Cannabis Clinical Trials

BUNDABERG children with severe treatment-resistant epilepsy can now apply to take part in a medicinal marijuana clinical trial after Queensland Health struck a deal with a UK-based pharmaceutical company. A team of researchers at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital will develop the trials under the leadership of the hospital’s director of paediatric neurosciences Dr Geoff […]


Only four days before the official summer solstice, the air is hot and heavy, the sky cloudless. The road along the highway is spotted with shrubbery, gas stations, and occasionally vast rows of crop, somehow withstanding, even thriving under the tenacious desert sun.  Driving south from Tel Aviv along Ayalon Highway, the scenery looks almost […]

Want to drop some weight? To lighten up, the key may be lighting up. Teetering on the line between taboo and total acceptance, marijuana has finally penetrated the fitness community, owing to benefits beyond the celebrated side effect of just getting high. Medical research has revealed other effects of smoking weed that can actually contribute […]

Flickr @ Mark Thanks to the Ice Bucket Challenge, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (or ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, as it is more commonly known) has gained media and public popularity all over the world. ALS is a fatal, progressive neurodegenerative condition that occurs as a result of selective loss of motor neurons in the brain […]