cannabis

Cannabidiol (CBD) alters the brain activity in people with psychosis during memory tasks, making it more similar to the activation seen in people without psychosis during the same tasks, researchers from King’s College London report. “Our study provides important insight into which areas of the brain CBD targets. It is the first time research has… Read more

Hemp Oil Vs CBD Oil

With the legalization of hemp in the United States, hemp oil and CBD (cannabidiol) are hot topics. While both derive from the same plant, they come from different parts of the plant. CBD oil comes from the entire plant. Hemp oil is extracted from the seeds. Hemp oil is also commonly referred to as hemp… Read more

A drug that brings the benefits gained from medical cannabis without the “high” or other side effects may help to unlock a new treatment for Parkinson’s disease. The drug, known as HU-308, reduces devastating involuntary movements called dyskinesias, a side effect from years of treatment for Parkinson’s disease. “Our study suggests that a derivative of… Read more

Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, a recent study from Washington State University found. “We were motivated to do this study because a substantial number of people say they use cannabis for headache and migraine, but surprisingly few studies had addressed the topic,” said Carrie Cuttler, the lead… Read more

Cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis extract, may alleviate seizures and normalize brain rhythms in Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental condition, researchers from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have shown. CBD is commonly used to improve anxiety, sleep problems, pain, and many other neurological conditions. “There is an unmet need for better… Read more