Marijuana Policy Project offers $10,000 campaign donation to the any Republican Presidential candidate that can back up his anti-marijuana rhetoric with actual science.
Ron Paul is asked what his opinion was on medical marijuana by Clayton Holton, a medical patient who asked Romney and Rudy the same question a few months ago. Rudy ignored him and Romney said he would arrest him for using medical marijuana
Our founding fathers would be appalled if they heard a court say that terminal patients have no right to sue the FDA for arbitrary and capricious conduct that affects their health and well being.
A compound found in cannabis may stop breast cancer spreading throughout the body, US scientists believe.
An Indonesian fisherman who feared that he would be killed by tree-like growths covering his body has been given hope of recovery by an American doctor - and Vitamin A.
WASHINGTON — The government stands to waste $100 million a year if two federal agencies cannot agree to coordinate the use of a vaccine for the deadly anthrax virus. [Quality writing: Anthrax is not caused by a virus!]
Once shunned, thalidomide is now considered a cancer fighter, with scientists testing it on lung, blood and brain cancers. It has also been approved to treat leprosy.
In a four-day series of daylight raids that ended Sunday, Drug Enforcement Adminstration agents shut down 26 underground steroid labs and made more than 50 arrests across the country, capping what agents are calling the largest performance-enhancing
YouTube that Mel created to warn us.
The Food and Drug Administration approved a widely used adult psychiatric drug for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in children and adolescents. Risperdal is the No. 3 anti-psychotic drug with $2.3 billion in sales in 2005
[You're terminally ill and a judge has really pissed you off...hummm.] Terminally ill patients do not have a constitutional right to experimental drugs not approved by regulators, a U.S. appeals court ruled. The Food and Drug Administration requi
"I am greatly disturbed that the Drug Enforcement Administration would initiate an enforcement action against medical marijuana facilities in the City of Los Angeles during a news conference regarding City Council support of an Interim Control O
"I believe the effort to try and make marijuana available for medical uses is really a way to legalize it. There's no reason for it," the former New York mayor said during a town hall-style meeting at New Hampshire Technical Institute.
Smoking may be bad for you, but researchers and biotech companies are quietly developing pharmaceuticals that are decidedly good for brains, bowels, blood vessels and even immune systems -- and they're inspired by tobacco's deadly active ingr
(This is an old article, but important with the discussion concerning vaccines and autism) Lyla Rose Belkin was an alert and lively baby at five weeks old. Her parents, Michael and Lorna Belkin, say she had never been sick until she received
By a vote of 93 to 1, the Senate passed a bill this afternoon that gives the Food and Drug Administration sweeping new power to police drug safety, order changes in drug labels, regulate advertising and restrict the use and distribution of medicines
Plans by US biotech company Dendreon Corp. to market a pioneering therapeutic cancer vaccine, Provenge, were dealt a blow on Wednesday when US regulators demanded more data before approving it.
The Senate grappled Wednesday with the hot-button question of whether to allow the importation of cheaper drugs from other countries and debated the influence of the drug lobby, as it moved closer to passing the most significant changes to drug-safet
Despite reports to the contrary, a landmark study in last week's New England Journal of Medicine confirmed what all of us already knew: Drugmakers and medical device manufacturers have bought and paid for relationships with your doctors
"This didn't have to happen." So said Cho Seung-Hui. (Vin Suprynowicz warned us years ago to watch out for a prescribed drug connection when these mass shootings occur,... he was right again)
(Universal health care? Careful what you wish for, just may get it) Screwups are nothing new for Ireland's publicly funded hospitals. In August another north Dublin hospital, Beaumont, shipped the body of a dead English tourist back to England —
Is there any good reason whatsoever why the federal government should be maintaining "files" which contain information about the pharmaceutical products which ALL Americans are consuming?
[Not the only President Bush on dangerous hallucinogens.] When Bush went to Ohio to talk about terrorism, he ended up musing about marriage and chicken-plucking plants, the agony of death and his Oval Office rug, which resembles a sunburst.
New FDA guidelines threaten religious freedoms; Holy water could be regulated as "drugs" and rosaries as "medical devices".
Diabetics using stem-cell therapy have been able to stop talking insulin injections for the first time, after their bodies started to produce the hormone naturally again. In a breakthrough trial, 15 young patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabete
Shrugging off congressional objections, the US FDA will immediately move to close more than half of its laboratories across the country, according to documents released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility(PEER).
Federal regulators have tossed out three key patents to human embryonic stem cells, a move that could ease concerns over commercial control of the nascent work. The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation,
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson's plans to sign a state medical marijuana bill put him head and shoulders above the front-running candidates for U.S. president in 2008. (really? is he for the elimination of the Drug War?)
The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders welcomes the introduction of a new user-friendly and cheaper 2-in-1 tablet of artesunate-amodiaquine against malaria. The treatment, also called ASAQ
Two recent studies suggest compounds in natural cocoa have significant health-giving properties.