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There's even more evidence that a drug derived from marijuana offers a significant health benefit

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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A drug derived from marijuana to treat epilepsy is on the brink of becoming the first of its kind to win US government approval.
The drug, called Epidiolex, contains a compound in cannabis that is not responsible for a high called CBD .
In its third positive clinical trial, the drug appeared to reduce the number of severe seizures in people with a form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
An experimental drug derived from cannabis to treat epilepsy is on the brink of becoming the first of its kind to win US government approval.
The drug is called Epidiolex, and its...
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The government has approved the first treatment for a key factor in the drug overdose crisis, which kills more people than car crashes

The government has approved the first treatment for a key factor in the drug overdose crisis, which kills more people than car crashes

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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More than 63,000 Americans died of opioid drug overdoses last year, more than the number killed in car crashes.
On Wednesday, the FDA approved the first drug designed to treat the symptoms of opioid withdrawal, which can be painful and hook users in a potentially deadly cycle of addiction.
Called Lucemyra, the drug is made by pharmaceutical company US WorldMeds.
Deaths from drug overdoses often start with a last-ditch attempt to subdue painful, flu-like symptoms.
Among the signs that someone has suddenly quit taking a painkiller like OxyCodone or Vicodin: nausea...
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