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Archive for February 2014

Does Marijuana Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

“I think all we can say safely so far is using low doses of marijuana for prolonged periods of time at some point in your life, possibly when you’re middle-aged to late middle-aged, is probably going to slow the onset or development of dementia, to the point where you’ll most likely die of old age…

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Marijuana may fight AIDS/ HIV

Published last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, researchers at Louisiana State University showed that daily doses of THC, marijuana’s main ingredient, have a number of beneficial effects in animal models of HIV. In particular, THC given to monkeys over a 17-month period decreased damage to immune tissue of the gut, an…

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Maine couple uses Medical Marijuana for their toddler

ACTON (WGME) — An Acton couple is turning to medical marijuana to treat their toddler’s seizures, and sharing their story in hopes of changing opinions, and ultimately, laws. Addelyn Patrick sleeps as many as 19 hours a day. Instead of learning to walk and talk, her little world revolves around hospitals and drugs. Love is…

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Splenda Health Hazards

The web site www.truthaboutsplenda.com lists a variety of consumer complaints from Splenda consumption, many of which mimic other health conditions. Some of the most commonly reported adverse effects include: Gastrointestinal problems Seizures, dizziness, and migraines Blurred vision Allergic reactions Blood sugar increases and weight gain But that’s not all. Now, an in-depth scientific review of Sucralose…

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Cannabis Can Treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

  A new study published in the journal Case Reports in Oncology, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis can treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a cancer of the white blood cells. According to researchers; “Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of the white blood cells and is…

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