Researchers say THC can impair or improve memory depending on age and disease. Findings suggest, in Alzheimer's disease, the cannabis compound can help improve memory and mitigate some of the symptoms of the disease.
A cannabis derivative reduced seizure frequency by 39% in patients with Dravet syndrome.
Researchers say a new cannabis derived drug, which is expected to receive full approval from the FDA this week, will be a vital intervention for children with Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
A new study contradicts existing data, finding there is no significant link between cannabis use and suicidal behavior in people with mental health disorders.
Children with drug-resistant epilepsy may find relief with the help of medical cannabis oil that contains both CBD and lose dose THC. The oil, which contains 95% CBD and 5% THC, can reduce or prevent epileptic seizures in those with epileptic encephalopathy.
Cannabis consumption during pregnancy is associated with a slightly increased risk of a child developing psychosis at age ten. The findings also shed new light on the role endocannabinoids play in neurodevelopment.
THC exposure targets genes in two major cellular pathways and alters DNA methylation, a new study reports. Researchers say that wile cannabis triggers structural and regulatory changes in the DNA of users' sperm, they do not know yet whether the changes are passed down to the offspring and what effects that could have.
A new study reports exposure to cannabis and stress during the teenage years may result in an increased risk of developing anxiety disorders later in life.
A new study reports a single dose of the cannabis extract CBD can help reduce brain function abnormalities in those with psychosis. The findings provide evidence of how cannabidiol acts in the brain to help reduce psychotic symptoms.
People who used while dried cannabis flowers or cannabis with higher levels of THC had the greatest analgesic response to pain. Those who used CBD reported lower levels of pain relief.
Consuming cannabis buds can help provide relief from symptoms of fatigue, a new study reports. Those who smoked cannabis cigarettes found greater symptom relief than those who consumed cannabis via a pipe or vaporizer.