cannabis

Cannabinoid-based drug pipeline shows promise
Cannabinoid-based drug pipeline shows promiseNew treatment indications are under investigation for the use of cannabinoid-based drugs.
A Solution to the Opioid Crisis?
A Solution to the Opioid Crisis?A new study finds that patients many patients prefer cannabis to prescribed opioids.
Cannabinoid-based drug pipeline grows: 4 ways to prepareNew treatment indications are under investigation for the use of cannabinoid-based drugs. Are you ready?
Cannabis remains problematic for glaucoma
Cannabis remains problematic for glaucomaDespite the legalization of marijuana by several state governments, physicians should not recommend smoking it as a treatment for glaucoma, said Sunita Radhakrishnan, MD. “It has been approved by public opinion rather than regulatory process,” she said.
Treat plays trick on a 3-year-old boyA 3-year-old boy presents to the emergency department (ED) with a 1-day history of irritability and listlessness. According to his parents, he was well until the night before when he began to behave abnormally, becoming excessively tired approximately 2 hours after eating dinner. During the night, the boy slept poorly, sporadically awakening with crying followed by brief periods of calmness. The morning of presentation, he was difficult to arouse with intermittent fussiness and reluctance to ambulate.
FDA approves cannabis-derived drugFor the first time, FDA approved dronabinol oral solution (Syndros, Insys Therapeutics), a liquid formulation of the pharmaceutical cannabinoid dronabinol, a pharmaceutical version of tetrahydrocannabinol ("THC").
CDC declares Zika virus teratogenicThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared Zika teratogenic. Also, a look at whether the HPV vaccine is as effective in women with kidney disease. Plus: What impact does cannabis have on adverse outcomes for mom and baby?
Acne and anxietyAnalysis yields significant association between acne and psychiatric disorders.
Smoked marijuana is not good medicineCannabis extracts show strong potential for treatment of various medical conditions. The same cannot be said about smoked marijuana. Here are a few of the reasons.