Dr. Andrew Weil on Cannabis and Integrative Medicine

Dr. Andrew Weil is the founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. His early publications (The Natural Mind and From Chocolate to Morphine) focused on exploring altered states of consciousness. He is the author of several bestselling books, including Spontaneous Healing (1995), Eating Well for Optimum … Read more

Courtney Stodden And Fiancé Chris Sheng Call Off Engagement

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Courtney Stodden and her fiancé Chris Sheng have recently called off their engagement. This means that the two are no longer set to get married and will instead go their separate ways. The couple first met in 2020 and got engaged later that year. However, after a few months of being engaged, they have decided … Read more

PubMed: Cannabidiol-Loaded Nanoparticles Based on Crosslinked Starch: Anti-Inflammatory Activity and Improved Nose-to-Brain Delivery

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PubMed recently published a study on cannabidiol-loaded nanoparticles based on crosslinked starch, and the results are promising. Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, has been widely studied for its potential health benefits, particularly its anti-inflammatory effects. This study sought to explore the potential of using crosslinked starch nanoparticles to deliver CBD to the … Read more

PubMed: Genome-Scale Metabolic Reconstruction, Non-Targeted LC-QTOF-MS Based Metabolomics Data, and Evaluation of Anticancer Activity of Cannabis sativa Leaf Extracts

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Data science and data engineering have become increasingly important in the biomedical research, and the use of PubMed, genome-scale metabolic reconstruction (GSMR), and non-targeted LC-QTOF-MS based metabolomics data has become more commonplace. In this blog post, we will explore how these tools can be used to evaluate the anticancer activity of Cannabis sativa leaf extracts. … Read more

PubMed: Systemic Chronic Treatment with Cannabidiol in Carioca High- and Low-Conditioned Freezing Rats in the Neuropathic Pain Model: Evaluation of Pain Sensitivity

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Data analytics and data science can help us better understand the effects of systemic chronic treatment with cannabidiol in carioca high- and low-conditioned freezing rats in the neuropathic pain model. This topic is relevant to data analytics and data science because it involves collecting data from an experiment and then using data analytics and data … Read more

PubMed: Effects of Oral Cannabinoids on Systemic Inflammation and Viral Reservoir Markers in People with HIV on Antiretroviral Therapy: Results of the CTN PT028 Pilot Clinical Trial

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The recent CTN PT028 Pilot Clinical Trial has revealed the potential effects of oral cannabinoids on systemic inflammation and viral reservoir markers in people with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART). The trial was conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The … Read more

PubMed: Development of High Strength Particleboards from Hemp Shives and Corn Starch

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Particleboard is a type of engineered wood product made from wood particles or other forms of plant matter such as hemp shives. It is used in a wide variety of applications, including furniture, cabinetry, and flooring. Particleboard is typically made by pressing the wood particles together with a binder, such as resin or glue, to … Read more

What is the Technology Behind CBD Vape and Cartridges?

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In recent years, the use of CBD vape and cartridges has become increasingly popular among those looking for the therapeutic benefits of cannabidiol (CBD). While there are many different ways to consume CBD, vaping and cartridges provide a convenient and discreet way to do so. But what is the technology behind these products? At the … Read more

Exploring the Interaction between CBD Oil and Other Medications says the author.

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its potential medical uses. Although CBD oil is generally safe, there is evidence that it can interact with some medications. We’ll explore the potential interactions between CBD oil and other drugs in this essay, as well as the effects of these interactions. First … Read more

Drugs and religion have been a potent combination for millennia, from cannabis at ancient funerary sites to psychedelic retreats today

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Drugs and religion have been intertwined throughout history, with evidence of their combination stretching back millennia. From ancient funerary sites where cannabis was used to psychedelic retreats today, drugs and religion have often gone hand-in-hand. The use of drugs in religious and spiritual practices is sometimes referred to as ‘entheogenic’, from the Greek words ‘en’ … Read more