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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Interview: Nobel gives scientist recognition in China

The time could not have been more hostile for Chinese scientists. Research came to a virtual halt and intellectuals were routinely persecuted. But Tu Youyou, then a 39-year-old researcher, was summoned to join a secretive ...

Oct 07, 2015
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Guidelines developed for managing conflicts of interest

(HealthDay)—The Guidelines International Network has developed principles for disclosure and management of conflicts of interest (COIs) during the clinical practice guideline development process, according to a report published ...

Oct 06, 2015
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EU breached tobacco lobbying rules: watchdog

The EU has failed to be transparent about its dealings with the tobacco industry, in breach of UN rules, the bloc's watchdog said Monday after a lobbying scandal claimed a top Brussels official.

Oct 05, 2015
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