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Legalization of recreational cannabis linked with increased alcohol consumption

States that oversaw the legalization of recreational cannabis linked to increased alcohol consumption that is largely driven by young adults and men.
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COVID-19, communicable disease and immunology

Academic Research Scholar, Prof Wendy M. Purcell, provides an update on COVID-19, communicable disease and immunology.
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Ayahuasca dangers: mental and physical adverse effects

A survey looking at ayahuasca dangers finds 70% experience physical and 55% mental health adverse effects – but only 2.3% of physical adverse events require medical attention.
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Hepatitis C virus elimination: A potential global success story

Dr Zisis Kozlakidis and Dr Dewi Nur Aisyah examine Hepatitis C virus elimination and weigh up if this has the potential to become a global success story.
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Germany becomes one of the first European countries to legalise cannabis

Germany has made plans to legalise cannabis, which could create up to 27,000 new jobs and save around about 4.7 billion euros.
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Do you really need to be taking paracetamol?

Paracetamol is Britain’s most trusted painkiller with the average person taking up to 70 paracetamol per year, however there are safety issues.
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A blueprint for the UK Cannabis Industry

Senior Associate David Hardstaff and Partner John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP, share their views on a blueprint for the UK Cannabis Industry.
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Diabetes education to protect tomorrow

Prof Andrew Boulton, President, International Diabetes Federation, calls for more to be done to improve access to diabetes education.
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Tuberculosis drug regimens and their efficacies

Andrew Nunn, Professor of Epidemiology in the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, analyses different tuberculosis drug development regimens.
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Increasing blood-brain barrier permeability with Acoustic Cluster Therapy (ACT®) to enhance drug delivery in...

Despite the rising incidence of Central Nervous System diseases worldwide, efficient treatment options for neurological disorders remain scarce. Treatment failures are principally associated with the inability of drugs to pass the highly selective Blood-Brain Barrier rather than a lack of efficacy.

The UK CBD Market: Cannabinoids, Consumers and Confusion

Savage Cabbage Ltd give insight into the UK CBD market, defining the differences in cannabinoid products and their roles in the industry.

What’s the connection between menopause and weight gain?

The relation between menopause, BMI, hormones and weight gain is a complex one that many going through menopause don't really understand here menopause expert Dr Deborah Lee explains.
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Benefits of animal vaccination for animals & people

Roxane Feller, Secretary General of AnimalhealthEurope, helps us understand the benefits of animal vaccination for both animals and people.
Essential Oils

What are the mental and physical health benefits of essential oils?

Essential oils have been used for centuries for their medicinal properties. However, scientists have only now started studying and exploring the potential benefits of essential oils.
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Roche – biotechnology and in-vitro diagnostics

Roche is a leading provider of in-vitro diagnostics and a global supplier of transformative innovative solutions across major disease areas.
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Type 1 diabetes treatment finds new target

A new route to the regeneration of insulin in the pancreatic stem cells indicates a major breakthrough for Types 1 and 2 Diabetes therapies.
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Acoustic Cluster Therapy – A novel ultrasound-mediated drug delivery platform for therapeutic enhancement across...

Optimising a drug’s ability to reach diseased body parts in adequate levels while avoiding healthy body parts – its tissue exposure and selectivity – is critical to therapeutic optimisation.
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Beating lung cancer with the AI edge

Prashant Warier, CEO and Founder, Qure.ai, explains beating lung cancer with the AI edge.

UK Cannabis Industry – the next Scottish Whisky

Nick Morland, Tenacious Labs CEO, All-Party Parliamentary Group for CBD Products Secretariat, Jersey Cannabis Services Advisory Board Chair, writes about the UK Cannabis Industry – could this be the next Scottish Whisky?
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Thailand gives out one million free cannabis plants to promote legalisation

One million homes will be given cannabis plants across Thailand, to mark the legalisation and attract foreign tourists – to be used for ‘medicinal purposes’ only.

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