If approved Sativex, an oral spray marketed to treat cancer pain, would be the first prescription drug derived from raw cannabis.
There are already as many as 15 U.S. states that allow patients the use of marijuana, as a legal substitute, to manage their pain and advocates fighting to legalize, regulate and tax cannabis claim they are now near victory.
The U.S. government has set a deadline of 2025 for finding an effective way to treat or prevent Alzheimer's disease, an ambitious target considering there is no cure on the horizon and one that sets a firm deadline unlike previous campaigns against cancer or AIDS.
Sundance Film Festival 2012 kicks off on Thursday at Park City Utah, where independent film makers will be given the opportunity to shine in front of vast, open-minded and artistic audiences.
Who is Joaquin Guzman (nicked named El Chapo and Shorty), the drug boss both praised by Mexican celebrities like Kate del Castillo and wanted by the FBI and the Federales?
Elton John is coming out with a memoir on his experiences with the AIDS epidemic, which affected close friends such as late lead Queen singer Freddie Mercury.
Dayana Mendoza is one of the hottest new contestants on Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice. The former Miss Venezuela 2007 and Miss Universe 2008 will be taking on other familiar faces in the business world to win money on behalf of her charity of choice, the Latino Commission on AIDS. But the model is more than just a pretty face - born in Caracas, Venezuela, Mendoza had an interesting past that will may or may not come up during the reality television show.
Malawi in East Africa is one of the poorest nations on earth, with more than 50 percent of the population living in poverty.
There are only hours left for Iowans to choose their Republican presidential nominee. The top two candidates seem set for a dead heat finish, while a third is trying to make the best use of a last minute and surprising surge forward in polls.
Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appeared in court on Wednesday.
A ballot initiative requiring Los Angeles porn actors to wear condoms has qualified for the June election, organizers said on Tuesday.
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Michael was fighting for his life in Vienna
A direct-mail solicitation for Ron Paul's political and investment newsletters two decades ago warned of a coming race war in our big cities and of a federal-homosexual cover-up to play down the impact of AIDS.
Just like the software Apple makes for its many computing devices, Steve Jobs, the bestselling autobiography of Apple's co-founder and cultural icon is ready for an update.
College athletic departments are always looking to be at the cutting edge, and currently that means putting a lot of importance on social media efforts.
McCain himself seemed pleased with Putin’s tirade.
Elsa Then purposely performed botched surgeries after preying on Hispanic women.
Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection, including a diamond ring given to her by Richard Burton, has been auctioned off by Christies for a whopping $115 million.
While the rule may be clear as day, the answer is decidedly foggy.
Auctioneers are wigging out over Elizabeth Taylor.
Jammeh has been in power in Gambia since engineering a bloodless coup as a 29-year-old in 1994,
Facebook, the social networking site, is probably not the first place that comes to mind when contemplating new career opportunities.
Reality TV makes some girls think that catfights and gossip are a normal part of life. (They're not?)
Andrew Embiricos, grandson of Hollywood screen legend Rita Hayworth, was found dead in his New York City apartment Sunday in what police called an apparent suicide. However, his mother and friends doubt suicide.
?Voters in Los Angeles, home to the U.S. porn industry, could soon be asked to decide whether condoms should be required in adult films to reduce sexually transmitted diseases.