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Fibromyalgia Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

Researchers in Manheim, Germany in the University of Heidelberg treated 9 patients with Fibromyalgia for chronic pain. Fibromyalgia causes extreme musculoskeletal pain and causes extreme discomfort in people who suffer from the disease. The

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Epilepsy Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by Jomar M. Cunha, E.A. Carlini, Aparecido E. Pereira, Oswaldo L. Ramos, Camilo Pimentel, Rubens Gagliardi, W.L. Sanvito, N. Lander and R. Mechoulam in 1980 was conducted to see the effect of

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Diabetes Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researchers at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem was conducted on lab mice to test whether a non-psychoactive cannabinoid called cannabidiol would have an effect on type 1 diabetes.  Researchers injected

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Depression Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by Valerie S. Harder, Andrew R. Morral, & Jeremy Arkes at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore was conducted to see whether marijuana use could cause depression. The study conducted an interview of 8759 men and women between

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Sickle Cell Disease Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researchers the University of Illinois at the Center for Sleep and Ventilator Disorders was conducted to observe the effect of THC on sleep, respiratory pattern, and sleep apnea in rats.

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Colon Treatment Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

The Mayo Clinic conducted a study on the effects of THC on the lower digestive system. 52 volunteers were given a dose of 7.5 mg of Marinol or a placebo. 30 of the subjects

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Central Nervous System Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 1

A study led by scientists at the University of Oxford was conducted on a group of mice to investigate the effect of THC on the central nervous system, more specifically the CB1 and CB2

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Cardiovascular Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco was conducted to see if there was an association with marijuana use and caloric intake, BMI and increase cardiovascular risk factors. In

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Cancer Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A large epidemiologic study led by researchers in Los Angeles was conducted on 1,200 cancer patients and 1,000 cancer-free control subjects to potentially find a link between marijuana use and cancer.  Researchers studied the possible

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Breast Cancer Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study was led by Alessia Ligresti, Aniello Schiano Moriello, Katarzyna Starowicz,Isabel Matias, Simona Pisanti, LucianoDe Petrocellis, Chiara Laezza, Giuseppe Portella, Maurizio Bifulco, and Vincenzo Di Marzo was conducted on the effect of Cannabinoids namely (THC) and Cannabidiol on human breast cancer

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