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Medical News Today: How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis

With the opioid crisis in the spotlight, scientists are searching for new ways to tackle pain. One group has turned its attention to a lethal toxin that occurs naturally in some marine creatures. The latest study in rats provides encouraging results. A number of marine animals contain tetrodotoxin, including the blue-ringed octopus. Opioids are a… Read More »

Could Antidepressants Help Treat Multiple Infectious Illnesses?

A new study published in the journal Life Science Alliance reveals that a certain class of antidepressants may one day be used to treat a large variety of diseases caused by bacteria living within cells, reports Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) News. Researchers from VCU and four other universities teamed up to investigate how antidepressant drugs… Read More »

Can CBD Help You Lose Weight?

In recent years, the laws surrounding medical marijuana in the United States have relaxed considerably. As a result, a number of cannabis products have entered the marketplace, whether for medical, health, and recreational use. CBD is one such product that has become increasingly popular as a health supplement. It offers benefits ranging from anti-anxiety properties,… Read More »