Cocaine deaths up in US, and opioids are a big part of it

U.S. health officials say cocaine overdose deaths have been rising. Drug overdose deaths involving cocaine began rising around 2012, and jumped 34 percent between 2016 and 2017. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the report Thursday. The increase at least partly reflects trends in deaths from heroin, fentanyl and other opioid drugs. Many overdose deaths involve someone who […]

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Mailman loses part of finger after dog bites hand through door slot

A woman tried claiming the postman who had his finger bitten off by her dog as he pushed post through the letterbox had it coming because he was "trespassing." (SWNS) A mailman has lost the tip of his ring finger to a bull terrier after he attempted to push his customer’s letters through a slot in the front door. The dog’s […]

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Biologists have found in the gut bacteria that accelerate aging

Experiments on flies has helped Swiss scientists to access very unusual representatives of flora, directly impacting the immune system and accelerating aging. Their findings have been presented in the journal Immunity. “We opened a specific microbe and a product life that affect the rate of aging of a host organism. There is no doubt that there are other examples of […]

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Became known new way to destroy cancer

Scientists at the University of Otago (New Zealand) learned how the virus Seneca valley infects cancer cells and kills them. In the future this will create a new method of treatment of malignant tumors. About it reported in a press release on EurekAlert!. Experts have observed for infection of tumor cells by the virus via cryoelectronic of high-resolution microscopy in […]

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