NHS partners with Morrisons to put cancer check advice in underwear
The NHS has partnered with Morrisons to put cancer advice inside underwear, warning people to contact their GP if they spot potential symptoms. The supermarket chain’s Nutmeg branded underwear featuring the advice will be available in 240 stores across the country, with men’s boxer shorts releasing first and crop top bras on sale in the... Read moreThe post NHS partners with Morrisons to put cancer check advice in underwear appeared first on Nursing in Practice. (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - August 21, 2023 Category: Nursing Authors: Wiliam Hunter Tags: Cancer Latest news cancer prevention Source Type: news

Cancer warning messages get sewn into bras and boxers sold at Morrisons under NHS drive to spot cases quicker
Labels in the Nutmeg brand, initially in boxer shorts and crop-top bras, will offer advice on what to look for. They will be available in 240 shops around England in the coming months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curry may have landed in Southeast Asia 2000 years ago
Even after 2000 years, the stone slab still smelled of nutmeg. Unearthed in an ancient village in southern Vietnam, the cookware—roughly the size and shape of an anvil—was likely used to grind the spice, along with other ingredients familiar in today’s curries. The discovery, reported today in Science Advances , marks the earliest known example of spice processing in mainland Southeast Asia . It also suggests that visitors from India and Indonesia may have introduced their culinary traditions to the region millennia ago. “For decades, we have known of the strong Indian influence on Southea...
Source: ScienceNOW - July 21, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nutmeg co-founder Nick Hungerford dies aged 43, months after setting up charity
He was first diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer in 2019 when he felt a pain in his right thigh, and had an operation to remove his femur. But at the end of 2021, the cancer returned and he revealed two weeks ago in The Telegraph that he had two or three months left to live.…#telegraph #smilenetwork (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Connecticut Declares April 23 ‘Little Richard Day’ in Honor of New Documentary (EXCLUSIVE)
Connecticut is set to declare Sunday, April 23, 2023 as “Little Richard Day” in honor of the late performer’s “incomparable contributions to the history of music in America.” And no, the rock n’ roll icon doesn’t hail from the Nutmeg state. He was born in Georgia and lived in California, Tennessee…#connecticut #georgia #tennessee #nedlamont #magnolia #sundancefilmfestival #bedfordplayhouse #robertfriedman #lisacortés #yaleuniversity (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A family with nutmeg poisoning due to a home-made 'Covid treatment syrup' - Medagoda K.
The enthusiasm to find an effective treatment or prophylaxis for Covid-19 has been seen in alternative medicine systems such as Ayurveda, Siddhi, and other traditional methods unique to Asians. The substances used include ginger, coriander, cardamom, cinna... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mulled wine could lower high cholesterol by 12% but how much you drink matters
"All spices and citrus fruits including oranges, lemons, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves are welcomed when making your own mulled wine as these are all delicious flavours for the ultimate festive drink," a wellness expert said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abuse of nutmeg seeds - detectable by means of liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry techniques? - Manier SK, Wagmann L, Weber AA, Meyer MR.
Numerous case reports of intoxications with nutmeg seeds (Myristica fragrans, Houtt.) can be found in literature often following their abuse, as psychotropic effects were described after ingestions of large doses. The successful detection of the main ingre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Hepatotoxicity of nutmeg: a pilot study based on metabolomics - Cao Z, Xia W, Zhang X, Yuan H, Guan D, Gao L.
Incidences of abuse and poisoning have been reported for nutmeg, a household spice made from grinding the seed of Myristica fragrans, owing to its hallucinogenic properties. However, there have been no reports on nutmeg hepatotoxicity in relation to dose a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

The 'nutmeg challenge': a dangerous social media trend - Atherton RR.
The most recent in a series of dangerous social media trends has seen children ingesting large quantities of nutmeg in an attempt to gain a natural 'high'. Over the past 20 years, there has been a sharp rise in the number of online social media platfor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exposure to Psychoactive Substances Up From 2000 to 2017
Exposure to most substances decreased, but significant increases seen in marijuana, nutmeg, and kratom (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 27, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Calls Increase to Poison Control For Psychoactives
Exposure to natural substances with psychoactive effects -- including marijuana, kratom, magic mushrooms and nutmeg -- triggered more than 67,300 calls to U.S. Poison Control Centers over nearly two decades. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Poison Centers Field More Calls About Psychoactive Substances: Study
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2019 -- Exposure to natural substances with psychoactive effects -- including marijuana, kratom, magic mushrooms and nutmeg -- triggered more than 67,300 calls to U.S. Poison Control Centers over nearly two decades. That ' s an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 27, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Teenager, 17, is rushed to hospital after overdosing on NUTMEG
Paramedics in New York found the 17-year-old pacing and muttering under his breath, unable to answer the most 'simple' of questions, vomiting and making involuntary muscle movements. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutmeg poisoning: ten years (2008-2018) of experience from the Marseille Poison Control Center - Reynoard J, Torrents R, Domange B, Glaizal M, de Haro L, Simon N.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news