New research confirms cannabinoids relieve intestinal inflammation

New research has confirmed what cannabis-medicating IBS sufferers have known for a long time. After experimenting on mice, the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the University of Bath say that cannabinoids do help control and prevent intestinal inflammation. This is the first-time scientists have reported a biological mechanism to explain why some marijuana users have reported beneficial effects from cannabis for conditions such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Researchers hope that their findings will lead to the development of drugs and treatments for autoimmune gut disorders, which affect…

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