Research has suggested that cannabis may be a promising treatment option for a number of different physical and mental health conditions, from post-traumatic stress disorder to chronic pain a study released this week suggests that depression can be added to that list neuroscientists. Chicago --- young adults who used marijuana only recreationally showed significant abnormalities in two key brain regions that are important in emotion and motivation, scientists report the study was a collaboration between northwestern medicine and massachusetts general hospital/harvard medical. News blacks and blunts: university of cincinnati researcher launches study of marijuana use amongst our youth professor latrice montgomery will lead the research. Researchers say long-term marijuana use can increase the risk of hypertension, but cannabis advocates say this particular study is faulty.
Using marijuana at an early age could have long-term consequences on your brain it may even lower your iq, according to a new study. In a new study conducted by aclara research, medical use of cannabis has once again been shown to be a successful substitute for dangerous addictive opio. This study, plus an earlier on in israel, bolsters anecdotal evidence that in states where marijuana is legal, opioid overdoses decline. The purpose of the center for medicinal cannabis research is to coordinate rigorous scientific studies to assess the in 2013, carolyn ford began to use marijuana to complement her distance running regimen ford, a a new study published in the journal of health economics suggests. Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of cannabis and cannabinoids in the treatment of cancer-related side effects also known as marijuana clinical trials that study medicinal cannabis in cancer are limited. Webmd looks at what scientific research shows about the effects of marijuana.
As attitudes about marijuana shift around the world, researchers are warning parents that it's risky to keep it around children, especially those who are too young to know what it is. A new study conducted at the university of iowa's national advanced driving simulator has found drivers who use alcohol and marijuana together weave more on a virtual roadway than drivers who use either substance independently however, the cocktail of alcohol and marijuana does not double the. Washington -- after seven years of struggling to launch the first government-approved study of marijuana's effects on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, lead researcher sue sisley was optimistic in february, when her team was finally allowed to start enrolling veterans to participate. While the marijuana industry witnessed its share of industrial growth mixed with political chaos over the past 12 months, it also produced some noteworthy. Marijuana laws and public perception have come a long, long way over the past 20 years in 1996, we witnessed the first approval for marijuana on a medical basis by a state, and in 2012, washington and colorado became the first two states to approve marijuana use on a recreational, adult-use basis.
Does marijuana change the brain by tia ghose, senior writer | august 26, 2015 11:00am et more according to the other new study together, the two new studies point to a complicated and confusing picture of marijuana's effects on young brains. The classification of marijuana as a schedule i drug as well as the continuing controversy as to whether or not cannabis is of medical value are obstacles to medical progress in this area according to the findings of a 2015 study published by the national bureau of economic research. Maps has received regulatory approval to conduct a study of smoked marijuana for symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (ptsd) in veterans of war.
The study showed marijuana smoke affected the expanding of arteries for 90 minutes. A recent study points to fungus-infested cannabis as the cause of valley fever in a california female, according to an article originally published in the. According to researchers, a new study finds that 25 percent of all cancer patients use medical marijuana all cancer patients in this case refers to the over 900 cancer patients who participated in the research the other findings of this study confirm two things: cancer patients may find. Marijuana can be an effective medicine in some cases for treating pain, nausea, muscle spasms and other conditions, but the drug that is wafting into the mainstream is not harmless, and more research is needed, the nation's top scientists concluded in a landmark report released thursday the.
Norml's mission is to move public opinion sufficiently to legalize the responsible use of marijuana by adults, and to serve as an advocate for consumers to assure they have access to high quality marijuana that is safe, convenient and affordable. Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of cannabis and cannabinoids in the treatment of and are not included in the map some medical marijuana laws are broader than others, and there is state-to-state one study in mice and rats suggested that cannabinoids may have a. A definitive 20-year study into the effects of long-term cannabis use has demolished the argument that the drug is safe, saying it is highly addictive and causes mental health problems. The research found rat lungs exposed to marijuana smoke took three times as long to return to normal function.