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Research Roundup: Jan 11, 2024

Best of cannabinoid science this week...

A secret buyer survey of 40 CBD products finds only three of them contain CBD levels within 10% of their label claim

Cure-All cannabidiol? The cannabidiol content of commercial products

A German survey found that about one in nine people were using CBD products, mostly for pain & stress relief

Usage and health perception of cannabidiol-containing products among the population in Germany: a descriptive study conducted in 2020 and 2021

In children & young adults with epilepsy, CBD reduced seizure frequency as well as causing improvements to alertness, speech & new developmental milestones with the most common adverse events being irritability & drowsiness

Real-Life Experience With Purified Cannabidiol Treatment for Refractory Epilepsy: A Multicenter Retrospective Study

In Dutch veterans, a positive study on using cannabis for chronic PTSD

Medical Cannabis for Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Dutch Veterans: A Health Care Evaluation

And a case report of a young teen self-medicating with cannabis for PTSD

Case Report: Cannabis for Treatment of PTSD

In 69 patients with panic disorder, CBD decreased their threat expectation

Effects of cannabidiol on fear conditioning in anxiety disorders: decreased threat expectation during retention, but no enhanced fear re-extinction

A survey of Argentinian cannabis veterinarians they found pain, seizures & behavior disorders to be the most common treatments for dogs & for cats, conditions treated included pain, behavior, an autoimmune disease, skin diseases, gingivostomatitis & as a palliative for cancer

Cannabis and pathologies in dogs and cats: first survey of phytocannabinoid use in veterinary medicine in Argentina

A survey of Thai veterinarians on the use of CBD for dogs with osteoarthritis found that many were in favor

Thai veterinarians' perceptions of cannabidiol products for dogs with osteoarthritis: a qualitative interview study

For lower back pain, a review of 12 studies suggest the utility of cannabis

Medical Cannabis and Its Efficacy/Effectiveness for the Treatment of Low-Back Pain: a Systematic Review

For neurological diseases, a review of using cannabis

Therapeutic use of medical Cannabis in neurological diseases: a clinical update

For gum diseases, a review of using the cannabinoids

Cannabinoids in Periodontology: Where Are We Now?

In postoperative rats, CBD lowered their pain & thermal sensitivity

Antinociceptive action of cannabidiol on thermal sensitivity and post-operative pain in male and female rats

In a mouse model of heart attacks, CBD promoted more cardiac muscle cells & heart regeneration

Cannabidiol represses miR-143 to promote cardiomyocyte proliferation and heart regeneration after myocardial infarction

In a mouse model of sickle cell anemia, the endocannabinoid PEA improved their gait via the lowering of chronic pain via improvements in the cerebellum (a brain center of movement)

Palmitoylethanolamide Modulates Gait By Targeting Purkinje Cells in the Brain of Sickle Mice

In a rat model of hyperinsulinemia (high levels of insulin in the blood, related to type 2 diabetes), chronic THC regulated the appetite hormones & promoted regeneration in the gastric tissues

Chronic administration of delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol protects hyperinsulinemic gastric tissue in rats


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