Cannabis Use and Earlier Onset of Psychosis


Cannabis Use and Earlier Onset of Psychosis

A Systematic Meta-analysis

Matthew Large, BSc(Med), MBBS, FRANZCP; Swapnil Sharma, MBBS, FRANZCP; Michael T. Compton, MD, MPH; Tim Slade, PhD; Olav Nielssen, MBBS, MCrim, FRANZCP

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Pittsburgh Sees Huge Spike In STIs

Pennsylvania officials have reported an alarming increase in sexually transmitted infections in a county outside of Pittsburgh as local health experts say young people are more promiscuous than ever.

Beaver County saw a 300 percent increase in HIV and 34 percent increase in gonorrhea among 15- to 24-year-olds in 2017 compared to 2016, and the trend has continued into 2018, according to the alert released early this month.

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How Does The Body Lose Fat? You Breathe It Out!

The correct answer is that fat is converted to carbon dioxide and water. You exhale the carbon dioxide and the water mixes into your circulation until it’s lost as urine or sweat.

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Women Experience Pain Differently From Men

More proof that men and women are indeed different and not interchangeable:

Now, a team at the University of Texas at Dallas has found the clearest evidence that pain manifests itself differently in the cells of women than it does in those of men.

In other words, we do not know much about women’s pain because, until now, our pain research has been done on male cells, with the assumption that their ‘extraordinarily specific’ results are applicable to females too.

The finding adds to a growing body of research that certain drugs may work for men and not for women, and vice versa.

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The Polar Bears are All Right

Susan Crockford, arguably the world’s greatest polar bear expert, has some really bad news for environmentalists.

Their favorite ursine poster child of climate doom is doing great. Polar bear populations are stable, if not growing. That stuff you read in the liberal media about bears starving to death because thin summer sea ice is pure nonsense. The only evidence we have that polar bears are in any kind of trouble is the fake evidence of activists’ computer models.

Crockford’s full State of the Polar Bear Report 2017, produced for the Global Warming Policy Foundation, can be read here.

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Lard Can Actually Be Healthy

Lard – which is made from pig fat – contains ‘good’ fats called monounsaturated fats that research has shown can help lower levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol, Jo Travers of the British Dietetic Association reveals on Monday night’s Food Unwrapped on Channel 4.

Despite outdated research linking unsaturated fats to heart disease, more recent studies reveal that in fact eating healthy unsaturated fats can improve heart health.

And it could even be better for us than butter.

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Songbirds are Designed to Mate for Life

Songbirds have brains specially designed to find mates for life, new research has found.

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