Tag: "cannabis" at medical news
Cannabis for pain
...aget Hospital in Great Yarmouth, England, said the cannabis
extract used in his study - applied as a spray und... Association for the Advancement of Science. "The cannabis
extracts can produce high-quality pain relief, symptom control, and improvement in the quality of li...
Drugs may fog memory
...eat a joke or story they had told already.The drug cannabis
people used,// the more they abated in their everyday memory, scientists conclude. The findings come from one of the largest studies carried out into the impact of recreational drugs on psychological function. However, it is not representative of a...
Gene glitches connecting pot with Schizophrenia
...und in schizophrenia. Prior studies also show that cannabis
used before age 20 raises the risk of schizophreni...o psychotic behavior sometimes triggered by severe cannabis
abuse, which could mean the marijuana receptors in schizophrenics are far more active than they shou...
Cannabinoids drug for inflammatory bowel
... //ulcerative colitis."The system that responds to cannabis
in the brain is present and functioning in the lining of the gut," lead researcher Dr. Karen Wright, of the University of Bath, explained to Reuters Health. "There is an increased presence of one component of this system during inflammatory bowel dis...
Incorrect lifestyle may be the cause of male infertility
...ave discovered that THC – the active ingredient in cannabis
– impedes sperm motility and impairs its ability t...ports carried out on sea urchin sperm suggest that cannabis
may be a major cause of infertility by inhibiting sperm functions necessary for fertilization. Scie...
The Falling Sperm Count In Men
...rgans causing difficulty with erections. Smoking cannabis
or grass or marijuana also cause sluggish sperms and impair them. Caffeine : Although one is not entirely sure about caffeine research has shown that caffeine appear to make sperm sluggish. But conflicting research has also found that caffeine ...
Cannabinoids - Antidepressant And Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment
...gnize that there are over 60 active ingredients in cannabis
and synthetic cannabinoid may be showing evidence ...adictions: Earlier reports have shown the drug cannabis
to cause long-term damage to mental health, and to increase the risk of mental illness in those who ...
Cannabis exerts protective effect against cancer
New research suggests that cannabis
smokers are at less risk of developing cancer than...acco has the added nemesis of nicotine in it while cannabis
contains tetrahydrocannabinol (THC, the active ingredient in pot). It is theorized that THC may act...
Relief For British MS Patients: Cannabis-Based Oral Spray
...e since late June. The oral spray derived from the cannabis
plant will be available on prescription for around ￡4 a day. Research indicates that it relieves the pain and spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis. The drug, Sativex, is made by GW Pharmaceuticals from a combination of plant extracts using ...
Alcohol And Drug Abuse (Cannabis) Leading Causes For Road Traffic Accidents
...f even very small amounts of cannabis. Evidence of cannabis
use were found in 7% of drivers // involved in fat... several alarming results such as small amounts of cannabis
can double the risk. The risk of being responsible for a fatal crash increased with increase in bloo...
Government May Downgrade Cannabis
...hinking in terms of making a U-turn with regard to cannabis
laws and downgrade the drug from its B status to C...ar users of the drug. The high-strength strains of cannabis
called the ‘skunk’ is reported to be definitely capable of causing psychosis, and further aggravate ...
Non-addictive antidepressant drug
...er, non-addictive, non-psychotropic alternative to cannabis
for the treatment of pain and depression and provides hope for the development of an alternate line of antidepressants, with a wider range of effectiveness'. sourse EUREKA...
UK public misled over downgrading cannabis: Govt
THE PUBLIC was misled about the dangers of taking cannabis
when the Government unwittingly // decided to dow...t recent evidence suggesting a strong link between cannabis
and mental illness. He made these damning remarks in an interview with The Times, just weeks before ...
Can Cannabis Cause Madness?
... Australian report had shown that the age of first cannabis
use has been reduced drastically with teens starte...oked or chewed it is found that the THC present in cannabis
accumulates in the brain and produces mental and physical instability, changes in color perception, ...
Campaigners Say No To Cannabis Reclassification
There will be confusion if cannabis
were to be reclassified again, according to campaigners. The UK’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs has reported that the drug //is connected to mental disorders. This may result in a reclassification of the drug again in less than three years....
No Increased Schizophrenia Risk With Use Of Cannabis
The possibility of cannabis
use leading to schizophrenia has been ruled out ac...rnment drugs advisers. The definitive link between cannabis
use and impairment of mental health// (psychological and psychomotor performance) however, cannot b...
Tackling of Cannabis Addiction
...th Wales has conducted a study which revealed that cannabis
addiction can have a serious impact on the user's ...ter John Hatzistergos will open the state's fourth cannabis
treatment clinic in southern Sydney. He pointed out to the ill-effects of the drug and warned peop...
Cancer Patient to Appeal to SC, Demanding Right to Use Marijuana
...s until they stop me because this is not a medical cannabis
case but a right to life case. The federal government can say who can live and who can die if I lose in the Supreme Court,' she concluded....
Australian Govt's Health Budget Unsatisfactory
...of ecstasy, association between mental illness and cannabis
usage. But the AMA and the Rural Doctors' Association were not happy with these measures as they feel that it is a total eye wash....
Even Hospitals Not Drug Proof
...t condition to his drugs use. He admits to smoking cannabis
on the ward. BBC Radio's Five Live Report conducted a sample survey of some dozen mental health trusts and asked them the steps they would take if they found any drugs on wards. NHS trusts have reported that they would not automatically contact the p...
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