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A study from the University of Alabama’s CBD program looked at the use of CBD for seizures in patients with brain tumors.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Cancer, Epilepsy & Seizures
And did cannabidiol really kill four-and-a-half mice?
Article, Medicine, Epilepsy & Seizures, Liver Disease, Safety, Liver Health, Science, Bad Science
The low-down on what’s up with rectal and vaginal delivery.
Article, Medicine, Digestive & Bowel Disorders, Endometriosis, General Guidance, Hormonal Issues, Inflammation, Nausea
People with pancreatitis who had cannabinoids in their bloodstream were 3-4x less likely to die in the hospital
Quick Hit, Medicine, Diabetes, Endocrine Disorders, Inflammation, Pain, Safety, Side Effects
How do cannabinoids affect memory and learning? It seems like a simple question, but the kind of memory, the species, the animals’ age and sex all affect the answer.
Quick Hit, Science, Deep Science
Without dedicated attention to those most harmed by police enforcement of drug laws, their situation might not improve with legalization.
Quick Hit, Politics, U.S. Federal, Safety, Youth
Adult epileptics turn to THC when CBD falls short.
Article, Medicine, Epilepsy & Seizures
In this excerpt from "Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey" neuroscientist David E. Presti discusses runaway excitation and its role in epilepsy.
Book Excerpt, Medicine, Epilepsy & Seizures
Cannabinoids, particularly CBD, have taken the limelight with their dramatic life-saving effects in some cases of intractable epilepsy.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Epilepsy & Seizures
Synthetic cannabinoid binds with high potency to the CB1 receptor — about 10-20x higher than THC.
Quick Hit, Safety, Synthetic Cannabinoids, Science, Synthetic & Pharmaceuticals