Archive | December, 2007

GPR55: a new member of the cannabinoid receptor clan?

Br J Pharmacol. Dec 2007; 152(7): 984–986.  Published online Sep 17, 2007. doi:  10.1038/sj.bjp.0707464 PMCID: PMC2095104 GPR55: a new member of the cannabinoid receptor clan? R G Pertwee1,* Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract In this issue of the British Journal of Pharmacology, Ryberg et al. present convincing in vitro evidence […]

Pot Slows Cancer in Test Tube

Pot Slows Cancer in Test Tube Marijuana Ingredients Slow Invasion by Cervical and Lung Cancer Cells By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD WebMD News Archive Dec. 26, 2007 — THC and another marijuana-derived compound slow the spread of cervical and lung cancers, test-tube studies suggest. The new findings add to the fast-growing number of […]

Cannabinoid system and neuroinflammation: implications for multiple sclerosis.

2007;14(3-4):182-7. Epub 2007 Dec 5. Cannabinoid system and neuroinflammation: implications for multiple sclerosis. Correa F1, Docagne F, Mestre L, Loría F, Hernangómez M, Borrell J, Guaza C. Author information  Abstract There is a growing amount of evidence suggesting that cannabinoids may be neuroprotective in central nervous system inflammatory conditions. Advances in the understanding of the physiology and pharmacology of the cannabinoid system have […]