Everyone talks about inflammation, but what is it really?
A promising new study finds that the medical application of this controversial but increasingly decriminalized plant may extend to helping HIV patients.
Could the active ingredient in marijuana, responsible for its characteristic "high," help turn the tide against the accelerating Alzheimer's epidemic? A remarkable study published in the journal Molecular Pharmacology in 2006, found that this long vilified plant may contain a compound with not one, but two therapeutic properties ideal for addressing both the surface symptom (memory problems) and root cause (brain plaque) of Alzheimer’s disease
Although cannabis was a medicinal plant for thousands of years, its medical use was suppressed and banned throughout most of the 20th century