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Marijuana extract shows promise as severe epilepsy treatment

A small study has trialled a marijuana extract in people with severe epilepsy. Seizures decreased among the participants, though 6% stopped taking the drug after side effects.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Mulling the marijuana munchies: How the brain flips the hunger switch

The 'munchies,' or that uncontrollable urge to eat after using marijuana, appear to be driven by neurons in the brain that are normally involved in suppressing appetite, according to a new study...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Emergency Medicine Literature of Note: Getting High, Getting Nauseated

I will have to try haldol the next time I have these patients. That and telling them to go home, take a hot shower, and STOP SMOKING MARIJUANA!!!  
emlitofnote.com
almost 6 years ago
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Studies find medical marijuana unproven to help many illnesses

Evidence was weak that marijuana helps anxiety and sleep disorders; many edible products list inaccurate amounts of active ingredients  
theguardian.com
almost 6 years ago
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What Happened When They Treated Autistic Children With Medical Cannabis

For some bizarre reason, there is not a state in the US that recognizes Autism as a qualifying condition to use cannabis medically, except in the case of California where doctors can prescribe cannabis to anyone they feel will benefit medicinally. That’s not to say that activists in some states aren’t fighting and working hard to […]  
collective-evolution.com
over 5 years ago
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Synthetic Marijuana Linked to Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Neurologists are concerned about this possible new adverse effect of chemical-rich synthetic cannabis products.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago