CBD is an “attractive candidate” for helping treat a highly aggressive cancer that is resistant to chemotherapy and has a high rate of relapse, says a new study published this week in Cell Death and Disease.
Inhaling cannabis makes for easier breathing, because it dilates – or opens up – the airways in the lungs, according to a 1973 study published in New England Journal of Medicine.
Various cancer cells respond differently to the same cannabis extracts, according to a nee study from Israel.
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“Significant increase in survival for animals with pancreatic cancer.”
“Major increase” in destruction of cancer cells.
“A study, from 1843, suggested that cannabis sativa ‘possess very striking powers as an antispasmodic, as a nervine stimulant, and as an anodyne and hypnotic, and in some respects to excel opium in virtue.'”
An 81-year-old woman with advanced ovarian cancer was symptom-free after 20 months of treatment that included CBD.
Provides the first real world data (outside a clinical trial) on the dosing of THC:CBD in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
CBD is being credited for improving the quality of life and possibly extending it for two patients diagnosed with a deadly form of brain cancer.
Some bacterial infections are becoming resistant to antibiotics. It turns out that CBD may be effective in the fight against dangerous infections.
Terpenes’ contribution to therapeutic effect of cannabinoids “may be significant.”