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Cannabis as a substitute for prescription drugs – a cross-sectional study
TLDR
Patient-reported outcomes support prior research that individuals are using cannabis as a substitute for prescription drugs, particularly, narcotics/opioids, and independent of whether they identify themselves as medical or non-medical users. Expand
Sex Differences in Cannabis Use and Effects: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Cannabis Users
TLDR
Examination of cannabis use patterns and effects in a large sample of recreational and medical cannabis users indicated that men reported using cannabis more frequently and in higher quantities than did women, and women were more likely than men to report nausea and anxiety as withdrawal symptoms. Expand
Efficacy, feasibility, and acceptability of a novel technology-based intervention to support physical activity in cancer survivors
TLDR
Results demonstrate efficacy of the intervention for maintenance of physical activity levels achieved during exercise-based oncology rehabilitation, and low attrition and high satisfaction provide evidence for both the acceptability and feasibility of the Intervention components. Expand
Prediction of Developmental Outcome Using a Perinatal Risk Inventory
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It appears that it is possible to predict the developmental outcome of high-risk neonates using a perinatal risk inventory and abbreviated neurobehavioral assessment scale. Expand
A Cross-Sectional Survey of Medical Cannabis Users: Patterns of Use and Perceived Efficacy
TLDR
While patient-reported outcomes favor strong efficacy for a broad range of symptoms, many medical users are using Cannabis without physician supervision and for conditions for which there is no formal research to support the use of Cannabis (e.g., depression and anxiety). Expand
Sexual Abuse of Young Children
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While only 44 per cent of abusers were relatives of the abused, almost all (93%) were known to the family and there was a high probability that it was a father, stepfather, or uncle. Expand
Indications and administration practices amongst medical cannabis healthcare providers: a cross-sectional survey
TLDR
Individuals who recommend the medical use of cannabis appear to be self-generating a community standard of practice in the absence of formal clinical guidelines on dosing, interactions and other characteristics. Expand
A Survey of Cannabis Acute Effects and Withdrawal Symptoms: Differential Responses Across User Types and Age
TLDR
Older people and medical users appear to experience acute and withdrawal effects of cannabis differently than recreational and younger users, perhaps because these groups benefit more from the medicinal properties of cannabis. Expand
Efficacy of two dosage schedules of cephalexin in dermatologic infections.
TLDR
The efficacy of cephalexin administered twice a day was compared to the same drug administered four times a day for the treatment of skin and skin structure infections due to staphylococcus and/or streptococcus. Expand
Cannabis in the Time of Coronavirus Disease 2019: The Yin and Yang of the Endocannabinoid System in Immunocompetence.
  • M. Sexton
  • Medicine
  • Journal of alternative and complementary medicine
  • 7 May 2020
Editor's Note: For those whose response to COVID-19 includes exploring beyond vaccines, conventional pharmaceuticals, and the watchful or healthy waiting until such tools might arrive, interest inExpand
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