The Future Is Fluid
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Singling Out RNA Biomarkers in Situ
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Microanalyte MDx Goes Mainstream
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Kicking Alcohol and Drug Addiction with Weed
Using marijuana could help some alcoholics and people addicted to opioids kick their habits, a University of British Columbia study reportedly found. Research suggests that people may be using cannabis as an exit drug to reduce the use of substances that are potentially more harmful, such as opioid pain medication.
This review of research on the medical cannabis use and mental health also found some evidence that cannabis may help with symptoms of depression, PTSD and social anxiety. However, the review concluded that cannabis use might not be recommended for conditions such as bipolar disorder and psychosis.