Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Ford Williams
Dardanelles Strait - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) began its north-bound transit of the Dardanelles Strait, en route to the Black Sea February 19 to conduct maritime security operations and enhance regional maritime stability, combined readiness, and naval capability with our NATO allies and partners in the region.
- Written by Laura Ost
Boulder, Colorado - The hunt for Earth-like planets, and perhaps extraterrestrial life, just got more precise, thanks to record-setting starlight measurements made possible by a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) “astrocomb.”
Clinical Study Assessing Hemp-Derived Cannabinoid Supplementation in Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury
- Written by Tess Woods
Denver, Colorado - The Flowering HOPE Foundation together with Clover Leaf University have just announced sponsorship and collaboration on the first US clinical study (ClinicalTrials.gov) to be approved to investigate a plant-derived cannabinoid supplements in recovery from brain injury.
Cautioning consumers against receiving young donor plasma infusions that are promoted as unproven treatment for varying conditions
- Written by Megan McSeveney
Washington, DC - The FDA has recently become aware of reports of establishments in several states that are offering infusions of plasma from young donors to purportedly treat the effects of a variety of conditions. The conditions range from normal aging and memory loss to serious diseases like dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease or post-traumatic stress disorder. We have significant public health concerns about the promotion and use of plasma for these purposes. There is no proven clinical benefit of infusion of plasma from young donors to cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent these conditions, and there are risks associated with the use of any plasma product.
- Written by John Grimaldi
Imperial, California - Towson University Police are still trying to identify the mom who has been trying recently to set up a date for her son, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. She stops undergraduates on campus and shows them a cell phone picture of the young man. It’s not clear whether her son attends the Maryland college, but her antics have stirred a variety of different reactions.
- Written by Brian Wallheimer
West Lafayette, Indiana - Decades after the last human set foot on the moon, NASA is contemplating setting up a permanent base there or sending astronauts to Mars. Accomplishing those goals, however, will require a few green thumbs.
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