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Medical News Today: Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days

New research in pigs finds that sugar intake alters the reward-processing circuitry of the brain in a similar way to addictive drugs. Whenever we learn something new or experience something pleasurable, our brain’s reward system becomes activated. With the help of natural brain chemicals, several brain areas communicate with each other to help us learn… Read More »

How many days of prednisone for asthma

How does prednisone treat an asthma flare-up? It helps reduce the inflammation in the airways in people who are experiencing an asthma attack. Doctors can also administer intravenous steroids if an individual cannot take oral steroids. Fifty-two adults with severe acute asthma were treated with either IV hydrocortisone or prednisolone. Medicines can often interact with… Read More »

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says to self-isolate for seven days if you have mild symptoms

Coronavirus has been branded the “worst public health crisis for a generation” by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson today. Speaking at a press conference, the PM went on to say that “many more families are going to lose loved ones before their time”. His chilling words mark the beginning of the government’s move from “contain”… Read More »