Cannabis 'does not slow progress of multiple sclerosis', scientists claim in blow to hopes drug could provide relief to sufferers Researchers found patients who took capsules containing THC, a key active ingredient in cannabis, fared no better than those given a placeboStudy assessed MS patients on both a disability scale administered by neurologists and another based on their own reporting | UPDATED: 15:55 GMT, 29 May 2012 Cannabis does not slow the progression of multiple sclerosis, a large-scale study has concluded.
Curry's ability to fight bowel cancer will be put to the test in rigorous trial By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:23 GMT, 7 May 2012 | UPDATED: 06:40 GMT, 8 May 2012 A UK trial is investigating whether a curry ingredient can improve the treatment of patients with advanced bowel cancer.
Hot sauce ingredient reduces 'beer belly' fat and could play key role in future weight-loss surgery | UPDATED: 10:53 GMT, 10 May 2012 The ingredient that gives hot sauce its heat could play a role in the future of weight loss, say scientists.
Dude, where's my medicine Prescription marijuana without the memory loss on the horizon The cannabis plant has pain-relieving properties but can also increase the risk of memory problems and psychosis Marijuana is commonly used for pain relief in many U.S states, but has regrettable side-effects such as making you forgetful.
World's first cannabis-based prescription drug could soon hit U.S pharmacy shelves A British company is conducting landmark trials which could see medicines derived from or inspired by the cannabis plant itself making their way to American pharmacy shelves.