World Encephalitis Day is observed on the 22nd of February to raise awareness among the general public about this little known neurological condition that causes inflammation to the brain and to honor the millions affected across the world.
Acupuncture may naturally relieve menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, excess sweating, mood swings, sleep disturbances, and skin and hair problems. Therefore, acupuncture could be a realistic treatment option for menopausal women who do not wish to use hormone therapy.
Tuberculosis bacteria have a suicide system called toxin-antitoxin (TA) system, which makes the bacteria suicidal. The TA system could be a potential drug target that could hold the key to the development of new treatments for this dreadful disease.
Medical marijuana, i.e. prescribing marijuana for medical conditions is now legal in most parts of the U.S. However, there are no proper or established policies to regulate the same. Parents are worried and have voiced their concern about the location of dispensaries that sell medical marijuana near schools and day care centers.
Ketamine is general anesthetic agent prescribed for the induction and maintenance of anesthesia for short procedures and for some diagnostic purposes. It is a prescription drug which induces a state usually referred to as dissociative anesthesia.
Mycophenolate mofetil is an immunosuppressant agent prescribed for preventing the rejection of organ transplants such as kidney, heart, and liver. It is also recommended for treating systemic lupus erythematosus, crohn's disease, and psoriasis.