According to UT Dallas researchers, chronic cannabis users extract more oxygen from brain blood flow and have higher cerebral blood flow than nonusers.
A new Psychopharmacology study adds to evidence that chronic cannabis use is associated with reduced stress reactivity. Researchers say cannabis could be beneficial in conferring resilience to stress, especially in those with heightened emotional reactivity to stressful situations.
According to researchers, young teens who suffer from chronic or severe forms of depression are at an increased risk of developing problems with cannabis by the age of 18.
According to researchers, teens who frequently use marijuana have a 159% increased risk of developing recurrent psychotic-like experiences. The new study also reflects on the effects of cannabis use with cognitive development.
According to researchers, Cannabidiol, an active compound in cannabis plants, could help to alleviate cognitive impairment in people with schizophrenia.
A new study reports low doses of THC can help to lower social anxiety and stress, while higher levels can increase anxious feelings.
A cannabis derivative reduced seizure frequency by 39% in patients with Dravet syndrome.
Researchers report low doses of THC can help restore memory and reverse some of the effects of brain aging in mice. The findings could open new avenues for treating dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.
While researchers report the risk of developing psychosis from cannabis use is relatively small, those who use the drug and already suffer from schizophrenia may notice their condition worsen.
A new study reports more and more people are turning to the help of cannabis to help control their epilepsy when conventional medication's side effect are intolerable and their seizures remain uncontrolled.
A new study suggests developing new therapeutics that use cannabinoid receptors to treat chronic pain.