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Its use for other medical applications is insufficient for conclusions about safety or ... of medical conditions, they do not recommend it until more research is done. ... 1.1 Nausea and vomiting; 1...

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact - CNN.com


Apr 16, 2015 ... If full federal support to research medical marijuana arrives, here is what might change. ... glaucoma, HIV, chronic pain, Alzheimer's, cancer and others. ... When she decided to do the studies herself and applied for federal ...

Medical Marijuana in HIV/AIDS – Part 2: Science Is Mostly Positive ...


Jul 1, 2010 ... Research has mostly shown that using medical marijuana helps ease ... “Many users also say it helps reduce symptoms from other illnesses, such as ... People with HIV can have damage to nerves or muscles that causes ...

Marijuana May Stop The Spread Of HIV, Study Finds - Huffington Post


Feb 11, 2014 ... But a growing body of research suggests the plant may be able to stop the spread o. ... marijuana-like compounds can fight HIV in late-stage AIDS patients. ... suggests those compounds can also effectively combat other forms ...

Marijuana May Fight HIV, Study Finds - Leaf Science


Feb 9, 2014 ... Marijuana is often used to prevent weight loss in HIV/AIDS. ... But studies have shown that THC does not have a detrimental effect on viral load or immune cells, ... On the other hand, CB1 receptors are responsible for the high.

Cannabis Research | SPARCsf


Cannabis can provide similar treatment without these adverse side effects.(5); More ... (9) Other studies have produced similar results, particularly proving the efficacy of ... and effectively relieved chronic neuropathic pain from HIV- associated sensory neuropathy. ... “Medical Cannabis Research: What does the evidence say?

The Truth About Medical Marijuana | Men's Health


Research suggests that marijuana smoke can contain up to 70 percent more carcinogenic ... The drug is used to stimulate appetite in people with HIV and control the ... THC-based drugs and, unlike say, Advil, your body doesn't absorb it well. ... it does work for higher than if they had smoked potanother absorption issue.

Recent Research on Medical Marijuana - NORML.org - Working to ...


Emerging Clinical Applications For Cannabis & Cannabinoids ... with cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, spinal cord injury and many other debilitating conditions. ... That said, cannabis should not necessarily be viewed as a 'harmless' substance.

60 Peer-Reviewed Studies on Medical Marijuana - Medical ...


Feb 27, 2015 ... Double-blind, human, and animal studies involving marijuana from ... Smoking marijuana reduced chronic neuropathic pain in HIV patients, PRO ..... Future studies should examine whether different doses can result in similar ...

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What do Other Pot Studies Say About HIV? | HIVPlusMag.com


Apr 23, 2014 ... Researchers at Imperial College in London find that HIV-positive marijuana users report reduced muscle pain and nausea, among other ...

How Pot Could Stop HIV | HIVPlusMag.com


May 29, 2013 ... THC can block inflammation and slow down HIV's ability to reproduce itself when it attaches to a ... What do Other Pot Studies Say About HIV?

Marijuana and Cancer


Mar 4, 2015 ... This means that marijuana can have different effects based on the strain used. ... Smoked marijuana has also helped improve food intake in HIV patients in studies . There are no studies in people of the effects of marijuana oil or hemp oil. ... What does the American Cancer Society say about the use of ...

Weed Could Block HIV's Spread. No, Seriously. - The Daily Beast


Feb 15, 2014 ... And marijuana, despite many studies proving its medical value, is sill ... Put another way: HIV kills the cells that protect the walls— THC brings them back. ..... It's fair to say that very few of us will ever toss a nearly 20 foot, 175 ...

Medical Cannabis Research - Americans for Safe Access


THC and other cannabinoids exert many actions through cannabinoid receptors, ... They indicate that physicians recommending medical cannabis should: ..... That improvement occurred in two CMCR trials of patients with HIV peripheral ..... between what research tells us and what our laws say about medical marijuana.”.