Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS

Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS

by Ethan B Russo
     
 

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

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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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Contributors in medicine, microbiology, and marijuana legalization advocacy report on the latest research into medical uses of marijuana in AIDs/HIV patients and alternative delivery methods. Specific topics include therapeutic cannabis as an antiemetic in persons with AIDS, differential effects of medical marijuana based on strain and route of administration, and prospects for new cannabis-based prescription medicines. Russo is a neurologist with Montana Neurobehavioral Specialists, professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, and adjunct professor of pharmacy at the University of Montana. This work is co-published simultaneously as , vol. 1, nos. 3/4, 2001. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789016997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics Series
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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