Cannabis for Patients with Chronic Pain, PTSD: More Evidence Needed

August 18, 2017 admin 0

Researchers continue to search for evidence regarding the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. In 2 reviews recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, […]

NHS ‘testing cannabis-based pain relief product’ for first time

August 12, 2017 admin 0

The ‘MediPen’ is used to relieve pain from various conditions. Credit: MediPen/Facebook The National Health Service is reportedly testing a cannabis-based product for the first […]

Using Cannabis To Treat Drug-Resistant Forms Of Epilepsy

July 27, 2017 admin 0

Since one-quarter of epilepsy patients suffer from a drug resistant form of the disease, researchers are turning to cannabis as an alternative therapeutic option; and […]

Cannabis compound quells seizures in severe epilepsy syndrome

July 26, 2017 admin 0

A component of marijuana called cannabidiol eased seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, a potentially fatal form of epilepsy, in a late-stage clinical trial1. Dravet […]

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

July 1, 2017 admin 0

(CNN) Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as […]

5 Essential Facts About Cannabis Oil

July 1, 2017 admin 0

Despite a lack of research, many patients are turning to cannabis oil to treat serious illnesses including cancer. When most people think about marijuana, they […]

Girl, 12, CURED of life-threatening seizures by taking cannabis oil

July 1, 2017 admin 0

Annalise Lujan, 12, was diagnosed with a rare epilepsy syndrome in April The condition is called febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES) The little girl from […]

Marijuana Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s: Here’s How It Would Work

June 30, 2017 admin 0

You’ve probably heard this before. As early as 2008, several reports, including one published in Molecular Pharmaceutics, began proposing various therapeutic pathways by which cannabinoids […]

4 Things to Know About Using Medicinal Marijuana

June 13, 2017 admin 0

Using cannabis or marijuana for medicinal purposes is a hot topic right now among patients and health practitioners. It’s regularly touted as a pain reliever for […]

Girl, 12, CURED of life-threatening seizures by taking cannabis oil

June 9, 2017 admin 0

  Annalise Lujan, 12, was diagnosed with a rare epilepsy syndrome in April  The condition is called febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES)  The little girl from […]

Cannabidiol Show Success In Dravet Syndrome

June 5, 2017 admin 0

Please note that Epilepsy Research UK does not endorse/promote individual epilepsy treatments or pharmaceutical companies. According to a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial*, cannabidiol (CBD) reduces seizure […]

New drug could help hundreds of thousands of epilepsy sufferers

May 26, 2017 admin 0

As many as 200,000 people with ‘drug-resistant’ epilepsy may finally be able to improve their condition after a treatment derived from cannabis was found to […]