Tag: cannabinoids

Study: Cannabinoids a Potential Treatment for Disorders Associated with Traumatic Memories

Cannabinoids provide a potential treatment option for disorders associated with traumatic memories, according to a new study. The study was published in the journal European Neuropsychopharmacology, and e-published ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health. “Memory reconsolidation is the process in which reactivated long-term memory becomes transiently sensitive to amnesic agents”, states …

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New Study: Cannabinoids a Promising Tool in Treatment of Breast and Prostate Cancer

A new study being published in the upcoming issue of the journal Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs, and published online ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids may be a promising tool for the treatment of breast and prostate cancer. According to the study’s abstract; “The aim of …

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Cannabinoids May Improve Night Vision, Study Finds

By ScienceDaily.com Scientists used a variety of methods to test how tadpoles react to visual stimuli when they’ve been exposed to increased levels of exogenous or endogenous cannabinoids. Exogenous cannabinoids are artificially introduced drugs, whereas endogenous cannabinoids occur naturally in the body. They found that, contrary to what they expected, activating cannabinoid signaling in tadpoles …

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Study: Cannabinoids a Treatment Option for Diabetes-Associated Depression

The journal European Neuropsychopharmacology has published a study showing that cannabinoids may provide a treatment option for depression associated with diabetes. “The pathophysiology associated with increased prevalence of depression in diabetics is not completely understood, although studies have pointed the endocannabinoid system as a possible target”, researchers state. With this in mind, they “aimed to …

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Study: Cannabinoids Enhances Visual Responses

A new study being published in the next issue of the journal eLife, and published online ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids can enhance visual responses. “Type 1 cannabinoid receptors (CB1Rs) are widely expressed in the vertebrate retina but the role of endocannabinoids in vision is not …

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Study: Cannabinoids Reverse the Effects of Stress on Neurocognitive Performance

A new study published in the July, 2016 issue of the journal Learning & Memory, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids reverse the effects of stress on neurocognitive performance in young adults. “Early life stress (ES) significantly increases predisposition to psychopathologies [mental illness or mental distress]”, states …

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Study: Cannabinoids are Safe, Effective for Pain Treatment

By Paul Armentano, NORML Cannabinoids are safe and effective for the treatment of chronic pain, according to the results of a systematic review of randomized controlled trials published in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology. Investigators from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and McGill University in Montreal evaluated the results of 11 placebo-controlled trials conducted …

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Cannabis Can Cause Cancer Cells to Burst, According to Study

Cannabinoids can increase a cancer cell’s susceptibility to cytolysis, which occurs when a cell bursts due to an imbalance, according to a study published by the journal Biochemical Pharmacology, and published online by the National Institute of Health. “Using lung cancer cell lines (A549, H460) and metastatic cells derived from a lung cancer patient, the …

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64 Studies That Show Cannabis Can Treat Various Cancers

Cannabis, and the cannabinoid compounds found within it, has been shown through a large amount of scientific, peer-reviewed research to be effective at treating a wide variety of cancers, ranging from brain cancer to colon cancer. Below is a list of over 60 studies that demonstrate the vast anti-cancer properties of cannabis. Studies showing cannabis may …

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Comprehensive Study Finds Cannabis May Treat Various Diseases, Particularly Headaches

A new comprehensive meta-study published by the journal Headache, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis may be effective at treating a variety of diseases, particularly chronic pain disorders such as headaches. “The use of cannabis, or marijuana, for medicinal purposes is deeply rooted though history, dating back to …

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