october 29 2013
Cannabis what should we think of it is it a street drug or a medication. I think it is a medication for a lot of reasons. Are you finding yourself asking the question, what has our health care workers been doing with cannabis studies of the last couple of years? Well if you are, then this is the paper for you. Our health care researchers have been studying the plant cannabis and the positive effects it can have on our health. The top four studies researchers are currently working on is how it can help cancer patients, patient with certain diseases, eating disorders and HIVS\AIDS. Lets take a look at what they have been working on now.
First we will look at how Cannabis can help with cancer treatment. Cannabidiol is a chemical found in the plant's leaves. The chemical is thought to have a significant analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity without producing the psychoactive effect. One study using mice and rats suggested that cannabinoids may have a protective effect against the development of certain types of tumors. Cannabidiol has also been demonstrated to exert a chemopreventive effect in a mouse with colon cancer. Researchers also believe that two other chemicals found in the plant may be useful in risk reduction and treatment of colorectal cancer. That is a few of the studies they are working on to help with cancer.
Researchers also have many studies going on about certain diseases and how cannabis may help. Experimental evidence suggests that endocannabanoid molecules found in the body, closely resemble compounds found in the cannabis(marijuana) plant and may play a role in limiting intestinal inflammation. Irritable bowl disorder patients have been found to have higher levels of cannabinoid receptors in their colonic tissue. Several small studies have shown that a significant proportion of patients with IBD report smoking Cannabis to relieve IBD related symptoms. The data collected from...