The objective of the American Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine is to help educate physicians on the endocannabinoid system and the impact of medical cannabis on it. This information is presented via peer reviewed, clinically relevant research, independent medical studies, Case reports and evidence based data. AJEM aims to present/ interpret the currently available authoritative research, while stimulating questions regarding the role of medical cannabis in all forms, as a growing methodology in the field of treatment and patient care. The intent of AJEM is to be utilized as a clinical resource and contribute to the examination and overall discussion of medical cannabis.
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Nearly 1 in 59 children in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the latest estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1
A commentary on Aran et al. Lower circulating endocannabinoid levels in children with autism spectrum disorder. Mol Autism. 2019;10:2.
A commentary on Lynn et al. “The Relationship Between Marijuana Use Prior to Sex and Sexual Function in Women.” Sex Med. 2019;7(2):192-197.
Cannabis has played a role in women’s health for thousands of years, as described in a historical review by Ethan Russo, MD.1 The earliest references of cannabis use for female medical conditions date back as early as the 7th century bce from Mesopotamia.
Kim is a 68-year-old white woman referred to a psychotherapy clinic specializing in treating trauma-related mental health conditions. Kim had no experience with psychotherapy and had only reluctantly decided to seek help.
What does it take to make a difference in the cannabis research field or in its industry? Given the state of things the question can be too paralyzing to ask. With research roadblocks that take years to navigate, the only protection for the industry from the Drug Enforcement Agency is an annually reviewed CJS amendment,1 […]
In every human there are complex biological systems working to keep physiological functions in order. When these biochemical systems are functioning optimally, they maintain optimal mood and help maintain appropriate levels of immunity, proper digestion, regular sleep, and brain function. The housekeeping properties of these systems have an important role in modulating health and disease.
Patients who used cannabis were at significantly reduced risk for hospital-acquired Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) compared with nonusers, according to a large study published in Anaerobe.
Marijuana use was associated with better metabolic status, including lower insulin resistance and fasting insulin levels, in a study involving 129,509 adults with obesity 18 to 59 years of age. The findings, which are based on data from the 2009 to 2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, were reported in the Journal of Diabetes.