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UCSD researchers will conduct study on cannabis to treat Essential Tremor (ET)

UCSD researchers will conduct study on cannabis to treat Essential Tremor (ET)

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 10, 2018


Filed under Research

Last week, UC San Diego researchers revealed their plans to carry out a cannabis trial that will determine the plant's efficacy at treating essential tremor (ET). It will kick off in the beginning of 2019 and will involve the use of an oral cannabis supplement with a CBD to THC ratio of 20:1. ...

Study finds THC may inhibit Parkinson’s disease

Study finds THC may inhibit Parkinson’s disease

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

July 29, 2017


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Research

In a preclinical study, researchers found evidence in which tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has the potential to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s disease is a progressive immune disorder caused by the dysfunction and death of dopaminergic neurons. This drop in essential chemicals like dopami...

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