L’Institut national américain du cancer : le cannabis détruit les cellules cancéreuses
Jan17

L’Institut national américain du cancer : le cannabis détruit les cellules cancéreuses

L’Institut national du cancer, une agence parrainée par le gouvernement des Etats-Unis, a récemment mis à jour l’information concernant le cannabis, admettant qu’il avait été démontré que le cannabis détruisait les cellules cancéreuses. Voici les mises à jour : Action antitumorale Il est possible que les cannabinoïdes inhibent la croissance des tumeurs en détruisant les cellules, en bloquant leur croissance et en bloquant le...

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82 études de l’efficacité du cannabis contre le cancer
Jan11

82 études de l’efficacité du cannabis contre le cancer

Mise à jour Octobre 2015 : Depuis la publication de cet article en août 2014, une simple recherche dans les publications médicales de l’Institut National de la Santé des USA (PubMed) nous a permis d’ajouter 14 nouvelles études, cet article qui recensait 68 études scientifiques en contient donc désormais 82 ! Le cancer représente une des principales causes de décès dans les pays industrialisés. Les traitements proposés jusqu’à présent...

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Study: Smoking Marijuana Not Linked with Lung Damage
Juin14

Study: Smoking Marijuana Not Linked with Lung Damage

  Marijuana smokers performed better on tests of lung function compared to nonsmokers and cigarette smokers Marijuana does not impair lung function—at least not in the doses inhaled by the majority of users, according to the largest and longest study ever to consider the issue, which was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers working on a long-term study of risk factors for cardiovascular...

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Why The NIH May Be Investigating Cannabinoids For Possible Cancer Treatment
Mar14

Why The NIH May Be Investigating Cannabinoids For Possible Cancer Treatment

The evidence that cannabinoids fight cancer has been accruing since 1974 (at least), when researchers at the University of Virginia determined that both  inhibited a form of lung cancer. Since then, hundreds of studies have further confirmed the anti-cancer effects of those major cannabinoids, as well as other less popular cannabinoids, like cannabichromene (CBC) and cannabigerol (CBG). The evidence that cannabinoids fight cancer has...

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Study: Cannabinoids Found in Cannabis May Decrease the Viability of Melanoma Cells
Fév28

Study: Cannabinoids Found in Cannabis May Decrease the Viability of Melanoma Cells

  Phytocannabinoids in the Treatment of Melanoma An in-vitro and in-vivo study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology in February 2015 found that treatment with delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) helped to decrease the viability of melanoma cells. Cells perform autophagy, a process designed to clean out intracellular debris (e.g. old cell parts [organelles], proteins that are no longer needed,...

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Whole-Plant Cannabis Use Associated with Decreased Likelihood of Developing Bladder Cancer
Fév12

Whole-Plant Cannabis Use Associated with Decreased Likelihood of Developing Bladder Cancer

A survey/chart study published in The Journal of Urology in February 2015 found that whole-plant cannabis use is associated with a decreased likelihood of developing bladder cancer. What is Bladder Cancer? Bladder cancer is caused by an overproliferation of abnormal cells of the bladder (an organ in the body that collects urine). Tumors can press on or block surrounding structures or spaces, causing dysfunction in normal body...

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