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News24.com | Hawks nab suspected major cannabis supplier in SA, seize R3m worth of marijuana News24.com | Hawks nab suspected major cannabis supplier in SA, seize R3m worth of marijuana

News24.com | Hawks nab suspected major cannabis supplier in SA, seize R3m worth of marijuana

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The Serious Organised Crime Unit of the Hawks on Saturday bust a drug lab with R3m worth of marijuana in Brits, North West.This subsequently led to the arrest of a suspect, the owner of the cannabis dispensary.”The suspect, who allegedly also sells franchises for cannabis dispensaries, is a major supplier of cannabis and related products…

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Medical News Today: How blood vessel health may drive IBD Medical News Today: How blood vessel health may drive IBD

Medical News Today: How blood vessel health may drive IBD

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Inflammatory bowel diseases affect millions of people worldwide, causing debilitating symptoms. Researchers have been unsure about what factors cause these conditions. However, new research may now have identified a culprit — blood vessel dysfunction. Share on PinterestResearch shows, for the first time, that blood vessels likely play a role in IBD.According to the Centers for…

Medical News Today: What are hinge joints? Anatomy and function Medical News Today: What are hinge joints? Anatomy and function

Medical News Today: What are hinge joints? Anatomy and function

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Hinge joints are a type of joint that functions much like the hinge on a door, allowing bones to move in one direction back and forth with limited motion along other planes. The fingers, toes, elbows, knees, and ankles contain hinge joints.Hinge joints are complex and contain many muscles and tissues. Osteoarthritis and trauma can…

What connects depression, anxiety, and PTSD? What connects depression, anxiety, and PTSD?

What connects depression, anxiety, and PTSD?

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In the largest study of its kind, researchers identify similarities in the brain activity of people with major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders.Share on PinterestA new study looks for the neural links between a range of mental disorders.Mental health disorders, although incredibly prevalent, remain poorly understood.According to the National Institute…

Cannabis-based medicines: Two drugs approved for NHS

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Two cannabis-based medicines, used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, have been approved for use by the NHS in England. It follows new guidelines from the drugs advisory body NICE, which looked at products for several conditions.Charities have welcomed the move, although some campaigners who have been fighting for access to the drugs have said…

Medical News Today: How air pollution may lead to hair loss Medical News Today: How air pollution may lead to hair loss

Medical News Today: How air pollution may lead to hair loss

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New research might have found an explanation for why outdoor air pollution is likely to cause hair loss.Share on PinterestNew research sheds light on what causes hair loss.Hair loss affects around two-thirds of men under the age of 35 in the United States, according to the American Hair Loss Association.Also, almost 85% of men lose…

Alcohol intake and reduced brain volume: What explains the link? Alcohol intake and reduced brain volume: What explains the link?

Alcohol intake and reduced brain volume: What explains the link?

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Does drinking more alcohol shrink the brain, or does a smaller brain volume actually predispose individuals to drink more alcohol? Share on PinterestA new study confirms the link between alcohol use and lower brain volume and proposes a shared underlying cause.Excessive alcohol consumption carries many risks, including heart and liver problems, a higher risk of…

Yogurt, fiber, and lung cancer: What’s the link? Yogurt, fiber, and lung cancer: What’s the link?

Yogurt, fiber, and lung cancer: What’s the link?

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A recent analysis investigated whether consuming dietary fiber and yogurt might be linked to a lower risk of lung cancer. Perhaps surprisingly, the team concludes that it is.Share on PinterestCould yogurt and dietary fiber reduce lung cancer risk?A recent paper in the journal JAMA Oncology looks for a relationship between diet and lung cancer.In particular,…

Breast cancer: An innovative blood test could aid early detection Breast cancer: An innovative blood test could aid early detection

Breast cancer: An innovative blood test could aid early detection

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Researchers are developing a blood test that could help detect breast cancer 5 years before any symptoms become apparent. This method would also be less uncomfortable and more cost effective than traditional mammograms.Share on PinterestCan a new blood test improve breast cancer detection?According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the most common…

Upset stomach: Crohn’s disease or something else? Upset stomach: Crohn’s disease or something else?

Upset stomach: Crohn’s disease or something else?

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An upset stomach can cause symptoms similar to those of Crohn’s disease, which is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Although persistent gastrointestinal symptoms may indicate an IBD, such as Crohn’s disease, there are numerous other possible causes to consider.The symptoms of an upset stomach often occur after eating a big meal or drinking…

Hair follicles can be a site of origin for melanoma Hair follicles can be a site of origin for melanoma

Hair follicles can be a site of origin for melanoma

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New research argues that melanoma can start not only in the skin, but also inside hair follicles. When they become cancerous, the cells then leave the follicles and move into the skin’s outermost layer, or epidermis.Share on PinterestNew research suggests that melanoma could originate in hair follicles, shown here.The scientists demonstrated this effect in a…

Medical News Today: How often should a man release sperm? Medical News Today: How often should a man release sperm?

Medical News Today: How often should a man release sperm?

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For most men, ejaculating is synonymous with having an orgasm, although some men can have an orgasm without ejaculating.Ejaculate contains fluid from the prostate, seminal vesicles, and bulbourethral glands. Though it contains a wide variety of substances, including citric acid, cholesterol, mucus, and water, its primary job is to deliver sperm. Research shows that the…

Medical News Today: What to know about thyroid function and hair loss Medical News Today: What to know about thyroid function and hair loss

Medical News Today: What to know about thyroid function and hair loss

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Hair loss can occur when the thyroid gland is not working correctly. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland situated in the lower front part of the neck.The thyroid gland makes thyroid hormones, which the body uses for energy, to stay warm, and to keep the organs and muscles working properly.The most common thyroid-related problems…

Could an existing heart drug help treat cancer? Could an existing heart drug help treat cancer?

Could an existing heart drug help treat cancer?

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When cells in the human body age incorrectly, this can sometimes make it easier for cancer to develop or spread. For this reason, scientists are looking for new drugs able to act on processes that relate to cell aging. But could an existing drug come in handy? Share on PinterestResearchers believe an existing heart drug…

The best vitamins and supplements for energy The best vitamins and supplements for energy

The best vitamins and supplements for energy

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If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Getting regular exercise, eating a balanced diet, maintaining low stress levels, and getting enough sleep each night can all help maintain good energy levels. Can vitamins and supplements also help?Sometimes, people might need an extra boost…

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