The New Cannabis Capsule Is So Powerful It Can Replace Any Pain Killer

People around the world are becoming increasingly aware of natural remedies and alternative medicine.. However, this does not change the attitude of Big Pharma to enforce their drugs on a open-mouthed public despite their numerous and well documented, harsh side-effects. The almighty health benefits of cannabis are becoming increasingly accepted in mainstream society and are…

Researchers create road map of care for children with severe head trauma

Severe traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death and disability in children leaving 61 percent of survivors  with a lifelong disability, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. Guidelines have existed to treat pediatric patients with severe head trauma, but there has been no standardized measure of their effectiveness….

5 Signs You May Be Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

While the rash of terror against Israel has often been in the news, with 1,334 people killed in Israel by Palestinian violence and terrorism since 2000, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, another aspect of terror is often hidden or forgotten: ongoing trauma. When a terror attack is reported by the media, the story…

Cork scientists make breakthrough in newborn baby brain injury detection

Researchers in Cork have identified two biomarkers or biochemical signals that can be used to aid the detection of a lack of oxygen to the brain in newborn babies. The discovery is the first step in the development of a test to help doctors diagnose brain injury at birth to speed up intervention and treatment….

Marijuana Chewing Gum To Relieve Fibromyalgia Pain

The legalization of marijuana in many states has opened numerous perspectives and has resulted in many ingenious ideas for its use, expanding the range of medicinal marijuana products. The evidence that cannabis is an effective method to treat painful and chronic conditions is undeniable. Additionally, it is more effective than leading traditional painkillers, and can also reduce…

Lady Gaga’s Metaphor for How Trauma Affects Memory Is an Important Reminder

The past two weeks of news have been tough for sexual assault survivors on all sides of the political aisle. The public debate over the Dr. Christine Blassey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh hearings has been fierce, divisive and for those with personal experience, emotionally difficult to follow. On Thursday, while on The Late Show With…

Smoking cannabis can cause genetic changes to men’s SPERM, study warns

It’s often portrayed as one of the safest drugs, but it seems that cannabis may have some worrying side effects on men’s fertility. A new study by researchers from Duke University has found that men who smoke cannabis have a lower sperm count. In the study, the researchers analysed the sperm of men who had smoked cannabis at least…

Possible biomarker for multiple sclerosis identified.

A biomarker for multiple sclerosis that could be an early warning for the disease has shown promise in both human and animal testing. Researchers at Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Medicine found that acrolein, a molecule previously suspected as a metabolic waste product that accumulates in people with certain neurological disorders such…