Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS

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Routledge, Oct 12, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 238 pages
Explore the controversial subject of cannabis therapeutics for HIV/AIDS patients!

Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS provides a scientific view of the benefits of marijuana in helping to increase appetite, ease the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, and improve quality of life for patients. Dr. Ethan Russo, editor of the Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics, has assembled a collection of first-rate information from clinicians, researchers, and patients. Based on scientific research, this book offers insights into how using cannabis has helped patients deal with the symptoms of HIV/AIDS.

This informative book contains:
  • a broad medical overview of the pertinent topics of interest with respect toAIDS and its treatment
  • an insider’s view on the twenty-year history of the discovery of AIDS and its junction with cannabis and the medical marijuana political movement
  • survey studies of clinical cannabis usage from different populations in California
  • a state-of-the-art review of immunological issues in cannabis usage and pulmonary issues with smoked cannabis
  • data on the method of cannabis vaporization
  • information on standardized sublingual whole-cannabis extracts, rectal suppositories, and aerosol preparations
 

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Contents

Cannabis Therapeutics in HIVAIDS
Syndromedrug therapy 3 Cannabinoidsadministration dosage 4
Medical Marijuana and the AIDS Crisis
Effects on Infections Immunity
Effects of Smoked Marijuana on the Lung and Its Immune
Greater Than the Sum
A Promising Strategy for Smoke
Analgesic and Reinforcing Properties of 9THC
Prospects for New CannabisBased Prescription Medicines
Index
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