While endocannabinoids have been reported to play a role in anti-inflammation in some areas of the brain, a new study reveals they may cause inflammation in the cerebellum.
Amyloid beta has been implicated in blocking endocannabinoids in the hippocampus; impairing learning and memory long before Alzheimer's plaques form in the brain.
Anandamide, an endogenous compound produced in the body, plays a role in reversing memories of traumatic events. The findings could lead to new treatments for PTSD.
A new study finds THC reduces amyloid beta proteins in human neurons.
Cannabis consumption during pregnancy is associated with a slightly increased risk of a child developing psychosis at age ten. The findings also shed new light on the role endocannabinoids play in neurodevelopment.
Researchers have discovered a lipid that may act as a 'switch' to increase or decrease the motivation to consume nicotine.