Researchers in Boulder are trying to determine if an illegal club drug could be a viable treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Drugs were created to block a protein called the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) and it boosted the immune system by about 40% in elderly people.
New Jersey Workers' Compensation Judge Lionel Simon invoked the necessity of not forcing injured workers onto opiates that are "killing people" as he ordered Freehold Township to pay for a municipal employee's medical marijuana.
Watts will take center stage in this psychedelic renaissance in August, when she will be the clinical lead for a year-and-a-half-long study to test whether psilocybin - the active ingredient in magic mushrooms - could be more effective than a sta
By then, the cancer had spread everywhere, from her colon to her spine, her liver, her adrenal glands and one of her lungs. Eventually, it penetrated her brain.
Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is one of the most commonly associated causes of age-related dementia and stroke. New research, led by the University of Edinburgh, may have finally uncovered the mechanism by which SVD causes brain cell damage, as
The Fourth of July is good fun for fireworks-loving humans. But for Stella, a 5-year-old pit bull mix, it feels like the end of the world.
ALS ranks up there as one of the worst illnesses. Also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, ALS is a rapidly progressing neurological disease where nerve cells in the muscles are attacked. This leads to progressive weakness and disability.
A fair reading of Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's "Sunday Tweetorial" on the opioid overdose crisis leaves one simultaneously encouraged and frustrated.
As of Sunday, recreational use of marijuana is legal in Vermont -- within boundaries of some clear and not-so-clear rules.
For nearly four decades, marijuana has been classified as a Schedule I drug, more tightly regulated than opium or cocaine.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a pill Monday that has a digital ingestion tracking system which can tell if medication was ingested by a patient.
Oklahoma mother believes CBD oil cured her stage four breast cancer after she was given 1 year to live - but doctors are not so sure
As medical science has known for years, there is a difference between addiction and physical dependence--on a molecular level. Drs. Nora Volkow and Thomas McLellan of the National Institute on Drug Abuse pointed out in a 2016 article in the New Engl
Texas may be one of the most conservative states in the nation, but times are changing -- and it looks like Texas politicians are realizing they need to keep up. Continued marijuana prohibition in a country where a majority of state governments have
According to Maura Healy, Massachusetts state attorney general, the suit names 16 current and former executives and board members, including the chief executive, Craig Landau, and eight members across three generations of the Sackler family that whol
In this video, Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange travels to Mexico to discuss the growing opioid epidemic and how to overcome it. Chris became an addict of almost 20 years when a car accident left him severely injured. After trying everything out there h
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Attorney General Andy Beshear filed suit against Walgreens on Thursday for its dual role as distributor and pharmacy in allegedly failing to legally monitor its own operations that shipped and dispensed large quantities of opioids