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Immune system dysfunction and cannabis use linked to psychosis

A combination of inflammatory cytokines in the blood and regular cannabis use, or use at a young age, can increase the chances of developing...
Online Exercise programme could prevent falls in elderly users

Online Exercise programme could prevent falls in elderly users

A randomised controlled trial of an internet-based Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise programme (iLiFE) to prevent falls in community dwelling older fallers. Prevention of falls is a...
UK life expectancy decreased after 2008 financial crisis

UK life expectancy decreased after 2008 financial crisis

A new study has shown that life expectancy in the UK declined following the 2008 financial crisis, and that the COVID-19 pandemic is expected...
Point-of-care testing optimised for newborns

Point-of-care testing optimised for newborns

Swedish innovation on the mission to reduce neonatal mortality and enable rapid risk assessment of disease severity in COVID-19. Medical technology company Calmark is currently...
Increased risk of dying for rare autoimmune patients during COVID-19

Increased risk of dying for rare autoimmune patients during COVID-19

A new study has shown that people living with rare autoimmune diseases are at heightened risk of dying during COVID-19, a finding that can...
NHSX says shared medical records to be in place by next year

NHSX says shared medical records to be in place by next year

NHSX CEO Matthew Gould told the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee that shared medical records should be in place within the NHS by...
How have Cannabis 2.0 and COVID-19 affected the industry?

How have Cannabis 2.0 and COVID-19 affected the industry?

Cannabis Council of Canada President and CEO George Smitherman tells MCN about the Cannabis 2.0 rollout, COVID-19, and the future of Canadian cannabis policy. In...
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A Mediterranean diet can help to promote healthy ageing in older people

Research published in the BMJ journal: Gut suggests that eating a Mediterranean diet can curb the advance of frailty and cognitive decline The five-country study...
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Mental health and social media: a parent’s guide

The guide, by Legacy Health Endowment (LHE), aims to help parents and guardians understand their children’s social media use The new guide aims to help...
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Opioid Pandemic: more people knowingly use fentanyl

New research out of the University of British Columbia reveals that the use of the synthetic opioid, fentanyl, has doubled since 2015 Fentanyl is a...
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All you need is love: study finds tennis is better than the gym

A new study suggests playing tennis beats going to the gym when it comes to preventing muscle and bone problems in later life In the...
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E-cigarette popularity still grows on Instagram despite FDA anti-vaping campaign

A new study by Frontiers has revealed that positive vaping hashtags on Instagram outnumber anti-vaping content 10,000 to one Published in Frontiers in Communication, the...
CBD oil vs CBD tincture: what's the difference?

CBD oil vs CBD tincture: what’s the difference?

When it comes to cannabis, THC and CBD are the two most talked-about compounds. CBD oil has gained popularity due to various medicinal and...
First medical cannabis Exchange Traded Fund in Europe launched

First medical cannabis Exchange Traded Fund in Europe launched

The Medical Cannabis and Wellness UCITS ETF (CBDX) is the first medical cannabis Exchange Traded Fund to be listed in Europe. European company, HANetf, has...
Endopure: effecting change and why we must work together

Endopure: effecting change and why we must work together

Endopure would like to hear your opinion to drive innovation and data collection in the CBD industry. I started writing this article from the beautiful...
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EIT Health drives European healthcare innovation forward

EIT Health awards €6m in funding to 120 European healthcare companies who are proactively addressing a diverse range of health challenges.     EIT Health is...
Nobel Prize research opens up new anaemia and cancer treatment

Nobel Prize research opens up new anaemia and cancer treatment

This year's Nobel Prize research winners have paved the way for promising new strategies for fighting anaemia, cancer treatment and other diseases. Nobel Prize in...
Scientist designs ‘express courier service’ for immune cells

Scientist designs ‘express courier service’ for immune cells

Immunotherapy is a promising cancer treatment that uses genetically modified immune cells to fight cancer. The immune cells used in the therapy can be used as...
Asia Pacific: cannabis testing and the untapped CBD market

Asia Pacific: cannabis testing and the untapped CBD market

Cannabis and hemp are generally illegal across the Asia Pacific region however, places such as Thailand have recently legalised medical cannabis. As attitudes changes towards...

Domestic violence reduces breastfeeding in developing countries

Mothers in low to middle-income countries are 13% less likely to breastfeed their infants exclusively in the first six months if they experience domestic...

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