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Legal Cannabis hemp oil effectively treats chronic neuropathic pain: study

Researchers examine the effectiveness of consuming hemp oil extracted from the whole Cannabis plant using a chronic neuropathic pain animal model. Researchers at The University of New Mexico (UNM) showed that legal Cannabis hemp oil reduced mechanical pain sensitivity 10-fold for several hours in mice with chronic post-operative neuropathic pain. Distinguished from its still largely […]

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Fish oil supplements might help men become dads

(HealthDay)—Couples struggling to get pregnant might want to add a little more fish in their diet, a new study says. Young men who take fish oil supplements appear to have better sperm quality and higher testosterone levels than those who don’t, as well as larger testicles, researchers report. Although it wasn’t tested as part of […]

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Current methods may inadequately measure health impacts from oil, natural gas extraction

An examination of peer-reviewed studies published over six years on hazardous air pollutants associated with the extraction of oil and natural gas finds that measurements of hazardous air pollutant concentrations near operational sites have generally failed to capture levels above standard health benchmarks; yet, the majority of studies continue to find poor health outcomes increasing […]