Estudio: fumar Cannnabis causa remisión completa de la enfermedad de Crohn en el 45% de los pacientes.

La enfermedad de Crohn inflama los intestinos de aproximadamente 400,000-600,000 norteamericanos. En el estudio, publicado en la revista  Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , había 21 personas con enfermedad de Crohn; la mitad de los cuales recibieron cigarrillos sin cannabinoides activos, y la otra mitad les dieron cigarrillos para fumar. Las juntas contenían aproximadamente un 23% de THC y…

Swampsott teen taking virtual steps to fight Crohn’s & Colitis

Mason Wetmore continues his fundraising efforts but due to COVID-19 the 2020 campaign goes online For the fifth year, Mason Wetmore will participate in the Take Steps Walk to raise funds for research to find a cure for Crohn’s Disease and Colitis, but this year the walk will be a virtual one. The Swampscott Middle…

Marijuana Chewing Gum To Relieve Fibromyalgia Pain

The legalization of marijuana in many states has opened numerous perspectives and has resulted in many ingenious ideas for its use, expanding the range of medicinal marijuana products. The evidence that cannabis is an effective method to treat painful and chronic conditions is undeniable. Additionally, it is more effective than leading traditional painkillers, and can also reduce…

‘LIFE CHANGING’ Edinburgh lad ‘seizure free for weeks’ after taking cannabis oil to treat epilepsy

THE mum of a young lad from Edinburgh claims he’s not had an epileptic seizure for weeks – thanks for cannabis oil. Murray, 6, has a rare form of epilepsy and has been taking Bedrolite since earlier this year. 2 Murray’s mum says the cannabis oil has help his condition But now his family are struggling to…

An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries

Illustration of the human body showing the skeletal system, with the lower spine highlighted in red to indicate pain spots. Image courtesy: Michigan Engineering ANN ARBOR—An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body’s immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in paralysis. The approach was demonstrated in mice…

Breakthrough in Crohn’s trial could offer cure for 620,000 victims of disease

Patients with Crohn’s disease are to be given the chance of having their immune cells “reprogrammed” in a bid to beat the chronic bowel condition. A clinical trial is due to start at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS trust within six months after a breakthrough in the laboratory by its researchers. They have worked out…

5 Simple Steps to Reverse Lupus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or lupus) is an autoimmune disease that can impact multiple systems in the body. This debilitating and sometimes life-threatening condition affects an estimated 5 million people worldwide. It can be a burden to the skin, joints, internal organs, and nervous system. As with all autoimmune conditions, lupus is a disease of…

Five Marijuana Strains to Treat Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease a.k.a Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)affects adults aged 35 years and above. It does not kill but it can severely downgrade the quality of your life. The urge to empty the bowels is always present, bowel movement is accompanied by bleeding, loose motions, and stomach cramps make this condition a nightmare for sufferers. Ongoing…

Crohn’s could one day be treated with ‘freeze-dried faeces capsules’

Crohn’s disease could one day be eased by taking a freeze-dried pill containing microbes found in faeces, experts have said. The inflammatory bowel disease is considered a “lifelong condition” that can trigger diarrhoea, abdominal cramps and extreme fatigue. While the exact cause of Crohn’s is unclear, research suggests an imbalance of gut bacteria may play a…

Dynamo ‘heading to hospital’ following Crohn’s ‘flare up’ after beating coronavirus

Magician Dynamo – who has suffered with Crohn’s disease since he was 14 – has shared that he is getting checked out in hospital following a flare up Magician Dynamo, 37, has shared with his fans that he is getting checked out in hospital. The star – who suffers from Crohn’s disease and arthritis – recently won his…