Endocannabinoid System

Medical marijuana is giving some serious competition to the prescription drug industry. A new analysis of Medicaid claims found that prescriptions to treat pain, nausea, seizures, psychosis and depression plummeted in the 23 states and District of Columbia where medical marijuana was legal in 2014. Source: Prescriptions Plummet in Medical […]

Prescriptions Plummet in Medical Marijuana States — Pain News Network

A study published in the American Journal of Medicine showed that frequent and active cannabis users were able to metabolize carbohydrates more efficiently than those who didn’t use cannabis. The study examined about 4,657 men and women between 2005 and 2010. 48 percent of the participants smoked cannabis at least […]

Why Marijuana Is A Power Plant For People With Diabetes

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