Category: THC

Scientists identify possible treatment target for type 2 diabetes

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Aug2013
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health discovered that natural messenger chemicals in the body are involved in an inflammatory chain that can kill pancreas cells which produce insulin.
August 24, 2013Sam Sabzehzar

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Jul2013
Evidence mounts as a growing number of papers published in scientific journals are establishing that cannabinoids have anti-tumor effects on the cellular level and in animals. By Fred Gardner  |  Published in AlterNet Increasing numbers of people have been using Cannabis “oil” —plant extracts consisting of 50% or more THC and/or CBD— ... Read More
July 29, 2013Sam Sabzehzar

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Jul2013
By Dr. Michelle Sexton, N.D. An Egyptian manuscript known as “Fayyum Medical Book” compiled knowledge back to 6 B.C. discussed the “curing” of tumors using topical application of an herbal mixture that included Cannabis, including heated Cannabis. In 1778 a publication, “Treatments of Hemp” by the French writer M. Marcandier, reported that ... Read More
July 6, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
Croatia Legalizes Marijuana for Medical Use

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May2013
Medical Marijuana Ingredient Prevents Brain Damage in Mice An Israeli researcher has found that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, may arrest some forms of brain damage in mice. Pharmacologist Josef Sarne of Tel Aviv University found that a minuscule amount of tetrahydrocannabinol may protect the brain after injuries from seizures, toxic ... Read More
May 31, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
Sue Sisley Discusses Marijuana Treatment For PTSD

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May2013
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic collisions, or other threats on a person's life.[1] Symptoms may include disturbing thoughts, feelings, or dreams related to the events, mental or physical ... Read More
May 5, 2013Sam Sabzehzar

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Mar2013
Can this concept explain therapeutic benefits of cannabis in migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome and other treatment-resistant conditions? Published in PubMed.Gov This study examines the concept of clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CECD), and the prospect that it could underlie the pathophysiology of migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, and other functional conditions alleviated by ... Read More
March 27, 2013Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2012
Marijuana And Cancer: Scientists Find Cannabis Compound Stops Metastasis In Aggressive Cancers A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever. "It took us ... Read More
November 15, 2012Daily Dose

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Nov2012
By Robin Wilkey  |  Published in The Huffington Post A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever. "It took us about 20 years ... Read More
November 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar
Cannabis For Muscular Dystrophy Treatment

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Jul2012
Cannabis Is Proving That It Has Protective Properties To Help Fight Cancer and Alzheimer's Hardly the harmful intoxicant that many once thought it was, cannabis is a nourishing plant that actually improves and prolongs life. For thousands of years cannabis has been used as a medicine for a remarkably broad range of ... Read More
July 25, 2012Daily Dose