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May 5, 2017

Antidepressant-like and anxiolytic-like effects of CBD

Summary: 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 […]
May 5, 2017

CBD as an anti-anxiety drug.

Summary: OBJECTIVES: To review and describe studies of the non-psychotomimetic constituent of Cannabis sativa, cannabidiol (CBD), as an anxiolytic drug and discuss its possible mechanisms of […]
May 5, 2017

Enhancing cannabinoid neurotransmission augments the extinction of conditioned fear.

Summary: The endogenous cannabinoid (eCB) system represents a major therapeutic target for the treatment of a variety of anxiety-related disorders. A recent study has demonstrated that […]
May 4, 2017

CBD may counteract the development of experimental multiple sclerosis (MS)

Summary: This study was aimed to investigate whether treatment with purified cannabidiol (CBD) may counteract the development of experimental multiple sclerosis (MS), by targeting the PI3K/Akt/mTOR […]
May 4, 2017

Meta-analysis of cannabis based treatments for neuropathic and multiple sclerosis-related pain.

Summary: OBJECTIVE: Debilitating pain, occurring in 50-70% of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, is poorly understood and infrequently studied. We summarized efficacy and safety data of cannabinoid-based […]
May 4, 2017

CBD provides long-lasting protection against the deleterious effects of inflammation in a viral model of multiple sclerosis

Summary: Inflammation in the central nervous system (CNS) is a complex process that involves a multitude of molecules and effectors, and it requires the transmigration of […]
May 4, 2017

Cannabinoids and hallucinogens for headache.

Summary: Hallucinogens and most cannabinoids are classified under schedule 1 of the Federal Controlled Substances Act 1970, along with heroin and ecstacy. Hence they cannot be […]
May 4, 2017

Cannabinoids and gastrointestinal motility

Summary: The plant Cannabis has been known for centuries to be beneficial in a variety of gastrointestinal diseases, including emesis, diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal […]