Category: Studies

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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Study: Cannabinoids May Help Treat Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs

Activation of cannabinoid receptors “could be considered to be a potential therapeutic target for dogs with atopic dermatitis”. Published in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Science, the study found that activating dogs cannabinoid receptors, something done naturally through the consumption of cannabinoids (compounds found in marijuana), may help treat atopic dermatitis. “Atopic dermatitis (AD) is …

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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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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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