Category: Studies

Study: CBD Exhibits “Significant Therapeutic Potential” Against HIV-1 Infections, Neuroinflammation

The results of newly published research shows that “CBD has anti-inflammatory properties and exhibits significant therapeutic potential against HIV-1 infections and neuroinflammation.” Titled Anti-inflammatory effects of CBD in human microglial cell line infected with HIV-1, the study was published in the journal Scientific Reports. It was conducted by researchers at the Herbert Wertheim College of …

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Study Finds CBD “is a Credible Candidate to Address Alcohol-Induced Sleep Disturbance”

The marijuana compound cannabidiol (CBD) is a credible candidate to address alcohol-induced sleep disturbances, according to a study published in the journal Alcohol and Alcoholism. The abstract of the study was published ahead online ahead of print by the US National Library of Medicine, and it was conducted by researchers at McMaster University and St. …

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Study: CBD Attenuates Periodontitis in Animal Model

A new study “demonstrated that CBD attenuates ligature-induced periodontitis”. Titled Cannabidiol attenuates periodontal inflammation through inhibiting TLR4/NF-κB pathway, the study was published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Periodontal Research. It was conducted by researchers at Sichuan University and Yunnan Hempson Bio-Tech Co., both in China. “Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease involving soft and hard …

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Study: Coating Strawberries With CBD Nanoparticles Delays Deterioration

An interesting new study shows that CBD may serve “as an efficient active food coating agent”. The study, published in the upcoming issue of the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces and published online ahead of print by the National Library of Medicine, is titled Influence of a Transparent and Edible Coating of Encapsulated Cannabidiol …

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Study: Over a Third of Chronic Pain Patients Use Medical Marijuana

According to a new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, over a third of those in California suffering from chronic pain say they’ve used marijuana for medical purposes within the past year. For the study researchers “surveyed a stratified random sample of adults in a large health system (aged 19-64) …

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Study: Canada Marijuana Legalization Associated With 9% Reduction in Traffic Crashes

Toronto saw a 9% reduction in traffic crashes immediately following Canada’s legalization of marijuana, according to a new study being published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review and published online ahead of print by the US National Library of Medicine. Conducted by researchers at the Université de Sherbrooke, this study “examines the association between …

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Study Finds CBD and THC Have No Impact on Testosterone Production

In a new study being published in The World Journal of Men’s Health, testosterone production did not change upon CBD and/or THC exposure versus controls. In addition to being published in The World Journal of Men’s Health, the study was published online ahead of print by the US National Library of Medicine with the title …

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Study of 183 Million People Finds Marijuana Does Not Increase Stroke or Heart Attack Risk

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According to a new meta-analysis of over 183 million people the risk of adverse cardiovascular events including myocardial infraction (heart attack) and stroke “does not exhibit a significant increase with cannabis exposure”. The study was published by the journal Toxicology Reports, and is titled Cannabis and Adverse Cardiovascular Events: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of …

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Study: Chronic CBD Use Reduces Blood Pressure in Those With Hypertension

According to a randomized, placebo-controlled study, “chronic administration of CBD reduces ambulatory blood pressure in those with untreated and treated hypertension.” In addition, a “lack of serious AEs (adverse effects) implies safety and tolerability”. The study was conducted by researchers at the University Hospital of Split and the University of Split School of Medicine, both …

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Study Finds CBD Prevents Osteoporosis in an Animal Model and Increases Cell Viability and Proliferation

The marijuana compound cannabidiol (CBD) may be useful for those with osteoporosis, according to a new study. The study is being published in the journal Calcified Tissue International, and it was epublished online ahead of print by the National Library of Medicine, with the title Non-psychoactive Cannabidiol Prevents Osteoporosis in an Animal Model and Increases …

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