Every month, up to 6.4 million searches related to cannabidiol (CBD) are performed by American adults looking to obtain information or buy products. CBD search queries eclipse those for other natural medical alternatives by a significant percentage.
A new study considers the medical benefits of using marijuana to help treat epilepsy which can not be controlled with standard anticonvulsants.
A new study in The Lancet reports coupling cannabidiol with other anti-epilepsy treatments can help reduce the number of seizures in those with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a treatment resistant form of epilepsy.
A new study finds THC reduces amyloid beta proteins in human neurons.
Cannabidiol could help cut seizures by half in children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, an extremely severe form of epilepsy, researchers report.
A cannabis derivative reduced seizure frequency by 39% in patients with Dravet syndrome.
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 terpenes, the part of the plant which provides aroma and flavor, may provide therapeutic benefits in controlling pain, a new study reports.
Cannabis use in older people is growing faster than any other age group in Colorado. However, many report they face barriers in getting access to medical marijuana. Due to the stigma attached to cannabis use, many older people report feeling self-conscious about asking their health care providers for a red card to obtain medical marijuana.
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 reveals CBD oil significantly improves seizure frequency and other symptoms in people with treatment resistant epilepsy.