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Crohn’s disease and medicinal cannabis

Crohn’s disease (MC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can affect the entire digestive tract. The disease brings severe, cramping abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Sufferers often lose their appetite, which leads to reduced performance and quality of life. The suffering caused by Crohn’s disease is usually enormous. Many patients with IBD already use […]

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News: CBD for pain in peripheral diabetic neuropathy (DNP) in the foot

Diabetes patients often suffer from peripheral diabetic neuropathy (DNP). This disease causes painful nerve damage to the hands and feet, which can often be controlled insufficiently with medication or only in combination with severe side effects. An American research team found in a double-blind study that non-psychotropic cannabidiol (CBD) is an effective drug with few […]

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News: Survey – Cannabis more often a substitute for other medicines

Many diseases such as depression, pain or epilepsy are treated with established prescription drugs. However the complaints are often insufficiently alleviated or side effects occur. A Danish survey shows that cannabis can replace other medicines with better efficacy and tolerability: many of the participants were able to discontinue other medicines or reduce the dose. Painkillers, […]

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Chorea Huntington and medical cannabis

The neurodegenerative disease Chorea Huntington is relatively rare, with five to ten cases per 100,000 people in Europe. Although medical cannabis cannot cure the disease, it can alleviate various symptoms such as movement disorders. Chorea Huntington is a hereditary disease. The gene responsible for the disease is located on the arm of chromosome 4, which […]

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Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and medical cannabis

The rare skin disease epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is characterized by unusual blistering of the skin. Children with EB are called “butterfly children” because the skin is as delicate and fragile as a butterfly wing. Only about two to three out of 100,000 people are affected by the disease. The cause is hereditary, the genes that […]

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