A woman was hospitalized after taking 6 times the recommended dose of CBD along with herbal supplements for months

Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images A new case study suggests that taking too many herbal supplements sent a woman to the ER. It says she had a dangerously irregular heartbeat after taking high doses of CBD and berberine. Doctors say they’ve increasingly seen health issues related to herbal supplements. A 56-year-old woman went to the emergency room … Read more

A new drug could solve the problem of cataracts, without surgery

Researchers at the Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) in the UK have made significant progress in treating cataracts using a drug compound, paving the way for new treatment methods, a university press release said. A cataract is a medical condition where the eye’s lens becomes clouded over some time and affects vision quality. The clouding is … Read more

Bird flu outbreak hits over 37M birds across 34 states

FILE – In this Oct. 21, 2015, file photo, cage-free chickens walk in a fenced pasture at an organic farm near Waukon, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File) OAN NEWSROOMUPDATED 11:19 AM PT – Tuesday, May 17, 2022 A severe outbreak of bird flu has continued to hit bird farms across the nation. On Monday, Pennsylvania … Read more

Future COVID variants will likely reinfect us multiple times a year, experts say — unless we invest in new vaccines [Video]

For more than a year now, the original COVID-19 vaccines have held up remarkably well — even miraculously so — against a Greek alphabet of new variants: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta. But now experts say something is changing. Since the start of 2022, the initial version of Omicron, known as BA.1, has been spinning off … Read more

Five things to know about long COVID

COVID-19 cases are rising again — and some of them could lead to the condition known as long COVID, which brings with it myriad symptoms that can severely impact a patient’s life. Research on long COVID remains thin, and as a result its prevalence, definition and treatment is uncertain. Signs of the condition can range … Read more