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Cannabis And Pain: New Findings On Headaches Add A Piece To The Puzzle

Posted in Medicine on 26th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

New research from Washington State University is presenting evidence that cannabis can significantly reduce the severity of headaches and migraines. But the question still remains, why are scientists consistently coming up with such discordant results when trying to answer whether cannabis can reduce pain?

Psilocybin For Major Depression Granted Breakthrough Therapy By FDA

Posted in Medicine on 26th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted psilocybin therapy a Breakthrough Therapy designation for the second time in a year, this time with a view on accelerating trials testing its efficacy treating major depressive disorder (MDD).

How Does The Brain Work With Half Of It Removed? Pretty Well, Actually

Posted in Medicine on 24th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

In a new study, scans of people who had a brain hemisphere removed as children show how the organ adapted.

Smart Contacts: The Future Of The Wearable You Won't Even See

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 24th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

One day, contact lenses could do much more than just correct our vision

Encouraging Early Results From First Human CRISPR Gene Therapy Trials

Posted in Medicine on 20th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

“These data support our belief in the potential of our therapies to have meaningful benefit for patients following a one-time intervention.”