Cannabidiol and bone fracture

Cannabidiol improves bone fracture healing in rats Scientists of the Bone Laboratory of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, reported that the major non-psychoactive cannabis constituent, cannabidiol (CBD), enhances the biomechanical properties of healing bone fractures in rats. The maximal load capacity, but not the stiffness, of thigh bones from rats given a mixture of CBD and THC for 8 weeks […]

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THC and dementia in older persons

THC may safely be used in older persons with dementia Only few of 98 patients with a mean age of 77 years suffering from dementia, who received THC experienced side effects, researchers wrote in the journal Psychopharmacology. In a random order they received a placebo for six weeks and 0.75 to 1.5 mg THC twice daily for another six weeks […]

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Cannabidiol anticancer

Cannabidiol as potential anticancer drug. Massi P1, Solinas M, Cinquina V, Parolaro D. Abstract Over the past years, several lines of evidence support an antitumourigenic effect of cannabinoids including Δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ(9)-THC), synthetic agonists, endocannabinoids and endocannabinoid transport or degradation inhibitors. Indeed, cannabinoids possess anti-proliferative and pro-apoptotic effects and they are known to interfere with tumour neovascularization, cancer cell migration, adhesion, invasion and metastasization. However, the clinical […]

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