Medical News

This mechanism has potential to be therapeutically exploited."

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A new clinical trial involving medical marijuana is seeing one patient with multiple sclerosis walking with strength she hasn't had in years.

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In America, more people are diagnosed with Lyme disease annually than HIV and breast cancer combined.

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Iowans looking to buy medical marijuana products could have options across the state, starting in December.

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In a release issued Thursday by Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s office, La Fortaleza, it was announced that an online platform “that seeks to significantly streamline the licensing processes and the registration of patients who benefit from the Medicinal Cannabis Program” will be fully operational next week.

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Eleven more medical conditions now qualify for medical marijuana prescriptions, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs announced.

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With the launch of mmj.org this summer, medical cannabis researchers, patients, and caregivers will have unprecedented access to evidence-based sources and best practices.

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Canadian pets are a few steps closer to getting their paws on pot-based medical treatments in Canada as more cannabis companies research marijuana’s efficacy for companion animals.

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CBD has anti-inflammatory properties and works well with zinc oxide.

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Kauai’s first medical marijuana dispensary has received approval to begin sales on the island. Have a Heart will open for business Monday after receiving approval from the state Department of Health late last week.

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A cannabis oil that includes a small amount of the drug that gives pot smokers a high appears to be effective in helping kids with a severe form of epilepsy, a new Canadian study has found.

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Researchers are looking for novel approaches to prevent and treat the disease - and cannabis is among those being considered.

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We talked to a doctor from the online medical marijuana evaluation service Heally about how to get more rest through cannabis products.

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 Scientists say CBD could boost the effect of drugs used to treat pancreatic cancer – a disease with a bleak prognosis. 

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Like many conditions treated with medical marijuana, the personal experience and anecdotal evidence currently runs far ahead of the peer-reviewed scientific research.

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To understand why cannabis can help treat the symptoms of menopause, it’s helpful to understand exactly what menopause is and how it affects the body.

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The active ingredient in pot that gets you high can calm agitation in people with advanced Alzheimer's disease, a small new study suggests.

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As more states legalize medical marijuana, two key groups — researchers whose job is it to understand its benefits and drawbacks, and physicians charged with advising potential users — are struggling to catch up with policymakers.

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One of Texas' medical marijuana providers has created a funding program to help patients with epilepsy buy the medication they need.

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reports that one in four young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 have a diagnosable mental health disorder, with anxiety and depression being the most common.

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Charlotte Caldwell says she and her epileptic son Billy are effectively in exile due to ‘horrendous’ drugs policy.

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A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found that most oncologists are likely to recommend medical cannabis to cancer patients, even though half of them don’t feel they are knowledgeable in doing so.

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“This evidence strongly suggests further testing is warranted on medical cannabis’ potential in the treatment of trauma to the brain.”

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The NY state Assembly voted "yes" to a bill that would allow people who have been diagnosed with opioid addiction to use medical marijuana. Supporters say medical marijuana can help with withdrawal and make it easier for people to stop using opioids.

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The project is focused specifically on learning how cannabis affects military veterans suffering from PTSD. It first received approval from the U.S. Public Health Service in 2014.

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We often hear hard-to-believe claims that marijuana can help fight cancer. But new research says it may actually be possible.

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People who have post-traumatic stress disorder but do not medicate with cannabis are far more likely to suffer from severe depression and have suicidal thoughts than those who use marijuana, new national research says.

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Medical marijuana might be able to help cerebral palsy patients manage their symptoms and enjoy a better quality of life.

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About 30,000 people in Illinois are approved for medical marijuana, but not everyone wants to smoke it. A cooking class in the northern suburbs is teaching patients how to cook with cannabis.

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'Allow scientists to study more thoroughly the safety and clinical efficacy of medical cannabis,' group says.

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Crohn's Disease affects more than half a million Americans. But hope may be on the way.

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The latest in a string of studies to demonstrate a link between medical marijuana legalization and lower opioid use rates has just been released.

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A growing body of research over the last couple decades suggests that there’s another potential strategy to making the brain more resilient to the damaging effects of injury, the changes associated with stress, and the effects of age. It involves cannabis.

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