Clinical Studies

Over 14 years of clinical studies

Cannabis is often used by patients with ulcerative colitis, but controlled studies are few. We aimed to assess the effect of cannabis in improving clinical and inflammatory outcomes in ulcerative colitis patients.

Tikun Olam-Cannbit specializes in making medical cannabis treatment available to senior citizens.The treatment aims to help the older population, their families, and caregivers deal with age-related physiological, mental, behavioral, and functional problems and the patient’s unique symptoms.Between 2015 and 2017, Tikun Olam’s chief researcher, Lihi Bar-Lev Shleider, conducted a prospective study of 1273 geriatric patients, […]

Real Life Experience of Medical Cannabis Treatment in Autism: Analysis of Safety and Efficacy Scientific Reports, 2019 Lihi Bar-Lev Schleider 1,2, Raphael Mechoulam3, Naama Saban2, Gal Meiri4,5&  Victor Novack1 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Donec vitae condimentum erat. Cras sed lorem mauris. Cras sed justo est. Donec mi elit, placerat ut hendrerit […]

Brief Report: Cannabidiol-Rich Cannabis in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Severe Behavioral Problems—A Retrospective Feasibility StudyJ Autism Dev Disord, 2018 Adi Aran1 · Hanoch Cassuto2 · Asael Lubotzky1 · Nadia Wattad1 · Esther Hazan1 1 Neuropediatric Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, 12 Bayit Street, 91031 Jerusalem, Israel; 2 Clalit HMO (Kupat Holim), Jerusalem, Israel […]

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects people in different ways, and no two cases are identical. Cases are more or less complex, and they are generally defined by level of functioning (open a window for further reading:)Symptoms of ASD can generally be identified at an early stage of an […]

Real Life Experience of Medical Cannabis Treatment in Autism: Analysis of Safety and Efficacy Scientific Reports, 2019 Lihi Bar-Lev Schleider 1,2, Raphael Mechoulam3, Naama Saban2, Gal Meiri4,5&  Victor Novack1 1Clinical Cannabis Research Institute, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er-Sheva, Israel; 2Research Department, Tikun Olam LTD, Tel Aviv-Yafo, […]

Overcoming the Bell‐Shaped Dose‐Response of Cannabidiol by Using Cannabis Extract Enriched in CannabidiolPharmacology & Pharmacy, 2015 Ruth Gallily1, Zhannah Yekhtin1, Lumír Ondřej Hanuš2 1The Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology, The Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel; 2Department of Medicinal and Natural Products, Institute for Drug Research, The Hadassah Medical […]

Avidekel Cannabis extracts and cannabidiol are as efficient as Copaxone in suppressing EAE in SJL/J mice Inflammopharmacology 2018 Ruth Gallily1, Zhannah Yekhtin1 1The Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology, The Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel This study compared the efficacy of purified CBD, extracts of CBD-rich Avidekel, and Copaxone […]

Treatment of Crohn’s Disease with Cannabis: An Observational StudyIMAJ – The Israel Medical Association Journal, 2011 Timna Naftali 1, Lihi Bar Lev, Doron Yablecovitch, Elisabeth Half, Fred M Konikoff 1Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel. A groundbreaking retrospective research […]

Cannabis Induces a Clinical Response in Patients with Crohn’s Disease: A Prospective Placebo-Controlled Study.Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2013 TIMNA NAFTALI,* LIHI BAR-LEV SCHLEIDER,‡ IRIS DOTAN,§ EPHRAIM PHILIP LANSKY,jj FABIANA SKLEROVSKY BENJAMINOV,* and FRED MEIR KONIKOFF* *Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Meir Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba; ‡Tikun Olam […]

Medical cannabis for inflammatory bowel disease: real-life experience of mode of consumption and assessment of side-effects.Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019 Timna Naftali 1 2, Lihi Bar-Lev Schleider 3, Fabiana Sklerovsky Benjaminov 1 2, Ido Lish 1 2, Fred M Konikoff 1 2, Yehuda Ringel 1 2 1Meir Medical Center Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kfar […]

The literal meaning of “fibromyalgia” is “pain in connective tissues and muscles”. Muscular pain is a common syndrome that belongs to the rheumatological group of diseases characterized by severe pain, considerable fatigue, and strong sensitivity. The pain is felt along the spine, in the neck and back, and in the upper and lower limbs. The […]