French MPs okay budget for medical marijuana experiments

Lawmakers in France, one of few European countries to still ban medical cannabis use, approved the budget Friday for two years of patient experiments that advocates hope will pave the way for a change in the law.


Who is telling the truth about their health?

When researchers or policymakers ask health-related questions, they often rely on self-reported rather than tested health data. IIASA researchers looked into the reliability of this type of data for research, and found that ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Different views on vaginal birth after previous cesarean section

There is considerable variations in different countries´ health care systems and professionals in the views on vaginal birth after previous cesarean section (VBAC), according to a European study. However, women's´ views ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccines: Trends, mistrust and consequences

Vaccines have saved tens of millions of lives but immunization rates have stagnated in recent years due in part to fake news stories claiming vaccinations can cause measles, autism or sterility.

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