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Grapefruit & Medication – A Deadly Combination?

  The number of prescription drugs that can interact with grapefruit is increasing. Grapefruit contains furanocoumrarins which are capable of blocking CYP3A4, enzymes in the liver that normally break down medications, left in the...

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Marijuana health risks – Weed causes psychosis!

There’s a strong association between illicit drug use and psychosis. Traditionally, researchers envision three possibilities: Drugs cause psychotic diseases People suffering from psychotic diseases self medicate Another factor increases¬†occurrence¬†of both drug use and psychosis...

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Atkins beware! Ketogenic diet health risks

Low carbohydrate high protein (ketosis) diets are popular among dieters and body builders for very effective short term weight loss. Depleting the body’s carbohydrates stored as glycogen in the liver, our main energy source,...