Alcohol Use Disorder

Cannabidiol as a Novel Candidate for Alcohol Use Disorder Pharmacotherapy: An In-depth Systematic Review

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a prevalent and debilitating condition, encompassing a spectrum of behaviors including addiction to alcohol. Traditional treatments for AUD include behavioral therapies and a small selection of pharmaceuticals, yet these approaches often fall short in efficacy and accessibility. Given this treatment gap, there has been growing Read more…

Heart Regeneration and Recovery

Cannabidiol’s Potential in Heart Regeneration and Recovery

New research published in European Journal of Pharmacology sheds light on the therapeutic potential of cannabidiol (CBD) for heart regeneration following myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack. The study, titled “Cannabidiol represses miR-143 to promote cardiomyocyte proliferation and heart regeneration after myocardial infarction”, reveals a promising mechanism through Read more…

Anxiety Disorders

Impact of Cannabidiol on Fear Conditioning and Re-Extinction in Anxiety Disorders

Recent studies have examined the therapeutic benefits of cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating compound found in cannabis, especially concerning its potential influence on anxiety disorders. The research article published in Psychopharmacology delves into CBD’s effects on fear conditioning—a process critical to the development and maintenance of anxiety disorders. Researchers focused on Read more…

stroke

Involvement of CKS1B in the Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Cannabidiol in Experimental Stroke Models

Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating compound found in cannabis, has gained significant attention for its potential therapeutic effects. Notably, its impact on inflammatory processes in the context of stroke has become a focal point in medical research. A recent study, published in Experimental Neurology, sheds light on the intricate mechanisms behind Read more…

Healthy Dogs

How Oral Cannabidiol Affects Healthy Dogs: A Long-term Study on Tear Production, Intraocular Pressure, and Tear Concentrations

Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis, has garnered attention for its potential health benefits in humans and pets alike. A recent study, titled “Long-term effect of oral cannabidiol administration to healthy adult dogs on tear production, intraocular pressure, and tear concentrations”, explores the impact of sustained CBD use Read more…

Explore the complex role of cannabis and cannabinoids in stroke

Cannabis and Cannabinoid Biology in Stroke: Exploring the Debate and Potential Benefits

The study of cannabis and cannabinoids has become increasingly relevant in the medical community, especially concerning their effects on stroke patients. This comprehensive review delves into the complexities surrounding the use of these substances in the context of cerebral ischemia and stroke. It scrutinizes the controversies, risks, and promising therapeutic Read more…

Decision-Making, Response Inhibition, and the Role of Cannabidiol

A Comprehensive Overview of Decision-Making and Response Inhibition in Gambling Disorder and Behavioral Addictions: Exploring Cannabidiol’s Potential

The study titled “A Research Domain Criteria Approach to Gambling Disorder and Behavioral Addictions: Decision-Making, Response Inhibition, and the Role of Cannabidiol” presents a detailed analysis within the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) framework of neuropsychiatric disorders. This pioneering approach examines the cognitive facets of gambling disorder (GD) and various behavioral Read more…