How cannabis can affect appetite through brain changes

How cannabis can affect appetite through brain changes

New research on cannabis sheds more light on how it alters eating habits and how it leads treatments for appetite loss in certain illnesses. The study, published by Washington State University in the Society...
cannabis for anxiety

Cannabis for Anxiety: What you need to know before treatment

One of the most prevalent conditions that cannabis is used as a treatment for is anxiety, which usually coincides with depression. I have encountered many patients who inquire about cannabis for the treatment of anxiety,...
Cannabis and dysmenorrhea

How Cannabis Helps with Dysmenorrhea in Suffering Women

Women all around the world can tell you about the bane that is menstrual cramps also known as dysmenorrhea. Many women experience some degree of this pain throughout the course of their lives. Symptoms commonly...
Cannabis for IBS

Cannabis for IBS proving to be beneficial for many patients

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic condition that affects many around the world. It can be debilitating for some patients who say it renders poor quality of life and it usually results in...
Does marijuana increase violent behavior?

Does marijuana increase violent behavior?

Politicians who are against the legalization of recreational or medical marijuana sometimes argue that these measures should be prohibited, or in some states reversed, because Cannabis use increases the level of violence in society. However, the reality...
Study finds cannabis is harmful to zebrafish embryos

Study finds cannabis is harmful to zebrafish embryos

EDMONTON—An researcher from Edmonton says women who are pregnant should be careful with cannabis, after a study showed the plant’s compounds have harmful effects on developing zebrafish embryos. The study finds cannabis is harmful to...
Cannabis can heal bones, says new research from Israel

Cannabis can heal bones, says new research from Israel

Researchers at Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University have discovered that cannabidiol (CBD), an element of cannabis that does not get people high, improved the healing process in rats with broken leg bones after...
The physiology behind the different ways of consuming cannabis

The physiology behind the different ways of consuming cannabis

Many people who use cannabis recreationally usually smoke it. It’s a practice that’s been done for many years among friends and users, but against medical advice to not smoke. A 2016 Gallup poll found that...
New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom

Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air. It's been his routine since he was diagnosed with a condition called sleep apnea. While...
Half of pediatricians surveyed say their young patients have used cannabis

Half of pediatricians surveyed say their young patients have used cannabis

TORONTO — About half of pediatric doctors surveyed about cannabis say they've encountered a young patient who had used marijuana for a medical reason. The questionnaire for the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program found 419 of 835...
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