In a new study on monkeys found THC lower infection levels, healthier immune cells and better survival rates.
One size doesn’t fit all with respect to cannabis therapeutics, and neither does one compound or one product or one strain.
If there's a marijuana-related compound you've heard of, it's likely Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC.
Cannabis has been used for medical purposes for centuries for treating a wealth of conditions from chronic pain to epilepsy.
In 17 states kids are able to get medical marijuana, by prescription, to treat everything from autism to cancer to seizures. Growers are now breeding the plants with low levels of the substance THC, which reportedly helps kids get the medicinal benefits of marijuana without the high. NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
Evidence mounts as a growing number of papers published in scientific journals are establishing that cannabinoids have anti-tumor effects on the cellular level and in animals.
Cannabis is a healing plant and can even assist in healing cancer if we let it.
Medical marijuana is now legal in 18 states, but it's clear we've discovered a fraction of its potential for health.
Use of cannabis extract helps ease painful muscle stiffness among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a large trial published on Tuesday in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Nearly two pounds of still-green plant material found in a 2,700-year-old grave in the Gobi Desert has just been identified as the world's oldest marijuana stash, according to a paper in the latest issue of the Journal of Experimental Botany.