Cannabis Research: HIV Posted on 15 Jan 13:32
Cannabis Research: HIV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that attacks the human immune system and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) triggers - a disease that sets the immune system slowly overridden, so that those who are suffering from increasingly vulnerable to life-threatening disease be.
1) Marijuana as therapy for people living with HIV / AIDS: Social and health aspects (Marijuana as therapy for people living with HIV / AIDS: Social and health aspects - 2007)
This research aimed to evaluate the therapeutic use of cannabis in HIV patients. It was found that used as part of their treatments despite the many legal barriers, many marijuana affected by HIV and thus achieve a positive therapeutic effect. Published in the journal "AIDS Care:. Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS / HIV"
2) dronabinol and cannabis in HIV-positive marijuana smokers: caloric intake, mood, and sleep (Dronabinol and Marijuana in HIV-Positive Marijuana Smokers: Caloric Intake, Mood, and Sleep - 2007)
This study confirms the count affected by HIV to one of the largest groups of medical marijuana users, but testified that no studies have been conducted to compare the effectiveness of oral use in this situation. It was found that in comparison to a placebo group, the group smoked cannabis, increased food intake had and was not affected by the noise. Published in the "Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome."
3) Short-term effects of cannabinoids in patients with HIV-1 infection: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial (Short-Term Effects of Cannabinoids in Patients with HIV-1 Infection: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial - 2003)
This study describes that marijuana could possibly have an influence on the use of other HIV drugs. The aim of the study was to determine whether the use of marijuana has any negative effects. It was found that the short-term use of marijuana apparently had no effect on the spread of the virus from the participant, suggesting that marijuana caused no adverse effect in combination with other medicines. Published in the "Annals of Internal Medicine."