Why it's INFLAMMATION that makes your body age and here's how to stop it
When our bodies encounter too many chemicals, our defence systems can malfunction, and this results in inflammation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Identification of synthetic cathinones in seized materials: a review of analytical strategies applied in forensic chemistry - G. de Campos E, Krotulski AJ, S. De Martinis B, Costa JL.
Synthetic cathinones are a class of novel psychoactive substances, commonly tested in seized materials by forensic chemistry laboratories. These drugs have been found in different types of seized materials including powders, tablets, liquids, herbs, and bl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Students prod colleges to let campus greens grow wild
A new environmental movement has college students beseeching school officials to switch to organic lawn care — or let well-manicured campus quads grow wild. Why it matters: Concerns about pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and herbicides like Roundup have been upending landscaping, and the…#roundup #yourcampus #grinnellcollege #iowa #princetonuniversity #drexeluniversity #universityofmichigan #chapelhill #brandeisuniversity #sheinacrystal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI is useful for assessing postmenopausal bone health
MRI-identified bone markers -- such as porosity, morphologic structure, mineralization...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI may aid fracture detection in osteoporotic patients Advances in osteoporosis screening: Finding more patients at risk Abdominal CT has great potential for opportunistic imaging DEXA raises concern over exposure to chemicals in pregnant women CT lends itself to opportunistic screening for osteoporosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 27, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dow to Cut 2,000 Jobs Globally - WSJ
Dow is slashing jobs and shutting down assets as it looks to make cost savings. Dow Inc. said it is laying off about 2,000 employees globally as job cuts that have so far been concentrated in the technology sector spread to other parts of the economy. The Midland, Mich.-based chemicals company…#dow #dowinc #midland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amid pandemic, India's biopharma and diagnostic industry proved to be strategic assets, says Health Minister Mandaviya
In his video address to the National Summit on Quality of Biologicals, organised here by the National Institute of Biologicals (NIB), the minister said biological drugs have emerged as a choice of therapy along with conventional chemical drugs. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Discovery of anti-cancer chemistry makes skullcap fit for modern medicine
The evolutionary secrets that enable the medicinal herb known as barbed skullcap to produce cancer fighting compounds have been unlocked by a collaboration of UK and Chinese researchers. The CEPAMS collaboration used DNA sequencing technology to assemble the genomic sequence of skullcap (Scutellaria barbata) known in China as banzhilian. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 26, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Association between childhood trauma, intimate partner violence, and perceived parental competence among women abusing amphetamine-type stimulant - Wahab S, Sivarajah R, Azmi AD, Chemi N, Mahadevan R.
INTRODUCTION: This cross-sectional study examines the correlation between childhood trauma, intimate partner violence (IPV), and parenting self-efficacy among women who reported using amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) in an institutional drug rehabilitatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Chemical giant Denka dives into VC with $100 fund managed by Pegasus Tech
Pegasus Tech Ventures, a Silicon Valley-headquartered venture capital firm that helps corporations invest in startups, said it has set up a $100 million fund with Japanese chemical and life science company Denka. Denka, a 107-year-old firm, is the sole limited partner of the newly established…#pegasustechventures #siliconvalley #denka #pegasustech #taiwan #indonesia #anisuzzaman #billreichert #stevepayne #johnlim (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UV Nail Polish Dryers May Cause Skin Cancer
A new study from the University of California San Diego has found that UV-emitting nail polish dryers used to cure the chemicals used in gel manicures may cause cancer. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 24, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Jan-Feb 2023, WISER to be Discontinued
The Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) including the WISER website, WebWISER, and the standalone applications for Windows PCs, iOS app, and Android app, will be discontinued as of February 28, 2023. This change is part of National Library of Medicine ’s (NLM's) initiative to align and consolidate the Library’s health information to make it easier for online health information seekers to find and navigate trusted health information curated by NLM.Other sources of Hazmat or Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) information are ava ilable with the following resources: (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - January 24, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Artificial Light at Night Means More Chemical Exposure for Birds Artificial Light at Night Means More Chemical Exposure for Birds
Birds that are attracted by the glow of artificial light at night are drawn into areas where they are exposed to higher concentrations of airborne toxic chemicals.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Africa: WHO Calls for Action to Totally Eliminate Trans Fat, 'A Toxic Chemical That Kills'
[UN News] Despite recent progress towards eliminating trans fat from food, some five billion people remain unprotected from its harmful impacts, thus increasing their risk of heart disease and death, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Drugs as chemical weapons: past and perspectives - Pitschmann V, Hon Z.
The emergence of modern chemical weapons and chemical warfare is traditionally associated with World War I, but the use of poisons in the military has its roots deep in the past. The sources of these poisons have always been natural agents that also served... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Bayer: activist could revive fortunes of chemical group
Ubben believes more could be done to isolate the liability to Roundup (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 23, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news