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 shed light on the endocannabinoid system and report how cannabis is helping to provide relief to many with medical problems.
A new study reveals how dangerous inflammations in the brain are caused during the aging process. Researchers say failure with the CB1 to control activity of immune cells may result in chronic neuroinflammation. They say it may be possible to break this vicious cycle in the future with drugs that contain THC, which is a powerful CB1 receptor activator.
Vanderbilt researchers have mapped a signaling system in the brain that appears to be linked to autism.
A new study in PNAS reveals how the body converts omega 3 fatty acids into endocannabinoids, which can have anti-inflammatory effects.
Researchers report deficiencies of natural cannabinoids could result in a predisposition for developing depression and PTSD. Boosting the system could help in treating stress related disorders.
According to researchers, cannabinoids can reduce cravings and help ease withdrawal for those addicted to opioids.