A cure for the common cold and 4 other medical predictions that haven't (yet) come true - STAT - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:07

STAT

A cure for the common cold and 4 other medical predictions that haven't (yet) come true
STAT
In 1955, Arkansas physician Dr. Lowry McDaniel told the American Medical Association convention that by the year 2000 the common cold “will be only a memory,” reported the International News Service. But bringing that prediction to fruition is easier ...

NAMI program scheduled for March 7 - Napoleon Northwest Signal - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 05:01

NAMI program scheduled for March 7
Napoleon Northwest Signal
ARCHBOLD — Local Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS) team coordinator Tonie Long will talk about suicide prevention and family follow-up at the Tuesday, March 7 NAMI Four County meeting. The meeting, which is open to the public, starts at 7 p.m. ...

Govt asked to set up trauma centres at district level - DAWN.com - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 02:30

The Express Tribune

Govt asked to set up trauma centres at district level
DAWN.com
“Our delegation visited China where it met with office-bearers of China Medical Association, American Medical Association, British Medical Association, World Medical Association, Sri Lankan Medical Association and Thailand Medical Association,” he said.
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Newington forum on gambling addiction today - Bristol Press - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 02:28

Bristol Press

Newington forum on gambling addiction today
Bristol Press
The American Psychiatric Association defines pathological gambling as a medical disorder directly impacting over two million people in the U.S. Warning signs include an obsession with having to get the mail, missing work, strange phone calls ...

PMA demands trauma centres across country - Daily Times - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 00:37

Daily Times

PMA demands trauma centres across country
Daily Times
"After the successful organising of the conference, the PMA was invited to China where we had meetings with the China Medical Association, American Medical Association, British Medical Association, World Medical Association, Sri Lankan Medical ...

Those against medical marijuana - The Daily Telegram - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 20:02

The Daily Telegram

Those against medical marijuana
The Daily Telegram
Gietzen admitted his own profession is divided over the subject, with the American College of Physicians in support and the American Medical Association in opposition. "Althrough I am a physician," he said, "I do not claim to speak for my colleagues or ...

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Protection Against Glaucoma: Role of Daily Statin Therapy - Medical News Bulletin - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:56

Medical News Bulletin

Protection Against Glaucoma: Role of Daily Statin Therapy
Medical News Bulletin
A new study, which is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthalmology, has focused on the type, dosage and the lipid profile of the patients who benefitted from statin therapy against open angle glaucoma. This study used data ...

'Off-label' antidepressant use lacks evidence, and a link between math skills and your health - CBC.ca - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:00

CBC.ca

'Off-label' antidepressant use lacks evidence, and a link between math skills and your health
CBC.ca
This week, we talk with a researcher who's been searching for evidence that antidepressants work for things other than what the label says. We also have another reason to brush up on your math skills, and an ethical "oops". Get the full newsletter in ...

Are women increasingly at risk of addiction? - Washington Post - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 12:04

Washington Post

Are women increasingly at risk of addiction?
Washington Post
Notably, when the American Psychiatric Association updated the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in 2013, it changed the way it categorized drug and alcohol issues: Instead of dividing them into two categories — abuse and ...

Medical names & faces - Foster's Daily Democrat - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 08:05

Medical names & faces
Foster's Daily Democrat
She is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the American Medical Association. Coppolino received her undergraduate degree from New York University, in New York City, where she also received a minor in ...

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POM can promote health benefits

In a ruling handed down today, an Administrative Law Judge with oversight of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has upheld the right of pomegranate juice manufacturer POM Wonderful to tell consumers about the health benefits of its juice. Since 1996, POM has invested over $35 million to do scientific research on their pomegranate products at 44 top universities and scientific centers around the globe. Over 70 of their studies have been published in significant peer-reviewed journals, validating the health benefits of the pomegranate and pomegranate juice.

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