Cannabidiol, also known by the acronym of CBD, is one of the active cannabinoids identified in hemp and cannabis whose characteristic is to have no psychoactive effects, that means to be free of drug effects on the brain. This feature gives the chemical an important advantage as a medicine.
Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, on Monday issued an order which will be extending the public health emergency. This move is the state’s response to the HIV outbreak which has been rampant since it first broke out in mid-December.
Until Tuesday, it was found that there were approximately 135 cases of the disease of which 129 were confirmed while 6 were in preliminary. This increase in the number has been linked to the increases in injected drug usage. The drug, as it seems, is primarily prescription opioid opana.
Researchers of an international group have carried out a trial that shows that the reduction of the HIV level is possible by the consumption of the herpes medication.
They found that contrary to the previous studies, the herpes drug valacyclovir helps in the reduction of the HIV-1 among patients who did not even suffer from herpes.
Studies have shown that one in ten people in the US suffer from depression. While there are several prescription medicine to help ease the symptoms, natural medicine also seems to help.
- Light Therapy
People who tend to suffer from any sort of seasonal affective disorder, where they tend to get more depressed during particular times of the year like winters, seem to benefit by light therapy. It works with the usage of brightness which seems to lift their spirits.
A report released by American Cancer Society along with several universities has linked a number of diseases, even basic infections, to smoking with the number of deaths in United States alone reaching 480,000. The study published in New England Journal of Medicine says that an addition of 60,000 to 120,000 deaths is seen each year which is linked to tobacco usage.