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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 […]
June 29, 2017

The endocannabinoid system and the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders.

Abstract: The central endocannabinoid system is a neuroactive lipid signalling system in the brain which acts to control neurotransmitter release. The expression patterns of this system […]
May 27, 2017

CBD reduces frequency of seizures in patients with Dravet Syndrome (Epilepsy)

Background The Dravet syndrome is a complex childhood epilepsy disorder that is associated with drug-resistant seizures and a high mortality rate. We studied cannabidiol for the […]
May 5, 2017

CBD reduces vomiting and nausea-like behavior

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: To evaluate the hypothesis that activation of somatodendritic 5-HT(1A) autoreceptors in the dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN) produces the anti-emetic/anti-nausea effects of cannabidiol (CBD), […]