Archive | September, 2005

Harm reduction-the cannabis paradox

Harm Reduct J. 2005; 2: 17.  Published online 2005 Sep 22. doi:  10.1186/1477-7517-2-17 PMCID: PMC1261530 Harm reduction-the cannabis paradox Robert Melamede1,2 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract This article examines harm reduction from a novel perspective. Its central thesis is that harm reduction is not only a […]

Effects on cell viability.

 2005;(168):627-42. Effects on cell viability. Guzmán M1. Author information Abstract Cannabinoids are known to control the cell survival/death decision, leading to different outcomes that depend on the nature of the target cell and its proliferative or differentiation status. Cannabinoids induce growth arrest or apoptosis in a number of transformed cells in culture. They do so […]

p38 MAPK is involved in CB2 receptor-induced apoptosis of human leukaemia cells.

2005 Sep 12;579(22):5084-8. p38 MAPK is involved in CB2 receptor-induced apoptosis of human leukaemia cells. Herrera B1, Carracedo A, Diez-Zaera M, Guzmán M, Velasco G. Author information Abstract Cannabinoids have been shown to inhibit the growth of a broad spectrum of tumour cells. However, the molecular mechanisms involved in that effect have not been completely elucidated. Here, we investigated the […]