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Pet owners embracing CBD, cannabis remedies to treat their ailing animals

The most recent additions to pet medicine cabinets are coming courtesy of the cannabis sativa plant. Following faithfully in the footsteps of their aging owners, who are increasingly embracing medical marijuana as well as over-the-counter CBD remedies, dogs and cats are being treated for many of the same ailments (e.g., pain, inflammation, seizures) afflicting their… Read More »

How to treat or get rid of a stye

A stye, which a doctor might call a hordeolum, is a bump that develops on the eyelid or at the base of the eyelashes. A bacterial infection is the cause of most styes. The majority of styes will disappear on their own, with or without treatment, within 1 or 2 weeks. However, there are a… Read More »

Drug that restricts overactive immune systems could help treat lupus

By Ruby Prosser Scully Interferon (pictured in bottles) is involved in regulating the body’s immune systemiStock/Getty Images A drug that stops the body’s overactive immune system could be key to treating lupus. This would be only the second new drug for the autoimmune condition in 60 years. Around 5 million people around the world are… Read More »