Category: Studies

Study: Cannabis Oil Reduces Seizures, Improves Quality of Life, in Those with Dravet Syndrome

According to a new study, cannabis oil (containing both CBD and THC) is effective in reducing seizure counts and improving quality of life measures in those with Dravet Syndrome. The study, titled A prospective open-label trial of a CBD/THC cannabis oil in dravet syndrome, was published by the journal Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology.  According …

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Study: Cannabinoids May Inhibit Tumor Growth in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

According to a new study published by the journal Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy, cannabinoids may inhibit tumor growth in triple negative breast cancer. The study states that “Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is the deadliest form of breast cancer because compared with other types of breast cancer, it is more aggressive, diagnosed at later stage and …

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Study: CBD Could Prevent Haloperidol-Induced Orofacial Dyskinesia

Cannabidiol (CBD) may prevent haloperidol-induced orofacial dyskinesia, according  to new research being published by the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity; the research was epublished by the National Institute of Health. “The chronic use of drugs that reduce the dopaminergic neurotransmission can cause a hyperkinetic movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia (TD)”, states the study’s abstract. “The pathophysiology of …

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New Study Provides Evidence Supporting the Use of Cannabinoids to Treat Prostate Cancer

Cannabinoids may provide a potential treatment option for prostate cancer, according to a new study published by the journal The Prostate. “Cannabinoids have demonstrated anticarcinogenic properties in a variety of malignancies, including in prostate cancer”, states researchers. In the present study, they “explored the anti-cancer effects of the synthetic cannabinoid WIN 55,212-2 (WIN) in prostate cancer.” For the study, …

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Study: CBDA and THC Have Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Hyperalgesia Effects

Both cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) show  anti-inflammatory and anti-hyperalgesia effects on acute inflammation, according to a new study published by the journal Psychopharmacology, and epublished ahead of print by the National Institute of Health. “The present study evaluates the anti-inflammatory and anti-hyperalgesia effects of CBD’s potent acidic precursor, cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), in a rodent …

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Study: Marijuana May Have Anti-Obesity Effects

Marijuana may help fight obesity, according to a new study published by the International Journal of Molecular Science. Noting that “Obesity is an increasing health problem worldwide” and its “related comorbidities imply a high cost for the National Health System and diminish a patient’s life quality”, the study’s abstract states that”Cannabinoid receptors (CB) regulate thermogenesis, food …

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Study: THC and CBD Combined With Temozolomide May Help Treat Glioblastoma

Administration of THC and CBD in combination with the chemotherapy drug temozolomide may provide a potential treatment option for glioblastoma multiforme, according to a study published by the journal Biochemical Pharmacology. “Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most frequent and aggressive type of brain tumor due, at least in part, to its poor response to current anticancer …

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Study: CBD Improves Frequency and Severity of Seizures and Reduces Adverse Events

The use of cannabidiol (CBD) “improves frequency and severity of seizures and reduces adverse events in an open-label add-on prospective study” published by the journal Epilepsy and Behavior. The objective of this study “was to characterize the changes in adverse events, seizure severity, and frequency in response to a pharmaceutical formulation of highly purified cannabidiol (CBD; …

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Study: Cannabis May Help Control Hospital and Community-Acquired MRSA

The “leaf extracts of cannabis sativa” has “potential for the control of both hospital- and community-acquired MRSA”, according  to a new study being published by the Journal of Integrative Medicine, and epublished ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health. “This study examined the antimicrobial activity of Cannabis sativa, Thuja orientalis and Psidium guajava against methicillin-resistant …

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10 Most Important Cannabis Studies Release in 2018 So Far

Even though it’s far from over, 2018 has been a stellar year for cannabis research. Here’s a look at the most important studies released so far. Hundreds of cannabis-related studies have been released this year. A huge amount of these studies came to the conclusion that cannabis is beneficial in a wide-range of medical ailments, …

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