Medical

We first met Carter and his parents a year ago. Baby Carter suffers from Lamellar Ichthyosis, a rare skin disorder with no care that causes dark scales because of dead skin cells that don’t flake off. Despite corrective surgery, Carter’s skin is so tight that he can’t shut his eyes and spends most of his
In this video we dive into the facts and myths about marijuana use during pregnancy. Research to date does not support the use of marijuana during pregnancy, despite its effectiveness in providing relief for pregnancy symptoms. This video was made by McMaster students: Priyanka Lamba, Makenzie Lamb, and Purviben Mahida in collaboration with the McMaster
This clip is from the feature documentary “Ride with Larry.” With his Parkinson’s symptoms worsening and options for new medications unavailable, retired police captain Larry S. is getting tested for his medical marijuana card. The final results in Part 3 show, unedited, the effect of cannabis on his Parkinson’s tremor, dyskinesia, and voice. “Ride with
Michael Oliveri, 25, of Oradell, has been wheelchair-bound since he was 18 due to muscular dystrophy. Years of powerful prescription drugs have left him permanently nauseous, but there is one medication he says helps relieve his pain and gives him an appetite. The only problem is that it’s a federally banned substance — marijuana. Oliveri
After Joseph Casias was treated for life-threatening sinus cancer, no medicine could ease his pain until his oncologist suggested medical marijuana. Now that Joseph is using medical marijuana his pain is under control and he’s able to be a better father, husband. The ACLU supports the legalization of medical marijuana Learn More, go to: http://www.aclu.org/medmj
Part 3 of our opioid series supported by the NIHCM Foundation looks at the potential for marijuana to improve outcomes in opioid addiction therapy. Some studies have shown that prescribing marijuana can ease the path to shaking an opioid dependence. There’s some new research in this area, and we’ll go through some of the studies.
There’s been a lot of debate about medical marijuana over the years. Mike Bertaut takes a closer look at the discussion. Update: In 2020, the Louisiana Legislature passed a bill that allowed doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any debilitating condition. SUBSCRIBE TODAY https://www.youtube.com/user/BlueCrossLa LET’S CONNECT Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/bluecrossla LinkedIn | https://www.linkedin.com/company/blue-cross-blue-shield-of-louisiana Twitter | https://twitter.com/BCBSLA
Medical marijuana for the treatment of epilepsy has been a controversial and intriguing topic for the last few years. Drawing upon both clinical experience and research findings, the panelists discuss the potential medical benefits and risks of using medical marijuana as a treatment for epilepsy. The panelists also review the legal and practical issues associated
Presented by Harvard graduate students Nick Jikomes, John Hatch, and Kayla Davis. Fall 2015 Lecture Series. Marijuana is a psychoactive substance widely used for both recreational and medicinal purposes. Medical marijuana is currently being used to treat a number of chronic conditions and diseases, despite its variable legal status in the U.S. This lecture will
“I could see endocannabinoids as being a really good conduit to relieving the opioid epidemic.” Nathan Fried, assistant professor of biology, discusses the potential of medical marijuana for replacing opioids as a pain treatment. Fried joined the Rutgers University–Camden faculty in the fall of 2018. He specializes in neuroscience and is currently studying the connections
Risk factors in the use of medical marijuana for rheumatic diseases include impact on cognition, and possible increases in depression and lung cancer, according to a presentation at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting. There has been limited evidence to date on the efficacy or risks for using medical marijuana for treating patients with