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Witch Potions: The Science Behind Herbal Medicines |  Science |  In-depth reporting on science and technology |  DW

Witch Potions: The Science Behind Herbal Medicines | Science | In-depth reporting on science and technology | DW

Humans have been extracting the healing properties of plants for thousands of years. Although herbal remedies are often dismissed as unscientific, more than a third of modern medicines derive directly or indirectly from natural products, such as plants, microorganisms and animals. Now, researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in the US state of California have …

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Adult ADHD: what it is, how to treat it and why medicine has ignored it for so long

Adult ADHD: what it is, how to treat it and why medicine has ignored it for so long

Lifestyle May 15, 2022 8:24 pm4 minutes to read Adult ADHD often goes undiagnosed, so what do we know? Photo / Getty Images Daniele Merino, The conversation Parents and doctors have known childhood ADHD – attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder – for decades, but it is only recently that the medical field has begun to …

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The biodesign course leads to the innovation of medical devices |

Educators from Stony Brook University’s Renaissance School of Medicine (RSOM) highlighted the success of their elective three-year course in biodesign which enabled students to expand their skills as innovators to create potential medical devices for the future. In a newspaper a Academic Medicinea leading journal in medical education, the authors describe the program and approach, …

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'It just never goes away': One Man's Struggle with Long COVID |  Medicinal

‘It just never goes away’: One Man’s Struggle with Long COVID | Medicinal

Bob Stapleton has struggled with Long COVID for nearly a year. MADISON (WKOW) – When Bob Stapleton contracted COVID-19 in May 2021, he thought everything would be fine because he was vaccinated. Almost a year later, his life was turned upside down due to Long COVID. Stapleton is battling extreme fatigue: he sleeps 10 to …

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Paula Bennett: Pharmaceutical medicine funding needs a life-saving overhaul

Paula Bennett: Pharmaceutical medicine funding needs a life-saving overhaul

Paula Bennett with Charlotte Bond on the steps of Parliament in 2019. Photo / Supplied OPINION I was on the steps of Parliament three years ago and accepted a petition signed by more than 15,000 people asking Pharmac to fund a life-saving medicine for people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) a degenerative disease affecting the …

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