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The new regulations will allow family doctors to write the medical cannabis prescriptions under two conditions: when it is an extension of an existing treatment, and only keeping to an existing dosage.
Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a recent study from neuroscientists at the University of South Florida shows.
This paper provides an overview of what is known about medicinal cannabis use in Australia, the current state of the scientific and medical evidence for its use, and problems with the current situation in Australia.
Stop AIDS commends the UK Department for International Development on its commitments to address HIV among key populations in developing countries, and reviews areas where DFID should take further action.
In an era of limited resources, HIV prevention, care, and treatment efforts need to focus on the smartest investments.This means investing in programmes that can have the greatest impact in halting HIV transmission and turning back the epidemic.