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Cannabinoids: A solution to improve mobility and motor skills?

Many illnesses cause mobility and motor skill disorders. Muscle contraction, movements, and displacement may be altered and can cause reduced mobility in the patient. On most occasions, people with mobility problems cannot move independently and require material assistance (wheelchair, crutches) or help from other people in their day-to-day life. The loss of motor skills can […]

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Medical cannabis: what is the entourage effect?

The majority of scientific studies about medical cannabis focus on finding out the effects of the different types of cannabinoids, especially, THC and CBD. The cannabis plant has many more components than their cannabinoids, they have a number other factors like terpenes, that also produce their own effects, or secondary effects. Limiting research to a single cannabinoid reduces […]

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Curing bone fractures with medicinal cannabis

Cannabis has been used for centuries for many different conditions. For years researchers have studied its therauetic potential for diseases such as Parkinson’s, cancer and multiple sclerosis, among many others. This has been made possible by the fact that many countries have changed their legislation to be in favour of medicinal cannabis, thus enabling them […]

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Kalapa Clinic is participating in the 1st National Seminar of Medicinal Cannabis at the University of Barcelona

On Friday the 6th of April, 2018, the University of Barcelona will celebrate the 1st National Seminar of Medicinal Cannabis. The aim of this seminar is to discuss, review, and update the existing knowledge and evidence surrounding the topic of medicinal cannabis. It will discuss cannabis, cannabinoids, the Endocannabinoid system, cannabinoid therapy (and its application […]

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CBD as an antipsychotic

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that there are around 51 million people worldwide who suffer from bipolar disorder, with almost the same amount suffering from schizophrenia. Antipsychotic medications that are currently available on the market to treat these types of conditions can have some very serious side effects, anything from dizziness and vomiting to […]

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Special licenses in Switzerland to investigate medical cannabis consumption

In 2011, in Switzerland, the revision of the Federal Law on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Narcotics Law) allowed the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) to grant exceptional licenses for the restricted medical use of some substances which, until then, were considered forbidden. Included within these substances was, thus allowing the medical cannabis consumption in Switzerland. […]

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