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Assessing the treatment of cannabidiolic acid methyl ester: a stable synthetic analogue of cannabidiolic acid on c‑Fos and NeuN expression in the hypothalamus of rats Eric Murillo‑Rodríguez, Roger G. Pertwee, Raphael Mechoulam et al., 2021

Assessing the treatment of cannabidiolic acid methyl ester: a stable synthetic analogue of cannabidiolic acid on c‑Fos and NeuN expression in the hypothalamus of rats Eric Murillo‑Rodríguez, Diana Millán‑Aldaco, Gloria Arankowsky‑Sandoval, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Roger G. Pertwee, Linda Parker and Raphael Mechoulam     Abstract Background : Cannabidiol (CBD), the non-psychotropic compound from Cannabis sativa, shows positive results on controlling several health disturbances; however, comparable data regarding additional chemical from C. sativa, such as cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), is scarce due to its instability. To address this limitation, a stable CBDA analogue, CBDA methyl ester (HU-580), was synthetized and showed CBDA-like effects. Recently, we described that HU-580 increased [...]

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Cannabinoids Promising for Improving Appetite, Behavior in Dementia, Pauline Anderson, Medscape Medical News, 2021

Cannabinoids Promising for Improving Appetite, Behavior in Dementia Pauline Anderson Medscape Medical News © March 19, 2021 For patients with dementia, cannabinoids may be a promising intervention for treating neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) and the refusing of food, new research suggests. Results of a systematic literature review showed that cannabinoids were associated with reduced agitation, longer sleep, and lower NPS. They were also linked to increased meal consumption and weight gain. Refusing food is a common problem for patients with dementia, often resulting in worsening sleep, agitation, and mood, study investigator Niraj Asthana, MD, a second-year resident in the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, told [...]

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Medical Cannabis Use Rising Among Older Adults, Pauline Anderson, Medscape Medical News, 2021

Medical Cannabis Use Rising Among Older Adults Pauline Anderson Medscape Medical News ©March 22, 2021   More individuals are using medical cannabis, but the increase appears to be more pronounced among seniors, new research suggests. Results of a large Canadian survey study show that the proportion of older users among total users increased from 17.6% before 2017 to 26.7% in 2018 and 31.2% in 2019. The proportion of older users was 22.7% in 2020, but there were fewer participants in this latest sample (8869 in 2019 and 5644 in 2020). The majority of older respondents reported that they use cannabis to relieve pain and prefer cannabidiol [...]

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CBD (Cannabidiol) Product Attitudes, Knowledge, and Use Among Young Adults, Meghann Wheelera et al, 2020

CBD (Cannabidiol) Product Attitudes, Knowledge, and Use Among Young Adults Meghann Wheelera, Julie Williams Mertena, Benjamin T Gordonb, and Hanadi Hamadic SUBSTANCE USE & MISUSE, 2020, VOL. 55, NO. 7, 1138–1145 doi : 10.1080/10826084.2020.1729201 ABSTRACT Background : Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of cannabis is marketed as a potential treatment for many conditions and widely available to purchase as a dietary supplement. In 2017, sales of CBD exceeded 820 million dollars despite many unconfirmed health claims, murky legality, and limited product efficacy and safety testing. Purpose/Objectives : This study aims to explore cannabidiol (CBD) knowledge, attitudes, and use among young adults. Methods : The anonymous 36-item survey [...]

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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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Medical cannabis and insomnia in older adults with chronic pain : a cross-sectional study, Sharon R. Sznitman et al., 2020

Medical cannabis and insomnia in older adults with chronic pain: a cross-sectional study Sharon R. Sznitman, Simon Vulfsons, David Meiri, Galit Weinstein BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 2020, 0, 1–6. doi : 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001938   Abstract Objectives : Medical cannabis (MC) is increasingly being used for treatment of chronic pain symptoms. Among patients there is also a growing preference for the use of MC to manage sleep problems. The aim of the current study was to examine the associations between use of whole plant cannabis and sleep problems among chronic pain patients. Methods : A total of 128 individuals with chronic pain over the age of 50 years [...]

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Effect of D-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol on Nocturnal Sleep and Early-Morning Behavior in Young Adults, Anthony N. Nicholson et al., 2004

Effect of D-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol on Nocturnal Sleep and Early-Morning Behavior in Young Adults Anthony N. Nicholson, MD, PhD, Claire Turner, BSc, Barbara M. Stone, PhD, and Philip J. Robson, MDy Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2004, Volume 24, Number 3, 305-313. Doi : 10.1097/01.jcp.0000125688.05091.8f   Abstract : The effects of cannabis extracts on nocturnal sleep, earlymorning performance, memory, and sleepiness were studied in 8 healthy volunteers (4 males, 4 females; 21 to 34 years). The study was double-blind and placebo-controlled with a 4-way crossover design. The 4 treatments were placebo, 15 mg D-9-tetrahydro-cannabinol (THC), 5 mg THC combined with 5 mg cannabidiol (CBD), and 15 mg [...]

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Cannabis species and cannabinoid concentration preference among sleep-disturbed medicinal cannabis users, Katherine A. Belendiuk et al., 2015

Cannabis species and cannabinoid concentration preference among sleep-disturbed medicinal cannabis users Katherine A. Belendiuk, Kimberly A. Babson, Ryan Vandrey, Marcel O. Bonn-Miller Addictive Behaviors, 2015, 50, 178–181 doi : 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.06.032   a b s t r a c t Introduction : Individuals report using cannabis for the promotion of sleep, and the effects of cannabis on sleep may vary by cannabis species. Little research has documented preferences for particular cannabis types or cannabinoid concentrations as a function of use for sleep disturbances. Methods : 163 adults purchasing medical cannabis for a physical or mental health condition at a cannabis dispensary were recruited. They provided self-report of (a)whether [...]

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Cannabis, Cannabinoids, and Sleep : a Review of the Literature, Kimberly A. Babson et al., 2017

Cannabis, Cannabinoids, and Sleep : a Review of the Literature Kimberly A. Babson, James Sottile, Danielle Morabito Current Psychiatry Reports, 2017, 19, 23 Doi : 10.1007/s11920-017-0775-9   Abstract Purpose of Review : The current review aims to summarize the state of research on cannabis and sleep up to 2014 and to review in detail the literature on cannabis and specific sleep disorders from 2014 to the time of publication. Recent Findings : Preliminary research into cannabis and insomnia suggests that cannabidiol (CBD) may have therapeutic potential for the treatment of insomnia. Delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) may decrease sleep latency but could impair sleep quality long-term. Novel studies investigating [...]

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Medicinal cannabis for psychiatric disorders: a clinically-focused systematic review, Jerome Sarris et al., 2020

Medicinal cannabis for psychiatric disorders: a clinically-focused systematic review Jerome Sarris, Justin Sinclair, Diana Karamacoska, Maggie Davidson and Joseph Firth BMC Psychiatry, 2020, 20, 24, 1-14. Doi : 10.1186/s12888-019-2409-8   Abstract Background : Medicinal cannabis has received increased research attention over recent years due to loosening global regulatory changes. Medicinal cannabis has been reported to have potential efficacy in reducing pain, muscle spasticity, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, and intractable childhood epilepsy. Yet its potential application in the field of psychiatry is lesser known. Methods : The first clinically-focused systematic review on the emerging medical application of cannabis across all major psychiatric disorders was conducted. Current evidence regarding [...]

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