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Cannabinoids: Therapeutic mechanisms

This is a short review about cannabis therapeutic usage and potential mechanisms of action.¬† While the endocannabinoid system is relatively new discovery some of its components are already studied and could provide insight on cannabis effects. Receptors¬† The main receptors identified so far are CB1 and CB2. It is known that CB1 cannabinoid receptor is […]

Cannabinoids and the immune system

This is a short review of the effect of cannabinoids on immune system and more specifically on the processes of inflammation and infection. Cannabinoids are known to be able to modulate immune reaction, the brain; influence the T cells and cytokine expression (proteins involved in cell signaling and immune reactions). How was discovered the endocannabinoid […]

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