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Barriers to HCV treatment access from the drug user's point of view: stigma, complex lives and damaged veins

Being asymptomatic led people to ignore their diagnosis and not to engage with medical care for hepatitis C, and interviewees said that they received little information about the impact of hepatitis C on their health or the likely progression of liver disease. People deferred treatment for a long time due to lack of symptoms, but… Read More »

A scientific view of why CBD may help with fibromyalgia and migraines

Fibromyalgia and migraine patients could be forgiven for feeling rather helpless about their conditions since medical researchers have so far failed to ascertain a cause for either. While symptom-managing treatments have been developed for both, the lack of scientific understanding for these illnesses means they often have limited effectiveness and are prone to causing side… Read More »