Archive | December, 2004

Up-regulation of cyclooxygenase-2 expression is involved in R(+)-methanandamide-induced apoptotic death of human neuroglioma cells.

2004 Dec;66(6):1643-51. Epub 2004 Sep 10. Up-regulation of cyclooxygenase-2 expression is involved in R(+)-methanandamide-induced apoptotic death of human neuroglioma cells. Hinz B1, Ramer R, Eichele K, Weinzierl U, Brune K. Author information Abstract Cannabinoids have been implicated in the reduction of glioma growth. The present study investigated a possible relationship between the recently shown induction of cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 expression by […]

Therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in trigeminal neuralgia.

 2004 Dec;3(6):507-14. Therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in trigeminal neuralgia. Liang YC1, Huang CC, Hsu KS. Author information  Abstract Trigeminal neuralgia is a disorder of paroxysmal and severely disabling facial pain and continues to be a real therapeutic challenge to the clinicians. While the exact cause and pathology of this disorder is uncertain, it is thought that trigeminal neuralgia caused by irritation […]