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Association between pre- and perinatal exposures and Tourette syndrome or chronic tic disorder in the ALSPAC cohort.

By | Brain Disorders, Nervous System Diseases, Pregnancy, Reproduction, Tourette Syndrome

Authors: Carol A. Mathews, Jeremiah M. Scharf, Laura L. Miller, Corrie Macdonald-Wallis, et al
British Journal of Psychiatry, January 2014

BACKGROUND: Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorder are heritable but aetiologically complex. Although environment plays a role in their development, existing studies of non-genetic risk factors are inconsistent. AIMS:
To examine the association between pre- and perinatal e…

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Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.

By | Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome

Authors: Jonathan A. Galli, Ronald Andari Sawaya, Frank K. Friedenberg
Current Drug Abuse Reviews, December 2011

Coinciding with the increasing rates of cannabis abuse has been the recognition of a new clinical condition known as Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome. Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome is characterized by chronic cannabis use, cyclic episodes of nausea and vomiting, and frequen…

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Cannabinoid hyperemesis: a case series.

By | Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome

Authors: Michael W. Donnino, Michael N. Cocchi, Joseph Miller, Jonathan Fisher
The Journal of Emergency Medicine, April 2011

BACKGROUND: Cannabinoid use is prevalent in the United States, with recent reports of increased usage among younger Americans. Traditionally, cannabinoids have been used recreationally or as antiemetics; however, recent reports suggest that chronic abuse can result in the para…

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Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: clinical diagnosis of an underrecognised manifestation of chronic cannabis abuse.

By | Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, Digestive System Diseases, Esophagitis

Authors: Siva P. Sontineni, Sanjay Chaudhary, Vijaya Sontineni, Stephen J. Lanspa
World Journal of Gastroenterology, 14 March 2009

Cannabis is a common drug of abuse that is associated with various long-term and short-term adverse effects. The nature of its association with vomiting after chronic abuse is obscure and is underrecognised by clinicians. In some patients this vomiting can take on a pattern si…

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Cannabinoid hyperemesis: cyclical hyperemesis in association with chronic cannabis abuse.

By | Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome

Authors: J H Allen, G M de Moore, R Heddle, J C Twartz
Gut, November 2004

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: To explore the association between chronic cannabis abuse and a cyclical vomiting illness that presented in a series of cases in South Australia. METHODS: Nineteen patients were identified with chronic cannabis abuse and a cyclical vomiting illness. For le…

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