Category: Studies

Study: Fragile X Syndrome Patients Report Improvement in Symptoms With CBD

A large majority of patients with Fragile X Syndrome reported that CBD improved some of their symptoms and “made a positive difference overall” in a new study. The study was published in the journal Genes as well as on the website for the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and is titled Parent and Caregiver Perspectives …

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Peer-Reviewed Study: Smoking Cannabis is More Effective than CBD Extracts for Back Pain

According to a new study published in the peer-reviewed Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal, smoking cannabis is more effective than taking CBD extracts if suffering from back pain. This observational open-label study “sought to investigate the effectiveness of cannabis therapy for alleviating low back pain symptoms.” The study was conducted by researchers at Tel Aviv University, …

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Study: Legalizing Marijuana Has No Impact on the Perceived Risk of Marijuana Use Among Children

The state level legalization of recreational marijuana has no discernible impact on how children feel about the potential risks associated with marijuana use. This is according to a new peer-reviewed study being published in the upcoming issue of the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research and epublished ahead of print by the National Institute of Health. …

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Study: Marijuana Oil “Significantly Reduced Agitation” in Dementia Patients

According to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Frontiers in Medicine, marijuana oil significantly reduced agitation and aggression and reduced sleep disturbances in patients with dementia. According to its abstract, the objective of the study was to “evaluate the safety and efficacy of the medical cannabis oil “Avidekel” for the reduction of behavioral …

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Who Use Marijuana Report Decreased Emergency Room Visits

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology has found that those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) report improved symptoms and fewer emergency room visits following marijuana use. Conducted by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Northwestern University and Stony Brook University Hospital, the objective of the study according to its abstract …

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CBD Mitigated Neuronal Damage Induced by Kainate In an In-Vitro Seizure Model

Cannabidiol (CBD) mitigated the neuronal damage caused by kainate in an in-vitro seizure model, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Neurobiology of Disease. The study states that epilepsy “is one of the most common brain disorder and, despite the possible use of several therapeutic options, many patients continue to have seizures …

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Cannabis Extracts May Help Treat Dermatophytosis and Other Skin Diseases

A new study has found that cannabis extracts “may be of value to treat dermatophytosis and other skin diseases caused by various microorganisms.” Published in the journal  Frontiers in Microbiology, the study was conducted by researchers at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague and Charles University, both in Czechia. “Cannabis preparations are gaining popularity …

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Some Cannabinoids Have Toxic Effect on Colon Polyps, Says New Study

An International Journal of Molecular Sciences study has found that cannabinoids have a toxic effect on colon polyps, indicating therapeutic potential in battling colon cancer cells. “Purified cannabinoids have been shown to prevent proliferation and induce apoptosis in colorectal carcinoma cell lines”, claims the abstract of the study. The primary objective was to “assess the …

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Study: Anxiolytic Effects of CBD on Frontline Health Care Workers Maintains for Up to a Month

The anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) effects of CBD in frontline health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic were maintained up to 1 month after the treatment discontinuation, “suggesting a persistent decrease in anxiety in this group in the real world”. This is according to a new study published by the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology, and epublished by …

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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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