Modulating the Endocannabinoid System Reduces Huntington’s Symptoms

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Huntington’s is a progressive genetic disease. Everyone diagnosed with Huntington’s will eventually succumb to the illness. But what if researchers could slow the onset of this fatal ailment? A new study published in the journal Neuropharmacology shows that modulating the endocannabinoid system can improve symptoms and slow the disease in cell cultures and mice. Huntington’s … Read more

Cannabis Use Associated with Fewer Crohn’s Disease Complications

Some evidence implicates cannabis and its inflammation blocking properties as a possible treatment for Crohn’s, an inflammatory bowel disease. A new study published in the journal Digestive Diseases and Sciences takes a closer look at the relationship between cannabis use and complications from Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s Disease Crohn’s is one type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It … Read more