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Melatonin: should I take it to help me sleep?

Lourdes M. DelRosso, University of Portsmouth

I have been a doctor for over 20 years, 12 of which were dedicated exclusively to the practice of sleep medicine. Over the years, I have seen an enormous increase in the use of melatonin by my patients and their families. Although melatonin has helped many of my patients, there are some concerns that I have that are worth sharing.

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Benefits of statins may have been overstated – new study

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Paula Byrne, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences

Cholesterol-lowering statins are one of the world’s most commonly used medicines. They were first approved for people with a high risk of cardiovascular disease in 1987. By 2020, global sales were estimated to have approached US$1 trillion (£764 billion).

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Cantourage brings first Ugandan medical cannabis to Germany through partnership with Israel’s Together Pharma

European medical cannabis leader Cantourage and Israeli medical cannabis producer Together Pharma (TASE: TGTR) have formed a partnership that will see the first Ugandan medical cannabis brought to Germany. From today, pharmacies and patients throughout Germany will have access to two of Together Pharma’s THC genetics: Glueberry OG® and Power Plant. Continue reading


VeChain, Together With DNV, Enables Renji Hospital To Launch The World’s First Blockchain-based IVF Service App – MyBaby

In partnership with VeChain and DNV, Renji Hospital, a top-ranking hospital in China affiliated with the Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine has announced the launch of smart medical care project – MyBaby, the world’s first blockchain-based In-Vitro fertilization (IVF) Service Application. Continue reading

Nobel laureates in medicine

Nobel laureates in medicine react to award

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