MS’s New Treatment?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that attacks the central nervous system and is often a disabling disease. The body begins to attack the fatty layer that surrounds and protects the nerve fibers in the central nervous system known as myelin and it can also damage the nerve fibers themselves. Symptoms range from numbing…
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Anorexia And Cannibinoids

You know what really grinds my gears? Anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is a widely known eating disorder that afflicts around 8 million Americans a year. Anorexia results from a low appetite or a strong fear to lose weight. A possible way to cure this problem is to stimulate the appetite of those afflicted. Enter cannabinoids.…
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Canninbinoids: Saving The Brain

The endocannibinoid system has very complicated interactions within the brain. A very important role of this system is to control the rate of synaptic transmissions. They are the resistors of the brain, just like in an electrical circuit. Neurotransmissions can’t go at max speed all the time, the neurons will burn out, plus it is…
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Athletes And Marijuana?

From high school to professional sports, it seems like we are hearing more and more about concussions these days. But what actually is a concussion? According to WebMD, a concussion is “any type of brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or…
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An Unorthodox Treatment

Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC is the active chemical in marijuana responsible for the mind-altering effects and has grabbed the attention of many Americans. In the United States, marijuana is legal for medicinal purposes in sixteen states and Washington D.C. With this growing popularity, a demand has been made for more effective and symptom specific strains of…
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