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Forum: Announcements May 13th, 2006, 12:33
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Updated Site Stays True to its Roots

The Internet Medical Journal was founded in 1993, when Thomas F. Heston, MD was a medical resident at Oregon Health Sciences University. His residency director at the time, Dr. Jerry Glowniak, was a...
Forum: News May 5th, 2006, 12:55
Replies: 0
Views: 16,105
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EU: Popular sugar substitute safe

ROME, Italy (AP) -- European food safety experts have good news for dieters with a sweet tooth, announcing Friday that the popular sugar substitute aspartame does not raise the risk of cancer.

An...
Forum: News May 5th, 2006, 12:52
Replies: 0
Views: 9,077
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Soda Distributors to End Most School Sales

NEW YORK May 3, 2006 (AP)— The nation's largest beverage distributors have agreed to halt nearly all sales of sodas to public schools a step that will remove the sugary, caloric drinks from vending...
Forum: News April 23rd, 2006, 20:00
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Views: 9,035
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FDA and Medical Marijuana

WASHINGTON, DC -- Representatives of the Marijuana Policy Project, whose efforts have led to passage of the U.S.'s three newest medical marijuana laws, are available for comment regarding the Food...
Forum: News April 23rd, 2006, 19:49
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Views: 9,183
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"Sadly, this statement proves how completely politicized the FDA has become"

- MPP Director of Government Relations Aaron Houston. "It completely ignores 5,000 years of accumulated evidence of marijuana's therapeutic value, evidence that's been acknowledged by dozens of...
Forum: News April 23rd, 2006, 19:43
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Views: 8,693
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"Seriously, what are the feds smoking?"

"What is completely wrong about the FDA's position, however, is that in effect it continues to impede not just the medical use of marijuana but also medical research on marijuana, which could lead to...
Forum: News April 23rd, 2006, 19:36
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Views: 8,598
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FDA No Longer a Scientific Authority

"So there is clearly no scientific logic to their decision," Carter said. "I think this is politically driven." - Dr. Greg Carter, a rehabilitation-medicine specialist at the University of...
Forum: News April 23rd, 2006, 19:35
Replies: 0
Views: 9,170
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Politics - not Science - Controls the FDA

"There is abundant evidence that marijuana can help cancer patients, multiple sclerosis patients and AIDS patients. There is no scientific doubt that marijuana relieves nausea, vomiting, certain...
Forum: News April 21st, 2006, 07:55
Replies: 0
Views: 9,016
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Politics at the FDA

"The war in Iraq is bad enough. But the war on drugs has lasted longer and cost more money and more American lives." - the Guardian....
Forum: News April 21st, 2006, 07:35
Replies: 0
Views: 9,657
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FDA: Bad for American Medicine

"But the Institute of Medicine report concluded there was no evidence that marijuana acted as a gateway to harder drugs. And it said there was no evidence that medical use of marijuana would increase...
Forum: News April 21st, 2006, 07:25
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Views: 9,032
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Politics at the FDA

"Unfortunately, this is yet another example of the F.D.A. making pronouncements that seem to be driven more by ideology than by science," said Dr. Jerry Avorn, a medical professor at Harvard Medical...
Forum: News April 11th, 2006, 08:52
Replies: 0
Views: 9,309
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Drug firms 'hype up diseases to boost sales'

Drug companies are inventing diseases to sell more of their products, it has been claimed. Scientists have accused major pharmaceutical firms of "medicalising" problems like high cholesterol or the...
Forum: News March 31st, 2006, 16:06
Replies: 5
Views: 11,689
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Light drinking may not be good for you

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers poured cold water on the idea that moderate drinking helps prevent heart disease on Friday, noting that many studies include teetotalers as a control group but...
Forum: News March 31st, 2006, 13:13
Replies: 0
Views: 8,885
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Long-term mobile phone use raises brain tumor risk: study

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The use of mobile phones over a long period of time can raise the risk for brain tumors, a new Swedish study said on Friday, contradicting the conclusions of other...
Forum: News March 30th, 2006, 17:09
Replies: 0
Views: 8,672
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Study fails to show healing power of prayer

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A study of more than 1,800 patients who underwent heart bypass surgery has failed to show that prayers specially organized for their recovery had any impact, researchers said on...
Forum: News March 24th, 2006, 08:19
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Views: 8,808
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Fish Not a Proven Heart Protector

[Forbes] FRIDAY, March 24 (HealthDay News) -- The belief that the omega 3 fats found in oily fish can help prevent heart disease is far from proven, a new British study contends.

U.S. experts agreed...
Forum: News March 21st, 2006, 10:45
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Views: 8,381
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Death raises concern at police tactics

[BBC] "The problem is that when you talk about the war on this and the war on that, and police officers see themselves as soldiers, then the civilian becomes the enemy." - Peter Kraska, an expert on...
Forum: News March 20th, 2006, 20:18
Replies: 1
Views: 10,605
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the nation's fastest-growing cancer, esophageal cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) - Chronic heartburn appears to be fueling the nation's fastest-growing cancer, esophageal cancer. Some 3 million Americans are thought to have a type of esophagus damage from severe...
Forum: News March 4th, 2006, 07:59
Replies: 1
Views: 9,825
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Muslims should protest cartoons with ink, not with violence

"As a Muslim Canadian, I am shocked that a cartoon caused violent riots and deaths in many countries. The Prophet would never have reacted in this way. Muslims should react not with violence, but...
Forum: News March 4th, 2006, 07:56
Replies: 1
Views: 10,425
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Spatting with the spouse can harden your heart

Arguing with your partner really can break your heart. Research now shows it can contribute to hardening of the coronary arteries.

Such impact on the heart is more common in wives when they and...
Forum: News March 3rd, 2006, 15:57
Replies: 0
Views: 8,045
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NIH: Osteoporosis Is Widespread Among Men Too

[Newsmax.com] Forty-four million Americans are at risk of contracting osteoporosis, a disease of low bone mass that can lead to breaks and fractures, according to the latest figures from the U.S....
Forum: News February 21st, 2006, 15:28
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Views: 8,714
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Jog your way to a healthier heart -- and brain

What keeps your heart strong may also keep your mind sharp, researchers suggest
ANDRÉ PICARD

From Tuesday's Globe and Mail

'It is the heart and not the brain That to the highest doth attain,"...
Forum: News February 21st, 2006, 15:26
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Views: 8,652
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A dirty tie could kill you

Daily Times Monitor

LAHORE: A liberally stained tie is not only the epitome of sloth, it is a lethal weapon - a germ warfare laboratory of terrifying capabilities, says British newspaper The...
Forum: News February 20th, 2006, 11:43
Replies: 0
Views: 8,213
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Cannabinoids Enhance Analgesic Effects Of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Ankara, Turkey: Cannabinoids, when administered in combination with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), produce a synergistic analgesic effect, according to preclinical data published in...
Forum: News February 20th, 2006, 11:42
Replies: 1
Views: 10,232
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Harm reduction-the cannabis paradox

"Holland, having the most liberalized drug laws, does not have more cannabis users (over age twelve) than do more repressive countries, and the per capita number of heroin users is also lower."...
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