Study: Cannabis Use Likely Associated With Reduced Mental Decline In HIV Patients

Cannabis Use Likely Associated With Reduced Mental Decline In HIV Patients

MICHIGAN: Cannabis use is associated with reduced neuro-inflammation in HIV patients – a result that likely reduces cognitive declines typically associated with the disease, according to clinical data published ahead of print in the journal AIDS. Investigators at Michigan State University evaluated the relationship between cannabis use and chronic brain inflammation in patients with HIV. Investigators reported that those Read the full article…

Marijuana May Stop The Spread Of HIV, Study Finds

"These findings reveal novel mechanisms that may potentially contribute to cannabinoid-mediated disease modulation," Dr. Patricia Molina, the study's lead author, wrote.

LOUISIANA: Marijuana has long been used to effectively treat symptoms associated with HIV, such as chronic pain and weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests the plant may be able to stop the spread of the disease itself. Adding to these findings is a Louisiana State University study published last week in the journal AIDS Read the full article…