Medical Marijuana in the Management of Multiple Sclerosis-Related Spasticity and Pain

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Student Hashing Out the Evidence in Multiple Sclerosis  Today’s article is a continuation of our series examining the current evidence behind medical marijuana in the management of various medical conditions. So far, we have discussed its use in chronic pain, cancer, and ADHD. The focus of today’s article is the safety…

Probiotics for Treating Diarrhea

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate What are Probiotics? The word “probiotic” means “for life” as opposed to “antibiotic” which means “against life.” In medicine, probiotics refer to products containing live microorganisms that help improve the balance of intestinal microorganisms.1 In contrast to antibiotics, probiotics promote the growth of essential gut bacteria, instead of eradicating microorganisms. If…