Compound derived from marijuana may benefit children with epilepsy

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Compound derived from marijuana may benefit children with epilepsy In recent years, cannabinoids — the active chemicals in medical marijuana — have been increasingly touted as a potential treatment for a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders. In a Developmental Medicine &…

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Engineered genetic machinery derived from E. coli delivers new amino acids to proteins

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Engineered genetic machinery derived from E. coli delivers new amino acids to proteins, Approximately 15 years ago, scientists first saw the potential of an engineered, bacteria-derived genetic machinery for incorporating non-canonical amino acids into proteins produced in eukaryotic cells. But the method…

Material formed from crab shells and trees could replace flexible plastic packaging

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Material formed from crab shells and trees could replace flexible plastic packaging, Researchers have created a material derived from crab shells and tree fibers that has the potential to replace the flexible plastic packaging used to keep food fresh. , Continue reading…

Anti-obesity drug derived from chili peppers shows promise in animal trials

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Anti-obesity drug derived from chili peppers shows promise in animal trials, A novel drug based on capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their spicy burn, caused long term weight loss and improved metabolic health in mice eating a high fat diet….

Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy

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Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy, , Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound derived from the cannabis plant that does not produce a ‘high,’ was shown in a new large-scale, randomized, controlled trial to significantly reduce the number of…