•  
  •  
Some stem cells heal differently, researchers said

...nearly 500 clinical trials looking at using them against a wide-ranging number of diseases, from diabetes to multiple sclerosis to Crohn's disease to fighting injuries such as heart attack or stroke. Success rates have varied, in part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-25/some-stem-cells-heal-differe
Governor signs medical marijuna bill

...allows it for patients with other conditions: cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disorders, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell disease. Just how many people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-16/governor-signs-medical-marij
Georgia families risk fines in resupplying medical marijuana

...Peake's bill would allow it to be used for seizures, cancer, Crohn's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, mitochondrial disease and sickle cell anemia, helping up to 500,000 Georgians.The law sets up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-12/georgia-families-risk-fines-resuppl
Gov. Deal signs executive order requiring state agency readiness for medical marijuana law

...R-Macon, will allow the use of cannabis oil for treatment of seizure disorders, cancer, Lou Gehrig's disease, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease, Parkinson's and sickle cell anemia.The news conference's mood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-28/gov-deal-signs-executive-order-requ
Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...cancer, Crohn's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), mitochondrial disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. An amendment to add autism failed. Patients could obtain up to 20 ounces of cannabis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-24/ga-senate-oks-compromise-bill-medic
Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...House, would have allowed the use of cannabis oil for cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease, fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell anemia. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-19/ga-senate-committee-passes-medical-
Upcoming calendar

...MS AUGUSTA 2015: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, Lake Olmstead Park; 5k fundraising walk for Multiple Sclerosis; register or volunteer online or contact Amy Ingram (706) 832-2300, amyingram@hotmail.com, nationalmssociety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-03-17/upcoming-calenda
UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran

...billion in revenues last year to possibly $400 billion by 2020.Specialty drugs treat certain forms of cancer, multiple sclerosis and hepatitis C, among other conditions. They have always been pricey but confined to relatively small patient populations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-30/unitedhealth-buy-pharmacy-
Deal to sign medical marijuana legislation into law

...disorders, sickle cell anemia, cancer, Crohn's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), multiple sclerosis, mitocondrial disease and Parkinson's disease.When Deal signs the legislation, Georgia will become one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/deal-sign-medical-marijuana-leg
Georgia House Speaker Ralston hopes for quick vote on medical marijuana bill

...approved a bill granting legal use of cannabis oil for cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease, fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell anemia. A House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-23/georgia-house-speaker-ralston