Archive | June, 2006

History of cannabis as a medicine: a review

Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria Print version ISSN 1516-4446 Rev. Bras. Psiquiatr. vol.28 no.2 São Paulo June 2006 http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1516-44462006000200015 SPECIAL ARTICLE   History of cannabis as a medicine: a review   História da cannabis como medicamento: uma revisão     Antonio Waldo Zuardi Department of Neurology, Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo (SP), Brazil Correspondence ABSTRACT Cannabis as […]

Cannabidiol inhibits tumour growth in leukaemia and breast cancer in animal studies

 Cannabidiol inhibits tumour growth in leukaemia and breast cancer in animal studies Italian researchers investigated the anti-tumour effects of five natural cannabinoids of the cannabis plant (cannabidiol, cannabigerol, cannabichromene, cannabidiol-acid and THC-acid) in breast cancer. Cannabidiol (CBD) was the most potent cannabinoid in inhibiting the growth of human breast cancer cells that had been injected […]

Some observations on early military anaesthesia.

2006 Jun;34 Suppl 1:6-15. Some observations on early military anaesthesia. Houghton IT1. Author information Abstract Although anaesthesia was discovered in 1846, pain relief had been used for many years previously. Opium, mandragora, and Indian hemp amongst others have been used since the earliest times as alluded to by many of the classical writers. The use […]