Study: Cannabinoids May Prevent Cartilage Breakdown in those with Osteoarthritis

cannabisA new study published in this month’s issue of the journal Molecular Medicine Reports, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids may prevent cartilage breakdown in those with osteoarthritis.

According to researchers; “A central feature of osteoarthritis (OA) is the loss of articular cartilage, which is primarily attributed to cartilage breakdown.” The current study explored the effects of a synthetic cannabinoid meant to mimic the effects of cannabis-based cannabinoids¬†on preventing this breakdown.

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