By Ed Miseta, Chief Editor, Clinical LeaderFollow Me On Twitter @EdClinical For researchers hoping to conduct clinical trials on cannabis-based products, the U.S. is not the most hospitable place. While other countries are legalizing the drug and conducting research on its possible medicinal uses, state and federal regulations on marijuana in the U.S. continue to […]

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Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) and ALGAE TEC LTD/S (OTCMKTS:ALGXY) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability. Profitability This table compares Incyte and ALGAE TEC LTD/S’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

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ANN ARBOR—As more states legalize cannabis consumption, many more people will likely use medical marijuana as a supplement to or substitution for prescription drugs, says a University of Michigan researcher. A new study by Daniel Kruger of the U-M Institute for Social Research found that 44 percent of medical cannabis users stopped taking a pharmaceutical […]

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Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) witnessed improvement in symptoms and less reliance on other medications after treatment with Tikun Olam’s Avidekel™ medical cannabis. A two-year study followed 188 children, with an average age of 13, diagnosed with ASD, notes a statement from reports Tikun Olam, whose products have been used to treat patients for […]

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The B.C. Cancer Foundation will be using private donations to conduct a first of its kind study on cannabis’ effects on cancer symptoms in nine cities across Canada, according to The Vancouver Sun. The trial will span 48 days and involve 150 patients from Vancouver, Abbotsford, Prince George, Victoria, Calgary, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Kingston, and Toronto. The […]

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Last week famed writer Malcolm Gladwell wrote an article in The New Yorker that asked whether or not we know enough about the dangers of marijuana. And cannabis researchers were not happy with it. Many marijuana researchers have come out and publicly criticized Gladwell’s article. The biggest sticking points were Gladwell’s association of marijuana with violent crime […]

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Is it biologically plausible that cannabis could cause a psychotic disorder? Yes. Brain scientists know very little about the underlying biology of psychotic conditions, other than that hundreds of common gene variants are likely involved. Schizophrenia, for instance, is not a uniform disorder but an umbrella term for an array of unexplained problems involving recurrent […]

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Save Article MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSXV:LABS) announced the completion of the first oil shipments valued at $10 million On January 16, 2019, MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSXV:LABS) (OTCQB:MLCPF) announced that its first oil shipments were sold in December for $10M. This follows a news release on November 12, 2018, when the Company announced it had 180 kg of cannabis extract […]

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You might have heard about CBD from a lot of its users talking about how effective it can be in treating various kinds of diseases.  Before you start buying and trying this product that is known to have a lot of health benefits, it is important that you know all the basics about it. This […]

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