A short-term study found that medical-grade cannabidiol (CBD) reduced craving and anxiety in people with heroin use disorder. Cannabidiol, a chemical in cannabis, is being studied to see if it can help people who crave heroin. Getty Images Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive chemical in marijuana and hemp, could help treat heroinRead More →

The earlier you can start evidence-based interventions, such as occupational therapy, with a child with autism spectrum disorder, the more effective that treatment will be. Most experts in the field agree on that. However, one barrier to early treatment has been the reliability of autism diagnoses of young children. Previously,Read More →

PReP medication can help stop people from contracting HIV. Getty Images Earlier this month, pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences announcedthat it will donate enough HIV prevention drug Truvada to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to benefit 200,000 people at risk for HIV. While news of the announcement was met positively, itRead More →

Soy-based proteins are becoming quite a rage in the world of health and nutrition. Until very recently, they were seen as healthy vegan protein alternatives, but now their health benefits are also becoming vastly popular. If the findings of a latest study are to be believed, soy protein has theRead More →