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Cannabinoid Delivery Systems for Pain and Inflammation Treatment, Natascia Bruni et al., 2018

Cannabinoid Delivery Systems for Pain and Inflammation Treatment Natascia Bruni, Carlo Della Pepa, Simonetta Oliaro-Bosso, Enrica Pessione, Daniela Gastaldi and Franco Dosio Molecules, 2018, 23, 2478 doi:10.3390/molecules23102478        www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules Abstract : There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that cannabinoids are beneficial for a range of clinical conditions, including pain, inflammation, epilepsy, sleep disorders, the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, anorexia, schizophrenia and other conditions. The transformation of cannabinoids from herbal preparations into highly regulated prescription drugs is therefore progressing rapidly. The development of such drugs requires well-controlled clinical trials to be carried out in order to objectively establish therapeutic efficacy, dose ranges and [...]

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Chronic Adolescent D9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Treatment of Male Mice Leads to Long-Term Cognitive and Behavioral Dysfunction, Which Are Prevented by Concurrent Cannabidiol Treatment, Michelle Murphy et al., 2017

Chronic Adolescent D9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Treatment of Male Mice Leads to Long-Term Cognitive and Behavioral Dysfunction, Which Are Prevented by Concurrent Cannabidiol Treatment Michelle Murphy,Sierra Mills, Joanna Winstone, Emma Leishman, Jim Wager-Miller, Heather Bradshaw, and Ken Mackie Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, Volume 2.1, 2017 DOI: 10.1089/can.2017.0034 Abstract Introduction : The high prevalence of adolescent cannabis use, the association between this use and later psychiatric disease, and increased access to high-potency cannabis highlight the need for a better understanding of the long-term effects of adolescent cannabis use on cognitive and behavioral outcomes. Furthermore, increasing Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in high-potency cannabis is accompanied by a decrease in cannabidiol (CBD), thus [...]

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Cannabis and Pain: A Clinical Review, Kevin P. Hill et al., 2017

Cannabis and Pain: A Clinical Review Kevin P. Hill, Matthew D. Palastro, Brian Johnson, and Joseph W. Ditre Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, Volume 2.1, 2017 DOI: 10.1089/can.2017.0017 Abstract Introduction: Cannabis has been used for medical purposes across the world for centuries. As states and countries implement medical and recreational cannabis policies, increasing numbers of people are using cannabis pharmacotherapy for pain. There is a theoretical rationale for cannabis' efficacy for pain management, although the subjective pain relief from cannabis may not match objective measurements of analgesia. As more patients turn to cannabis for pain relief, there is a need for additional scientific evidence to evaluate [...]

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Psilocybin disrupts sensory and higher order cognitive processing but not pre-attentive cognitive processing—study on P300 and mismatch negativity in healthy volunteers, Anna Bravermanová et al., 2017

Psilocybin disrupts sensory and higher order cognitive processing but not pre-attentive cognitive processing—study on P300 and mismatch negativity in healthy volunteers Anna Bravermanová, Michaela Viktorinová, Filip Tylš, Tomáš Novák, Renáta Androvičová, Jakub Korčák, Jiří Horáček, Marie Balíková, Inga Griškova-Bulanova, Dominika Danielová, Přemysl Vlček, Pavel Mohr, Martin Brunovský, Vlastimil Koudelka, Tomáš Páleníček, Psychopharmacology, 2018 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-017-4807-2 Received: 12 May 2017 /Accepted: 29 November 2017 # Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Rationale Disruption of auditory event-related evoked potentials (ERPs) P300 and mismatch negativity (MMN), electrophysiological markers of attentive and pre-attentive cognitive processing, is repeatedly described in psychosis and schizophrenia. Similar findings were observed in a glutamatergic model of [...]

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Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research : “Briefings”, 14 Mai 2019

Cannabis found to be cost-effective adjunctive therapy for neuropathy Second-line inhaled cannabis was found to be cost-effective in treating chronic neuropathic pain, according to a study in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. Griffin A. Tyree at the University of California San Diego is the lead author of a paper describing a model to simulate the cost and quality-adjusted life years of usual care with and without smoked cannabis as an adjunctive therapy with first-, second- and third-line treatments. Adding cannabis to second-line therapies was found to be more cost-effective than adding it to first- or third-line therapies. May 14, 2019 Learn More People on the [...]

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The 2nd International Annual Congress on Controversies on Cannabis-Based Medicines (Med-Cannabis2019), 23-24 May 2019, Barcelona, Spain.

For Registration click here For Scientific Program click here Program Highlights Translational Research Program Surrounding Cannabis and Cannabinoids Carolyn Baglole, McGill University, Canada  The Endocannabinoid System as a Novel Therapeutic Target for Pain and CNS Disorders: Can the Promise be Realised? David Finn, National University of Ireland, Ireland Psychosocial Consequences of Regular Recreational Cannabis Use Eva Hoch, Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany  Position of the European Pain Federation EFIC® on Appropriate Use of Cannabis‐Based Medicines and Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pain Management Bart Morlion, European Pain Federation EFIC, Belgium State of Medical Cannabis Education in the EU and the World Gregor Zorn, European Cannabinoid Therapy Association - ECTA, Slovenia Long-Term Treatment with Cannabis in Fibromyalgia Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, ASST Fatebenefratelli-Sacco, University of Milan, Italy Systematic Review [...]

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Intranasal Ketamine Succeeds for Resistant Depression in Phase 3 Trial, Deborah BrauserMay 11, 2018

Intranasal Ketamine Succeeds for Resistant Depression in Phase 3 Trial Deborah Brauser May 11, 2018 https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/896510 NEW YORK — Administering intranasal esketamine (Janssen) plus an antidepressant is safe, effective, and well tolerated in adult patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD), a new phase 3 trial suggests. Dr Vanina Popova In the global study, those who received a newly initiated oral antidepressant combined with esketamine nasal spray (56 or 84 mg) showed a 4-point greater improvement from baseline to 4 weeks on the Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) total score than those who received an antidepressant plus placebo, meeting the study's primary endpoint. In addition, the response rate was nearly 70% [...]

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CANNABIS ET CANNABIDIOL : ÉLÉMENTS DE COMPRÉHENSION, DR SARAH LEJCZAK , 2019

CANNABIS ET CANNABIDIOL : Éléments de Compréhension Dr Sarah Lejczak La Lettre du RESPADD, 35, avril 2019   Depuis 5000 ans, le cannabis ruderalids, sativa ou indica est utilisé dans la pharmacopée humaine de manière informelle pour ses différentes propriétés antihémétiques, antiépileptiques, antispastiques, antalgiques, anxiolytiques, antihypertensives, etc. (1). Suite à son introduction dans l’arsenal pharmaceutique moderne au XIXème siècle et les dérives d’utilisation récréative au cours du XXème siècle, son utilisation a été interdite et reste très controversée de nos jours. Des extraits cannabinoïdes (2) (Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ-9-THC), cannabidiol (CBD) et cannabinol (CBN) majoritairement) de la plante ou fabriqués synthétiquement sont utilisés depuis 1985 en tant que médicaments. [...]

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3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine assisted psychotherapy for treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder : A randomized phase 2 controlled trial, Marcela Ot’alora G et al., 2018

3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine assisted psychotherapy for treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder : A randomized phase 2 controlled trial Marcela Ot’alora G, Jim Grigsby, Bruce Poulter1, Joseph W Van Derveer III3, Sara Gael Giron, Lisa Jerome, Allison A Feduccia, Scott Hamilton6, Berra Yazar-Klosinski, Amy Emerson, Michael C Mithoefer and Rick Doblin Journal of Psychopharmacology, 2018, 1-13 DOI: 10.1177/0269881118806297 Abstract Background : Posttraumatic stress disorder often does not resolve after conventional psychotherapies or pharmacotherapies. Pilot studies have reported that 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) combined with psychotherapy reduces posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Aims : This pilot dose response trial assessed efficacy and safety of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy across multiple therapy teams. Methods : Twenty-eight [...]

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Chapter : The endocannabinoid system in Fragile X Syndrome, Henry G. S. Martin et al., 2017

Chapter : The endocannabinoid system in Fragile X Syndrome Henry G. S. Martin, Daniela Neuhofer and Olivier J.J. Manzoni Fragile X Syndrome : From Genetics to Targeted Treatment, 2017, Pages 241-259 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-804461-2.00012-3 Addresses: INSERM U901, INMED and UMR S901, Aix-Marseille University Marseille 13009, France. Abstract : Endocannabinoid signaling is a finely tuned system of molecules and lipid messengers that modulate neurotransmission in a rapid and sustained manner at many central synapses. The endocannabinoid system is important for many brain activities, but is also implicated in several neuropsychiatric disorders. In this chapter we discuss emerging evidence of dysfunction in endocannabinoid signaling in Fragile X Syndrome from the Fmr1 knockout mouse model. [...]

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