Non-psychoactive cannabis ingredient could reduce risk of relapse among recovering addicts

March 23, 2018 A preclinical study in rats has shown that there might be value in using a non-psychoactive and non-addictive ingredient of the Cannabis sativa plant to reduce the risk of relapse among recovering drug and alcohol addicts. The study’s findings inform the ongoing debate about the possible medical benefits of non-psychoactive cannabinoids, and […]

Researchers explore ways to help older adults taper off and stop using sedatives

March 23, 2018 Older adults, especially those who are admitted to hospitals, are at risk for potentially dangerous side effects if they are taking multiple medicines. Taking several medications at the same time is called polypharmacy. Of special concern are benzodiazepine and non-benzodiazepine sedative hypnotics. These medications, which include lorazepam, clonazepam, zopiclone, and others, are […]

What to know about adenomyosis

What is adenomyosis? Symptoms Causes Risk factors Treatment Adenomyosis vs. endometriosis Fertility and pregnancy Diagnosis When to see a doctor Outlook Adenomyosis is a condition where the cells of the uterine lining grow into the muscular wall of the uterus. Adenomyosis is similar to endometriosis and can cause similar symptoms or no symptoms at all. […]

Dental oral craniofacial tissue regeneration consortia

The ability to robustly and predictably regenerate dental, oral and craniofacial (DOC) tissues through tissue engineering and/or regenerative medicine strategies is a major goal for clinicians. While many technologies have shown proof of principle in small animals, few have made it into the clinic. Many factors contribute the limited translation including technology development without a […]