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June 29, 2017

CBD modulates sleep in rats.

Abstract: Delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta(9)-THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are two major constituents of Cannabis sativa. Delta(9)-THC modulates sleep, but no clear evidence on the role of CBD is […]
June 29, 2017

Topical CBD Products: An effective new possibility for treating skin conditions

BACKGROUND: Chronic, therapy-resistant pruritus often fails to respond to standard measures so new therapeutic approaches are needed. Recently, the expression of cannabinoid receptors on cutaneous sensory […]
June 29, 2017

Attenuation of allergic contact dermatitis through the endocannabinoid system.

Abstract: Allergic contact dermatitis affects about 5% of men and 11% of women in industrialized countries and is one of the leading causes for occupational diseases. […]
June 29, 2017

Cannabinoids have a potential therapeutic value in the treatment of psoriasis.

BACKGROUND: Cannabinoids from cannabis (Cannabis sativa) are anti-inflammatory and have inhibitory effects on the proliferation of a number of tumorigenic cell lines, some of which are […]
June 29, 2017

The endocannabinoid system and migraine.

Abstract: The recently discovered endocannabinoid system (ECS), which includes endocannabinoids and the proteins that metabolize and bind them, has been implicated in multiple regulatory functions both […]
June 29, 2017

Neuroprotective effect of THC and CBD for glaucoma

Abstract: In glaucoma, the increased release of glutamate is the major cause of retinal ganglion cell death. Cannabinoids have been demonstrated to protect neuron cultures from […]
June 29, 2017

Antidepressant-like effect of THC and CBD

Abstract: The antidepressant action of cannabis as well as the interaction between antidepressants and the endocannabinoid system has been reported. This study was conducted to assess […]
June 29, 2017

Antidepressant-like and anxiolytic-like effects of CBD

Abstract: Anxiety and depression are pathologies that affect human beings in many aspects of life, including social life, productivity and health. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a constituent […]