Immune Function

Immune Function

Autoimmune diseases are diseases in which your body’s defense system triggers an abnormal inflammatory response. MS, Crohn’s, lupus, scleroderma, and graft vs. host disease are autoimmune diseases.

Articles in Immune Function

covid-19 cells
What science says about CBD as an anti-viral agent. And, how prohibition is making a bad situation worse.
What would you do if you were faced with the intractable symptoms of CFS? One woman's life-changing experience with cannabis.
Clinical trials are underway to treat a rare autoimmune disease by targeting the endocannabinoid system.
Runner at start of race (close-up)
Evidence is accumulating that the endocannabinoid system contributes significantly to the so-called "runner's high."
Drawing of kidneys
Cannabis is well established as a medicine and should not prevent patients from receiving a necessary transplant
Cancer cell and DNA
A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect.
Open heart surgery
Very high doses of CBD might interact with immunosuppressive drug used in transplant patients
Project CBD speaks with neuroscientist Greg Gerdeman on the endocannabinoid system and the biology of wellness
CBD and honey jar
Antibiotic-resistant infections are a growing health crisis. CBD-rich cannabis could be a potent tool in the fight against them.
Abstract DNA strand
A new study from scientists at the University of South Carolina described how CB1 inhibition by Rimonabant leads to changes in gene regulation.

Science abstracts on CBD and Immune Function

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covid-19 cells
What science says about CBD as an anti-viral agent. And, how prohibition is making a bad situation worse.

Top Conditions

In compiling a list of conditions that CBD may help, we examined hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals.

Cannabis Conversations

Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.
Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about "endocannabinology," THC/CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition.
Ethan Russo, MD, speaks with Project CBD about CBG, cannabinoid acids, and the global CBD phenomenon.

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