Marijuana Could Be the Next Universal Medicine

Marijuana Could Be the Next Universal Medicine

Debates have been increasing about marijuana legalization since the drug was first abused for recreational and diversional purposes. When certain plants in the cannabis family were discovered to have psychoactive properties that induce a heightened mood, relaxation, and visual hallucinations, non-users became afraid of possible harmful side effects to constant users, especially those who became physically or […]

Research Funding for NIH Ends in September

Research Funding for NIH Ends in September

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is facing a funding deadline in September that could greatly inhibit the organization from conducting research that is already underfunded. Currently, the NIH is funded by a measure put in place by Congress as a temporary fix, but even these funds have only been able to support about 14 […]

Multiple Sclerosis: Common Signs and Symptoms

Multiple Sclerosis: Common Signs and Symptoms

Multiple Sclerosis or MS is a progressive autoimmune disorder that destroys the myelin sheaths that protect and cover the nerve cells. The disease affects nearly 3 million people around the world. It affects twice as many women as it does men, and heredity is a key component in vulnerability to this chronic disease and its […]

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