Cannabidiol inhibits lung cancer cells

Cannabidiol inhibits lung cancer cell invasion and metastasis via intercellular adhesion molecule-1. Ramer R1, Bublitz K, Freimuth N, Merkord J, Rohde H, Haustein M, Borchert P, Schmuhl E, Linnebacher M, Hinz B. Author information Abstract Cannabinoids inhibit cancer cell invasion via increasing tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases-1 (TIMP-1). This study investigates the role of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) within this action. In the lung cancer … Continue reading Cannabidiol inhibits lung cancer cells

Is cannabis the key to solving America’s obesity epidemic?

America has been, and continues to be, one of the most overweight nations on the planet. It goes without saying that this growing obesity epidemic – which includes nearly one-third of all American adults – is a significant public health concern.There are numerous reasons that the U.S. has become a breeding ground for obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control, a lot of it … Continue reading Is cannabis the key to solving America’s obesity epidemic?

Medical Conditions for Marijuana Treatment

Below is a general list of ailments with symptoms and/or side effects that have been treated with medical marijuana.* Please click on the Ailments that are links for more detailed information. This text is for informative purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for medical advice from a doctor. Always consult your physician before making any decision on the treatment of a medical … Continue reading Medical Conditions for Marijuana Treatment

Cannabinoids for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: moving toward the clinic

Cannabinoids for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: moving toward the clinic The limited effectiveness of current therapies against Alzheimer’s disease (AD) highlights the need for intensifying research efforts devoted to developing new agents for preventing or retarding the disease process. During the last few years, targeting the endogenous cannabinoid system has emerged as a potential therapeutic approach to treat Alzheimer. The endocannabinoid system is composed by … Continue reading Cannabinoids for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: moving toward the clinic

EASING THEIR PAIN: DOES MARIJUANA HELP CANCER PATIENTS?

Home > Marijuana Legalization > Easing Their Pain: Does Marijuana Help Cancer Patients? Even though a cancer diagnosis doesn’t always mean a death sentence, the treatments for it (radiation and chemotherapy) can often feel deadly. Fortunately, marijuana can help ease the symptoms from either of these treatments. Of course, while many recognize that medical marijuana can offer a wide range of benefits to cancer patients, … Continue reading EASING THEIR PAIN: DOES MARIJUANA HELP CANCER PATIENTS?

Herbal Medicine Medicine and Medical Marijuana

Herbal medicine is a complementary and alternative treatment option used by people with mesothelioma. Because traditional cancer treatments offer no cure for mesothelioma, patients turn to herbal medicine for relief of symptoms and alleviation of side effects caused by chemotherapy and other cancer therapies. Jump To Herbal Medicine Options for Cancer Marijuana and Mesothelioma States that have Legalized Medical Marijuana Before the development of the … Continue reading Herbal Medicine Medicine and Medical Marijuana