Why cannabis relieves IBD symptoms

How cannabinoids stop the inflammation New research, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, reveals the molecular mechanism that explains why cannabis could help treat inflammatory bowel disease. Marijuana may hold the key to future anti-inflammatory treatments. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term that describes inflammatory conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract, such as […]

The New York Academy of Medicine Awards Prestigious 2018-19 Valentine Fellowship Awards for Research in Urology to Russell Hayden, MD, and Jennifer Reifsnyder, MD

San Francisco, CA USA (UroToday.com) — The New York Academy of Medicine has announced two recipients of its prestigious 2018-2019 Ferdinand C. Valentine Fellowship Award for Research in Urology: Russell Hayden, MD, of Weill Cornell Medicine, whose research project is entitled “The Role of Long Non-coding RNAs”; and Jennifer Reifsnyder, MD, of the Cohen’s Children’s […]

Johns Hopkins Experts Create Opioid Prescribing Guidelines For 20 Common Surgical Procedures

A Johns Hopkins panel of experts have created opioid prescribing guidelines for 20 common surgical procedures. Credit: iStock A Johns Hopkins expert panel of health care providers and patients have announced what is, to their knowledge, the nation’s first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines. The guidelines are based on the premise that opioid prescribing […]