The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus responsible for the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), which is a weakened and vulnerable state of the immune system. Without any treatment, the life expectancy of a person suffering from HIV is from 9 to 11 years. AIDS is the most advanced form of HIV infection. At this […]
The use of medical Cannabis to treat osteoarthritis and arthritis
Osteoarthritis or chronic degenerative arthropathy is a degeneration of the cartilage of the joints without inflammation or infection. In the joint, the cartilage cracks and disappears, this is followed by bone growths that interfere with movement. It´s a very frequent alteration, 85% of people older than 70 years old are affected by this condition. It […]
Cannabidiol to reduce smoking
Nowadays, smoking has become a common act, a social gesture, a daily habit. Today, there are 1.1 billion smokers around the world, making up almost 1/7 of the worlds population. However, damages caused by tobacco consumption are well known and broadcasted, for example, increased risk of cancer, stroke, fertility issues, etc… This is why numerous […]
Can cannabinoids help people struggling with drug addiction?
In a 2015 review of Cannabidiol as an Intervention for Addictive Behaviours drug addiction was described as ‘a chronically relapsing disorder characterized by the compulsive desire to use drugs and a loss of control over consumption’. The things most commonly associated with addiction are drugs, nicotine, alcohol and gambling, but really you can become addicted […]