Tag Archives: medicine

Cannabis is medicine — time to increase access to it – mySanAntonio.com

By Morris Denton, For the Express-News Published 12:00 am CST, Sunday, February 3, 2019 Some plants at Compassionate Cultivation on November 29, the first and only Texas-owned and operated licensed medical cannabis company. Some plants at Compassionate Cultivation on November 29, the first and only Texas-owned and operated licensed medical cannabis company. Photo: Tom Reel /Staff… Read More »

Silicon Valley Start-Up Hopes to Deliver Precision Cancer Medicine to Dogs – Scientific American

When pet dogs are diagnosed with cancer, they typically get surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation—that is, of course, if their owner opts to treat it. Now, a Silicon Valley startup wants to offer precision medicine instead—by recommending targeted therapies that are normally used to treat humans. For a price tag in the low four figures, depending… Read More »

Unethical experiments' painful contributions to today's medicine – CNN

He’s experiments, which are still clouded with the uncertainty of his claims and his whereabouts, open a Pandora’s box of questions around ethics in experiments with humans — even though these dilemmas aren’t new. Historic examples of human experimentation include wartime atrocities by Nazi doctors that tested the limits of human survival. Another led to… Read More »