Latest Cannabinoid receptor type 1 Stories

2014-03-30 23:02:39

Colorectal (colon) cancer awareness and one’s cannabinoid system are the focus of this month’s health update from Publius and The Cannabis Papers: A citizen’s guide to cannabinoids (2011). March’s highlighted message on the Bryan William Brickner Blog includes inducing apoptosis, attenuating cancer’s damage, and an estrogen-responsive connection to controlling colon cancer proliferation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 “Preventing carcinogenesis, the process that turns...

Brain Mechanism Discovered Linking Food Smell And How Much We Eat
2014-02-11 15:40:39

[ Watch the Video: Does Your Nose Make You Eat More? ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists, publishing a paper in the journal Nature Neuroscience, say that the type 1 cannabinoid receptor in the olfactory bulb in the brain could be causing you to eat more at the smell of food. The team set out to discover why smelling food causes an increase in food intake when in a state of hunger or fasting. The team said they found that smelling food is linked to the...

2013-12-17 23:28:55

In the 2011 chapter, “Sporting Cannabinoids,” the authors of The Cannabis Papers noted how exercise is cannabinoid dependent. New research describes how the memory improvements associated with exercise are due to activation of our cannabinoid system and its CB1 receptor. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 “Exercise enhances memory,” opened Bryan W. Brickner, part of Publius, the pen name used for The Cannabis Papers: A citizen’s guide to cannabinoids (2011), “and how it...

Drive To Overeat Triggered By Key Shift In The Brain
2013-04-30 05:37:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Early Edition this week has identified a cellular change in the brain that has been linked to obesity. In the study, a team of American and Italian neuroscientists joined forces to identify a switch that occurs in neurons located within the hypothalamus. This switch, they explain in a statement, “involves receptors that trigger or inhibit the...

When Good Resolutions Go Bad, Look For More Than Endorphins
2013-01-05 06:21:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team from Inserm has published a new study in the journal Biological Psychology detailing the key role played by a protein, the CB1 cannabinoid receptor, during physical exercise. The team demonstrated, in studies conducted on mice, the location of this receptor - in a part of the brain associated with motivation and reward systems - controls the amount of time for which an individual will carry out voluntary physical...

2010-07-12 12:52:35

Findings raise the prospect of reviving the idea of CB1 receptor blockade for fighting obesity and related diseases A second-generation experimental anti-obesity and diabetes drug has shown promise in reducing body weight in rodents just as effectively as the predecessor rimonabant while avoiding the risk of psychiatric side effects that led to the withdrawal of rimonabant from the market and stopped further development of other brain-penetrating drugs of its type. The first generation of...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.