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Anticancer mechanisms of cannabinoids.

  Journal List > Curr Oncol > v.23(Suppl 2); 2016 Mar > PMC4791144 Curr Oncol. 2016 Mar; 23(Suppl 2): S23–S32.  Published online 2016 Mar 16. doi:  10.3747/co.23.3080 PMCID: PMC4791144 Anticancer mechanisms of cannabinoids G. Velasco, PhD,*†‡ C. Sánchez, PhD,*§ and  M. Guzmán, PhD*†‖ Author information ► Copyright and License information ► Go to: Abstract In addition to the well-known palliative effects of cannabinoids on some cancer-associated symptoms, a large body […]

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Cannabidiol: The Need for More Information About Its Potential Benefits and Side Effects.

Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2019 Apr 1;23(2):131-134. doi: 10.1188/19.CJON.131-134. Hande K1. Author information Abstract Consumer demand for cannabidiol (CBD) oil has increased, with growing sales from dispensaries because of the alleged medicinal benefits. Although studies examining the specific therapeutic effects of CBD are increasing, clinical data do not support the popular uses of CBD for […]

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Electroacupuncture-induced cannabinoid receptor expression in repair of abducens nerve.

Int J Neurosci. 2019 Mar 19:1-8. doi: 10.1080/00207454.2019.1593980. [Epub ahead of print] Wang L1, Zhang Y2, Wang X3, Ye Z2. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: Through the development of beagle abducens nerve injury model, taking electroacupuncture as the core and microglia as the starting point, the author investigated whether electroacupuncture can promote the repair of injured […]

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Medical Cannabis Use among Adults in the Southeastern United States.

Cannabis. 2019 Feb 9;2(1):53-65. Salazar CA1, Tomko RL1, Akbar SA1, Squeglia LM1, McClure EA1. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVES: To assess the self-reported reasons for medical cannabis use within the southeastern United States and compare recreational and medical cannabis users. METHODS: This study was a cross-sectional survey administered in 2017 through Amazon’s Mechanical Turk and enrolled […]

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Members of the endocannabinoid system are distinctly regulated in inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer.

Journal ListScientific ReportsPMC6382821 Sci Rep. 2019; 9: 2358. Published online 2019 Feb 20. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-38865-4 PMCID: PMC6382821 PMID: 30787385 Members of the endocannabinoid system are distinctly regulated in inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer Magdalena Grill,1 Christoph Högenauer,2,3 Andreas Blesl,2 Johannes Haybaeck,4,5,6 Nicole Golob-Schwarzl,5 Nerea Ferreirós,7 Dominique Thomas,7 Robert Gurke,7 Martin Trötzmüller,8 Harald C. Köfeler,8,9 Birgit […]

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Cannabis use disorders may protect against certain disorders of the digestive organs in people with schizophrenia but not in healthy controls.

Psychol Med. 2019 Mar 18:1-8. doi: 10.1017/S0033291719000370. [Epub ahead of print] Olesen JA1, Posselt CM1, Poulsen CH1, Nordentoft M1, Hjorthøj C1. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown a potential for cannabis in disorders of the digestive organs. We aimed to investigate whether cannabis use disorders (CUD) would decrease the risk of incident disorders […]

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Phenotypic plasticity influences the success of clonal propagation in industrial pharmaceutical Cannabis sativa.

PLoS One. 2019 Mar 18;14(3):e0213434. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213434. eCollection 2019. Campbell LG1, Naraine SGU1, Dusfresne J1. Author information Abstract The burgeoning cannabis market requires evidence-based science such that farmers can quickly and efficiently generate new plants. In part, horticultural operations are limited by the success of cloning procedures. Here, we measured the role of environmental conditions […]

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Cannabis: A potential efficacious intervention for PTSD or simply snake oil?

Journal List > J Psychiatry Neurosci > v.44(2); 2019 Mar > PMC6397040 J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2019 Mar; 44(2): 75–78. doi: 10.1503/jpn.190021 PMCID: PMC6397040 PMID: 30810022 Alfonso Abizaid, PhD, Zul Merali, PhD, and Hymie Anisman, PhD Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer The ancient Egyptians used willow bark as a remedy for aches and pains, even though they were […]

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The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on the Health and Labor Supply of Older Adults: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study.

J Policy Anal Manage. 2019;38(2):455-80. Nicholas LH1, Maclean JC2. Author information Abstract Older adults are at elevated risk of reducing labor supply due to poor health, partly because of high rates of symptoms that may be alleviated by medical marijuana. Yet, surprisingly little is known about how this group responds to medical marijuana laws (MMLs). […]

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Are cannabis users less likely to gain weight? Results from a national 3-year prospective study.

Int J Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 16. pii: dyz044. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz044. [Epub ahead of print] Alshaarawy O1, Anthony JC2. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Pre-clinical studies indicate increased food intake and weight gain as cannabinoid effects. Cross-sectional epidemiological studies, however, indicate lower prevalence of obesity among cannabis users. Here, we aim to study the weight-gain research question […]

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Cannabimimetic plants: are they new cannabinoidergic modulators?

Planta. 2019 Mar 15. doi: 10.1007/s00425-019-03138-x. [Epub ahead of print] Kumar A1, Premoli M2, Aria F2, Bonini SA2, Maccarinelli G2, Gianoncelli A2, Memo M2, Mastinu A3. Author information Abstract Phytochemicals and secondary metabolites able to interact with the endocannabinoid system (Cannabimimetics) have been recently described in a broad range of plants and fruits. These findings […]