Category: Studies

Study: Cancer Patients with Refractory Pain May Find Relief With Oral Marijuana Spray

A new study published in the journal PLOS One has found that terminal cancer patients with refractory pain respond favorably to a marijuana spray containing equal parts THC and CBD. “This pilot study aimed to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and exploratory analgesic effect of a novel water-soluble oro-buccal nanoparticle spray of a cannabis-based medicine …

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Low-Dose THC Has Positive Effect on Morbidity, Quality of Life and Mortality in Geriatric and Palliative Patients

Low-dose THC “has a positive effect on morbidity, side effects, quality of life and mortality in geriatric and palliative patients”, according to a new study. The study was published by the peer-reviewed journal peer-reviewed journal MMW – Fortschritte der Medizin, as well as on the website for the U.S. National Library of Medicine. “Cannabis-containing medicines …

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Study: THC/CBD Medications Provide Clinical Improvements to Poly Medicated Dementia Patients

A long-term THC/CBD medication “can be administered safely and with overall positive clinical improvement to poly medicated older adults with severe dementia and associated problems.” This is according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal  Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, and conducted by researchers in Switzerland. “The management of behavioral symptoms and rigidity in …

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Study: “CBD Might be Beneficial in Alleviating UVB-Induced Skin Damage in Humans”

The findings of a new study “indicate that CBD might be beneficial in alleviating UVB-induced skin damage in humans.” The study was published in the peer-reviewed journal Molecules, and was epublished by the U.S. National Institute of Health. It was conducted by researchers at Sichuan University in China. “Cannabidiol (CBD) has emerged as a phytocannabinoid …

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Study Finds CBD May Be Effective Against Brainstem and Limbic Seizures

A new study being published in the journal Pharmacological Reports has found that the marijuana compound cannabidiol (CBD) is effective against brainstem and limbic seizures. “Cannabidiol (CBD) has been of rapidly growing interest in the epilepsy research field due to its antiseizure properties in preclinical models and patients with pharmacoresistant epilepsy”, states the study, which …

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Study: Cannabinoids May Be Effective in Treating Hyperhidrosis

Cannabinoids may serve as an effective treatment option for hyperhidrosis, according to a new study published by the Journal of Dermatological Treatment. Hyperhidrosis is described by the Mayo Clinic as “abnormally excessive sweating involving the extremities, underarms, and face, usually unrelated to body temperature or exercise, and it effects about 1% of the population. “Hyperhidrosis …

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