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Woman in critical condition from liver failure can't get transplant due to protocols

Woman in critical condition from liver failure can’t get transplant due to protocols

Others close to Saunders confirmed that she’d been seeing therapists and has scheduled appointments for addiction prevention treatments this month. “She’s on her way … Her sister, Loretta Saunders, was studying the condition of Indigenous women in Canada when she was murdered in 2014. Delilah …
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Medical marijuana should be available for patients: World Health Organisation

The report, published today, also recommended imposing the strong restrictions available on fentanyl, a synthetic opioid which has killed thousands of people in America’s drug addiction epidemic. “There is increased interest from Member States in the use of cannabis for medical indications including …
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Dangerous Opioid Side Effects Shift Market Focus to Cannabis for Chronic Pain

North America was the largest segment of this massive market last year, and opioids were the biggest driver of growth due to their efficacy in managing severe chronic … “InMed’s focus on non-psychoactive cannabinoids further reduces concerns regarding addiction, a key concern in pain management.
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10 Things to Know for Today

The city north of Seattle, hard-hit by the opioid epidemic, is trying an array of strategies to tackle homelessness, addiction and untreated mental illness, AP finds. 8. ‘NOBODY SAVED US’. Jamey Anderson fled North Carolina’s Word of Faith Fellowship church when he was 18, but more than a decade …
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Faces of the opioid crisis: Pain expert on the puzzle of what to prescribe

“Zero studies,” he said, and there’s the same lack of studies of non-opioid pain medications. “But the difference is that opioids are much more potent.” The uptick in prescriptions paralleled increases in addiction and accidental overdose deaths. With the war on drugs, the pendulum in the U.S. swung once …
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