endocannabinoid love



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  • n. An endogenous cannabinoid, that is one produced by the body.


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  • Our bodies naturally produce a marijuanalike chemical known as endocannabinoid.


  • ~ New Study Examines 'Brain's Own Marijuana' -- "A researcher at the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions RIA is investigating the "brain's own marijuana" -- called endocannabinoid -- in the regulation of stress, stress-related behavior and anxiety."

    Speedlinking 5/16/07

  • Now this system is called a endocannabinoid system.

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2006

  • It is the first of a class of medicines that blocks the so-called endocannabinoid system in the central nervous system.

    WN.com - Articles related to Freedom to set prices key for UK drugs industry

  • These receptors, known as endocannabinoid receptors, affect the action of the brain's dopamine systems, fine-tuning the response of the neurons involved.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The natural painkiller, 2-AG, is one of the two major "endocannabinoid" neurotransmitters.

    Medindia Health News

  • Anandamide is an "endocannabinoid", a natural substance which can affect neurons, but it is possible that the cannabinoids found in marijuana may mimic some of its effects - which could explain why cannabis use has been associated with subfertility in men.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • In the new study, Piomelli and colleagues from Yeshiva University in New York sought to determine how food affects the endocannabinoid system and which particular aspects of food set it off.

    Binge eating may be a high all its own

  • Piomelli said it provides more support for finding ways to manipulate hunger -- particularly your desire to eat more than you need -- by disrupting how the endocannabinoid system works.

    Binge eating may be a high all its own

  • Kirkham, a professor of experimental psychology at the University of Liverpool in England, said the challenge is finding a drug that affects the endocannabinoid system but doesn't enter the brain and cause the psychological side effects.

    Binge eating may be a high all its own


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