Marijuana And Alzheimer’s Disease

Lisa M. Eubanks, Ph.D., et al. stated in an Aug. 9, 2006 Molecular Pharmaceutics journal article titled "A Molecular Link Between the Active Component of Marijuana and Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology" (PDF 143KB): "In contrast to previous studies aimed at utilizing cannabinoids in Alzheimer’s disease therapy, our results provide a mechanism…

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Anti-inflammatory Compound From Cannabis Found In Herbs

A compound found in cannabis as well as in herbs such as basil and oregano could help to treat inflammatory bowel diseases and arthritis, Swiss scientists believe. (E)-beta-caryophyllene (BCP) is an aromatic sesquiterpene that has used for many years as a food additive because of its peppery flavour. The researchers…

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Harvard: Marijuana Doesn’t Cause Schizophrenia

By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on December 10, 2013 Good news for people who’ve worried that smoking too much marijuana (cannabis) — especially as a teenager — might lead to some dramatic problems in the future, even schizophrenia. New research from Harvard Medical School,…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis – Cannabis Eases Pain And Suppresses Disease

The first study to use a cannabis-based medicine (CBM) for treating rheumatoid arthritis has found that it has a significant effect on easing pain and on suppressing the disease. Writing in the medical journal Rheumatology [1], the researchers say that although the differences were small and variable in the group…

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