Category: Endocannabinoids

cannabis leaf

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Nov2010
Cannabinoids, the active ingredients in marijuana, have dramatic effects on various organ systems. They exert their effects through two receptor types: CB1, primarily located in the brain, and CB2, primarily located in the immune system. Vertebrates also produce their own cannabinoid-like substances called endocannabinoids, including anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglyceral. Interestingly, some effects ... Read More
November 15, 2010Daily Dose
Baby-cute

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Sep2010
Cannabis Reduces Infant Mortality Surprising Connections Between Failure to Thrive and Cannabinoids (NORTHERN CALIFORNIA) - Years ago, a friend of mine, a good Christian lady, had a child with "failure to thrive". She had CPS all over her, looking for even the tiniest trace of child neglect. They found none. The child ... Read More
September 20, 2010Daily Dose
Dr-Robert-Melamede-PhD

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Jun2010
Hi, I'm Dr Robert Melamede PhD. I'm a professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. I was the former chairman of the biology department there. And currently in addition to my role as professor I am also the CEO and president of Cannabis Science a publicly traded company ... Read More
June 26, 2010Daily Dose
cannabis leaf

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Jun2010
Medical use of cannabis has taken on momentum of its own, surging ahead of scientists’ ability to measure the drug’s benefits. The pace has been a little too quick for some, who see medicinal joints as a punch line, a ruse to free up access to a recreational drug. But while ... Read More
June 9, 2010Daily Dose
cannabis leaf

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May2010
Mark Pedersen is a Founder of Sensible Missouri and Cannabis Patient's Network, and is a contributing writer for Medical Marijuana 411. Look for his Patient Story online shortly.
May 19, 2010Daily Dose
dr.RaphaelM

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May2010
Endocannabinoids this is the short name for endogenous cannabinoids. Cannabinoids is a compound, which acts on two receptors. One receptor is found mainly in the brain, the other receptor is found mainly in the periphery. But, surprisingly, or maybe not so surprisingly, during certain diseases the second receptor that is ... Read More
May 7, 2010Daily Dose
Endocannabinoid System Guide

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Apr2010
Science has found two cannabinoid receptors, CB1 and CB2 (so far) as part of our ‘receptor’ category within the human endocannabinoid system but with further research we’ll soon begin to understand much more about this system (internal compounds much like marijuana). This system also includes degradation, synthesis, and transport. ... Read More
April 8, 2010Daily Dose
DrDavidBearmanC1200x800

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Apr2010
There are a group of researchers around the world, that are very interested in the endocannabinoid system, interested in how that works, how it functions. Elger is one of those people. He and another PHD named Nichol wrote an article that appeared in Scientific America which I believe is entitled ... Read More
April 2, 2010Daily Dose
sunilaggarwalphd-1200×800

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Mar2010
My name is Sunil Aggarwal. I am a trainee in the medical scientist program at the University of Washington, 4th year medical student, I hold a PhD in medical geography. Recently I was a medical student delegate to the American Medical Association. Cannabis is a botanical medicine that has an ... Read More
March 8, 2010Daily Dose