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...
How cannabis helps with insomnia and other sleep disorders

How cannabis helps with insomnia and other sleep disorders

Millions of people around the world suffer from insomnia and other sleep disorders. Sleep is essential for the well-being of our bodies that we sometimes take it for granted by willfully skewing with our...
cannabis for glioblastomas

Cannabis for glioblastomas – how it treats the aggressive tumor

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) or glioma is a rare and aggressive type of brain cancer which affects nearly 11,000 patients each year. Unfortunately, there is currently no cure for this cancer and over ninety percent...
Cannabis prescriber warns young users on dangers of using concentrates

Cannabis prescriber warns young users on dangers of using concentrates

A prominent author and cannabis physician, Dr. Rav Ivker from Boulder, Colorado says he is worried about the dangers of marijuana concentrates consumption. He says addiction is not a fabricated myth, but is rather...
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