Marijuana use linked to higher risk of emergencies and hospitalizations, study finds

“Cannabis use is not as benign and safe as some might think,” said study author Nicholas Vozoris, assistant professor and clinician scientist in the division of pulmonology in the university’s Department of Medicine. of Toronto. “Our study demonstrates that use of this substance is associated with serious negative outcomes, particularly emergency department visits and hospitalizations,” … Read more

Marijuana use linked to higher risk of emergencies and hospitalizations, study finds

“Cannabis use is not as benign and safe as some might think,” said study author Nicholas Vozoris, assistant professor and clinician scientist in the division of pulmonology in the university’s Department of Medicine. of Toronto. “Our study demonstrates that use of this substance is associated with serious negative outcomes, particularly emergency department visits and hospitalizations,” … Read more

Social stress ages your immune system, study finds

Immune aging can lead to cancer, heart disease and other age-related health problems and reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, such as Covid-19, said lead author Eric Klopack, postdoctoral researcher at the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology at the University of Southern California. “People with higher stress scores had older immune profiles, with lower percentages of … Read more

Balance ability linked to longer life, study finds

The simple balance test may be useful to include in routine physical exams for middle- and older-aged people, the research, which was published in the British Journal of Sports on Tuesday Medicine, suggested. While aging causes a decrease in physical fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to be reasonably well preserved until a person’s … Read more

Balance ability linked to longer life, study finds

The simple balance test may be useful to include in routine physical exams for middle- and older-aged people, the research, which was published in the British Journal of Sports on Tuesday Medicine, suggested. While aging causes a decline in physical fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to be reasonably well preserved until a person’s … Read more

Balance ability linked to longer life, study finds

The simple balance test may be useful to include in routine physical exams for middle- and older-aged people, the research, which was published in the British Journal of Sports on Tuesday Medicine, suggested. While aging causes a decrease in physical fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to be reasonably well preserved until a person’s … Read more

Moderate drinkers at risk for alcohol problems if they binge, study finds

“This leaves many drinkers to mistakenly assume that a moderate average level of drinking is safe, regardless of drinking pattern,” said Rudolf Moos, professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. Medicine, in a press release. Moos is the co-author of a recent study that found that many moderate drinkers … Read more

More than half of first Covid-19 patients in a hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

The study, published in The Lancet on Wednesday, found that 55% of patients still had at least one symptom of Covid-19 two years later. This was actually an improvement from six months after infection, when 68% had symptoms. Researchers from the China-Japan Friendship Hospital reviewed the records of 1,192 people who had been hospitalized at … Read more

More than half of first Covid-19 patients in a hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

The study, published in The Lancet on Wednesday, found that 55% of patients still had at least one symptom of Covid-19 two years later. This was actually an improvement from six months after infection, when 68% had symptoms. Researchers from the China-Japan Friendship Hospital reviewed the records of 1,192 people who had been hospitalized at … Read more

Vegetarian and meat-eating children have similar growth and nutrition, but no weight, study finds

“Over the past 20 years we have seen an increasing popularity of plant-based diets and a changing food environment with greater access to plant-based alternatives, but we have not seen research on the nutritional outcomes of children following a vegetarian diet in Canada,” said Dr. Jonathon Maguire, lead author of the study and pediatrician at … Read more