Bladder cancer

Bladder cancers develop from the epithelial lining of the urinary bladder. cannabinoid receptors in the human bladder cancer cells could be targeted to treat the disease, but more research is needed in this field.

Lung cancer

Lung cancer, also known as lung carcinoma, is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung.

Tourette's

Tourette's Syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder that is marked by a collection of motor- and vocal tics. Tourette's is inherited and is believed to result from dysfunctional cortical and subcortical regions in the brain. Since the mechanism behind the development of Tourette's is unknown it is difficult to predict the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids.

Stroke

A stroke is marked by reduced blood flow to the brain. This reduction can be due to a blocked blood vessle (ischaemia) or a ruptured blood vessle (aneurism). Either way, as a result (part of) the brain is deprived of oxygen and nutrients which in turn causes neuronal degradation and cognitive decline.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is described as a sensation of hearing sounds without any external source. This sensation can be similar to hear ringing, clicking, hissing or other sounds. Tinnitus can interfere with concentration and sleep and can cause Anxiety, depression and suicide attempt.

PTSD

There is evidence that cannabis/cannabinoids can be used to treat PTSD and to prevent its development. To date, most evidence points towards THC and CBD and their function to speed up the extinction of fear memories.

OCD

OCD is an Anxiety disorder characterised by the obsessive urge for repetitive behaviour.

Psychosis and Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that affects around 1% of the worldwide population. It causes psychotic behaviors, social and emotional disruptions and different cognitive impairments.

The causes of the disease are still not clear but studies show that both genetic and environmental factors have an effect on it.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease characterized by itchy skin lesions. Psoriasis arises when the immune system mistakenly identifies skin cells as foreign matter and causes over-production of new skin cells.

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostate.