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Shoppers takes page from Big Pharma, sponsors talks for doctors on medical cannabis, which it plans to sell

The pharmaceutical industry has done it for years, officially to educate doctors, unofficially to convince them to prescribe more of their medicines. Now the practice of company-sponsored seminars by specialists known in the drug business as “key opinion leaders” — and criticized as salespeople in disguise – has come to the burgeoning world of medical… Read More »

Medical News Today: New genetic culprit found for early progressive hair loss

Many people face hair loss, but only a few experience it from as early as childhood. This occurs in a rare hereditary condition called hypotrichosis simplex. Now, finally, researchers have been able to identify the gene responsible for this form of hair loss. One gene may drive the mechanisms behind a rare form of hair… Read More »