Cannabinoids Can Treat, Prevent Prostate Cancer, According to New National Institute of Health Study

A new study using a compound meant to mimic the medicinal effects of cannabinoids has found that activation of the body’s cannabinoid receptors – something which cannabis does naturallymedical-marijuana-symbol – can prevent, and treat hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. The study was published this month by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

According to researchers of the study; “In the in vivo treatment, compound 4 [a synthetic cannabinoid] at 2 mg/kg, blocks the growth of LNCaP tumors and reduces the growth of PC-3 tumors generated in mice.”

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