Irish Research Suggests Cannabis Treats Arthritis

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Description

Clinically prescribed cannabinoid type medicines in those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis may reduce inflammatory factors which causes a trademark symptom of the disease, chronic pain.

Subject

Research by Irish company, GreenLight Medicines, indicated that the chemical compound in the cannabis plant known as cannabinoids reduce certain causes of inflammation which contribute to some symptoms that define rheumatoid arthritis.

Period10 May 2019

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  • TitleIrish Research Suggests Cannabis Treats Arthritis
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletHeadStuff.org
    Media typeWeb
    CountryIreland
    Date10/05/19
    DescriptionClinically prescribed cannabinoid type medicines in those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis may reduce inflammatory factors which causes a trademark symptom of the disease, chronic pain.
    URLhttps://www.headstuff.org/topical/science/irish-research-cannabis-arthritis/
    PersonsDavid Gibson

Keywords

  • Endocannabinoid System
  • Arthritis
  • Clinical Research