Tag: Biochemical Pharmacology

Study: THC can Prevent Inflammation Induced by Airway Diseases

A new study published in the journal Biochemical Pharmacology, and epublished ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, has found that THC – a compound found in cannabis – is beneficial in preventing inflammation caused by various airway diseases such as bronchitis and emphysema. “Despite pharmacological treatment, bronchial hyperresponsiveness continues to deteriorate as …

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Study: Cannabinoids Can Cause Cancer Cells to Burst

A new study published last week by the journal Biochemical Pharmacology, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids can increase a cancer cell’s susceptibility to cytolysis, which occurs when a cell bursts due to an imbalance. “Cannabinoids have been shown to promote the expression of the intercellular adhesion molecule …

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