Category: Studies

CB2R Activation Ameliorates Pseudomonas Aeruginosa-Induced Lung Injury and Inflammation

According to a new study published by the journal Respiratory Research, activation of the body’s cannabinoid-2 receptor ameliorates (makes better) pseudomonas aeruginosa-induced lung injury and inflammation, “thus paving the path for new therapeutic avenues against PA pneumonia.” As noted by the study’s abstract, bacterial pneumonia is a major risk factor for acute lung injury (ALI) …

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Study: Cannabis Exposure Decreases Need for Blood Pressure Support During General Anesthesia

The prior use of cannabis “results in a decreased need for blood pressure support during general anesthesia”, finds a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Cannabis and Cannabinoids Research, with the full text of the study published on the website for the National Library of Medicine. According to researchers, this retrospective study “focuses on the …

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Study: THC and CBN Induced Cell Death in Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile Duct Cancer)

According to a new peer-reviewed study the cannabis compounds THC and CBN (cannabinol) induced apoptosis (cell death) in an animal model of cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer). The study was published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and was conducted by researchers at Rangsit University, Bumrungrad International Hospital and Thammasat University, all in Thailand. …

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Study: CBD has Direct Antineoplastic Effects on Lung Cancer Cells

Cannabidiol (CBD) has “direct antineoplastic [cancer treating] effects on lung cancer cells”, according to a new study being published in the upcoming issue of the Iranian Biomedical Journal. The study was epublished ahead of print on the website for the U.S. National Institute of Health. “Lung cancer remains a major factor contributing to morbidity and …

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Study: CBD Reduces Seizures That Are Resistant to Common Medications

A new study has found that CBD reduces seizures in patients with Dravet syndrome (SD), Lennox-Gataut syndrome (LGS), or tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), who are resistant to common medications. Published by the journal Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira and epublished by the National Library of Medicine, the study was conducted by researchers at Medicina Baseada …

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Study: Cannabinoids May Induce Immunogenic Cancer Cell Death

Cannabinoids may induce immunogenic cell death indicating they may be useful in combatting cancer. This is according to a new study being published in the upcoming issue of the peer-reviewed journal Cannabis and Cannabinoids Research. The study was epublished by the National Institute of Health, and “is the first demonstration that cannabinoids can induce the …

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Study: Oral Cannabinoid Therapy Safe and Effective Against Treatment Refractory Chronic Pain

Oral cannabinoid therapy seems to be safe and at least mildly effective in patients with treatment refractory chronic pain, according to a new European Journal of Pain study. “Cannabinoids are considered a therapeutic option to patients suffering from treatment refractory chronic pain (TRCP) insufficiently relieved by conventional analgesics or experiencing intolerable adverse events (AEs) from …

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Study: Terpene-Enriched CBD May Help to Treat Autism Spectrum Disorder

Cannabidiol (CBD) enriched with terpenes may provide a safe and effective treatment option for autism spectrum disorder and is more effectice than CBD alone. This is according to a case report study being published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology and epublished by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. “Cannabidiol (CBD) rich products are successfully …

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Study: Marijuana Legalization “Not Associated With Variations in Index Crime Rates”

Legalizing recreational marijuana at the state level doesn’t have a significant impact on crime rates, according to a new study published in the Journal of Drug Issues. For the study researchers affiliated with the University of Colorado and Boise State University compared crime data in Colorado and Washington – the first two states to legalize marijuana …

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Administration of THC “Promotes Significant Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury”, Finds Study

According to a study epublished by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, “administration of the phytocannabinoid Δ9THC promotes significant recovery from TBI (traumatic brain injury).” Conducted by researchers at the University of South Florida and the James Haley VA Medical Center, the study was published in a recent issue of the peer-reviewed journal Cannabis and …

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