marijuana

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.
Looking ahead to 2017: A urologist’s wish listHenry Rosevear, MD, discusses the ten things he’d like to see happen in 2017 for the field of urology.
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.
Why it might be hard to find a medical marijuana doctor
Why it might be hard to find a medical marijuana doctorMany doctors have a difficult time with marijuana as medication, and consider doctors who prescribe it as second-class citizens.
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").
Cyclic vomiting syndrome and marijuana useMarijuana use can trigger recurrent cyclic vomiting in teenagers. Authors of a new report point out that 1 known cause of cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is chronic use of cannabis.
Help teens make 'Smart Decisions' about marijuanaIn the article, Talking to Teens about Marijuana, Ms Nierengarten reported national statistics that reveal the number of teenagers who self report using marijuana: the statistics are STAGGERING!