Illustration shows connections between neurons. Multiple sclerosis is characterized by damage to the communication between nerve cells O Globo
It is myth that marijuana has benefits against the effects of progressive multiple sclerosis. The statement is of British researchers who conducted a large clinical study of 500 patients with the autoimmune disease, in which we tested the effects of the active ingredient of the plant, tetraidrocanabiol (THC, its acronym in English). The exception, scientists ponder is for patients who present to a lesser degree among the degrees of damage caused by the disease.
The study was published in the journal "The Lancet Neurology", one of the most respected in the scientific world. Patients from 26 centers reported disease across the UK were studied for eight years. The volunteers were divided into two groups: the received capsules containing THC and the other received the same capsule but without the substance. No patient know if the pill or had not received THC and all the capsules for three years.
In general, the study found no evidence to support an effect of THC on the progression of multiple sclerosis in the search result page. However, there was some evidence to suggest a beneficial effect in participants who were at the lower end of the scale of disability at baseline, but, as the benefit was only found in a small group of people, not the whole group, more studies are needed to assess the robustness of this result.
The current treatments for MS are limited, so when intended for the immune system in the early stages of the disease and on specific symptoms such as muscle spasms, fatigue and bladder problems, said Professor John Zajicek of clinical neurosciences at the University of Plymouth.
- There is currently no treatment available to slow the effects of multiple sclerosis when she becomes progressive. Laboratory experiments have suggested that some cannabis derivatives may be neuroproterores. Our study did not confirm the discoveries made in the laboratory, although there is some evidence of benefit than those in the lowest point on the scale of evolution, there is little evidence to suggest that THC has a long term impact in slowing the progression of multiple sclerosis.
The progressive form is one of the subtypes of multiple sclerosis. The most common form is the relapsing-remitting MS, characterized by recurrent episodes that last days or weeks and then disappear.
The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Plymouth and funded by the Medical Research Council, the UK, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, from the same country and managed by the British Institute of Health Research
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We based most our decision on research and the2008-07-30 10:33:54 by classes_we_took_about
Divorcing with children. I do think every situation is different, parents are different, kids are different. But for MOST kids it does not appear to be the best arrangement.
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And what I found was that you are eligible to receive weekly payments from the State for 6 weeks (vaginal delivery) or 8 weeks (c-section), but you can only receive that money after you've delivered (as I understood it).
However, your employer may have a different policy and allow you to take more time off. If you work for a company that is in CA and more than 50 employees, you are also eligible to take 12 weeks unpaid leave off (Family Medical Leave Act) and so can your hubby. The company is required by law to let you have your job back after that time.
I'm not sure what your situation is, but mine is such that I'm due in July and will (probaby) be unemployed by then
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In China, there are very few voluntary donations of bodies for transplants or medical research. There remains a strong cultural belief that the body needs to be intact in order for the person to advance to the next life. This is one factor thought originally ...to have helped driven the harvesting of the organs of executed prisoners, a practice some believe first began in the 1960s.
The Human Rights Watch report notes how doctors are intimately involved in the executions of prisoners. Several media reports note that this is done for money. There is a lot of money to be made in the sale of prisoner's bodies and organs, as Premier Exhibitions surely knows
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