April 2021 / 68 posts found

Cannabis compound eyed as possible diabetes treatment – TheIndyChannel.com Indianapolis, IN

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A Marin County, California doctor says his research into medical marijuana has identified a compound that can help diabetes patients. This content was originally published here.

Colorado will open coronavirus vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older starting on Friday

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced on Monday that everyone in the state 16 and older will be eligible for a coronavirus vaccine starting on Friday, weeks earlier than initially planned. The state had been planning to open vaccine eligibility to the general public starting in mid-April. Colorado will join at least 12 other states across the country that have already expanded eligibility to the general population or will do so by the end of the week. “This is a really important step that Colorado is taking,” Polis said. The expanded eligibility comes as spread of more-contagious coronavirus variants is increasing […]

COVID live updates: New Queensland coronavirus locations added as state races to contain outbreak – ABC News

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13mminutes agoTueTuesday 30 MarMarch 2021 at 9:49pm By Daniel Smith By Daniel Smith Good morning! Welcome to our coronavirus coverage on this fine Wednesday. My name is Dan Smith and I’ll be bringing you the latest. Here in Brisbane, we’ve entered day two of lockdown and the big question is whether it will be extended. CHO Dr Jeannette Young said it was “too early to decide” yesterday – we’ll hear from Queensland authorities at 9am local time, so that should give us a clearer picture. In the meantime, grab yourself a cuppa and let’s get started. This content was originally published here.

You Finished Treatment, Now What? *Part Seven: Nutritional Supplements

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AND, increasingly, supplements are being studied, either one by one or in combination, to better understand how they impact cells, tissue, organs and people. Many of them show the ability to help make conventional cancer care more effective, to prevent side effects, address side effects that arise and to help prevent recurrence.There are so many supplements available online, in health food stores, in big box stores and in the kitchen cupboards of many of your friends! I aim to streamline the decision making for my patients and offer relevant recommendations taking into consideration type of cancer diagnosis, approaches taken and […]

Series on COVID Therapy Studies – Hydroxychloroquine | Sanctuary Functional Medicine

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With the onslaught by COVID and its coinciding onslaught of self-proclaimed experts with every opinion under the sun, I choose to respond with a series of research study reports so you can choose for yourself.  Each edition will bring a few studies describing possible therapies for COVID under investigation or reported in past research.  As my recent Facebook Live video noted, we do not know enough about this virus to be definite at this time.  I am not claiming any of these are the preventive or curative answer for you or your family’s safety.  I just want you to be […]

New diabetes cases linked to COVID-19, and doctors are “working like crazy” to understand why – CBS News

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Preliminary studies show a possible link emerging between severe COVID-19 infections and new cases of diabetes in some patients. Doctors have known for a while that people with diabetes are more at risk for severe illness, but now scientists are working to determine if the virus can also lead some patients to develop new cases of diabetes. Research in the medical journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism and other studies raise concerns that the relationship may go in both directions.  “Researchers are working like crazy to see if COVID attacks the beta cells of the pancreas, which makes insulin,” pediatrician Dr. Dyan […]

Biden to push another coronavirus recovery bill on top of $1.9T package: Psaki

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki tells ‘Fox News Sunday’ the Biden administration is ‘committed’ to allowing media into Border Patrol facilities. President Biden will have “more to say” in April about his coronavirus recovery plan focused on issues like health care and women leaving the workforce after pushing a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package earlier this month, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Sunday. “When the president advocated for the American Rescue Plan, he talked about this being two stages: rescue then recovery. What the American people will hear from him this week, is part of his plan, the first […]

Greater Brisbane will go into a three-day lockdown after recording 10 new cases of coronavirus – ABC News

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Queensland has recorded 10 new cases of coronavirus, four of those locally acquired, with Brisbane to go into a three-day lockdown. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said six of the cases were overseas acquired and four were community transmission, two of those were linked to the 26-year-old landscaper from Stafford who tested positive to the highly infectious UK strain on Thursday night. Two of the cases have an unknown origin. Greater Brisbane will now go into a three day lockdown as of 5:00pm today. This includes the Ipswich, Logan, Redlands, Moreton and Brisbane council areas. “Two are known cases of one of the previous people, then we […]