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Facts About Vitamin D and Rheumatoid Arthritis

A study has linked vitamin D deficiency with an increased risk for cancer and autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis MS, and lupus. Researchers found, through mapping vitamin D receptors binding throughout the human genome, that vitamin D deficiency is an environmental factor in increasing the risk of developing these disorders. Hydroxychloroquine, or Plaquenil, and corticosteroids, which both can be ...

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DANA RICE not a registered product in Ghana -FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says it has not registered any product with the name DANA RICE, which is purported to have been imported from Pakistan.Preliminary investigations and Market Surveillance so far conducted by the FDA indicated that the product; with a claim that the rice is infested with a virus is not on the Ghanaian market. A press ...

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Long Work Hours Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk in Women

Association not seen in men who worked 45+ hours in a week by Kristen Monaco, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Women who work long hours may be at a heightened risk for diabetes, a new study found. Specifically, those who worked ≥45 hours in 1 week reported a significantly higher risk for developing incident diabetes compared with women who worked 35-40 hours each ...

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5 Ways Sex Can Kill YoU

  By Andrea Neblett Reviewed by QualityHealth’s Medical Advisory Board It’s not something most of us want to think about. After all society — from alcohol commercials to Dr. Ruth—promotes sex as a pleasurable activity that’s a natural part of life. For the most part, they’re right. Unfortunately, in some cases sex can lead to conditions that will kill you. ...

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Long sex may kill you!

Long sex may kill you *MEN BEWARE! LONG SEX MAY KILL YOU!!!* Few weeks ago, I was called to see a patient. Without delay I rushed down the stairs and headed to the hospital wards. The man was sitting in the back seat of a car that brought him. I watched him closely but there was no respiratory efforts, I ...

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FDA cautions against Glutathione pill

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is cautioning pregnant and lactating mothers to desist from taking Glutathione, a pill which is believed to lighten the skin of their babies. The FDA says any person who takes such products does so at her own risk because the Authority cannot guarantee its safety, quality and efficacy. The Chief Executive officer of the ...

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*SUDDEN DEATH DURING EXERCISE AND HOW TO PREVENT IT.*

By Radha Hackman , MD Why would a healthy fit person collapse during exercise and die suddenly? In such a person there is usually an underlying heart condition. So, strenuous exercise would overburden the ailing heart, and they are more likely to suffer a heart attack or cardiac arrest. The two most common causes of sudden death during exercise are ...

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Police warn about fentanyl-laced flyers after deputy hospitalized for touching paper

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning on Tuesday after a flyer laced with the opioid fentanyl put one of its deputies in the hospital. The deputy in question exited a sheriff’s office facility in Houston, Texas, and found a flyer on her windshield, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a press briefing.  She removed the paper and began to drive away before ...

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