Cannabidiol: Pharmacology and potential therapeutic role in epilepsy and other neuropsychiatric disorders
Mai03

Cannabidiol: Pharmacology and potential therapeutic role in epilepsy and other neuropsychiatric disorders

Abstract Objective To present a summary of current scientific evidence about the cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD) with regards to their relevance to epilepsy and other selected neuropsychiatric disorders. Methods We summarize the presentations from a conference in which invited participants reviewed relevant aspects of the physiology, mechanisms of action, pharmacology and data from studies with animal models and human subjects. Results...

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How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids
Mar24

How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it’s virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana. What you might not realize, however, is that this remarkable attribute of weed stems from the fact that the human body actually produces its own « endogenous » cannabinoids (chemicals otherwise unique to the cannabis plant). These cannabinoids—whether...

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Sativex : Interview de Fabienne Lopez 03 2016
Mar24

Sativex : Interview de Fabienne Lopez 03 2016

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THC-A : Medical Benefits of THC Without the High
Juin06

THC-A : Medical Benefits of THC Without the High

About THC-A: THC-A occurs when cannabigerol (CBG) is converted to THC-A , before being decarboxylated to THC in the trichome of the Cannabisflower. THC-A is non-psychoactive, acidic precursor of THC  which alleviates: anxiety, depression, anorexia, pain, IBS/Crohn’s, spasticity, seizure (neuromuscular), nausea and much more without the psychoactivity of THC. Studies have even shown tumor suppression of some cancers with THC-A...

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What is CBN and What are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid?
Mai30

What is CBN and What are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid?

Do you remember the first time you heard about cannabidiol, or CBD? Remember how the national opinion of medical marijuana changed drastically once we gained knowledge of its non-psychoactive compounds? And who could forget how this discovery impacted the lives of children suffering from seizures and patients with chronic pain and inflammation? What you may not know is there are many other medicinal compounds like CBD unique to...

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Bientôt un médicament au cannabis pour les enfants épileptiques
Déc18

Bientôt un médicament au cannabis pour les enfants épileptiques

CANNABINOÏDES – La Grande-Bretagne expérimente un traitement dérivé du cannabis sur des enfants épileptiques. L’objectif : diminuer la fréquence et la gravité des crises. Le Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre va tester l’efficacité d’un médicament dérivé du cannabis pour traiter des enfants épileptiques. La question du cannabis à usage thérapeutique revient sur le devant de la scène. Après la cigarette électronique aux...

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