Epilepsy

Autism

There’s a Movement to Legalize Weed Extracts for Kids With Autism

Parents are fighting for the right to use CBD oil for their children's symptoms.
Troy Farah
12.11.18
Organoids

Lab-Grown Mini-Brains Spontaneously Produced ‘Human-Like’ Brain Waves for the First Time

The electrical activity of the lab-grown mini-brains was similar to that seen in premature infants and may help researchers understand brain development disorders.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.19.18
medical cannabis

The Problems with the UK's Legalization of Medical Cannabis

And what could be done to fix them.
Abbie Llewelyn
11.5.18
medical cannabis

Britain's Medical Weed Laws Prevent These Epileptic Sisters from Getting the Same Care

We spoke to the makers of a new documentary, 'Separating the Strains,' which tells the story of US-based Chelsea Leyland and UK-based Tamsin.
Mattha Busby
7.25.18
medical cannabis

I Had to Fight the British Government to Get Medical Cannabis for My Son

Charlotte Caldwell tells the story of how she took on the Home Office to save her son's life.
Charlotte Caldwell
7.4.18
Drugs

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?
Markham Heid
6.14.18
Health

What It Might Mean If You Get Deja Vu A Lot

That weird feeling can be traced to certain parts of the brain.
Shayla Love
4.23.18
Cannabis

The FDA Approved the First Marijuana-Based Drug

The medication, called Epidiolex, is used to treat two severe forms of epilepsy in children.
Jesse Hicks
4.19.18
healthcare

Please Don’t Gut Obamacare Out of Spite, Donald Trump

"The medical system had chewed me up and spit me out."
Kristine Kimmel
8.1.17
Science Solved It

Did 'Pokemon' Actually Give Kids Seizures In the 90s?

An investigation.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.31.17
mental health

My Deja Vu Is So Extreme I Can't Tell What's Real Anymore

A brain tumor made me question the very nature of reality.
Pat Long
5.30.17
Parental Advisory

More Evidence That Weed Extract Effectively Treats Epilepsy in Children

It's the first large randomized clinical trial of CBD to help treat seizures.
Alexandra Ossola
5.24.17
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