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2012-01-09 13:22:59

Researchers have found clear associations between marijuana use in young males and cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS), where patients experience episodes of vomiting separated by symptom free intervals. The study, published in the January issue of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, looked at 226 patients seen at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York, USA, over a 13-year period. These were broken into three groups. Eighty-two patients with CVS were randomly matched with 82 patients with...

2011-05-05 23:01:00

Doctors Investigate Long Illness and Death of Scientist Known as 'Father of Evolution' BALTIMORE, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now, 200 years after the birth of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, doctors are putting modern medicine to the test to unravel the mystery of the painful illness that plagued the scientist for much of his life. Darwin is the subject of this year's annual Historical Clinicopathological Conference (CPC) sponsored by the University of Maryland School...

2005-12-28 13:19:43

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cyclical vomiting syndrome is well recognized in children, but now new research indicates that it can affect adults as well. With cyclical vomiting syndrome, patients experience nausea and vomiting lasting several hours or even days. These episodes are separated by symptom-free intervals usually lasting for weeks or months, according to a report in the journal BMC Medicine. In the present study, Dr. David R. Fleisher, from the University of Missouri...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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