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Study: Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDA) Inhibits Highly Aggressive Breast Cancer

Cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), a little-known compound found in cannabis, can inhibit the migration of highly aggressive breast cancer, according to a study published by the Journal of Natural Medicines and published online by the National Institute of Health. “The biological activities of CBDA have been attracting increasing attention”, states the study’s researchers, who “identified CBDA …

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Study: THC and CBDA Effective in Treating and Preventing Nausea, Stimulating Appetite

Administration of extremely small amounts of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBDA (cannabidiolic acid) – both cannabis compounds – is effective in treating and preventing nausea, and stimulating appetite, in those going through chemotherapy, a new study has found. The study was published in the journal Psychopharmacology, and published online by the National Institute of Health. “The …

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Study: Cannabinoids May Reduce Inflammation Caused by Mycobacterium

Mycobacterium is a genus of Actinobacteria that is known to cause diseases such as tuberculosis and leprosy. According to a new study published in the July issue of the journal Inflammation Research, and e-published ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, cannabinoids may reduce inflammation caused by the bacteria. For the study, researchers …

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Study: Cannabinoids Protect Against Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that activation of the CB2 receptor – done naturally through the consumption of cannabis – can protect against liver inflammation and disease caused by alcohol. For the study, researchers used mice with alcohol-induced live disease, …

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Study: Cannabinoids May Prevent Cartilage Breakdown in those with Osteoarthritis

A new study published in this month’s issue of the journal Molecular Medicine Reports, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids may prevent cartilage breakdown in those with osteoarthritis. According to researchers; “A central feature of osteoarthritis (OA) is the loss of articular cartilage, which is primarily attributed …

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Study: Cannabinoids Limit Neuroblastoma Cancer Cells

Both THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) limit neuroblastoma cell proliferation, according to a new study published in the journal Current Oncology, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health. Neuroblastoma is an aggressive cancer often found in the small glands on top of the kidneys, though it can also develop in the chest, …

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Study: Cannabis Oil is a Safe and Effective Treatment Option for Alzheimer’s Disease

A study being published in the upcoming issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, and e-published ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis oil is a safe and effective treatment option for Alzheimer’s disease, which affects over 5 million U.S. citizens. According to researchers, the objective of the study …

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Cannabis Consumption Can Help Prevent Metabolic Syndrome, Finds New Study

A new study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Medicine, and published online by the National Institute of Health (NIH), has found that those who currently consume cannabis are considerably less likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome than those who have never used it. Those who have never consumed cannabis are …

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Study: Cannabis Rescues Brain from Alcohol-Induced Neural Damage

A new study published in the most recent issue of the journal Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that activation of the body’s CB2 receptors – something done naturally by the consumption of cannabis – can rescue the brain from alcohol-induced neural damage. “Chronic alcohol exposure …

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Study Finds THC Inhibits the Growth of Melanoma Skin Cancer

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) inhibits melanoma tumor growth, according to a study published in the October, 2015 issue of the journal Life Science, and published online by the National Institute of Health. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer, killing nearly 10,000 people annually. For the study, researchers examined …

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