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11/10/2005 05:33 AM ID: 51171 Permalink   

Cannabis-Based Medicine May Slow Progression of Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

A trial on Sativex, a cannabis-based medicine, showed the drug works as a painkiller and may also slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis. This was the first ever controlled trial of a cannabis-based medicine for rheumatoid arthritis.

The effects of the drug were: significant pain relieving effects and disease activity was said to be significantly suppressed following the use of Sativex say researchers.

"Whilst the differences are small and variable..., they represent benefits of clinical relevance and show the need for more detailed investigation in this indication," said researchers from the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases.

 
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  Looks to me like...  
 
... Scientists find more and more benefits from marijuanna all the time. Just legalize it already... Well atleast Canada. *crosses fingers*
 
  by: kwtchronicles     11/10/2005 08:50 AM     
  At this rate  
 
the safe cigarette the tobacco companies are trying to invent are going to be pot.
 
  by: jaded fox     11/10/2005 10:18 AM     
 
 
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