Each year, more and more people are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The brain is one of the major organs affected by the aging process, with cognitive decline and memory loss being significant changes one can suffer from. If you are looking to fight all of these changes and protect the
In 2007 he began to lose the ‘s’ when speaking. Then the ‘r’ and so on. “Later I preferred not to talk anymore. It cost me too much, “reveals Pedro Suárez-Vértiz to Somos, from the privacy of his Miraflores department. The exact diagnosis was secondary dysarthria due to a bulbar neuromuscular syndrome. It is also known as motor neuron disease. “The
America has a major problem with prescription pain medications like Vicodin and OxyContin. Overdose deaths from these pharmaceutical opioids have approximately tripled since 1991, and every day 46 people die of such overdoses in the United States. However, in the 13 states that passed laws allowing for the use of medical marijuana between 1999 and
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, or as his buddies call him, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, has been a longtime opponent of legalization efforts. Last year, while still a Republican senator from Alabama, Sessions cemented his opposition to weed. According to him, pot is bad and it is dangerous and it is “not something to laugh about.”
FDA officials said they’ve becoming increasingly concerned about the “proliferation” of products that claim to treat or cure diseases such as cancer. The Colorado company known for the “Charlotte’s Web” cannabidiol-rich extract and three other businesses that make CBD products were put on notice by the FDA for illegally making unsubstantiated health claims. The U.S.
Cannabidiol, one of the active chemicals in marijuana, is having a moment. While the science remains inconclusive, there’s growing traction for its use as a therapeutic agent for cancer and schizophrenia, and for its inclusion within more cosmetic items, like CBD-infused bath bombs and acne creams. What makes CBD novel is that it, unlike THC,
Non-psychoactive cannabis extract cannabidiol (CBD) dramatically reduces the number of convulsive seizures affecting children with a rare and sometimes fatal form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome,a study shows. The extremely debilitating condition renders sufferers unconscious for the duration of seizures and stiffens the muscles which jerk uncontrollably. Those afflicted can have multiple episodes per
Contrary to popular belief, breast cancer is not one disease – it is an umbrella term used for many different diseases, according to HER2 Support Group. HER2-positive breast cancer is a particularly aggressive type that forms when there is an over-expression of the HER2 gene. Not only does HER2-positive breast cancer grow rapidly, but it
As adults, we have the right to choose our treatment options when it comes to healthcare. For a child, however, neither you or your parents have much choice in the matter. If parents go against doctors wishes in the treatment of their child, the can face child endangerment and neglect, loss of custody, and worse.