Category: Studies

Study: Cannabinoids Led to Symptom Improvements in Over 70% of Cancer Patients

According to a new study about one in four cancer patients use cannabinoids to assist in symptom control, and a strong majority saw a “subjective alleviation of treatment-related symptoms”. “Limited studies have described the utilization of cannabinoids among cancer patients”, states the study, published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. “This survey …

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Study: Marijuana Can Make it Easier for Women to Achieve an Orgasm and Can Improve Frequency and Satisfaction

According to a new study of hundreds of women, marijuana made it easier to achieve an orgasm in a majority of participants, while also improving orgasm frequency and satisfaction. “Up to 41% of women experience female orgasm disorder/difficulty (FOD), a statistic unchanged for 50 years”, states the study, published in the March issue of the …

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National Animal Supplement Council Study Says for Dogs CBD Is “Safe For Long-Term Use”

A study funded by the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) has found that cannabidiol (CBD) is “safe for long-term use” in dogs. “The tolerability of different cannabinoids given orally to dogs was evaluated in a randomized, non-blinded, negative controlled, parallel design 90-day repeat dose study with a 14-day recovery period”, states the abstract of the …

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Study: Beer Sales Declined Following Marijuana Legalization

According to a new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, retail beer sales declined in Canada following the legalization of recreational marijuana in 2018. “There is increasing interest in understanding the impact of non-medical cannabis legalization on use of other substances, especially alcohol”, states the study’s abstract “Evidence on whether cannabis is …

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Study Finds “Psilocybin Has Both Short-Term and Long-Term Antidepressant Effects”

Psilocybin has “both short-term and long-term antidepressant effects and holds promise as a potential complementary or alternative therapy for depression”, according to a new study. The study was published in the recent issue of the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry, as well as published online by the US National Library of Medicine. It was conducted by …

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Clinical Trial Finds Inhaled Marijuana is Effective At Relieving Migraine Pain

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Consuming marijuana via inhalation was effective in providing migraine relief, according to a study published online by the National Library of Medicine. For this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial, researchers at the University of California examined 92 patients with persistent migraines. Patients treated up to four separate migraine attacks, “one each with vaporized 1) 6% …

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Study: CBD Has Positive Effects on Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood

Results of a newly published study indicate “a real-life positive effect of CBD on alternating hemiplegia of childhood type spells.” Many alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) patients have received Cannabidiol (CBD) but, to our knowledge, there are no published data available”, states the abstract of the study, which was published by the European Journal of …

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In Clinical Trial Psilocybin Was Effective in Reducing Treatment Resistant Depression

In a new study published in the journal Med, psilocybin was found to be safe and effective in combatting treatment resistant depression. Titled Psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for treatment resistant depression: A randomized clinical trial evaluating repeated doses of psilocybin, the study was conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto, McMaster University and Queens University. “Psilocybin-assisted …

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Clinical Trial: CBD Reduced the Growth of Periodontal Pathogenic Bacteria

Cananbidiol (CBD) may be a useful tool for combatting periodontitis, according to a new placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized clinical trial. Published by the Journal of Periodontal Research, the study was conducted by researchers at Palacky University, the University Hospital Olomouc, Masaryk University and the Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals of the Czech Academy of Sciences, all …

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Study Finds CBD May “Ameliorate Intraventricular Hemorrhage-Induced Immature Brain Damage”

According to a new study published in the journal Neurotherapeutics, “CBD is a potential candidate to ameliorate intraventricular hemorrhage-induced immature brain damage.” The study found that CBD “reduced IVH-induced brain damage and its short- and long-term consequences, showing robust and pleiotropic neuroprotective effects” in an animal model. “Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is an important cause of …

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