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Brain stimulation for people with cannabis use disorder and schizophrenia

Brain stimulation for people with cannabis use disorder and schizophrenia

A new study has found that repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) benefits individuals with cannabis use disorder and schizophrenia by reducing intake by up...
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Cannabinol found to protect against neurodegenerative diseases

Groundbreaking research has found that cannabinol (CBN), one of the less famous compounds of cannabis, may potentially aid in preventing and treating age-related neurodegenerative...
Cannabis users’ risk of deadly complications double after bleeding stroke

Cannabis users’ risk of deadly complications double after bleeding stroke

Amongst people with an aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (aSAH) stroke, a type of bleeding stroke, recent cannabis users were more than twice as likely to...
Using cannabis to manage symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding

Using cannabis to manage symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding

According to new research, more people are using cannabis to manage symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding, such as nausea, vomiting, mental health problems and...
Epileptic seizure frequency fell by 86% in kids treated with medicinal cannabis

Epileptic seizure frequency fell by 86% in kids treated with medicinal cannabis

A new study found that epileptic seizure frequency fell by an average of 86% amongst 10 children treated with whole-plant medicinal cannabis. Whole plant medicinal...
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Cannabis-based mouth spray to be trialled as treatment for brain tumours

A major UK trial will analyse the efficacy of an oral cannabis-based spray to treat the most aggressive form of brain tumours. In a phase...
Fibromyalgia patients swapping opioids for CBD to manage pain

Fibromyalgia patients swapping opioids for CBD to manage pain

New research has shown that patients living with the chronic pain condition of fibromyalgia are swapping opioids for CBD in a bid to manage...
New data from UK Medical Cannabis Registry presented at symposium

New data from UK Medical Cannabis Registry presented at symposium

Sapphire Medical Clinics has presented new data from the UK Medical Cannabis Registry at the 31st Annual International Cannabinoid Research Society Symposium on the...
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Immune system dysfunction and cannabis use linked to psychosis

A combination of inflammatory cytokines in the blood and regular cannabis use, or use at a young age, can increase the chances of developing...
Researching cannabis-based drugs for COVID and glyblactoma multiforma

Researching cannabis-based drugs for COVID and glyblactoma multiforma

Global thought leaders in cannabis came together for the GCI Summit from 8 to 10 June which explored policy, research, investment and more across...
Cannabis research in Meir Hospital: Realistic innovation

Cannabis research in Meir Hospital: Realistic innovation

Researchers at Meir Hospital are investigating the therapeutic potential of cannabis for a number of indications. In the last few decades, the world has witnessed...
UK data highlights medical cannabis as an opioid crisis solution

UK data highlights medical cannabis as an opioid crisis solution

New UK data has highlighted that medical cannabis could provide a solution to the opioid crisis as an alternative medicine for chronic pain patients. UK...
Medical cannabis patients report improvements in anxiety, pain, and sleep

Medical cannabis patients report improvements in anxiety, pain, and sleep

The outcomes of the first cohort of medical cannabis patients in the UK have demonstrated significant improvements in anxiety, pain, and sleep for medical...
Medicinal cannabis research gets $1.5m for cancer treatment symptoms

Medicinal cannabis research gets $1.5m for cancer treatment symptoms

A new University of Adelaide trial will explore the use of personalised medicinal cannabis dosing to prevent common and impactful symptoms of treatment in...
Exploring the pharmacological and placebo effects of CBD for pain

Exploring the pharmacological and placebo effects of CBD for pain

A new study has shed light on the pain-reducing effects of CBD, as well as the impact that the placebo effect may have on...
Treating hypertension with cannabis

Treating hypertension with cannabis

Ran Abuhasira of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev speaks to HEQ about the use of cannabis in treating elderly patients. In February 2021, researchers at...
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Medical cannabis care in the era of personalised medicine

In the post-COVID-19 era, now more than ever, patients are critical of the healthcare they receive. Yaron Gissin, Chief Innovation Officer of the Sade...
The benefits of cannabis for treating chronic pain

The benefits of cannabis for treating chronic pain

Dr Andrew Agius, Medical Director at the Pain Clinic, speaks to HEQ about the benefits of cannabis in treating chronic pain. Cannabis has been used...
Discover the cannabis landscape in Israel with iCAN

Discover the cannabis landscape in Israel with iCAN

iCAN founder and CEO Saul Kaye tells HEQ about the Israeli cannabis landscape. Israel has been at the forefront of medical cannabis research since the...
New discovery shows cannabis reduces blood pressure for older people

New discovery shows cannabis reduces blood pressure for older people

A new study has demonstrated that cannabis may reduce blood pressure in adults aged 60 and over. The study, carried out by researchers from Ben-Gurion...

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