Cannabis not recommended to prevent post-op nausea

(HealthDay)—Cannabis should not be used to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) because of unacceptable side effects and low effectiveness, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Oct 14, 2015
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German lawmakers debate assisted suicide regulation

German lawmakers are debating a range of proposals to regulate assisted suicide, an issue of particular sensitivity in a country where the last time euthanasia was part of public policy it was used by the Nazis to kill more ...

Nov 06, 2015
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'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a ...

Aug 30, 2015
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