine no longer works.
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ConclusionHM might have some beneficial effects including improving insomnia, blood pressure, and mental health, for hypertensive elderly with insomnia. Since the methodological quality of the included studies and QoE were not high, well-designed RCTs are urgent to confirm these results.
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
The New York Times Magazine recently released its “1619 Project,” an initiative marking the 400th anniversary of the first African slaves arriving in North America. The project is ambitious, aiming to “reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as our true founding.” A collection of pundits have framed this project as an attempt to “delegimitize” the United States. Such commentary provides an opportunity to consider the state of American race relations and the role of slavery in American history. Whether or not the foundation of the United States was legitimate is an in...
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We describe a case of lormetazepam addiction in a femal...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
OBJECTIVES: Sleep complaints, such as insomnia and sleep disturbances caused by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), are more common among women veterans than nonveteran women. Alcohol use among some women may be partially motivated by the desire to impro...
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People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of stroke and coronary artery diseasePeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomnia have a greater risk of heart failure, stroke and coronary artery disease.Continue reading...
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Phasmids hailing from New Zealand become asexual after arriving in the UKA New Zealand stick insect that migrated to the UK more than seven decades ago has given up having sex and become asexual, prompting biologists to wonder about the use of sex at all – especially in Britain.TheClitarchus hookeri is native to New Zealand but migrated to the UK some time between 1910 and 1935, catching a ride on shiploads of New Zealand plants that were transported to the subtropical Tresco Abbey Garden on the Scilly Isles islands off the coast of Cornwall.Continue reading...
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Britain has lost its 'measles free' status after three years of being officially clear of the virus. As many as 231 cases were confirmed in the first quarter of this year.
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British Journal of Cancer, Published online: 19 August 2019; doi:10.1038/s41416-019-0554-yCorrection: Desperately seeking…Models to find the right partner and the best use for checkpoint inhibitors
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Cannabidiol, or CBD, already being researched and used for anxiety, insomnia, epilepsy and pain, may be the next superbug fighter for resistant infections, a new study suggests.WebMD Health News
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"Count no man happy till his end is known." Herodotus This was true in ancient Greece 2500 hundred years ago. It is even more true today -- aggressive end-of-life hospital care, the lack of sufficient palliative care, and unduly restrictive assisted suicide laws make it impossible for most people to die with dignity. There is no worse death than a hospital death. Dying well means dying at home. This requires preparation and preparation requires recognizing that dying is a necessary, and indeed desirable, part of life. The ancient Greeks understood the value of death. Aurora, goddess of the dawn falls dee...
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