New research is emerging that CBD may be part of the next wave of antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections, including superbugs like MRSA.
Category: Physician Stories
July 1, 2019Nikki Wright
Is your doctor reluctant to talk about adding medical marijuana to your treatment plan? Here are three major obstacles your doctor faces in practice today.
January 21, 2019Nikki Wright
A study of 120 children and teenagers shows CBD can hep treat suffers of Dravet syndrome - a form of epilepsy that causes many daily seizures.
May 30, 2017Lane Trachy
Doctor David Casarett asks: What if mainstream health care operated more like a medical marijuana dispensary? Physician David Casarett was tired of hearing hype and half-truths around medical marijuana, so he put on his skeptic's hat and investigated on his own. He comes back with a fascinating report on what we ...
April 24, 2017Chris Nazarenus
American Association Of Neurology State Cannabis Is Effective Treatment For MS Symptoms Multiple Sclerosis And Marijuana Study From Colorado State University- An estimated 400,000 Americans are currently living with multiple sclerosis. MS is an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune cells attack myelin in the nerves. The symptoms of MS can vary, but ...
January 31, 2017Daily Dose
A purified oral marijuana compound may help treat epilepsy. Researchers found that cannabidiol (CBD) helped reduce the frequency of seizures in children and adults with Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
December 8, 2016Daily Dose
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Tufts University research indicates that Marijuana Improves Cognitive performance. A scientific paper published in Frontiers in Pharmacology shines a light on marijuana and cognitive function. McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Tufts University research indicates that marijuana improves cognitive performance. Cognitive performance, is defined as "our ...
December 3, 2016Daily Dose
Elizabeth Thiele, MD, PhD sat down with several Neurology Advisors to discuss the state of cannabidiol research for the treatment of refractory epilepsies.
November 27, 2016Daily Dose
Medical Marijuana May Not Impair, and In Many Cases, May Actually Improve Executive Functioning in Adults From A McLean Hospital Press Release: "Preliminary evidence from a new study led by McLean Hospital’s Staci Gruber, PhD, director of the Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND) program, suggests that medical marijuana may not impair, and ...
November 2, 2016Daily Dose