Tag: cannabinoid receptor agonist

Study: Cannabis Can Attenuate Damage, Improve Memory Retention Following Stroke

A new study published by the journal Life Science, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoid receptor activation – something done naturally by cannabis – can attenuate damage and improve memory retention following a stroke. “We have recently demonstrated that treatment with a cannabinoid CB2 agonist was protective in …

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Study: Cannabis May Treat Bacterial Translocation

Bacterial translocation, which is the migration of bacteria from the intestinal lumen to mesenteric lymph nodes (according to Medscape), is increased in those with cirrhosis, and can lead to spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). SBP is a condition which symptoms include fevers, chills and vomiting. According to a new study published by the Journal of Hepatology, …

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New Study: Cannabinoids Can Kill Gastric Cancers Cells

A new study published in the journal Chemotherapy has found that cannabinoid receptor activation – something done naturally by cannabis and cannabinoids – can lead to the death of gastric cancer cells. For the study, researchers at the¬†Catholic University of Korea’s Department of Internal Medicine studied the effects of a cannabinoid receptor agonist (which cannabis …

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