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Tags results for 'cannabis'

Casual marijuana use linked to brain changes

Posted in Medicine on 17th Apr, 2014 01:14 AM
by AlexMuller
A new study links casual marijuana use with significant changes to parts of the brain.

How cannabis was used to shrink one of the most aggressive brain cancers

Posted in Medicine on 14th Nov, 2014 11:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Cannabis is being used in a number of different therapeutic ways to bring relief for severe medical conditions.

US funded Study Confirms that Chemicals in Marijuana Help Fight Brain Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 11th Apr, 2015 10:38 PM
by AlexMuller
The US National Institute on Drug Abuse has officially announced that marijuana holds the power to kill cancer cells.

Marijuana helps Alzheimer’s patients, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2016 06:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Adding marijuana to the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease 'is safe and a promising treatment option', Israeli researchers conclude, in the latest study on the burgeoning practice.

Research Shows that Cannabis Could be a Non-Addictive Method for Pain Relief

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jan, 2017 02:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Research proposes an avenue for developing treatments for chronic pain that utilises the medicinal properties of cannabis.

Cannabis extract could reverse brain's decline in old age

Posted in Medicine on 10th May, 2017 01:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Regular low doses of THC dramatically boosted memory and learning in older mice, say scientists, who plan a clinical trial in humans later this year.

Patients On Medical Cannabis More Likely To Quit Opioids, Study Finds

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Nov, 2017 11:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Patients who can legally treat themselves with medical cannabis stop using prescription opioids or use fewer opiates to care for chronic pain.

Cannabinoids are easier on the brain than alcohol, study finds

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2018 02:42 AM
by Alex Muller
'while marijuana may also have some negative consequences, it definitely is nowhere near the negative consequences of alcohol'

Where marijuana is legal, opioid prescriptions fall, studies find

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2018 06:23 AM
by Alex Muller
As more states legalise medical and recreational marijuana, doctors may be replacing opioid prescriptions with suggestions to visit a local marijuana dispensary.

Cannabis versus Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 6th May, 2018 11:01 AM
by Alex Muller
We know weed can mitigate the side effects of the disease and its treatments, but it might also fight malignancies directly.

Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2018 11:05 AM
by Alex Muller
In the new study comparing two doses of CBD to a placebo, the researchers reported a 41.9 percent reduction in 'drop seizures'

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