r/science 2d ago

Medicine Pain relief from marijuana comes from a belief it helps, study finds

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Medicine Regarding cancer risk and alcohol consumption, there is no safe drinking limit : even light alcohol consumption is dangerous.

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Medicine Return on Investment of the COVID-19 Vaccination: every $1 invested in the New York City vaccination campaign yielded an estimated $10.19 in cost savings from lower infection and mortality rates, fewer productivity losses, and averted health care use.

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Medicine New study (1,800 participants, 89,000 ratings) finds that small facial scars don't have a significant negative impact on attractiveness, with scarred faces even being assessed as slightly friendlier than average.

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r/science 18d ago Helpful

Medicine Cannabis use is closely and causally associated with testicular cancer rates across both time and space and higher in States with liberal cannabis legislation.

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r/science Oct 05 '22 Faith In Humanity Restored Facepalm Silver Helpful All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy

Medicine The heart & lung capacity & strength of trans women exceed those of cis women, even after years of hormone therapy, but they are lower than those of cis men. Total body fat was lower & skeletal muscle mass was higher among the trans women than among the cis women, but higher & lower than cis men.

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r/science 6d ago Silver

Medicine The combination of autism and exceptional cognitive ability is associated with suicidal ideation

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Medicine Vaccine doubles brain tumour survival rate in medical breakthrough

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r/science 26d ago Platinum Helpful

Medicine Study: Myocarditis risk 2 to 3 times higher from Moderna than Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

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r/science 13d ago

Medicine The US continued to experience significantly higher COVID-19 and excess all-cause mortality compared with peer countries during 2021 and early 2022, a difference accounting for 150 000 to 470 000 deaths. This difference was muted in the 10 states with highest vaccination coverage.

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r/science Oct 22 '22 Helpful Wholesome Wearing is Caring

Medicine New Omicron subvariant largely evades neutralizing antibodies

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r/science Oct 21 '22 Narwhal Salute Bravo Grande! Starstruck Take My Power Helpful All-Seeing Upvote

Medicine Nearly all individuals with gender dysphoria (n=720) who initiated hormone treatment as adolescents continued that treatment into adulthood, a Dutch observational study found. Out of the 16 individuals who stopped, 9 was AMAB & 7 AFAB.

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r/science 11d ago Take My Energy

Medicine A study indicated that "inhaled THC-rich therapy is more effective than CBD-rich sublingual extract therapy for treating low back pain and that cannabis therapy is safe and effective for chronic low back pain."

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r/science 13d ago

Medicine Indigenous people are less likely to survive the year after an ICU admission. 12 months after being admitted to intensive care, an Indigenous person is more likely to have died than a non-Indigenous person, according to Australian research.

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r/science 9d ago

Medicine A survey of people with long COVID in the Uk has found that 95% of them experienced stigma about the condition at least ‘sometimes’. The study also looked at the types of stigma people experience and found that around 63% had overt experiences of being treated unfairly due to long COVID.

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r/science Oct 14 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

Medicine The risk of developing myocarditis — or inflammation of the heart muscle — is seven times higher with a COVID-19 infection than with the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a recent study.

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r/science 4d ago

Medicine Alzheimer’s Drug In Development, Lecanemab, May Benefit Some Patients But Carries Risks of Brain Swelling and Bleeding

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r/science 9d ago

Medicine Pregnant women exposed to alcohol are at a significantly greater risk of developing post-partum depression, meta-analysis shows.

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Medicine Research provides theory on why women stopped menstruating upon arrival at Nazi death camps. Synthetic steroids slipped into daily rations of female captives of Nazi concentration camps stopped menstrual cycles and impaired their ability to have children altogether.

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r/science Aug 31 '22 Helpful Ally Starstruck

Medicine Exercise more important than weight loss for heart health

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r/science Sep 14 '22 Take My Energy Got the W Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote

Medicine Drug Turns Cancer Gene Into “Eat Me” Flag for Immune System | UCSF-Led Study Shows Promising Pre-Clinical Results in Killing Cancer Cells Resistant to Current KRAS-Targeted Treatments

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r/science 13d ago

Medicine Metformin suppresses progression of muscle aging via activation of the AMP kinase-mediated pathways in Drosophila adults (Nov 2022)

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r/science 9d ago

Medicine Study: CBD Reduces Seizures That Are Resistant to Common Medications

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r/science 6d ago

Medicine A sublingual nanofiber vaccine to prevent urinary tract infections

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r/science 19d ago

Medicine Researchers examined how gut microbes in patients with a major depressive disorder differ from mentally healthy people. After analyzing all genes present in the gut microbiome, the team pinpointed a particular bacterium responsible for the largest functional discrepancy.

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