Scientific research

The following is a selection of the most important medical studies on the use of CBD and cannabis.
We provide a summary of the findings − for each category or disorder − made in the studies mentioned, and then refer to the research itself.

CBD in general

CBD in General

This section addresses the general scientific research into cannabis use which does not relate to any specific disorder in particular.
CBD in general
CBD and Alzheimer's Disease

CBD and Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's is a physical disease of the brain and one of the most important causes of dementia.
CBD and Alzheimer's Disease
CBD and Cancer

CBD and Cancer

Cancer includes a large group of diseases that cause unregulated and rapid cell growth. The unregulated growth allows cancer cells to penetrate healthy tissue and destroy it.
CBD and Cancer
CBD with Chronic Pain

CBD with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than six months. It is often a symptom of an underlying disease, and injury or infection.
CBD with Chronic Pain
CBD and Diabetes

CBD and Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a group of disorders generally associated with defects in insulin production and this leads to an inability to regulate blood sugar levels.
CBD and Diabetes
CBD and Epilepsy

CBD and Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes intense bursts of electrical energy in the brain.
CBD and Epilepsy
CBD and Fibromyalgia

CBD and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome and causes widespread pain throughout the body but its exact cause is still unknown.
CBD and Fibromyalgia
CBD and Gastrointestinal Disorders

CBD and Gastrointestinal Disorders

A gastrointestinal complaint is a disorder in which the bowel appears to be normal but fails to function properly.
CBD and Gastrointestinal Disorders
CBD and HIV

CBD and HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a retrovirus which attacks the human immune system and that over time causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
CBD and HIV
CBD and Multiple Sclerosis

CBD and Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease causing chronic degeneration of the central nervous system.
CBD and Multiple Sclerosis
CBD and PTSD

CBD and PTSD

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological disorder which mainly results from witnessing or being the victim of a traumatic experience.
CBD and PTSD
CBD and Urine Incontinence

CBD and Urine Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control.
CBD and Urine Incontinence