Category Archives: cbd treatments

Is Hemp Oil or CBD Oil an Alternative to Medicinal Cannabis?
04 Nov
4:36

Is Hemp Oil or CBD Oil an Alternative to Medicinal Cannabis?

By Rodney C. Brunson, DO, FASAM  We may be adding CBD oil to the current two species – sativa and indica – of medicinal cannabis (marijuana); that is if the DEA or FDA have their way about it. It’s not bad to classify CBD as a drug, but it would […]

FDA Grants ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ Status to Psychoactive Psilocybin Mushrooms, Says Startup
04 Nov
3:45

FDA Grants ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ Status to Psychoactive Psilocybin Mushrooms, Says Startup

By Dan Nosowitz Various parts of the cannabis plant have already received full FDA approval; a drug consisting of cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has already been approved to treat two rare forms of epilepsy. Researchers have been pushing for years for relaxed legal status to study the possible medicinal […]

Medical marijuana garners support
04 Nov
1:25

Medical marijuana garners support

This Tuesday, Missouri voters will be asked to decide on three ballot measures related to medical marijuana. An informal survey of area residents conducted Friday found support among local voters. Despite its status as a Schedule One drug, which makes it illegal to sell, possess or cultivate under federal law, […]

First FDA-approved, cannabis-based medication now available by prescription in US
03 Nov
5:33

First FDA-approved, cannabis-based medication now available by prescription in US

(KTVU) – The first cannabis-based medication approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration is now available by prescription in all 50 U.S. states for the treatment of two types of severe epileptic syndromes, according to its manufacturer.  Epidiolex, manufactured by U.K.-based GW Pharmaceuticals, is a formulation of “highly purified, plant-derived […]

Brainstorm Health: Color Genomics Exclusive, Apple Watch Heart Study, Marijuana Derived Drug
03 Nov
1:38

Brainstorm Health: Color Genomics Exclusive, Apple Watch Heart Study, Marijuana Derived Drug

Happy Friday, readers! A bit of exclusive news for you this morning. Jefferson Health, the Philadelphia-based hospital system, will offer free genetic testing to its 30,000 employees in a collaboration with DNA sequencing firm Color Genomics, the organizations tell Fortune. “Jefferson has an almost 200-year-old history. In using our tested […]

Google’s AI software seeks to detect advanced breast cancer better than we have before
03 Nov
9:27

Google’s AI software seeks to detect advanced breast cancer better than we have before

October is breast cancer awareness month, and Google is working on software that detects the disease more quickly and accurately. Google’s findings were cited in two medical journals, the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the American Journal of Surgical Pathology. Google first revealed its pathology assistance initiative in […]

Here’s how CBD products are helping these moms relieve stress
03 Nov
8:33

Here’s how CBD products are helping these moms relieve stress

MONROE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) – At the Faded rose in Monroe, NC, Cynthia Mclaughlin typically spends her time on her feet. She’s a small business owner and a mother. Stress and anxiety come with both of those roles. So she turns to CBD oil for relief.  “It’s like having a Tylenol […]

Will CBD Work For A Former Opioid Addict With Chronic Pain?
03 Nov
7:54

Will CBD Work For A Former Opioid Addict With Chronic Pain?

Ten years ago, I was in a horrific ATV accident that nearly cost me an arm. The resulting four surgeries have finally got my bones to mend, but there’s still a massive mess of metal in my left wing, and it still aches a fair amount everyday. During the bout […]

Repeated CBD Doses Required for Effective Pain Relief
03 Nov
7:25

Repeated CBD Doses Required for Effective Pain Relief

Repeated administration of cannabidiol (CBD) is needed to reduce neuropathic pain and related anxiety, new research suggests. In a study designed to evaluate the dose, treatment duration, and mechanism of action of CBD, the drug modulated nociception, decreased anxiety-like behavior, and increased serotonin activity in a rodent model of neuropathic […]

Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Dispensaries set to open December 1st
03 Nov
1:51

Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Dispensaries set to open December 1st

DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) — Next month, Iowa’s five medical cannabidiol (CBD) dispensaries will open for business. The five dispensaries are located in Council Bluffs, Davenport, Sioux City, Windsor Heights, and Waterloo. When open, these dispensaries will offer gel capsules, tincture and cream forms of medical CBD to Iowans with […]