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2011-07-12 12:49:29

Researchers from the Universities of Bonn and Mainz discover a mechanism that can protect from aging processes Humans are getting older and older, and the number of people with dementia is increasing. The factors controlling degeneration of the brain are still mostly unknown. However, researchers assume that factors such as stress, accumulation of toxic waste products as well as inflammation accelerate aging. But, vice versa, there are also mechanisms that can - like a bodyguard - protect the...

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2011-07-06 05:35:00

A new study may shed light on why some people have such a hard time eating only a few potato chips or a single fry. Researchers at University of California-Irvine found that fats in these foods make them nearly irresistible, and trigger a surprising biological mechanism that likely drives our nearly insatiable appetite for more. The apparent culprits are natural, marijuana-like chemicals in the body known as endocannabinoids. In their study, researchers Daniele Piomelli, Nicholas DiPatrizio...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

Holistic Pain Management Institute (HPMI) to have booth set up for interested patients wanting to know about latest research on benefits of medical cannabis. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 As the only medical marijuana collective participating in this year's Music in the Park Series, HPMI is a proud sponsor of Chicago native singer, songwriter and keyboard artist, Tchiya Amet, whose ethno-native celestial-inspired music is sure to transform the crowd. The concerts are held downtown at...

2011-06-07 06:28:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Definitive proof of an adverse effect of chronic marijuana use could lead to potential drug treatments and aid other research involved in cannabinoid receptors, a neurotransmission system receiving a lot of attention. Scientists used molecular imaging to visualize changes in the brains of heavy marijuana smokers versus non-smokers and found that abuse of the drug led to a decreased number of cannabinoid CB1 receptors, which are involved in not just pleasure, appetite and...

2011-06-06 20:00:52

Chronic use of marijuana causes a decrease in brain receptors that bind with the psychoactive chemical in cannabis Definitive proof of an adverse effect of chronic marijuana use revealed at SNM's 58th Annual Meeting could lead to potential drug treatments and aid other research involved in cannabinoid receptors, a neurotransmission system receiving a lot of attention. Scientists used molecular imaging to visualize changes in the brains of heavy marijuana smokers versus non-smokers and found...

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Elemental Wellness, a San Jose medical marijuana collective, has the solution for patients who need the healing power of medical cannabis but don't want the psychoactive effects: strains with high cannabidiol (CBD) content. San Jose, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Medical marijuana is known as an effective treatment for many ailments, but it's also known as a psychoactive agent. For people who could benefit from the medicinal properties, but need to stay alert and focused, San Jose medical...

2011-03-04 00:00:30

God Med, a recently-launched San Francisco Bay Area-based cannabis capsule company, offers a new pill that uses the latest technology and the most natural and organic of ingredients to streamline absorption and relief. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Vitamins, minerals, omega fatty acids, phyto-nutrients, dietary fiber, and protein are what one would expect to find in vegetables, so God Med, a San Francisco Bay Area cannabis pill company, has created God Med Cannabis Capsules...

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2011-02-23 10:45:00

Many studies have recently come out regarding cannabis and its effect on the body, but one thing has become certain about all of them: marijuana is a hot topic among researchers. A new study published online Wednesday in the cancer journal Annals of Oncology found that the active ingredient in cannabis can improve the appetites and sense of taste in cancer patients. The Canadian researchers' study involved 21 patients with any advanced cancer who had all been eating less as a result of...

2011-02-04 12:39:41

The link between deficits of omega-3 poly-unsaturated fatty acids (AGPO-3) and the onset of depressive disorders is not new in the medical field. However, what has not been known until now is the brain mechanism by which diet can condition mental health to a certain extent. Research undertaken by scientists in Bordeaux (France) and at the Faculty of Medicine and Odontology of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and published in Nature Neuroscience, provides new clues to...

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2010-11-26 06:10:00

U.S. authorities have banned chemicals that are used to make so-called "fake marijuana" that has been used as a legal alternative to pot. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said it was using its emergency authority to temporarily control the five chemicals used for products with the names "Spice," "K2," "Blaze," and "Red X Dawn," which are labeled as incense to mask their intended purpose. "Over the past year, smokable herbal blends marketed as being 'legal' and providing a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.