Blood Cancer and Cannabis Research-2002 Jan

Blood Cancer and Cannabis Research-2002 Jan

In 2002, Targeting CB2 cannabinoid receptors as a novel therapy to treat malignant lymphoblastic disease. Using adult mice. Background: In the current study, they demonstrated that THC and other cannabinoids can induce apoptosis in murine and human leukemia and lymphoma cell lines as well as primary ALL cells. Responded to CB2 not CB1. You can read .. Read More

Treatment-resistant Epilepsy & Cannabis-2013 Dec

Treatment-resistant Epilepsy & Cannabis-2013 Dec

In 2013, Survey explored the use of cannabidiol-enriched cannabis in children with treatment-resistant epilepsy. A parent survey was presented to a Facebook group dedicated to sharing information about the use of cannabis to treat their child’s seizures. Background: Survey consisted of 24 questions that measured clinical factors, including diagnosis and seizure types. As a result .. Read More

Epilepsy and Cannabis-2013-Sep

Epilepsy and Cannabis-2013-Sep

In 2013, A study showed cannabis extracts are anticonvulsant in mouse and rat via a CB1 receptor-independent mechanism. Background: The anticonvulsant profiles of two CBDV BDSs were evaluated in three animal models of acute seizure. You can read the full article here =>  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3792005/

Sickle Cell and Cannabis-2018 Aug

Sickle Cell and Cannabis-2018 Aug

In 2018, survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research  shows Medical cannabis use is relatively common among patients with sickle cell disease for pain control. Background: surveyed patients with a brief, anonymous, questionare. Reviewed institutional records for clinically driven urine drug testing. While we tracked patient requests for certification for medical marijuana. You can Read .. Read More

Obesity, Insulin & cannabis-2014 Dec

Obesity, Insulin & cannabis-2014 Dec

In 2014, studied the relationship between cannabis use, obesity, and insulin resistance. Using data on 786 Inuit adults. Background: The frequency of cannabis use was assessed by confidential questionnaire. In addition, fasting blood sample was drawn from all participants. Then we further assessed whether the relationship between cannabis use and outcomes varied by BMI categories, age .. Read More

Leukemic Cells & Cannabinoid Receptors-2005

Leukemic Cells & Cannabinoid Receptors-2005

in 2005, Investigated the role of the CB-Rs in mediating apoptosis in 3 leukemic cell lines and performed microarray and immunoblot analyses to establish further the mechanism of cell death. Background: Developed a novel flow cytometric technique of measuring the expression of functional receptors and used combinations of selective CB1-R and CB2-R antagonists and agonists to .. Read More

MS, Marijuana, Pain and Spasticity Study -2018 Jul

MS, Marijuana, Pain and Spasticity Study -2018 Jul

In 2018, After a review of scientific studies, researchers say extracts from marijuana plants can help treat pain and spasticity symptoms in people with multiple sclerosis. Background: looked at the safety and effectiveness of cannabis as well as studying its impact on disability and disability progression, pain, spasticity, bladder function, tremor/ataxia, quality of life, and .. Read More

Neuropathy Pain Research-2015 Dec

Neuropathy Pain Research-2015 Dec

In 2015, a systematic review to assess the effectiveness of cannabis extracts and cannabinoids in the management of chronic nonmalignant neuropathic pain. Background: Electronic database searches were performed using Medline, PubMed, Embase, all evidence-based medicine reviews, and Web of Science, by searching, printed indices from 1950. You can read the full article here => http://goo.gl/n2nMnn

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