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.
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Cannabis is well established as a medicine and should not prevent patients from receiving a necessary transplant
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A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect.
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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
Antibiotic-resistant infections are a growing health crisis. CBD-rich cannabis could be a potent tool in the fight against them.
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A new study from scientists at the University of South Carolina described how CB1 inhibition by Rimonabant leads to changes in gene regulation.
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An “orphan receptor” is the term for a receptor in the body whose natural activator is not known.
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Indian researchers suggest that overactivity of ABHD6 limits the body's ability to quell its overactive response to interferons.
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Sex research has often been misused to stigmatize marginalized groups.
Preventive medicine is a hot topic these days as everyone is looking for ways to stay healthy and avoid illness.

Science abstracts on CBD and Immune Function

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