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Epidemiological characteristics, safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in the elderly.
INTRODUCTION There is a substantial growth in the use of medical cannabis in recent years and with the aging of the population, medical cannabis is increasingly used by the elderly. We aimed toExpand
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Medical use of cannabis and cannabinoids containing products - Regulations in Europe and North America.
In 1937, the United States of America criminalized the use of cannabis and as a result its use decreased rapidly. In recent decades, there is a growing interest in the wide range of medical uses ofExpand
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Atrial Fibrillation Characteristics in Patients on Haemodialysis vs. Peritoneal Dialysis
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is highly prevalent in dialysis patients, however whether its impact differs between patients on haemodialysis (HD) vs. peritoneal dialysis (PD) is unknown. We aimed toExpand
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Medical cannabis: aligning use to evidence‐based medicine approach
During the past decade we have been witnessing a rise in medical cannabis use, yet the evidence for the safety and efficacy of the various cannabinoid compounds is scarce. The State of Israel hasExpand
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Medical Cannabis for Older Patients—Treatment Protocol and Initial Results
Older adults may benefit from cannabis treatment for various symptoms such as chronic pain, sleep difficulties, and others, that are not adequately controlled with evidence-based therapies. However,Expand
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Factor VII Deficiency in Patients Receiving Chronic Packed Cell Transfusions
Acquired factor VII deficiency is a rare coagulopathy that has not been reported in transfusion-dependent patients so far. In this study, we reviewed files of 26 transfusion-dependent patients forExpand
Emergency Providers' Familiarity with Firearms: A National Survey.
BACKGROUND Emergency providers (EPs) are uniquely placed to advocate for firearm safety and have been shown to be at risk of exposure to firearms in the emergency department (ED). We sought toExpand
Cannabis is associated with blood pressure reduction in older adults - A 24-hours ambulatory blood pressure monitoring study.
BACKGROUND Medical cannabis use is increasing rapidly in the past several years, with older adults being the fastest growing group. Nevertheless, the evidence for cardiovascular safety of cannabisExpand
Fibromyalgia-Like Syndrome Associated with Parkinson’s Disease—A Cohort Study
Parkinson’s disease (PD) and fibromyalgia (FM) are two relatively common disorders that are considered distinct diagnoses. The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiological characteristicsExpand
Increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias with cannabis use - More studies are needed.