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Dozens of plants – not just cannabis – contain compounds that interact with the endocannabinoid system.
Article, Medicine, Arthritis, Inflammation, Obesity & Weight Loss, Science, Endocannabinoid System, Plant Science
Scientists at the University of Indiana have recently described the role of cannabinoids in healing wounds on the cornea
Quick Hit, Medicine, Glaucoma, Science, Endocannabinoid System
Mexican and Texan scientists describe the modern approach to pain treatment and propose a future role of cannabinoids, GPR18, and GPR55 in preventing pain
Quick Hit, Medicine, Pain, Science, Deep Science
It has been known for some time that CBD acutely increases endogenous cannabinoid levels.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Depression, Inflammation, Science, Endocannabinoid System
If THC makes people forgetful while they're high, one might expect that blocking the CB1 receptor will promote focus and the ability to learn. It doesn't.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Addiction & Alcoholism, PTSD
Endocannabinoid levels are often diminished in people with depression, and restoring cannabinoid tone with exercise seems promising.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Depression
A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect.
Article, Medicine, Breathing Problems, Cancer, Digestive & Bowel Disorders, Immune Function, Inflammation, Multiple Sclerosis, Science, Endocannabinoid System
Very high doses of CBD might interact with immunosuppressive drug used in transplant patients
Quick Hit, Medicine, Epilepsy & Seizures, Immune Function, Kidney & Bladder Issues, Safety, Drug Interactions
CBD is clearly a useful medicine in the treatment of some types of epilepsy, yet patients are faced with dilemmas when they must decide which product to use.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Epilepsy & Seizures, General Guidance, Politics, Business, Safety, Drug Interactions
Many prohibitionist arguments are being flipped on their heads.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Addiction & Alcoholism, Pain, Safety, Drug Interactions