Can Cannabis Use Lead to Increased Psychosis Relapse?


Clinical Context

Risk for relapse is high after the first episode of psychosis, creating a substantial personal and public health burden worldwide. Preventing relapse is an important treatment target because outcome during the first few years after psychotic episode onset is a leading determinant of long-term clinical and functional outcome. Finding modifiable risk factors for relapse is therefore essential.

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Medicina praticada hoje em dia se parece com ‘fast food’, diz pesquisador







A medicina atual e os restaurantes fast-food têm mais em comum do que se poderia imaginar –pelo menos segundo um movimento italiano que prega atendimentos médicos mais humanizados. O italiano Marco Bobbio vê na medicina atual desperdício de recursos, excesso de velocidade em vários momentos e ainda falta de conexão com os pacientes.

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Spicy Foods Offer Much More Than Heat

Story at-a-glance

  • Spices used for weight loss or weight maintenance have additional health benefits, such as anti-inflammatory properties and a pleasing flavor profile that may help limit overall calorie intake
  • Capsaicin and curcumin are examples of compounds found in spices that can help drive weight loss, as well as many other health benefits

By Dr. Mercola

Spices are a wonderful addition to foods and beverages because they can add just the right flair. Nutmeg, for instance, lends quiet warmth and complexity, in desserts like apple crisp and in vegetables like spinach, as in the savory Indian dish, saag paneer. And paprika lends mild sweetness to meat dishes and goulash.

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