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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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Criminal Intent May Be Measurable on Imaging

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 18-04-2017

April 12, 2017 by Deborah Brauser New research suggests the possibility of measuring whether an individual was just reckless while committing a crime or was acting knowingly, which can have more severe legal implications. In the study, 40 participants were [...]

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Comparing the Effect of Tampering on the Oral

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 05-04-2017

Comparing the Effect of Tampering on the Oral Pharmacokinetic Profiles of Two Extended-Release Oxycodone Formulations with Abuse-Deterrent Properties. Originally published on nih.gov OBJECTIVE: Oxycodone DETERx® is an extended-release (ER), microsphere-in-capsule abuse-deterrent-formulation designed to retain its extended-release properties following tampering or [...]

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