Archive | October, 2010

Cannabinoids and Reproduction: A Lasting and Intriguing History

Pharmaceuticals (Basel). Oct 2010; 3(10): 3275–3323.  Published online Oct 25, 2010. doi:  10.3390/ph3103275 PMCID: PMC4034092 Cannabinoids and Reproduction: A Lasting and Intriguing History Giovanna Cacciola,1,† Rosanna Chianese,1,† Teresa Chioccarelli,1,† Vincenza Ciaramella,1 Silvia Fasano,1 Riccardo Pierantoni,1,* Rosaria Meccariello,2,# and  Gilda Cobellis1,# Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Go to: Abstract Starting from an historical overview of lasting Cannabis use over the centuries, we will focus on a description of […]

Using cannabinoids in pain and palliative care.

 2010 Oct;16(10):481-5. Peat S1. Author information Abstract Interest in the use of cannabinoids in a clinical setting is gradually increasing, particularly in patients where more conventional treatments have failed. They have been reported as offering perceived benefits in a wide range of conditions, but the major interest at present is centred on their place in pain management and in the palliation […]

Endocannabinoids and Human Sperm Cells

Pharmaceuticals (Basel). Oct 2010; 3(10): 3200–3211.  Published online Oct 12, 2010. doi:  10.3390/ph3103200 PMCID: PMC4034088 Endocannabinoids and Human Sperm Cells Annarina Ambrosini, Rosamaria Fiorini,* and  Giovanna Zolese Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Go to: Abstract N-acylethanolamides (NAEs) are naturally occurring signaling lipids consisting of amides and esters of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Usually they are present in a very small […]