Catégorie : Cannabidiol

5-HT1A receptors are involved in the cannabidiol-induced attenuation of behavioural and cardiovascular responses to acute restraint stress in rats, Leonardo B.M. Resstel et al., 2009

5-HT1A receptors are involved in the cannabidiol-induced attenuation of behavioural and cardiovascular responses to acute restraint stress in rats Leonardo B.M. Resstel, Rodrigo F. Tavares, Sabrina F.S. Lisboa, Sâmia R.L. Joca, Fernando M.A. Corrêa and Francisco S. Guimarães British Journal of Pharmacology, 2009, 156, 181–188; doi : 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2008.00046.x Background and purpose : Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychotomimetic compound from Cannabis sativa which induces anxiolytic- and antipsychotic-like effects in rodents. These effects could be mediated by facilitation of the endocannabinoid system or by the activation of 5-HT1A receptors. As either of these mechanisms could promote adaptation to inescapable stress, the aim of the present work [...]

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Does cannabidiol reduce severe behavioural problems in children with intellectual disability? Study protocol for a pilot single-site phase I/II randomised placebo controlled trial, Daryl Efron et al.,

Does cannabidiol reduce severe behavioural problems in children with intellectual disability? Study protocol for a pilot single-site phase I/II randomised placebo controlled trial Daryl Efron, Kaitlyn Taylor, Jonathan M Payne, Jeremy L Freeman, Noel Cranswick, Melissa Mulraney, Chidambaram Prakash, Katherine J Lee, Katrina Williams BMJ Open, 2020, 10, e034362. doi : 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034362   Abstract Introduction : Severe behavioural problems (SBPs) are a common contributor to morbidity and reduced quality of life in children with intellectual disability (ID). Current medication treatment for SBP is associated with a high risk of side effects. Innovative and safe interventions are urgently needed. Anecdotal reports and preliminary research suggest that medicinal [...]

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A Pilot Randomised Placebo-Controlled Trial of Cannabidiol to Reduce Severe Behavioural Problems in Children and Adolescents With Intellectual Disability, Daryl Efron et al., 2020

  A Pilot Randomised Placebo-Controlled Trial of Cannabidiol to Reduce Severe Behavioural Problems in Children and Adolescents With Intellectual Disability Daryl Efron, Jeremy L Freeman, Noel Cranswick, Jonathan M Payne, Melissa Mulraney, Chidambaram Prakash, Katherine J Lee, Kaitlyn Taylor, Katrina Williams British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 2020 Jun 1. doi : 10.1111/bcp.14399. Abstract Introduction : Severe Behavioural Problems (SBP) are a major contributor to morbidity in children with Intellectual Disability (ID). Medications used to treat SBP in ID are associated with a high risk of side effects. Cannabidiol has potential therapeutic effects in SBP. This pilot study aimed to investigate the feasibility of conducting a randomized placebo-controlled [...]

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The nephrologist’s guide to cannabis and cannabinoids, Joshua L. Rein, 2020

The nephrologist’s guide to cannabis and cannabinoids Joshua L. Rein   Purpose of review Cannabis (marijuana, weed, pot, ganja, Mary Jane) is the most commonly used federally illicit drug in the United States. The present review provides an overview of cannabis and cannabinoids with relevance to the practice of nephrology so that clinicians can best take care of patients. Recent findings Cannabis may have medicinal benefits for treating symptoms of advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease including as a pain adjuvant potentially reducing the need for opioids. Cannabis does not seem to affect kidney function in healthy individuals. However, renal function should be [...]

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Cannabis Misconceptions Still Common Among MS Clinicians, Nancy Melville, Medscape.com, 2020

Cannabis Misconceptions Still Common Among MS Clinicians Nancy Melville June 05, 2020 https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931872?nlid=135873_425&src=WNL_mdplsfeat_200609_mscpedit_psyc&uac=292598PZ&spon=12&impID=2413707&faf=1   Despite the ever-increasing acceptance of medical cannabis and its notably common use in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), clinicians treating those patients still may be poorly informed about risks, benefits, regulations, and proper uses, experts say. "There is evidence of a 'clinical void,' with clinicians on one side and people with MS and other conditions on the other that doesn't usually exist regarding therapies that people with MS are using," said Allen C. Bowling, MD, PhD, director of the NeuroHealth Institute and clinical professor of neurology at the University of Colorado, in Aurora. His [...]

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Do medical cannabis growers attempt to produce cannabis with different cannabinoid concentrations than recreational growers?, Sharon R. Sznitman et al., 2019,

Do medical cannabis growers attempt to produce cannabis with different cannabinoid concentrations than recreational growers? Sharon R. Sznitman, Monica J. Barratt, Tom Decorte, Pekka Hakkarainen, Simon Lenton, Gary Potter, Bernd Werse and Chris Wilkins Drugs and Alcohol Today, 2019, 19, (4), 251-256, Doi : 10.1108/DAT-06-2019-0021   Abstract Purpose – It is conceivable that cannabis cultivators who grow for medical purposes aim to improve the therapeutic index of their cannabis by attempting to produce particular concentrations of CBD and/or THC. The purpose of this paper is to examine whether small-scalemedical cannabis growers differ fromthose growing for recreational reasons in terms of self-assessed concentrations of THC and CBD [...]

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Quels sont les différents types d’extraction du CBD ?, par Cassandre Saveurs-CBD, 21 janv. 2020

Quels sont les différents types d’extraction du CBD ? par Cassandre Saveurs-CBD 21 janv. 2020 https://www.saveurs-cbd.fr/blogs/nos-articles-autour-du-cbd/differents-types-d-extraction-du-cbd Depuis quelques années, le CBD (cannabidiol) est devenu une substance recherchée et très appréciée, situation tout à fait compréhensible si l’on pense à ses nombreuses vertus potentielles. Ainsi, le CBD serait très bénéfique pour la santé grâce à ces différentes propriétés : antidouleur, anxiolytique, antioxydant, anti-vomitif, anticonvulsif. On le trouve sous différentes formes afin de satisfaire tous les types d’utilisateurs. Mais l’huile reste la forme la plus commune et la plus consommée. Point sur les différentes méthodes d’extraction de l’huile de CBD. L’extraction à base d’huile Cette méthode [...]

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Related Symptoms in People With Multiple Sclerosis : Results From a Retrospective Multicenter Study, Francesco Patti et al., 2020

Related Symptoms in People With Multiple Sclerosis : Results From a Retrospective Multicenter Study Francesco Patti, Clara Grazia Chisari, Claudio Solaro,  Maria Donata Benedetti , Eliana Berra , Assunta Bianco, Roberto Bruno Bossio, Fabio Buttari, Letizia Castelli, Paola Cavalla , Raffaella Cerqua, Gianfranco Costantino, Claudio Gasperini, Angelica Guareschi, Domenico Ippolito, Roberta Lanzillo, Giorgia Teresa Maniscalco, Manuela Matta, Damiano Paolicelli, Loredana Petrucci, Simona Pontecorvo, Isabella Righini, Margherita Russo, Francesco Saccà, Giovanna Salamone, Elisabetta Signoriello, Gabriella Spinicci, Daniele Spitaleri, Eleonora Tavazzi, Maria Trotta, Mauro Zaffaroni, Mario Zappia, SA.FE. group Doi : 10.1007/s10072-020-04413-6 Abstract Introduction : The approval of 9-δ-tetrahydocannabinol (THC)+cannabidiol (CBD) oromucosal spray (Sativex®) in Italy as an add-on medication for the management of moderate to severe spasticity in multiple sclerosis (MS) has provided a new opportunity for MS patients with drug-resistant spasticity. We aimed [...]

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The Therapeutic Effectiveness of Full Spectrum Hemp Oil Using a Chronic Neuropathic Pain Model, Jacob M. Vigil et al., 2020

The Therapeutic Effectiveness of Full Spectrum Hemp Oil Using a Chronic Neuropathic Pain Model Jacob M. Vigil, Marena A. Montera, Nathan S. Pentkowski, Jegason P. Diviant, Joaquin Orozco, Anthony L. Ortiz, Lawrence J. Rael  and Karin N. Westlund Life, 2020, 10, 69, 1-12 doi : 10.3390/life10050069   Abstract : Background : Few models exist that can control for placebo and expectancy effects commonly observed in clinical trials measuring ‘Cannabis’ pharmacodynamics. We used the Foramen Rotundum Inflammatory Constriction Trigeminal Infraorbital Nerve injury (FRICT-ION) model to measure the effect of “full-spectrum” whole plant extracted hemp oil on chronic neuropathic pain sensitivity in mice. Methods : Male BALBc mice were [...]

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SARS-CoV2 induced respiratory distress : Can cannabinoids be added to anti-viral therapies to reduce lung inflammation ?, Siddappa N. Byrareddy, Mahesh Mohan, 2020

SARS-CoV2 induced respiratory distress : Can cannabinoids be added to anti-viral therapies to reduce lung inflammation ? Siddappa N. Byrareddy, Mahesh Mohan Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 2020, 1-2. doi : 10.1016/j.bbi.2020.04.079   Keywords : SARS-CoV2, Rhesus macaque, Cannabinoids, Inflammation, Cytokine, Lung   Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronoavirus-2 (SARS-CoV2) has emerged as a global pandemic, which was first reported in Wuhan, China. Recent reports have suggested that acute infection is associated with a cytokine superstorm, which contributes to the symptoms of fever, cough, muscle pain and in severe cases bilateral interstitial pneumonia characterized by ground glass opacity and focal chest infiltrates that can [...]

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