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OVERVIEW OF RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 03-11-2017

Characterized by an uncomfortable and irresistible urge to move the legs, restless legs syndrome is a sensorimotor disorder involving the nervous system. Restless legs syndrome, also called commonly referred to as RLS or Willis-Ekbom disease, typically worsens when lying or [...]

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One in Five Teens Report a History of Concussion

BY IN MCofNYC On 29-09-2017

About 20% of US adolescents have experienced at least one concussion, and those teens were more likely to play competitive sports than their concussion-free peers, new research suggests. “These findings are consistent with those from emergency department and regional studies [...]

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Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) & MS

BY IN health & wellness On 25-09-2017

The question of whether marijuana — produced from the flowering top of the hemp plant, cannabis sativa — should be used for symptom management in multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex one. It is generally agreed that better therapies are [...]

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Neurological Aspects of Medical Use of Cannabidiol

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 19-09-2017

BACKGROUND: Cannabidiol (CBD) is among the major secondary metabolites of Cannabis devoid of the delta-9-tetra-hydrocannabinol psychoactive effects. It is a resorcinol-based compound with a broad spectrum of potential therapeutic properties, including neuroprotective effects in numerous pathological conditions. CBD neuroprotection is [...]

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PAINWeek Abstract Book 2018

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 04-09-2017

Excerpt : “Misuse/abuse of prescription opioids has been recognized as a public health crisis by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the FDA’s Opioid Action Plan recognizes abuse-deterrent (AD) formulations of opioids as critical to mitigating opioid misuse/abuse. [...]

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The TBI Patient Handbook

BY IN MCofNYC On 08-08-2017

The TBI Patient Handbook: A Guide to Understanding TBI TBI Patient Handbook written by Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna, a multi-specialist Neurologist aims to serve as a patient primer on Traumatic Brain Injury for those afflicted, as well as their families, [...]

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Cannabidiol Menstrual Cycle

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 18-07-2017

After research it’s been found, CB1 receptor clusters are present in the hypothalamic pituitary access and have been shown to act as an inhibitory. This in turn altering production of hormones, which in turn can affect a women’s hormone cycles. [...]

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A Powerful Protocol Proven to Help Reverse Brain Damage

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 05-07-2017

By Jordan Fallis I’ve been reading a lot about brain damage and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in retired NFL football players lately. While doing so, I came across an interesting study by Dr. Daniel Amen, titled “Reversing brain damage in [...]

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Brain Chemicals May Aid Treatment of Parkinson’s

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 24-06-2017

Stanford Report, by Mitzi Baker Marijuana-like chemicals in the brain may point to a treatment for the debilitating condition of Parkinson’s disease. In a study published in the Feb. 8 issue of Nature, researchers from the School of Medicine report [...]

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Medical Marijuana And Epilepsy

BY IN health & wellness On 23-04-2017

Taking cannabidiol may cut seizures in half for some children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), a severe form of epilepsy, according to new information released today from a large scale controlled clinical study that will be presented at the [...]

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