MEDICAL MARIJUANA DECREASES SYMPTOMS FOR MANY

It’s no secret that Colorado legalized marijuana, when citizens passed Amendment 64 in November 2012. This allowed adults over 21 to grow three immature and three mature marijuana plants legally, and it’s no surprise that Colorado’s has benefitted from the positive economic impact that the cannabis industry has brought to the table. “I think … [Read more...]

SWALLOWING DISORDERS (DYSPHAGIA) IN PARKINSON’S (ISMS) PAY ATTENTION THIS SEASON

This is the time of year when swallowing issues become even more prevalent than usual. This may be because of anxieties involved with the holiday season, because many of the foods available during this time of year are different, or because the disease has moved to this phase, and probably because dehydration during this time of year is of epic … [Read more...]

UPDATE ON PATIENTS LAWSUIT AGAINST STEM CELL CLINIC, STEMGENEX

Reprinted from The Niche, January 23, 2017 The website Law360 has an interesting update on the proposed class action lawsuit against the San Diego stem cell clinic Stemgenex.  Note that it seems you can read the full Law360 article without a subscription if you open the site in Chrome as your web browser. Not surprisingly, the plaintiffs and … [Read more...]

HOW MEDICAL CANNABIS COULD TREAT PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Parkinson's is a brain-related disease that is almost impossible to detect. But how could medical cannabis help patients to manage symptoms? By Julie Godard Reprinted from CannaTech, Thursday, August 10, 2017 Over the past two decades, medical cannabis has become an alternative treatment option for many medical patients across the globe. While … [Read more...]

ELECTRIC FIELDS CAN STIMULATE DEEP IN YOUR BRAIN WITHOUT SURGERY

Reprinted from New Scientist SHORT SHARP SCIENCE 15 November 2016 No surgery required PASIEKA/Science Photo Library/Getty By Clare Wilson in San Diego It’s one of the boldest treatments in medicine: delivering an electrical current deep into the brain by implanting a long thin electrode through a hole in the skull. Such “deep brain … [Read more...]