The limited effectiveness of current therapies against Alzheimer’s disease (AD) highlights the need for intensifying research efforts devoted to developing new agents for preventing or retarding the disease process. During the last few years, targeting the endogenous cannabinoid system has emerged as a potential therapeutic approach to treat Alzheimer. The endocannabinoid system is composed by a number of cannabinoid receptors, including the well-characterized CB1 and CB2 receptors, with their endogenous ligands and the enzymes related to the synthesis and degradation of these endocannabinoid compounds.
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) worldwide. Recently anecdotal evidence of possible therapeutic effects of cannabis products has emerged.
The sports industry’s embrace of cannabis products is continuing to evolve as the USA Triathlon Team has become the first national governing body of an American sport to make a sponsorship deal with a company that sells products containing CBD.
CBD For Sleep? Can CBD Help You Get Better Sleep? What most of us wouldn’t give for a good night’s sleep.
In a recent study, researchers at the University of North Carolina wondered if CBD might help treat individuals with a condition involving severe seizures, Angelman syndrome.
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Bonni Goldstein, MD is the Medical Director of Canna-Centers, a California-based medical practice devoted to educating patients about the use of cannabis for serious and chronic medical conditions. After years of working in the specialty of pediatric emergency medicine, she developed an interest in the science of medical cannabis after witnessing its beneficial effects in an ill friend.
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Episode 5 - Dr Bonni Goldstein on Cannabis Use in her medical Practice
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The Patient’s Guide to CBD is a comprehensive resource that covers a wide range of topics, including, available forms for use, what to look for on package labels, how to read a certificate of analysis, how CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system, the current state of research, the compound’s legal status, and how to talk to one’s doctor about CBD.
CBD Oil for Dogs: What You Need to Know. As with any pet wellness trend, when it comes to CBD oil for dogs, there’s a lot of information floating around online. Of course, you want to do what’s best for your pup, which leads to the question: What do I need to know about CBD oil?
In this video, Kelly Ogilvie talks on Cannabis and it's Benefits!
More than six years ago, Dr. Sanjay Gupta set out to investigate the science behind medical marijuana. A year later WEED, the first documentary in the award-winning series aired on CNN with an accompanying op-ed penned by Gupta: “Why I Changed my Mind on Weed.” Now, his fifth documentary WEED 5: The CBD Craze, will premiere on Sunday, September 29th at 8pm ET/PT, with Gupta returning to Colorado where he started his journey and introduced viewers for the first time to the word few could even pronounce – Cannabidiol (CBD).
THIS CUSTOM STUDY WAS UNDERTAKEN BY STRAINPRINT TO UNDERSTAND POLYPHARMACY BEHAVIOR AND ATTITUDES AMONG 1,016 STRAINPRINT APP USERS, ALL OF WHOM ARE MEDICAL CANNABIS PATIENTS. DATA WERE COLLECTED FROM FEBRUARY 7, 2019, TO FEBRUARY 19, 2019.
The Arthritis Foundation became the first major patient advocacy group to issue CBD guidance, telling some 50 million arthritis patients Tuesday what to look for when choosing CBD.
The "SAFE Banking Act of 2019" passed the US House today (9/25/19) as part of landmark cannabis bill
Cannabinoids seem promising for treating the symptoms or progression of rheumatoid arthritis. But in the name of caution, many doctors prefer no treatment rather than trusting anecdotal reports about cannabis for arthritic pain. There’s hope that this attitude may change with upcoming research from a group of Danish scientists who recently pre-registered a double-blind randomized controlled trial of cannabinoids’ effects on arthritic pain and ankylosing spondylitis.
Additional studies have provided a firmer foundation for the theory, while clinical data have also produced evidence for decreased pain, improved sleep, and other benefits to cannabinoid treatment and adjunctive lifestyle approaches affecting the ECS.
In research published in Free Radical Biology and Medicine, scientists at the University of Mississippi medical center described not only the complexities and challenges posed by trying to specifically target oxidative stress in a variety of disease states, but also the potential benefits of using CBD to accomplish this goal.
Majority Leader Hoyer on Friday announced that members of the House are anticipated to hold a floor vote next week on The SAFE Banking Act (HR1595), which explicitly permits banks and other financial institutions to work directly with state-legal cannabis businesses.
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CBD was first successfully extracted by chemist Roger Adams in 1940.
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On Sept 17, 2019 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – after consulting closely with the US Hemp Roundtable — introduced report language that would require the FDA to issue formal “enforcement discretion” on the sale of hemp CBD products.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants the FDA to issue temporary guidance on how it will enforce rules governing the sale of CBD.
Podcast: Episode 3 - The Pharmacology of Cannabis, Cannabinoids, and Terpenes with Dr. Ethan Russo
In early 2019, Project CBD posted one of the most comprehensive research surveys to date on the use of CBD. With over 200 questions, the survey was designed to shed light on who is using CBD, what kind of products they are using, for what purpose, and to what ends.
The new found interest in CBD has been accompanied by an alarming number of mischaracterizations that will be the focus of this forum article.
The study by Hurd et. al. found that CBD has the potential to help patients deal with environmental cue-induced craving and anxiety by reducing heart rate and the levels of stress hormones brought on by the sights, sounds, and people that trigger them.