Archive for the ‘Immune System’ Category

You wouldn’t think chili peppers and marijuana have much in common. But when eaten, both interact with the same receptor in our stomachs, according to a new paper. The research could lead to new therapies for diabetes and colitis, and opens up intriguing questions about the relationship between the immune system, the gut and the brain.

Source: Chili peppers and marijuana calm the gut, study suggests: The active ingredients in both hot peppers and cannabis calm the gut’s immune system — ScienceDaily

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New research shows a dramatic drop in painkiller prescriptions after medical marijuana laws are passed.

Source: One striking chart shows why pharma companies are fighting legal marijuana – The Washington Post

Discover how cannabis consumption affects the brain, and learn why proper THC dosing is essential to getting the most out of your experience.

Source: How Does Cannabis Consumption Affect the Brain? – Leafly