Medicinal cannabis is to be given to 20,000 British patients in first major trial

The study will give subsidised medicinal cannabis to British patients to test its impact on seven conditions - chronic pain, MS, epilepsy, PTSD, Tourette's, anxiety and drug addiction.
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Purpose of review This review concerns the outcome for nonsystemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) with emphasis on treatment-to-target (T2T) and treatment strategies aiming at inactive disease by giving an overview of recent articles. Recent findings More efficacious therapies and treatment strategies/T2T with inactive disease as target, have improved the outcome for JIA significantly. Recent studies regarding treatment strategies have shown 47–68% inactive disease after 1 year. Moreover, probability of attaining inactive disease at least once in the first year seems even higher in recent cohort-studies, re...
Source: Current Opinion in Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: PEDIATRIC AND HERITABLE DISORDERS: Edited by Polly J. Ferguson Source Type: research
Purpose of review To describe the main clinical differences of children and adults with chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CNO). Recent findings CNO is a severe systemic autoinflammatory syndrome characterized by multiple bone lesions because of inflammatory osteitis. Delay to diagnosis of CNO can lead to functional impairment, fractures, and chronic pain. Key clinical aspects and disease patterns differ in children and adults, including onset and time to diagnosis, symptom localization, associated comorbidities (i.e. skin, joints), bone lesion distribution pattern, and treatment approach. Novel biomarkers, such as u...
Source: Current Opinion in Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: PEDIATRIC AND HERITABLE DISORDERS: Edited by Polly J. Ferguson Source Type: research
Authors: Oliver JD, Knackstedt R, Gatherwright J Abstract Despite the intense focus on the opioid epidemic and its known association with surgical procedures, there is a paucity of evidence-based literature on pain management in implant-based breast reconstruction (IBR). Herein, we present an updated review of the literature aimed at identifying pain treatment protocols to minimize narcotic use and its associated potential addiction in IBR. A comprehensive review of the published English literature was conducted using Ovid Medline/PubMed Database without timeframe limitations. The inclusion criteria of selected art...
Source: Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Plast Surg Hand Surg Source Type: research
ena K Abstract Purpose: The aim of the research was to conduct an assessment of the prevalence of dysmenorrhea and associated factors among Polish women. Patients and Methods. A cross-sectional study was conducted among Polish women using an online questionnaire. The mean age of the participants was 23 ± 4 years. Out of the total of 1,317 women who took part in the study, 1,127 were included in the analysis, and 190 were excluded due to incomplete answers. The questionnaire consisted of 19 questions that were grouped into three parts. The first concerned sociodemographic data such as age, weig...
Source: Pain Research and Management - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Pain Res Manag Source Type: research
As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the atom bomb on Japan, it must wake up to the new rearmamentRussia ’sapparent test-firing of an anti-satellite weapon in outer space on 15 July, as alleged by the US and Britain, could be dismissed as another of Vladimir Putin ’s annoying provocations. That would be a mistake. The alleged new space weapon should be seen in the broader context of a rapidly evolving, hi-tech, high-risk international arms race involving all the major nuclear powers that, largely undiscussed, is spinning out of control.This week sees the 75th anniversary of the atomicbomb ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Nuclear weapons US military Space China Russia Nato World news US news Asia Pacific Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: Amputation can be considered as a treatment for patients with long-standing, therapy-resistant CRPS-I. Amputation can increase mobility and reduce pain, thereby improving the quality of patients' lives. However, approximately one-quarter of participants reported deteriorations in intimacy and self-confidence after the amputation. PMID: 32735019 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Rehabil Med Source Type: research
Publication date: October 2020Source: Pharmacological Research, Volume 160Author(s): Hongik Hwang, Jiyeon Seo, Yuri Choi, Eunsil Cho, Heesung Sohn, Jaewon Jang, A-Ram Lee, Jiyoung Lee, Suyeon Kim, Hae-Young Koh, Mikyoung Park
Source: Pharmacological Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2020Source: Integrative Medicine ResearchAuthor(s): Bao-Yong Lai, Li-Yan Jia, Bo-Wen Yu, Shi-Bing Liang, Ai-Jing Chu, Hui-Juan Cao, Jian-Ping Liu, Xiao-Hua Pei
Source: Integrative Medicine Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2020Source: EXPLOREAuthor(s): Assistant Professor Zeliha Buyukbayram, Assistant Professor Seyhan Citlik-Saritas
Source: EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2020Source: EXPLOREAuthor(s): Assistant Professor Seyhan Citlik-Saritas, Assistant Professor Zeliha Buyukbayram, Assistant Professor Emine Kaplan-Serin, Associate Professor Yilmaz Bilgic
Source: EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
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