A Comprehensive Case for the Use of CBD for PTSD & Related Disorders

As epidemic rates of opioid addiction and overdose suicides rise to unprecedented levels in the United States, medical researchers are scrambling to find safer alternatives to hydrocodone (Vicodin) and oxycodone (Percocet), the two most prevalently-prescribed opioids in the country. Reports from healthcare information technology companies like IQVIA show that these dangerous drugs are prescribed for […]

Anorexia Nervosa Statistics

What is anorexia? Anorexia is a disorder in which those affected compulsively control their food intake and reduce it to a minimum. This leads to extreme weight loss. Anorexia is associated with limited body awareness. Even if those affected have long been underweight, they still feel too fat. Anorexia Nervosa Statistics are easier to calculate today than in the past, as […]

Aging and the Alzheimer’s brain: what we know in 2020

The best known and most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s dementia (commonly known as Alzheimer’s disease). It alone accounts for around 60% to 65% of dementia cases. The Alzheimer’s brain affects only the thin outer layer of grey matter, the cortex. Because it begins in a progressively old region of the cortex involved in […]