Cannabis "does not slow progress of multiple sclerosis", scientists claim in blow to hopes drug could provide relief to sufferers

Cannabis 'does not slow progress of multiple sclerosis', scientists claim in blow to hopes drug could provide relief to sufferers Researchers found patients who took capsules containing THC, a key active ingredient in cannabis, fared no better than those given a placeboStudy assessed MS patients on both a disability scale administered by neurologists and another based on their own reporting | UPDATED: 15:55 GMT, 29 May 2012 Cannabis does not slow the progression of multiple sclerosis, a large-scale study has concluded.

Curry"s ability to fight cancer put to the test

Curry's ability to fight bowel cancer will be put to the test in rigorous trial By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:23 GMT, 7 May 2012 | UPDATED: 06:40 GMT, 8 May 2012 A UK trial is investigating whether a curry ingredient can improve the treatment of patients with advanced bowel cancer.

Medical marijuana without the memory loss

Dude, where's my medicine Prescription marijuana without the memory loss on the horizon The cannabis plant has pain-relieving properties but can also increase the risk of memory problems and psychosis Marijuana is commonly used for pain relief in many U.S states, but has regrettable side-effects such as making you forgetful.

Marijuana: World"s first cannabis-based prescription drug to relieve cancer pain could soon hit U.S pharmacies

World's first cannabis-based prescription drug could soon hit U.S pharmacy shelves A British company is conducting landmark trials which could see medicines derived from or inspired by the cannabis plant itself making their way to American pharmacy shelves.