Neurodegeneration

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegeneration is the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons. Many neurodegenerative diseases – including ALS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Huntington’s – occur as a result of neurodegenerative processes.

Articles in Neurodegeneration

The story of one woman’s struggle against a rare, devastating illness made worse by cannabis prohibition.
Cannabis shows promise in the management of ALS.
CBD and THC may help ALS patients manage symptoms and increase life expectancy.
Dr. Paula Dall’Stella at ICRS conference in Montreal, June 2017
New findings highlight CBD’s therapeutic potential for cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure, and other disorders.
How cannabinoid therpay may help Parkinson's disease
The endocannabinoid system and digestive imbalance play major roles in Parkinson's disease. Cannabis medicine may help.
Mitochondria
Scientific data indicates that CBD and THC can affect mitochondria and influence cellular function.
In the same way that paint protects metal from rusting or lemon juice protects apples from turning brown, cannabinoids protect our cells from oxidation.
The 2016 meeting of the International Cannabinoid Research Society focused on the latest research in cannabinoid studies and the endocannabinoid system.
Dr. Ethan Russo discusses clinical endocannabinoid deficiency and ways to target the endocannabinoid system for therapeutic benefit.
Kevin McKernan discusses sequencing the cannabis genome and its implications for the cannabis industry and “personalized medicine.”
CBD and gene expression
CBD may reduces brain cancer and breast cancer cell proliferation and metastasis by inhibiting the expression of the ID-1 gene.

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Scientists identify synthetic cannabinoid adulterants in CBD vape oil cartridges, warn of "devastating toxicological consequences."

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

Cannabis Conversations

Project CBD talks with Dr. Bonni Goldstein about whole plant cannabis remedies, nonintoxicating cannabinoids, and cancer care for children.
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.

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