Endocannabinoid System


A researcher in Israel is preparing to study the potential beneficial effects of cannabidiol (CBD) on children and adults with autism. Source: Israeli Doctor to Study Cannabis’s Effect on Autism – Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) Editor’s note: Autism is complex, to say the least, and researching the effects of […]

Israeli Doctor to Study Cannabis’s Effect on Autism – Medical ...


Glaucoma is an irreversible blinding eye disease which produces progressive retinal ganglion cell (RGC) loss. Intraocular pressure (IOP) is currently the only modifiable risk factor, and lowering IOP results in reduced risk of progression of the disorder. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) has attracted considerable attention as a potential target for […]

The Endocannabinoid System as a Therapeutic Target in Glaucoma|Neural Plasticity


  “The case of Alex P. suggests that the practice of employing pharmaceutical drugs as first-line treatment exposes children gratuitously to harmful side effects.”   Source: Cannabis as a First-Line Treatment for Childhood Mental Disorders | O’Shaughnessy’s Editor’s Note: This is an interesting case study on the use of cannabinoids […]

Cannabis as a First-Line Treatment for Childhood Mental Disorders | ...



    Why is it important for your endocannabinoid system to stay balanced, and what happens to your health when cannabinoid receptors become imbalanced? Source: Is Your Endocannabinoid System in Balance? | Leafly

Is Your Endocannabinoid System in Balance? | Leafly


Ethan Russo forwards a slightly revised “Beyond Cannabis: Plants and the endocannabinoid system,” published in Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, with “the hope that this will raise consciousness on the endocannabinoid system and its importance and ubiquity.”Russo was an early proponent of the idea that an overall endocannabinoid deficiency —insufficient “endocannabinoid […]

Ethan Russo Looks ‘Beyond Cannabis’ | O’Shaughnessy’s


The CB2 receptor is one of the components of the endogenous cannabinoid system, a complex network of signaling molecules and receptors involved in the homeostatic control of several physiological functions. Accumulated evidence suggests a role for CB2 receptors in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and indicates their potential as a therapeutic target […]

CB2 Cannabinoid Receptor As Potential Target against Alzheimer’s Disease| PubMed ...