Medications

France forgets own golden age of medical marijuana

This past summer, the French food and drug office, the Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament, greenlighted limited medical cannabis trials inside France, something that's been illegal since 1953.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study uses real-time fMRI to treat Tourette Syndrome

Characterized by repetitive movements or vocalizations known as tics, Tourette Syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that plagues many adolescents. A study conducted by Yale researchers has trained adolescents with Tourette ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Baby hope for unsuccessful IVF couples

A new study looking at conception rates after couples have gone through IVF treatment could offer hope to those for whom the process was unsuccessful.

Neuroscience

Surgery restores arm function in some paralysed patients: study

Surgeons in Australia have managed to restore arm function in paralysed patients, allowing them to feed themselves, use tools and handle electronic devices, according to the results of a groundbreaking study released Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reducing delays in identifying visceral leishmaniasis

Women in Indian states with endemic visceral leishmaniasis—also known as Kala Azar—should be encouraged to seek care for persistent fever without delay. Raised awareness about the disease and its symptoms, and the prioritization ...

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