Friday , October 2 2020

HEALTH

Legendary stoner Kevin Smith had a massive heart attack

HOLLYWOOD, CA – DECEMBER 10: Actor/director Kevin Smith attends the premiere of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” at the Pantages Theatre on December 10, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) Kevin Smith, longtime director of stoner cinema like Clerks and Mallrats, short time actual smoker of marijuana and career comic book person …

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Treatment of 5 Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 With Convalescent Plasma

Key Points Question  Could administration of convalescent plasma transfusion be beneficial in the treatment of critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Findings  In this uncontrolled case series of 5 critically ill patients with COVID-19 and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), administration of convalescent plasma containing neutralizing antibody was followed by …

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Gabapentin Linked to Growing Number of Suicide Attempts

By Pat Anson, PNN Editor We’ve reported several times about the abuse and lack of effectiveness of gabapentin, a nerve medication increasingly prescribed to treat fibromyalgia, neuropathy and other types of chronic pain. It turns out gabapentin is also involved in a growing number of attempted suicides. In a large …

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