Tag: journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics

Study: Cannabis May Help Treat Acute Kidney Injury

Activation of the body’s CB2 receptors – something done naturally through the consumption of cannabis – may help treat acute kidney injury, according to a new study published by the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. “Ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) is a common cause of acute kidney injury (AKI), which is an increasing problem in the clinic …

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Study: Cannabidiol Enhances Ability of Arteries to Relax

A study being published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and e-published ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabidiol exposure enhances the ability of arteries to relax, which may help explain how it decreases insulitis, inflammation, neuropathic pain and myocardial dysfunction.

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