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Sleep Apnea Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 2

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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Brain Damage Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by psychiatrist Igor Grant was conducted on 700 regular marijuana users and 484 non-users.  Various aspects of the brain were tested, such as reaction time, language, memory, motor skills, and reasoning. 

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Brain Cell Growth Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researcher Xia Zhanat the University of Saskatchewan was conducted on rats that were given a synthesized version of marijuana twice per day for 10 days.  After this initial period researcher

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Atherosclerosis Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by Sabine Steffens, Niels R. Veillard, Claire Arnaud, Graziano Pelli, Fabienne Burger, Christian Staub, Andreas Zimmer, Jean-Louis Frossard & François Mach to see whether THC effects the progression of atherosclerosis in

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Asthma Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 1

A study led by Donald P. Tashkin, Bertrand J. Shapiro, and Ira M. Frank in 1974 was done to see the effect of delta-9 Tetrahyrdocannabinol (THC) and smoked marijuana on patients with asthma. Patients

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Tourette’s Syndrome Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researchers in the Medical School of Hannover in Hannover Germany was conducted to see whether THC could help quell symptoms of Tourette Syndrome. The study used 24 patients who had

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Arthritis Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 1

A study led by A. M. Malfait, R. Gallily, P. F. Sumariwalla, A. S. Malik*,E. Andreakos, R.Mechoulam, and M. Feldmann was conducted on the effect of Cannabidiol (CBD) a non-psychoactive component of cannabis on collagen induced arthritis in

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Tumor Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researchers in Madrid was conducted on 45 rats to prove that the active ingredient in cannabis, THC, had destroyed incurable brain tumors in rats.   They found that out of the

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Amotivational Syndrome Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A survey created by Sara Smucker Barnwell was constructed to assess whether or not cannabis use affects motivation in humans. She forwarded the survey to 200 undergraduate students who complete a class on drugs

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Alzheimer’s Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researchers at Madrid’s Complutense University and the Cajal Institute was conducted on patients who possess brain tissue infected with Alzheimer’s.  The scientists first compared the brain tissue of patients who

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