Governor of Quintana Roo attends forum on use of medical marijuana

CANCUN, Q. Roo — The federal government said they were willing to discuss the use of medicinal marijuana in order to analyze its therapeutic benefits, according to Interior Secretary Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong. In the opening ceremonies led by the federal government of the first “Public Health and Prevention” forum, which discussed the national More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Mexico approves prostate cancer treatment recently developed in Israel

Mexico’s COFEPRIS health authority has authorized the use of an early-stage prostate cancer drug and laser therapy developed by the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, (about 20 kilometers (12 miles) south More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

First permits for marijuana use granted by Mexican authorities

On Friday, December 11th, the Mexican government officially issued the first permits allowing the cultivation and possession of marijuana for personal use. The federal medical protection agency said the permits More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Mexico to debut dengue vaccine in early 2016

Mexico will become the first country in the world to have a vaccine available for dengue fever when it begins shipping early next year following approval Wednesday Dec. 9 by Mexican authorities. But the new vaccine, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

The six principles of Mayan healing

Holistic by its very nature, Maya medicine is classified as a medico-religious healing tradition, taking into account not only the physical ills of the body but the effects of the spirit – attitudes toward life More...