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Study: Donated Kidneys From Pot Users Seem Safe

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana use by live donors has no effect on kidney transplant outcomes for donors or recipients, a new study finds. National Kidney Registry recommendations exclude substance abusers from donating kidneys, and transplant centers may refuse live donors with a history of marijuana use.… Read More »

Study finds probiotics not effective in treating children with viral intestinal infections

A quick Google search for ‘probiotics’ reveals several websites suggesting the benefits of probiotics for gut health and their efficacy in treating common stomach bugs. However, the published literature on probiotics suggests a much different story. Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and other paediatric hospitals across Canada worked with lead researchers at… Read More »