Author: leonbarron

While current research has mainly been focused on the role cannabinoids in pain management, neurological conditions, mood disorders and cancers, new studies are demonstrating how cannabinoids could be utilised to treat skin conditions and are emerging as a promising new area of interest. Here we...

Fibromyalgia is a disorder of chronic pain which affects somewhere between 1.8 million and 2.9 million people in the UK. It is a subjective condition with no clear understanding of the triggers or pathology and with no objective signs or diagnostic tests. Typically, fibromyalgia remains misdiagnosed for...

Polypharmacy, defined as the use of multiple drugs or more than are medically necessary, is a growing problem across the western world and unfortunately has become the norm rather than the exception in older adults. In the UK it is estimated that around half of...