• South Africa legalizes cannabis use

    South Africa legalizes cannabis use0

    South Africa’s highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places. Pro-marijuana activists cheered in the public gallery and chanted “Weed are free now” when the Constitutional Court gave its landmark ruling. In a unanimous ruling, judges also legalised the growing of marijuana for private consumption. South Africa’s government had opposed

  • Picky eating may mask larger issues for children

    Picky eating may mask larger issues for children0

    Many children are picky eaters, making every meal a challenge. But for some, the problem goes deeper than not liking vegetables or whole-wheat bread. According to a study in the journal¬†Pediatrics, more than one in five kids between the ages of 2 and 6 are considered “selective eaters.” Most of them are moderately picky, but

  • FDA alerts public on unsafe Hydrocortisone injection

    FDA alerts public on unsafe Hydrocortisone injection0

    The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has alerted healthcare professionals and consumers, not to distribute supply, or purchase any Hydrocortisone Injection B.P 100mg. Hydrocortisone injection is used to treat severe allergic reactions. It is also used in the management of multiple sclerosis (a disease in which the nerves do not function properly), lupus (a disease

  • Fasting reduces aging- Study finds

    Fasting reduces aging- Study finds0

    New research has found that fasting triggers a molecule that can delay the aging of our arteries. The findings could help prevent age-related chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, and Alzheimer’s. Scientists have discovered a new role for a molecule produced during fasting: it can keep our vascular system supple and young. The search

  • Why do we really smile?

    Why do we really smile?0

    People smile for different reasons, in various contexts, but only certain kinds of smile generally pass as an honest mark of happiness. Is this what they really are, though? Although smiles are generally taken as signs of contentment, humans actually smile for many different reasons. Sometimes we do smile simply because we are happy, but

  • Why you should be taking folic acid

    Why you should be taking folic acid0

    If you’ve ever noticed the label on your cereal box that says your food has been ‘fortified’, there’s a good chance it has folic acid in it. In fact, since 1998, it was made mandatory in America for cereal grains to be fortified with folic acids so Americans could get more of the vitamin. You