Cannabidiol oil won't get you buzzed but it could get you busted

Cannabidiol oil, or CBD, is generating a lot of buzz in the world of alternative medicine, and some purveyors say it's completely legal in Canada. But federal authorities say it is indeed illegal without a medical marijuana prescription. And its purported health benefits are still in question.
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ConclusionCombining IPE initiatives and basic complementary therapies education can save curricular time, and develop healthcare professionals who appear to be more ready to provide team-based, patient-centered care.
Source: EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsMen with mCRPC harboring ATM mutations experienced inferior outcomes to PARP inhibitor therapy compared to those harboring BRCA1/2 mutations. Alternative therapies should be explored for patients with ATM mutations.Patient summaryMutations in BRCA1/2 and ATM genes are common in metastatic prostate cancer. In this study we compared outcomes for men with BRCA1/2 mutations to those for men with ATM mutations being treated with olaparib. We found that men with ATM mutations do not respond as well as men with BRCA1/2 mutations.
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Authors: Yang XD, Fang PF, Xiang DX, Yang YY Abstract Diabetic neuropathic pain (DNP) has a huge impact on quality of life and can be difficult to treat. Oral treatment is the most frequently used method for DNP, but its use is often limited by systemic side effects. Topical use of drugs as an alternative option for DNP treatment is currently gaining interest. In the present review, a summary is provided of the available agents for topical use in patients with DNP, including lidocaine plasters or patches, capsaicin cream, gel or patches, amitriptyline cream, clonidine gel, ketamine cream, extracts from medicinal pl...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
(Natural News) America’s opioid epidemic has now become so bad that doctors and patients alike are starting to look more seriously into alternative medicine. As it turns out, there is one promising solution, and it has been around for more than one thousand years. Acupuncture, which is said to have originated in ancient China, is fit...
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The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Ahead of Print.
Source: The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Ahead of Print.
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Post-stroke insomnia (PSI) is one of the most frequent complications in the patients with cerebrovascular diseases. About 37 to 59% of the stroke patients report insomnia complaints [1]. Moreover, researches have indicated that insomnia is related to the increased cardiocerebrovascular morbidity and decreased stroke outcome [2]. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and drug intervention are the common treatments for PSI, however, because of dissatisfacted efficiency and side effects of drugs [1], it is very urgent to find an effective, safe and convenient complementary and alternative therapy.
Source: BRAIN STIMULATION: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
This study investigated the protective effects of the Danshen (DS) and Sanqi (SQ) herb pair on cell survival in the human cardiovascular endothelial (EA.hy926) cell line exposed to injury.
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Thomas Jefferson University has landed a $20 million grant to launch what it says will be the country ’s first academic department of integrative medicine.  Integrative medicine is an approach that combines elements of conventional and alternative medicine to address the whole person – mind, body and spirit. "This is a historic first," said Dr. Daniel Monti, a Jefferson senior vice-president and director of its Marcus Institute of Integrative Health. "Nowhere to date has a medical school embraces…
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This article discusses potential interactions between anticancer medications and herbal remedies.Medscape Oncology
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