Cannabis therapeutics in HIV/AIDS by Ethan B Russo

By Ethan B Russo

Discover the debatable topic of hashish therapeutics for HIV/AIDS patients!

Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS offers a systematic view of some great benefits of marijuana in aiding to extend urge for food, ease the indications of HIV/AIDS, and increase caliber of existence for sufferers. Dr. Ethan Russo, editor of the magazine of hashish Therapeutics, has assembled a suite of exceptional details from clinicians, researchers, and sufferers. in keeping with clinical study, this publication bargains insights into how utilizing hashish has helped sufferers take care of the indications of HIV/AIDS.

This informative e-book comprises:

  • a wide scientific evaluation of the pertinent themes of curiosity with recognize toAIDS and its therapy
  • an insider’s view at the twenty-year historical past of the invention of AIDS and its junction with hashish and the scientific marijuana political circulation
  • survey experiences of scientific hashish utilization from assorted populations in California
  • a cutting-edge evaluate of immunological matters in hashish utilization and pulmonary concerns with smoked hashish
  • information at the approach to hashish vaporization
  • info on standardized sublingual whole-cannabis extracts, rectal suppositories, and aerosol preparations

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RESULTS Seventy-seven patients completed a total of 1892 forms (range 1-256, median 8) during the three-year study period. Of these, 43 were male (56 percent), 22 were female (29 percent) and 12 were not coded as to gender. The distribution of primary diagnoses is presented in Table 1. Valerie Leveroni Corral 47 Thirty-nine patients (51 percent) had HIV/AIDS; 14 (18 percent) had neurological diseases, and 7 (9 percent) had a principle diagnosis of cancer. To avoid biasing results due to a large proportion of questionnaires being completed by relatively few patients, we standardized the analysis by reviewing a maximum of eight records per patient, the median number completed by study subjects.

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