Category: Studies

Study Finds Cannabinoids Have a Strong Potential to Treat Glaucoma

Cannabinoids show strong potential as a treatment option for glaucoma, according to a new study published by the U.S. National Institute of Health. “Glaucoma is characterized by progressive damage of the retinal ganglion cells (RGC), resulting in irreversible vision loss”, states the study’s abstract. “Cannabinoids (CBs) ameliorate several factors that contribute to the progression of …

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Study Finds Medical Marijuana Decreases Opioid Use Among Chronic Pain Patients

Chronic pain patients who enroll in a state-legal medical marijuana program significantly reduce their opioid use, according to a new study published in the journal Cureus. “Opioid medications are commonly used to treat chronic pain around the world”, states the study. “While these medications are quite effective at reducing pain, they can create opioid dependence …

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In New Study Marijuana Reduced Epileptic Seizures by 86% Among All Participants

Whole-plant marijuana oil reduced seizures by 86% among all participants of a new study published by the scientific journal BMJ Paediatrics Open. The study, titled Medical cannabis for severe treatment resistant epilepsy in children: a case-series of 10 patients, was also epublished by the U.S. National Institute of Health. The objective of the study, according to …

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Study: CBD is a Safe, Effective Adjunct Treatment for Glioblastoma

Cannabidiol (CBD) is an effective, safe, and easy to administer adjunct treatment option for glioblastoma, according to a new study published by the U.S. National Institute of Health. According to the study’s researchers, glioblastoma (GBM) “is the most common invasive brain tumor composed of diverse cell types with poor prognosis.” Given the ineffectiveness of current standard therapies …

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Study: Topical Marijuana May Help Treat Dry-Eye Disease

Topical marijuana may provide a viable option for the treatment of dry-eye disease, according to a new study published in the journal The Ocular Surface, and epublished by the National Institute of Health. “Dry eye disease (DED) is a multifactorial disease, with limitations regarding efficacy and tolerability of applied substances”, states the study’s abstract. “Among …

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THC Associated With Prolonged Survival Times in Palliative Outpatient Care Patients

According to newly released scientific data, oral THC is associated with prolonged survival times in patients with advanced illnesses who are at the end-stages of their lives. The data shows that researchers examined the use of marijuana medicines in relation to survival times in a cohort of patients in Specialized Palliative Outpatient Care (SAPV), which …

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Study: Marijuana Useful in Treating Chronic Neuropathic Pain

According to a new study published in the Journal of Dental Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, marijuana can provide chronic neuropathic pain patients with a considerable reduction in pain. The study, titled Efficacy of cannabis-based medications compared to placebo for the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis, was also published by the …

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Marijuana Associated With Decreased Risk of Common Stomach Infection, Say New Study

According to a new study being published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, and epublished ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, marijuana use is associated with a decreased risk of Helicobacter Pylori infection (HPI), which is a common bacterial stomach infection. “Cannabis plant extracts suppress gastric acid secretion and inflammation, and promote gastroduodenal …

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Study: Psychedelic Users Have Better Coped With Pandemic Lockdowns, Finds Study

A new study examining the impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns have found that those who use psychedelic drugs experience considerably less stress and negative mental health impacts. For the study researchers conducted an survey of nearly 3,000 people living primarily in Spain, Brazil and the United States. Of these 2,974 people, 497 said they regularly use …

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Study: Marijuana Use While Pregnant Not linked to Increased Autism Risk in Children

Children born from moms who used marijuana in the months before and during their pregnancy do not possess an increased likelihood of having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This is according to a new study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, and titled Peri-Pregnancy Cannabis Use and Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Offspring: …

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