New OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) data at AAN demonstrate significant reductions in disease activity and disability progression in relapsing multiple sclerosis
Roche announced today that new OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) data were presented at the 70th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 21-27 April in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) data at AAN demonstrate significant reductions in disease activity and disability progression in relapsing multiple sclerosis
Roche announced today that new OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) data were presented at the 70th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 21-27 April in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) data at AAN demonstrate significant reductions in disease activity and disability progression in relapsing multiple sclerosis
Roche announced today that new OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) data were presented at the 70th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 21-27 April in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr. Steven Galetta recognized for lifetime achievement in neurologic education
(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Steven L. Galetta, M.D., the Philip K. Moskowitz, M.D. Professor and Chair of Neurology at NYU Langone Health, has been awarded the 2018 A.B. Baker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Neurological Education by the American Academy of Neurology for his career contributions to the field. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin A derivative selectively kills liver cancer stem cells
(RIKEN) Acyclic retinoid, an artificial compound derived from vitamin A, has been found to prevent the recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer. Now, in research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists have discovered that the compound targets one class of cancer stem cells, preventing them from giving rise to new tumors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Doctors Attack Trump's Short-Term Health Plans Ahead Of Comment Deadline
Doctor groups including the AMA and American Academy of Family Physicians have unleashed detailed critiques of the Trump administration's effort to introduce cheaper health insurance with skimpier benefits. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CNC NYSE:ANTM NYSE:CI NYSE:MOH Source Type: news

Medical Cannabis Not Recommended for Sleep Apnea
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 -- Medical cannabis and/or its synthetic extracts should not be used for treating patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement published in the April 15... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AAN 2018: Rare Disease Breakthroughs and Novel Approaches
(MedPage Today) -- Noteworthy presentations at American Academy of Neurology meeting (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - April 20, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Wrist Device Shows Promise for Hand Tremors
Essential tremor affects upwards of 7 million Americans, according to the American Academy of Neurology. Its cause is unknown, and there is no cure. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From New Orleans, the Latest Advances in Orthopedics From New Orleans, the Latest Advances in Orthopedics
Dr Frank A. Cordasco reviews highlights from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2018 Annual Meeting.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Expert Column Source Type: news

State and National Fact Sheets: America's Opioid Crisis: The Unseen Impact on Children
American Academy of Pediatrics. 03/29/2018 This Web page provides state-by-state and national fact sheets that examine the intersection of the opioid epidemic, child welfare systems, and child health. These fact sheets also offer policy solutions that can support vulnerable children and families at both the state and federal level. Developed with Casey Family Programs, these fact sheets are the first to synthesize national and state data related to the opioid crisis, child welfare systems, Medicaid, and child health. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

AAN: Neuromodulation Therapy Gives Relief From Hand Tremor
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 -- Non-invasive neuromodulation therapy using a custom stimulation pattern provides symptomatic relief from hand tremor in essential tremor, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Treatment of cancer could become possible with adenovirus
(Umea University) An international team of researchers led by professor Niklas Arnberg at Ume å University, shows that adenovirus binds to a specific type of carbohydrate that is overexpressed on certain types of cancer cells. The discovery opens up new opportunities for the development of virus-based cancer therapy. The study is published in the latest issue of the scientific journal " Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA " , PNAS PNAS April 19, 2018. 201716900 (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 20, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Don't Use Medical Marijuana for Sleep Apnea, AASM Warns Don't Use Medical Marijuana for Sleep Apnea, AASM Warns
Medical cannabis and synthetic marijuana extracts should not be used to treat obstructive sleep apnea, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says in a new position statement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Rising diabetes means 15 MILLION people living with health problems
The Academy of Medical Sciences warning comes just weeks after Cambridge University researchers found that one in four Britons were living with several health complaints. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., is Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 19, 2018—(BRONX, NY)—Einstein researcherAna Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D. has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists and innovators in a range of fields and disciplines. Dr. Cuervo is a professor of developmental and molecular biology, of anatomy and structural biology, of medicine, co-director of the Institute for Aging Research and holds the Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases at Einstein. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - April 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents Honor American 2017 Nobel Laureates
NAS President Marcia McNutt, NAE President C. D. Mote, Jr., and NAM President Victor J. Dzau honored U.S. 2017 Nobel Prize recipients Barry Barish, Joachim Frank, Michael Rosbash, Kip Thorne, and Michael Young at a reception on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, April 18. U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Christopher Coons (D-Del.) co-hosted the event. The ceremony recognized the scientists for their significant contributions to their fields as well as to the advancement of human knowledge. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - April 19, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Americans Are Filling Fewer Prescriptions for Opioids Amid Rising Fear of Addiction
(TRENTON, N.J.) — New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years. The decline comes amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction. A health data firm released a report Thursday showing a 9 percent average drop nationwide in the number of prescriptions for opioids filled by retail and mail-order pharmacies. All 50 states and the District of Columbia had declines of more than 5 percent. The U.S. is estimated to consume roughly 30 percent of all opioids used worldwide. ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda A Johnson / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation's Health - Call for Public Comments
The National Academies is soliciting public comments to help inform the deliberations of a committee tasked with examining the potential for integrating services addressing social needs and the social determinants of health into the delivery of health care to achieve better health. Comments should be submitted by December 31, 2018. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Leadership chief: NHS must not 'discard' senior managers who make mistakes
Being accountable for failure is a risk senior NHS leaders must take, the managing director of the NHS Leadership Academy has told HSJ. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Rising diabetes has left 15 MILLION people living with 2 or more serious health problems
The Academy of Medical Sciences warning comes just weeks after Cambridge University researchers found that one in four Britons were living with several health complaints. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Academy of Finland Flagship funding for Aalto University and VTT to develop new biomaterials
(VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. will set up a competence center for materials bioeconomy called CERES to develop new materials for securing a sustainable future. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 19, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Two UCLA professors elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
UCLA professor-in-residence of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences Philippe Bourgois and UCLA professor of economics Rosa Matzkin are among 213 individuals from a wide range of disciplines and professions to be elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2018.Founded in 1780, the academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world.Bourgois is also director of the Center for Social Medicine and Humanities within the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and a professor in the departments o...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Gulf Research Program Awards Over $340,000 to Assist Scientific Research Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced 11 grant awards totaling $341,283 to assist in the recovery of Gulf Coast scientific research efforts impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. These awards are the result of the first of two fast-track grant cycles for Scientific Research Disaster Recovery Grants announced last November to help with repair, replacement, or recovery of equipment, data, or other research materials damaged or lost as a result of the hurricanes and their aftermaths. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - April 18, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Is Sushi Healthy? Here ’s Everything You Need to Know
Americans eat sushi in venues as varied as high-end restaurants and prepared foods sections of grocery stores — and many believe it’s a nutritious choice. But is sushi healthy? “Sushi has this halo of being healthy,” says Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian nutritionist and associate professor of nutrition at Mayo Clinic. After all, traditional sushi has all the makings of a health food: it’s stuffed with fresh fish, wrapped in thin sheets of seaweed and presented in neat little rolls. But experts warn not to expect your weekly spicy tuna order to slim your waistline. One of the biggest...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Health Tip: Recognize Early Signs of Autism
-- Autism may be detected at an early age by paying attention to your baby's social and language skills, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. But all children who have autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will not have the same symptoms or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gulf Research Program awards over $340,000 to assist research impacted by hurricanes
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced 11 grant awards totaling $341,283 to assist in the recovery of Gulf Coast scientific research efforts impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Bees and cuckoos will bring savings to airlines
(Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences) The flight routes of passenger aircraft are generally well established. In practice, unforeseen factors, mainly related to the weather, often force pilots to cover more kilometers than anticipated. A Polish-Colombian team of scientists and engineers, inspired by the behavior of insects and birds, has developed software that allows real-time rational modification of flight routes. As a result, it was possible to achieve measurable savings, both financial and with regard to environmental protection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Engineering a better device to capture -- and release -- circulating tumor cells
(Lehigh University) Yaling Liu, of Lehigh University, has created an innovative microfluidic device that uses magnetic particles and wavy-herringbone design to capture and release circulating tumor cells with an 80-95% capture efficiency rate at different tumor cell concentrations. Liu will present some of his findings today, April 18th, at a conference taking place in Istanbul, Turkey called The Future of Medicine hosted by Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT) and Bah ç e?ehir University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Global burden of multiple serious illnesses must be urgently addressed: AMS report
(Academy of Medical Sciences (UK)) Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering lifelong disability and dying prematurely due to the ineffective treatment of people with multiple health conditions, a new report suggests. The report from the Academy of Medical Sciences, published today, points to an alarming lack of information about multimorbidity, a scenario where a patient suffers several diseases simultaneously. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ICARE Academy: June 18-20, Chicago, IL
ICARE Academy (3-day)Training for IACUC Members and Animal Program Personnel​June 18-20, 2018 | Chicago, IL Register Now!  Can ’t make it to Chicago? A few spaces remain for theMay ICARE Academy in Newport Beach and registration just opened for theSeptember ICARE Academy in Denver.  (Source: OLAW News)
Source: OLAW News - April 17, 2018 Category: Research Authors: hamptonl Source Type: news

Amgen Presents First-Of-Its-Kind Data At AAN Annual Meeting Reinforcing Robust And Consistent Efficacy Of Aimovig ™ (erenumab) For Migraine Patients With Multiple Treatment Failures
The LIBERTY Trial was Conducted in Patients who Have Tried Two to Four Therapies Without Success -- a Uniquely Difficult-to-Treat Population Often Excluded From Migraine Prevention Trials Patients Taking Aimovig had Nearly Three-Fold Higher Odds of Having Their Migraine Days cut by Half or More Compared to Placebo Safety and Tolerability Were Consistent With Results Seen in the Pivotal Clinical Program; Over 97 Percent of Those Taking Aimovig Completed the Double-Blind Treatment Phase Data Selected by the American Academy of Neurology Science Committee as one of the Most Noteworthy Presentations at 2018 Annual Meetin...
Source: Amgen News Release - April 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How Six States Use Medicaid Managed Care to Serve the Unique Needs of Children with Special Health Care Needs
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), studied how six states (Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia) designed their managed care systems to serve CYSHCN and examine some of their best practices and strategies to meet the needs of these children in this report. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bioelectronic Medicine: Targeting Inflammatory Disease with Electricity
We presented positive initial results in Crohn’s disease at the 2016 United European Gastroenterology meeting: six of the eight patients had seen a substantial reduction in their disease activity index scores, and three were in remission from the disease. As SetPoint looks ahead, several chronic disease areas are emerging as key bioelectronic medicine therapy targets, and our company is exploring a number of these. One of our preclinical programs explores bioelectronic medicine’s potential role as a treatment for MS.   New Target: Multiple Sclerosis In late 2017, SetPoint presented positive data from a s...
Source: Mass Device - April 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Anthony Arnold Tags: Bioelectronic Medicine Clinical Trials Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation SetPoint Medical Sponsored Content Source Type: news

De Gruyter extends its reach in Hungary
The Hungarian Electronic Information Service National Programme (EISZ), and De Gruyter have signed an agreement to provide access to De Gruyter journal collections to the consortium, which also provides authors affiliated to the subscribing institutions with an open access publishing option in both hybrid and “gold” De Gruyter open access journals with no further costs. The subscribing institutions in 2018 are Eötvös Loránd University, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Lutheran Theol...
Source: News from STM - April 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Featured Source Type: news

These Are the 6 Best Strength Exercises for Runners
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ashley Mateo / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Integrating Infectious Disease Considerations with Response to the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division. 04/05/2018 This one-and-a-half-day public workshop discussed the infectious disease consequences of the opioid epidemic. Participants discussed the scope of the problem, giving particular attention to viral hepatitis, HIV, and endocarditis. Attention was given to reducing the infectious disease co-morbidities of injection drug use, especially strategies that emphasize empathy, respectful treatment, and patient satisfaction. Effective novel strategies were also discussed. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for D...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Facility Ownership and Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Use Facility Ownership and Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Use
A new study examines the utilization patterns of arthroscopic shoulder procedures performed at physician-owned facilities.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Thinking about hitching a ride on a mission to Mars? One hazard you haven't considered
(American Academy of Ophthalmology) Retired NASA astronaut David Wolf, M.D., will provide insight into how space flight affects the eye on Thursday, April 19, when he gives the keynote address during a conference attended by many of the nation's leading eye physicians and surgeons, hosted by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Washington, D.C. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ciurzynski Elected Distinguished Fellow of National Academy of Practice in Nursing
Susan Ciurzynski, PhD, RN-BC, MS, PNP, VCE, has been elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academy of Practice (NAP) in Nursing, recognizing her outstanding achievements in nearly 30 years as a clinician and educator. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Drinking three cups of coffee a day protects you from heart woes
Doctors have long advised their patients that drinking too much caffeine in coffee could make their hearts race, but American Academy of Cardiology research shows that coffee lowers heart risks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EMS Physicians Gather on Capitol Hill to Address Critical Drug Shortages Affecting Patient Care
WASHINGTON, DC (April 16, 2018) – Members of the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) gathered in Washington, D.C. last week to advocate for issues affecting quality out-of-hospital emergency medical care, including ongoing drug shortages affecting EMS providers. Medical facilities across the country are currently experiencing shortages in powerful, injectable painkillers as well as other essential emergency medications needed by patients undergoing surgery, fighting cancer or suffering traumatic injuries. The shortage is due largely to manufacturing setbacks. “Drug shortages impede our nation&rsqu...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - April 16, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: National Association of EMS Physicians Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

EMS Physicians Gather on Capitol Hill to Address Critical Drug Shortages Affecting Patient Care
WASHINGTON, DC (April 16, 2018) – Members of the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) gathered in Washington, D.C. last week to advocate for issues affecting quality out-of-hospital emergency medical care, including ongoing drug shortages affecting EMS providers. Medical facilities across the country are currently experiencing shortages in powerful, injectable painkillers as well as other essential emergency medications needed by patients undergoing surgery, fighting cancer or suffering traumatic injuries. The shortage is due largely to manufacturing setbacks. “Drug shortages impede our nation&rsqu...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 16, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: National Association of EMS Physicians Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

EMS Physicians Gather on Capitol Hill to Address Critical Drug Shortages Affecting Patient Care
WASHINGTON, DC (April 16, 2018) – Members of the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) gathered in Washington, D.C. last week to advocate for issues affecting quality out-of-hospital emergency medical care, including ongoing drug shortages affecting EMS providers. Medical facilities across the country are currently experiencing shortages in powerful, injectable painkillers as well as other essential emergency medications needed by patients undergoing surgery, fighting cancer or suffering traumatic injuries. The shortage is due largely to manufacturing setbacks. “Drug shortages impede our nation&rsqu...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - April 16, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: National Association of EMS Physicians Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

Roche to present new data at AAN highlighting extensive research for OCREVUS and expanding neuroscience pipeline
Roche announced today that new data on its approved and investigational medicines for neurological conditions will be presented during the 70th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 21-27 April in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - April 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche to present new data at AAN highlighting extensive research for OCREVUS and expanding neuroscience pipeline
Roche announced today that new data on its approved and investigational medicines for neurological conditions will be presented during the 70th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 21-27 April in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche to present new data at AAN highlighting extensive research for OCREVUS and expanding neuroscience pipeline
Roche announced today that new data on its approved and investigational medicines for neurological conditions will be presented during the 70th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 21-27 April in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - April 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Position statement: Avoid using medical marijuana to treat sleep apnea
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) Medical cannabis and synthetic marijuana extracts should not be used for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, according to a position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news