Monthly Archives: March 2022

Not So Funny Bones

Add it to the list: cannabis-derived cannabinoids, including CBD, may be good for bone health, too. Researchers have been investigating cannabinoid receptor expression and the production of endocannabinoids and their partner enzymes in bone tissue for a couple decades. But as with most areas of cannabinoid science it appears to be a subject of growing…

CBD for Schizophrenia

This is an excerpt from The Essential Guide to CBD by the Editors at Reader’s Digest and Project CBD. Get Book Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects a person’s ability to think, feel, and behave clearly. It can cause psychotic episodes, and treatment is usually lifelong and involves antipsychotic medications with toxic side effects….

Unusual Animals Help Scientists Probe the ECS

Scientists use a variety of methods to study the endocannabinoid system (ECS), including animal research. After all, the ECS is present throughout the animal kingdom, the only exceptions being Protozoa (single-celled organisms) and insects.1 And while most animal research into ECS function involves mice, scientists have also studied cannabinoids and their receptors in cats2 and…