The state of Illinois has amended its medical marijuana law to encourage patients who might otherwise use opioids to consider marijuana instead. In other states with medical marijuana, the substance is often used to treat chronic pain.
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Healthcare organizations can play a key role in supporting unemployed patients find a job, suggests a new study from the Centre for Urban Health Solutions (C-UHS) of St. Michael's Hospital.
Your genes can determine how your heart rate and blood pressure response to exercise – and may act as an early warning of future problems with your heart or blood vessels – according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology.
Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed 'nanosponges' coated with neutrophil membranes that can neutralize the various proteins involved in the progression of rheumatoid arthritis
Although infant walkers provide no benefit to children and pose a significant injury risk, many are still being used in US homes. A new study from researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital examined characteristics of infant walker-related injuries and evaluated the effect of the 2010 federal mandatory safety standard on these injuries
Matt Wetschler was bodysurfing at Ocean Beach in San Francisco when he went for a wave and didn't come back up. Some other surfers saw his body floating like a log and pulled him ashore
Severe disease at baseline may be one of the factors associated with the development of conjunctivitis following treatment of atopic dermatitis with dupilumab, according to a small retrospective study
The development of therapeutic interventions for Parkinson disease (PD) is challenged by disease complexity and subjectivity of symptom evaluation. A Parkinson's Disease-Related Pattern (PDRP) of glucose metabolism via fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) has been reported to correlate with motor symptom scores and may aid the detection of disease-modifying therapeutic effects
Repetitive behavior disorders are relatively common. One of the best known in this family is an obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, which affects more than 2 percent of the U.S. population. Existing treatments, often medications, may not bring adequate relief for about half of those with the disorder
A new study in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation indicates that consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease