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New Health Concerns. Cannabis Review. Cannabis IS. Cannabis as Medicine. Cannabis Bioactivity. Cannabis Strains. Cannabis Culture. THC vs CBD. Molecular mechanism found that controls marijuana-like substance in body. A newly discovered molecular mechanism helps control the amount and effectiveness of a substance that mimics an active ingredient in marijuana, but that is produced by the body’s own nerve cells.

Molecular mechanism found that controls marijuana-like substance in body

The results were reported in the latest Nature Neuroscience. The lead author on the study is William R. Marrs of the Neurobiology and Behavior program at the University of Washington (UW). The senior author is Dr. Nephi Stella, UW professor of pharmacology and psychiatry. In previous papers, Stella and other scientists have noted that the body manufactures several cell signals called endocannabinoids that mimic the actions of marijuana-derived chemicals.

Because cannabinoid signaling systems are common throughout the body and affect a variety of functions, therapies aimed at these systems might be more wide-ranging than simply a better substitute for medicinal marijuana. Controlling cannabinoid receptors to control pain, anxiety, and brain inflammation. HOW DOES MARIJUANA AFFECT THE BRAIN? Biology 2022004 First Web Paper On Serendip Pot, weed, grass, ganja and skunk, are some of the common words used to describe the dried leaves drug known as marijuana.


Marijuana is a cannabis plant that is "usually smoked or eaten to entice euphoria. " (1). Throughout the years, there has been research on the negative and positive effects of marijuana on the human body and the brain. Marijuana is frequently beneficial to the treatment of AIDS, cancer, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, and chronic pain. What cannabis actually does to your brain. Chances are they would've ended up brainless morons with or without the pot.

What cannabis actually does to your brain

It's quite frankly not strong enough of a narcotic to destroy one's life such as you describe. It's very dependent on the user's persona. @Tadashii: Are you also for alcohol and tobacco prohibition? Functional consequences of marijuana use in adolescents. Cannabis use is quantitatively associated with nucleus accumbens and amygdala abnormalities in young adult recreational users. Long-term effects of marijuana use on the brain. Daily marijuana use is not associated with brain morphometric measures in adolescents or adults. Gender effects on amygdala morphometry in adolescent marijuana users. Gender effects on amygdala morphometry in adolescent marijuana users. Pregnenolone Can Protect the Brain from Cannabis Intoxication. Cannabinoids for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: moving toward the clinic. Natural Medicine. The mainstream press is turning to embrace medical marijuana, which is now acknowledging that it is more effective and certainly safer than many pharmaceutical drugs.

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Focus: Neuroprotective Agents. Pubmed Data : Fitoterapia. 2011 Jan 26.

Focus: Neuroprotective Agents

Epub 2011 Jan 26. PMID: 15030397 Article Published Date : Jan 26, 2011 Authors : Teresa Iuvone, Giuseppe Esposito, Ramona Esposito, Rita Santamaria, Massimo Di Rosa, Angelo A Izzo. Cannabinoids and Dementia: A Review of Clinical and Preclinical Data. Alzheimer's disease; taking the edge off with cannabinoids? Muscarinic cholinergic receptors modulate inhibitory synaptic rhythms in hippocampus and neocortex.

Cannabinoids for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: moving toward the clinic. A Molecular Link Between the Active Component of Marijuana and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology. Smoke Weed? Here is The Real Breakdown. If you happen to smoke weed every day then this can lead to serious drug addiction over the long term.

Smoke Weed? Here is The Real Breakdown

Most people do not see much threat in doing so, because there are no withdrawal symptoms when you quit smoking weed suddenly, and therefore there is no real physical addiction to the drug. But smoking weed every day is a real sign of addiction, and it does not really matter much if the drug is physically addictive or not. The psychological addiction is extremely damaging in its own right. Let’s take a deeper look and see why smoking weed every day can be really unhealthy. 00952990.2014. Use and diversion of medical marijuana among adults admitted to inpatient psychiatry March 2015, Vol. 41, No. 2 , Pages 166-172 (doi:10.3109/00952990.2014.949727) Abraham M.


Nussbaum, Christian Thurstone, Laurel McGarry, Brendan Walker, and Allison L. Sabel 1Denver Health and Hospital Authority, CO, and the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, Medical Marijuana - What’s It Good For? Interest in medical marijuana is growing steadily, fanned by a large political movement that aims to increase its availability and legality.

Medical Marijuana - What’s It Good For?

But what's it actually good for? Inaccurate, uncited memes claiming its efficacy in treating everything from cancer to epilepsy travel on social media like wildfire, but what does the science actually say? Marijuana, or Cannabis sativa, is an annual plant originally from Central Asia that has been used for medicinal purposes for at least 3,000 years. The biologically active compounds found in the plant are called cannabinoids; at least 66 have been identified so far. Marijuana doesn't appear to harm lung function, study finds. Smoking a joint once a week or a bit more apparently doesn't harm the lungs, suggests a 20-year study that bolsters evidence that marijuana doesn't do the kind of damage tobacco does.

Marijuana doesn't appear to harm lung function, study finds

The results, from one of the largest and longest studies on the health effects of marijuana, are hazier for heavy users - those who smoke two or more joints daily for several years. The data suggest that using marijuana that often might cause a decline in lung function, but there weren't enough heavy users among the 5,000 young adults in the study to draw firm conclusions. Smoking marijuana as often as one joint daily for seven years, or one joint weekly for 20 years was not linked with worse lung function. Medical Marijuana Dispensary & Marijuana Doctors Directory. Cannabis médical. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Cannabis médical

Extrait liquide de cannabis, distribué par une pharmacie américaine au début du XXe siècle. Cannabis smoke 'has more toxins' Inhaled cannabis smoke has more harmful toxins than tobacco, scientists have discovered. The Canadian government research found 20 times as much ammonia, a chemical linked to cancer, New Scientist said. The Health Canada team also found five times as much hydrogen cyanide and nitrogen oxides, which are linked to heart and lung damage respectively. But tobacco smoke contained more of a toxin linked to infertility. Experts said users must be aware of the risks.

About a quarter of the population in the UK smokes tobacco products, while a sixth of 15 to 34-year-olds have tried cannabis in the past year, making it the most commonly used drug. Cannabinoids Improve Efficiency Of Mitochondria And Remove Damaged Brain Cells. A recent study conducted by Andras Biokei-Gorzo at the Institute of Molecular Psychiatry at the University of Bonn in Germany is suggesting that marijuana(or the activation of the brain’s cannabinoid system) triggers the release of antioxidants, which act as a cleansing mechanism. This process is known to remove damaged cells and improve the efficiency of mitochondria.

Mitochondria is the energy source that powers cells. Marijuana's Effect on Lungs Suggests it's Healthier than Tobacco. Breathe easy, tokers. Smoking marijuana in moderate amounts may not be so bad for your lungs, after all. A new study, published in this month's Journal of the American Medical Association, tested the lung function of over 5,000 young adults between 18 and 30 to determine marijuana's effect on lungs. After 20 years of testing, researchers found some buzzworthy results: regular marijuana smokers (defined by up to a joint a day for seven years) had no discernable impairment in lung activity from non-smokers. In fact, researchers were surprised to find marijuana smokers performed slightly better than both smokers and non-smokers on the lung performance test. Why? Cannabis: The Forbidden Medicine With Health Benefits You Will Not Hear About On The News.

You might think that if scientists found a cure to cancer it would be a HUGE STORY, right? It would make the top story during prime-time news of every major television network, as well as the headline of every newspaper across the country. The person who found the cure would be a hero and the world would be celebrating… Then why hasn’t that happened? A study done in Madrid, discovered that the cannabinoids in marijuana inhibit tumor growth. The experiments in 2000 were conducted by Manuel Guzman, and concluded that THC injected into incurable brain tumors in rats, either shrank, or destroyed the tumors in a majority of their subjects.

They found that cannabinoids work to inhibit the growth of blood vessels supplying tumors by modulating key cell-signaling pathways, thereby inhibiting tumor growth, and promoting cancer-cell death. “In 1974 the National Institute of Health ordered the Medical College of Virginia to find evidence that smoking cannabis damages the immune system. Dr. Brain imaging insight into cannabis as a pain killer. Public release date: 20-Dec-2012 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Press 44-186-528-0530University of Oxford The pain relief offered by cannabis varies greatly between individuals, a brain imaging study carried out at the University of Oxford suggests. The researchers found that an oral tablet of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, tended to make the experience of pain more bearable, rather than actually reduce the intensity of the pain. MRI brain imaging showed reduced activity in key areas of the brain that substantiated the pain relief the study participants experienced.

Neuroprotection by Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol, the Main Active Compound in Marijuana, against Ouabain-Induced In Vivo Excitotoxicity. M. van der Stelt1, W. B. Veldhuis2,3, P. R. Bär3, G. A. British Journal of Cancer - Abstract of article: A pilot clinical study of [Delta]9-tetrahydrocannabinol in patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme. British Journal of Cancer - A pilot clinical study of [Delta]9-tetrahydrocannabinol in patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme. Box 1 : Cannabinoids: potential anticancer agents : Nature Reviews Cancer. Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol induces apoptosis in C6 glioma cells. (1998-09-25) · Q-Sensei.

Marijuana Fights Cancer and Helps Manage Side Effects, Researchers Find. Worth Repeating: It’s Official! Cannabinoids Kill All Types of Cancer. Medical Marijuana Pathways mediating the effects of ca... [Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011. Cannabidiol as a novel inhibitor of Id-1 gen... [Mol Cancer Ther. 2007. Israeli firm's new medical marijuana.

3 November 2012Last updated at 07:29 ET By Yolande Knell BBC News, Jerusalem The cannabis is rolled into cigarettes under laboratory conditions for medical use. Israeli company grows medical marijuana which doesn't get you high. Weed sequenced. No really — weed. (Credit: stock image) DNA sequencing hit a new high with the release of the Cannabis sativa genome, says Nature News. How to Open a Medical Marijuana Dispensary? Ask Stewart Richlin. Marijuana Testing. Medical Marijuana Testing Information & Potency Results. Federal Research Center Will Help Develop Medicines. How to Grow Marijuana… What Should Your Medical Marijuana Plants’ Roots Grow In? When you look at the details on how to grow marijuana, you can get mighty confused about what your marijuana roots should grow in.

Obviously they have to grow in a container, because they need to be in the dark, they need to be kept moist, they need to be fed, they need oxygen. Prevention and treatment of powdery mildew on cannabis and marijuana. Powdery mildew is one of the most widespread plant pests. It tends to affect flowering plants and fruit trees or bushes (roses, apple trees, etc.) as well as cannabis. The spores are in the air or on contaminated plants in the garden and can easily be drawn into your grow room by ventilators.

Seven Things You Didn't Know About Medical Marijuana. Get Topic Updates Share. 10 Cannabis Studies the Government Wished it Had Never Funded. Medical & Scientific Studies Further Links. 6630507. THC Gives Cancer Cells the Munchies Too : The Scientific Activist. Cannabinoids Kill Cancer And Our 'Government' Has Known for 36 Years. Long-Term Marijuana Use Could Have Zero Effect on IQ. Teen Marijuana Use Shows No Effect On Brain Tissue, Unlike Alcohol, Study Finds. Marijuana for Your ADHD Kid.

Marijuana Production: Comparison with other Cash Crops. A Combined Preclinical Therapy of Cannabinoids and Temozolomide against Glioma. Very First Human Trials Using Cannabis To Treat Brain Cancer Under Way. Antitumor Effects of Cannabidiol, a Nonpsychoactive Cannabinoid, on Human Glioma Cell Lines. Dravet Syndrome Foundation. Untitled. Realm of Caring - Cannabis Heals. Interview with Heather Jackson, Executive Director of Realm of Caring. 3,000 new patients will soon have access to Charlotte's Web. Seeking the Truth : Hallucinogens.

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