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CBD as a Potential Treatment for Neurodegenerative Disease

Neurodegenerative disorders are a major health burden both in the United States and worldwide. These diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s disease, all stem from the progressive loss of neurons in the brain. The specific causes of these diseases (with the exception of Huntington’s) are complex, and are influenced by genetic and environmental factors. … Read more

Cannabis Dosage Guidelines From European Journal of Internal Medicine

Prescribing any sort of medicine requires guidance in the form of rigorous scientific data. In general, this takes two forms: clinical trials, and clinical case studies. The first relies on experimentation in the lab, while the second relies on the real-world experiences of doctors. While effective, this process is time-consuming and often produces conflicting results. This … Read more

Oxidized CBD May Have Anti-Cancer Properties

Anti-cancer drugs are some of the most expensive and sought-after medications on the planet. Existing chemotherapies are quite potent, but they effect both healthy and cancerous cells, leading to debilitating side-effects. Furthermore, cancerous cells that survive chemo treatments can develop a resistance to the drug being used. Even worse, some types of chemotherapy can even … Read more

Susceptibility to THC-Induced Anxiety is Affected by CB1 Receptors in the Brain

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Susceptibility to THC-Induced Anxiety is Affected by CB1 Receptors in the Brain Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions in the United States. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million adults suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. Increasingly, medical cannabis is being prescribed to treat these conditions. … Read more