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Medical marijuana and Crohn’s disease: Can it help?

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This chronic condition causes inflammation of parts of the digestive tract. Doctors do not fully understand what causes Crohn’s disease, but they believe that it results from a problem with the immune system. The symptoms of Crohn’s disease can vary considerably in type and severity, […]

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Cannabis-based compound may reduce seizures in children with epilepsy

Interest has been growing in the use of cannabinoids — the active chemicals in cannabis or marijuana — for the treatment of epilepsy in children. A recent Epilepsia analysis of relevant published studies indicates that this strategy looks promising. The analysis included four randomized controlled trials and 19 non-randomized studies, primarily involving cannabidiol, a particular […]