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This is how your brain tells time / Claire Maldarelli - Ads from Inoreader • Remove Science It takes a whole lotta gray matter. No single area of the brain can take responsibility for our perception of time. Instead, multiple regions perform different tasks to help you watch the clock.

Even more evidence that we’re eating all wrong / Kendra Pierre-Louis - Health Forget fat, it’s carbs that might stick it to your ticker. A new study backs up a growing body of evidence that carbs—not fat—may be the true heart breaker.

The FDA says MDMA is a ‘breakthrough’ drug for PTSD patients / Sara Chodosh - Health It's a big step forward for a controversial treatment. Using MDMA—along with psychotherapy—could help millions of Americans who struggle with PTSD, especially those who don't see results with traditional routes.

Over a million children under the age of six are currently on psychiatric drugs in America / Isabelle Z. - (Natural News) Psychiatric drug use is on the rise in the U.S., with one out of every six Americans now taking some type of medication in this category. This is highly concerning given the scary side effects and poor effectiveness of many of these drugs, but there is one particularly disturbing aspect of this trend...

The "aging" lie and how atherosclerotic narrowing is responsible for majority of American's chronic health problems later in life / S.D. Wells - (Natural News) Have you ever heard of the “unified theory” cure for heart disease? Linus Pauling, a phenomenal American scientist, worked with a German doctor named Matthias Rath decades ago, and they discovered that most heart disease was the result of long-term vitamin C deficiency, and that the solution was to treat patients with frequent...

Drug cuts cardiovascular disease and lung cancer risk by reducing inflammation (CANTOS) - The IL-1? inhibitor canakinumab lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease and lung cancer risk by reducing inflammation, according to late-breaking results.

When two is better than three: Dual antithrombotic therapy cuts bleeding risk - Clinical trial finds that dabigatran dual therapy after stenting reduced bleeding risk for patients with atrial fibrillation compared with standard triple therapy.

Combination therapy works best for heart diseases - A major international study has found that the combination of two drugs -- rivaroxaban and aspirin -- is superior to aspirin alone in preventing further heart complications in people with vascular disease. The study of 27,400 people with stable coronary or peripheral artery disease from 33 countries worldwide shows that the combination of 2.5 mg of rivaroxaban twice daily plus 100 mg of aspirin once daily was significantly better than only aspirin or only rivaroxaban in preventing heart attacks, strokes and early death.

High salt intake associated with doubled risk of heart failure - Ads from Inoreader • Remove High salt intake is associated with a doubled risk of heart failure, according to a 12-year study in more than 4,000 people.

Automatic external defibrillators save lives in amateur sports and fitness centers - Automatic external defibrillators save lives in amateur sports and fitness centers, according to new research. The 18-year study found that survival from cardiac arrest reached 93 percent in centers equipped with an AED.

Higher coffee consumption associated with lower risk of early death - Higher coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of early death, according to new research. The observational study in nearly 20 000 participants suggests that coffee can be part of a healthy diet in healthy people.

Medical cannabis use found to dramatically decrease reliance on addictive prescription medications / Russel Davis - (Natural News) Taking medical cannabis may significantly reduce the need for prescription medications, a recent study revealed. As part of research, a team of health experts at the University of New Mexico examined patients who voluntarily enrolled in the New Mexico state medical cannabis program. The patients were also on scheduled prescription medications. Prescription drug use was reported to the New...

Vitamin C found to halt blood cancer when administered in high doses... so why won't the cancer industry use it? / Isabelle Z. - Ads from Inoreader • Remove (Natural News) Early-stage trials have shown that high doses of vitamin C can help to fight blood cancer. While the cancer-fighting ability of this vitamin has long been known, the study shed some new light on its effects on leukemia. Researchers at the Perlmutter Cancer Center carried out a study using mice who had been...

Mainstream media trying to discourage women from using licorice root extract, saying it "interferes" with all the toxic medications they're supposed to swallow / Isabelle Z. - (Natural News) As people become increasingly drawn to natural remedies, pharmaceutical companies are doing all they can to draw them back over to the dark side of conventional medication, and one common tactic is scaring them away from popular herbal remedies. Women who are hoping to find some relief from menopause have long turned to...

Gender gap in death from heart attack reduces particularly in younger women - Ads from Inoreader • Remove The gender gap in death from heart attack has reduced over the past two decades particularly in younger women, according to research presented today at ESC Congress.1 The study in over 50 000 patients found that overall in-hospital mortality for heart attack patients was halved during the 20 year period.

Gene therapy using ‘junk DNA’ could lower risk for heart disease - Researchers successfully used a gene that suppresses cholesterol levels as part of a treatment to reduce plaque in mice with a disorder called familial hypercholesterolemia. In a preclinical study, researchers found that the gene, LeXis, lowered cholesterol and blockages in the arteries, and the treatment appeared to reduce the build-up of fat in liver cells.

Catheter ablation better than traditional drug therapies for treating atrial fibrillation - Ads from Inoreader • Remove New study shows radiofrequency catheter ablation lowered hospitalization and mortality rates by 47 and 44 percent respectively in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a contributing factor to heart failure.

Implanted cardiac monitors indicate incidence of undiagnosed AFib may be substantial in high-risk patients - With the use of implanted cardiac monitors researchers found a substantial incidence (nearly 30 percent) of previously undiagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF) after 18 months in patients at high risk of both AF and stroke, according to a new study.

Interactive Infographic: The Global Business of Dying - Throughout the world, laws governing how terminally ill patients can choose to die vary widely.

Dengue Infection Impairs Immune Defense Against Zika - A memory B cell response to Zika virus in dengue-infected patients produced antibodies that were poorly neutralizing in vitro and instead enhanced infection.

Vaccine Blocks Psychostimulant Drug in Mice: Study - Ads from Inoreader • Remove Scientists also show that fenethylline's chemical constituents work together to produce its rapid, potent effects, which have been exploited by Islamic State fighters.