The cannabis-derived oral spray can now be prescribed for seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis complex, a rare genetic condition that causes benign tumors to develop in different parts of the body.
The researchers say that the observed improvements to patient quality of life highlight the need for controlled trials looking at non-pharmaceutical CBD products, to evaluate if and how they can be used most effectively by people with epilepsy.
The researchers say that their findings demonstrate a need for more targeted studies exploring frequent cannabis use and its effect on cognition in people with HIV.
Two thirds of the participants will be given a combination of temozolomide chemotherapy and Sativex to treat their glioblastomas, while one third will be given temozolomide and a placebo.
The researchers found a significant association between a child’s exposure to second-hand cannabis smoke from a parent and an increased likelihood of catching a viral respiratory infection, including the common cold and bronchiolitis.
A new study has found that environmental factors have little effect on whether hemp exceeds its THC limits. Instead, the researchers say, hot hemp plants are a result of genetics.
Elucidating the neural effects of psychedelics like LSD is helping to advance our understanding of the treatment strategies for a range of mental health illnesses.