Category: Studies

Study Finds CBD Can “Selectively Kill a Subset of Gram-Negative Bacteria” Including Gonorrhoeae

A new study reports for the first time that “cannabidiol can selectively kill a subset of Gram-negative bacteria that includes the ‘urgent threat’ pathogen Neisseria gonorrhoeae.” Published in the journal Communications Biology, the study was conducted by researchers at the New York University School of Medicine in New York City and Universidad Miguel Hernández and …

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Study: CBD Decreased Anxiety Scores in 79.2% of Patients and “Remained Decreased During the Study Duration”

A new study published in The Permanente Journal and on the website for the National Library of Medicine has found that the cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD) may be a potential treatment option for anxiety. Researcher for the study note that a “recent surge in scientific publications has found preclinical and clinical evidence documenting value for …

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Study: Long-Term Marijuana Inhalation Does Not Impair Lung Function

According to a new study published in the journal Respiratory Medicine the long-term inhalation of marijuana smoke does not impact lung function. For the study Australian researchers examined “whether cigarette smoking or cannabis use and co-use are each associated with lung function in a population sample of young adults.” The data used by researchers is …

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Study Finds CBD “Has an Anti-Seizure Effect Comparable to Other Anti-Seizure Medications”

The cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD) “has an anti-seizure effect comparable to other anti-seizure medications with a positive safety profile”, according to a new study published by the journal Epilepsia Open.  In a retrospective multi-center study, researchers in Germany “analyzed the efficacy and tolerability of CBD in patients with epilepsy at 16 epilepsy centers.” The study …

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Study Examining 63 Million Medicare Recipients Finds Marijuana Legalization Does Not Increase Psychosis Diagnoses

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open has found that “states with legalization policies experienced no statistically significant increase in rates of psychosis-related diagnoses”. As noted by the study’s authors, psychosis is a hypothesized consequence of cannabis use. Legalizing cannabis “could therefore be associated with an increase …

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Study Finds Current and Past Marijuana Use Not Associated With Increased Hypertension Risk

In a study that will come as little surprise to cannabis consumers but nevertheless is an important clarification, researchers found that marijuana use is not associated with an increase in the risk of hypertension (high blood pressure). Conducted by researchers at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, the University of Missouri and the Donald and …

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Systematic Review: Medical Marijuana Reduces the Length and Frequency of Migraine Headaches

The use of medical marijuana “has a significant clinical response by reducing the length and frequency of migraines”, according to a systematic review published in The Cureus Journal of Medical Science. Conducted by researchers at the California Institute of Behavioral Neurosciences & Psychology, the study is titled Efficacy and Safety of Medical Marijuana in Migraine …

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Oral THC May Reduce Agitation, Apathy, Irritability and Sleep/Eating Disturbances in Those With Alzheimer Disease

Oral THC with a small amount of CBD may be effective in reducing a host of negative symptoms associated with Alzheimer disease, according to a study published in the recent issue of the journal Clinical Therapeutics. As noted by the study’s abstract, ten million new cases of dementia are recorded annually worldwide, with agitation and …

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Study: Combination of THC and CBD Reduces Seizure Frequency in Children with Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

According to a new study published in the journal Neuropediatrics the daily administration of a combination of THC and CBD is effective in reducing seizures in children with treatment-resistant epilepsy. For the study researchers from the Imperial College London and Sapphire Medical Clinics examined the efficacy and safety of CBD isolate oils, CBD broad-spectrum oils, …

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Cannabidiol “Repairs Behavioral and Brain Disturbances” Produced by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Finds Study

The cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD) may help to combat the negative symptoms associated with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. This is according to a new study published by the journal Pharmacological Research and conducted by researchers from Spain, Argentina and the United States. The study is titled Cannabidiol repairs behavioral and brain disturbances in a model …

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