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Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting—and underreported—developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabiod System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience.

Study highlights a significant medical value of THC.
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The data didn’t support the notion that teens using cannabis causes any changes in the developing brain.
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Adenomyosis is a menstrual complication that causes heavier bleeding and pain during a woman’s period. About one in five women suffer from it.
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Preclinical studies are supposed to provide precise, controllable, and translational models for human diseases. That's not always the case.
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Most everyone has bit into a spicy pepper and felt heat permeate their mouth. This feeling comes from activation of TRPV1 receptors.
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The endocannabinoid system is required for eliminating fearful memories, or at least making them palatable.
Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence
Jahan Marcu, PhD, exposes major flaws in a new book that revives reefer madness stereotypes about cannabis, psychosis and violence.
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Ketamine is a dissociative anaesthetic that has shown some promise for treating severe depression.
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Ibuprofen distinguishes itself from other NSAIDs because it is also a FAAH inhibitor, it slows the breakdown of anandamide and related molecules.
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The entourage effect was a term first used to describe the various endocannabinoids that work together.

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