Cannabis ingredient can help cancer patients regain their appetites and sense of taste23 February 2011
The active ingredient in cannabis can improve the appetites and sense of taste in cancer patients, according to a new study published online in the cancer journal, Annals of Oncology today.Read the paper: Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol may palliate altered chemosensory perception in cancer patients: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot trial
Published in Annals of Oncology, Advanced Access, 22 February 2011.
Read the press release here.
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