/CBD Research

Cannabidiol Isolate rather than Cannabis sativa extracts inhibit cell growth and induce apoptosis in cervical cancer cells.

By | September 20th, 2016|CBD Research|

Sindiswa T Lukhele, Lesetja R Motadi BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer remains a global health related issue among females of Sub-Saharan Africa, with over half a million new cases reported each year. Different therapeutic regimens have been suggested in various regions of Africa, however, over a quarter of a million women die of cervical cancer, annually. This makes it the most lethal cancer amongst black women and calls for urgent therapeutic strategies. In this study we compare the anti-proliferative effects of crude [...]

Dietary fats and pharmaceutical lipid excipients increase systemic exposure to orally administered cannabis and cannabis-based medicines.

By | September 17th, 2016|CBD Research|

Atheer Zgair, Jonathan Cm Wong, Jong Bong Lee, Jatin Mistry, Olena Sivak, Kishor M Wasan, Ivo M Hennig, David A Barrett, Cris S Constantinescu, Peter M Fischer, Pavel Gershkovich There has been an escalating interest in the medicinal use of Cannabis sativa in recent years. Cannabis is often administered orally with fat-containing foods, or in lipid-based pharmaceutical preparations. However, the impact of lipids on the exposure of patients to cannabis components has not been explored. Therefore, the aim of this [...]

Cannabinoids, inflammation, and fibrosis.

By | September 3rd, 2016|CBD Research, From the Net, news|

Robert B Zurier, Sumner H Burstein Cannabinoids apparently act on inflammation through mechanisms different from those of agents such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). As a class, the cannabinoids are generally free from the adverse effects associated with NSAIDs. Their clinical development thus provides a new approach to treatment of diseases characterized by acute and chronic inflammation and fibrosis. A concise survey of the anti-inflammatory actions of the phytocannabinoids Δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol, cannabichromene, and cannabinol is presented... Click Below for [...]