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Cannabidiol (CBD) inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication and promotes the host innate immune response

Scientists from University of Chicago, US published a research paper showing cannabis extract, namely cannabidiol, inhibited severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) to replicate. Furthermore, scientists showed that cannabidiol effectively reversed the viral induction of cytokines that can trigger a deadly hyperinflammatory response called the cytokine storm during the later stages of infection. Establishment […]

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Cancer is curable with cannabinoids and British GW Pharmaceuticals hold the patent for it

Cannabis THC’s anticancer effects were already proven in 1975 In September 1975, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute published an experiment in which mice transplanted Lewis Lung adenocarcinoma were given oral doses of cannabinoids, including THC of cannabinoids. A. E. Munson, L. S. Harris, M. A. Friedman, W. L. Dewey, R. A. Carchman, Antineoplastic […]

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Science shows cannabidiol is a natural sunscreen to block UVA or UVB radiation

UV radiation is a well-established environmental risk factor known to cause oxidative stress and disrupt the metabolism of keratinocyte phospholipids so many people are using sunscreen. Scientists tried to see if cannabidiol (CBD) could be used as a natural sunscreen. CBD is a phytocannabinoid with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7761402/ When CBD was applied on […]

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GW pharmaceuticals Ltd sponsoring RCT to treat cannabis for adult chronic tic disorders

Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (TS) is a chronic neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by motor and vocal tics. First-line treatments for tics are antipsychotics and tic-specific behavioral therapies. However, due to a lack of trained therapists and adverse events of antipsychotic medication many patients seek alternative treatment options including cannabis. Based on the favorable results obtained […]

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Could CBD reverse aging?

Emerging potential of cannabidiol in reversing proteinopathies. Another paper was published on the therapeutic effect of Cannabidiol (CBD). Researchers from Dongguk University of Korea participated and attracted attention.It is said that cannabis can solve diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s (dementia), which are caused by aging protein plaque in neural circuits. Expanding this content a […]

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Pain Relief and Quality of Life Improvement in Dogs Affected by Spontaneous Osteoarthritis with Oral Transmucosal Cannabidiol Oil Formulation

Osteoarthritis is a progressive and degenerative condition that affects dog populations, causing pain. The pain associated with osteoarthritis is considered to be chronic, owing to both active inflammation and to a maladaptive component caused by central sensitization. Chronic pain in dogs is being increasingly recognised as a significant problem, and finding successful treatments against canine […]

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Acute Effects of Cannabis on Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Patients reported a 60% reduction in compulsions, a 49% reduction in intrusions, and a 52% reduction in anxiety from before to after inhaling cannabis. Higher concentrations of CBD and higher doses predicted larger reductions in compulsions. The number of cannabis use sessions across time predicted changes in intrusions, such that later cannabis use sessions were […]

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Biological effects of Cannabidiol on normal human healthy cell populations: Systematic review of the literature

Highlights •CBD shows biological effects on human cells in a dose- and time-dependent manner. •CBD appears to exhibit effects with dosages above 10 μM on oral cell populations. •Cell viability, proliferation and migration are inhibited with high doses of CBD. •The anti-inflammatory effect results homogeneous in terms of mediator production. The down-regulation of inflammatory mediators […]