June 2016

OMAHA WORLD-HERALD Forristall: Study results could influence Iowa law Broc Bartenhagen, 14, gets a hug from his sister Allison Bartenhagen, 19, right, on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at his home in Gretna, Neb. Broc has Lennox-Gastaut syndrome which causes him multiple seizures, develpmental delay and an irregular pattern on EEG. UNMC will introduce a study […]

(Photo credit: National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Compfight cc) Lab testing shows THC removes plaque-forming Alzheimer’s proteins in human brain cells. Scientists at the Salk Institute have found preliminary evidence that THC, the psychoactive compound found in marijuana, and other cannabinoids can reduce beta amyloid proteins in the human brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease. […]

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is seeking 25 patients for a clinical research study that investigates the use of cannabidiol in patients with drug resistant epilepsy when taken in addition to current medication. Cannabidiol is an extract from the Cannabis sativa plant. Dr. Chris Kratochvil is the associate vice chancellor for clinical research at […]

Stocks Analysts Ranking Summary: Fibrocell Science Inc (NASDAQ:FCSC) , GW Pharmaceuticals Plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) Fibrocell Science Inc (NASDAQ:FCSC) accumulated +33.01%, closing at $1.37 after floating between $1.05 and $1.59. The company has market capitalization of $60.14M. It has twelve month low of $0.91 and twelve month high of $7.60. The recent traded volume of 7.67 million shares […]

Following release in March of positive topline results from a phase 3 trial of an investigational cannabidiol product (Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceuticals) in patients with Dravet syndrome, GW Pharmaceuticals has now announced more positive results, this time from a phase 3 study in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS). Like Dravet syndrome, LGS is a rare and […]

Ariste Medical has revealed new research outlining the company’s novel method for addressing medical device failure in open ventral hernia repair. With more than 350,000 procedures performed annually, ventral hernia repair is among the most common surgeries in the United States, but often results in high rates of infection, excess morbidity and healthcare expenses. Ariste’s […]

(Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images) Cook County judge orders Rauner administration to add PTSD to medical cannabis program. It’s been a lively week in Illinois medical marijuana news. Just one day after medical cannabis program director Joseph Wright resigned from his position, a Cook County judge has ruled that Illinois must add post traumatic stress […]

Shares of Akers Biosciences Inc. (AKER) leaped over 30% on Monday as the company signed the first distribution agreement for BreathScan OxiChek with Aero-Med, a division of Cardinal Health. BreathScan OxiChek is Akers’ second generation disposable breath test to rapidly determine levels of oxidative stress (free radicals) in the body. Aero-Med’s target market for BreathScan […]

Recently, Jeff Miller, the NFL’s vice president for player health and safety, and league-aligned neurosurgeon Russell Lonser spoke with a group of marijuana researchers funded by Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe. Monroe has contributed $80,000 to the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins to advance the studies of medical marijuana use for NFL players. […]

Brit Burch was determined to get some pot. It wasn’t that the Brandon University student was looking for a buzz. She wanted it to combat the negative side-effects of chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Dr. Paul Daeninck specializes in pain management at CancerCare Manitoba. BRUCE BUMSTEAD / BRANDON SUN […]

– Primary endpoint achieved with high statistical significance (p=0.0135) showing that Epidiolex treatment reduces drop seizures compared to placebo – – Today’s LGS data follows successful Phase 3 trial in Dravet syndrome announced in March 2016 – – Company to hold investor conference call today at 8:00 a.m. EDT/13:00 BST – LONDON, June 27, 2016 […]

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