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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Sunday, June 25, 2017

Health

Types of Cannabis.Researchers in Israel claim they have produced a kind of medical marijuana that does not give any “high.”

Medical marijuana has been legal in Israel since 1993, but the recreational use of cannabis is, obviously, illegal.

The research firm responsible for the latest discovery, Tikun Olam, operates a plantation in northern Israel, in the Galilee. The organization claims the new marijuana does not contain THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, the substance responsible for the “high” that typically accompanies the consumption of cannabis. According to JTA, the newly developed plant still possesses cannabidiol (CBD), and remains effective in terms of treating a wide range of illnesses.

Put scientifically, “Avidekel” is a cannabis strain rich in CBD, with

The bone takes a few months to grow inside a unique bioreactor.Bonus Biogroup’s major breakthrough generates new healthy bone from stem cells harvested from the patient’s own fat.

Make no bones about this technology: Bonus Biogroup, a regenerative medicine company in Israel, has found a way to grow human bone from a patient’s own fat, culled during liposuction.
Following successful pre-clinical testing, clinical trials will begin within the next year in Europe or in Israel on applications ranging from growing bones for dental surgery to replacing bone tissue

“Improved consumer education on the adverse health effects of excessive consumption of beverages containing added sweeteners should be a key part of any multifaceted campaign to combat obesity.”The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest physician group, voted today at its Annual Meeting to adopt policy addressing the obesity epidemic.

“While there is no silver bullet that will alone reverse the meteoric rise of obesity, there are many things we can do to fight this epidemic and improve the health of our nation,” said AMA board member Alexander Ding, M.D. “Improved consumer education on the adverse health effects of excessive consumption of beverages containing added

Alzheimer’s is an incurable, progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting more than five million people worldwide, and is the leading cause of dementia in the elderly. Presently, there is no cure for it.The Mount Sinai Medical Center is the first institution in New York State to use— in a clinical setting— a newly approved imaging technique to detect Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in people who are cognitively impaired.

Until now, physicians have been limited in their ability to diagnose AD, guided almost exclusively by a patient’s mental and behavioral symptoms and family history. The innovative technique—recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)— is not only expected to play a

Maimonides Medical Center, in partnership with a broad array of medical, mental health, social service organizations, insurers and a labor union, has just received a  highly competitive three-year $14.8 million Health Care Innovation Challenge Grant to improve care and reduce treatment costs for adults with serious mental illness who live in southwest Brooklyn. 

The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Innovation received 3,000 applications and has awarded 107 grants across the country, with 12 in