Tag: ECS

  • Dr. Bob Melamede – Evolution and the ECS

    Dr. Bob Melamede speaks at Cannabis Hemp Conference & Expo – Evolution and the Endocannabinoid System  Dr Bob Melamede is the retired Chairman of the Biology department, University of Colorado Colorado Springs. He is also the retired Founder, President, and CEO of Cannabis Science. Some of his other achievements include: Scientific advisor Phoenix Tears Foundation, […]

  • EndoCannabinoid System 101

    (Article previously appeared at Canlio.com) Owen Smith During the 20th century, as modern pharmaceutical products began to replace herbal formularies, cannabis medicines came up against severe opposition in the form of an international prohibition. Doctors were jailed for prescribing it as 1940’s propaganda rippled out across the radiowaves. Cannabis was pushed into the shadows as […]

  • Metabolism, Homeostasis and the Endocannabinoid Signaling System.

    The Evolution of Metabolism, Homeostasis and the Endocannabinoid Signaling System. David B. Allen M.D. Homeostasis is a term that is used to describe both the survival of organisms in an ecosystem and the successful survival of cells inside of an organism. Organisms and cell populations can maintain homeostasis in an environment when they have a […]

  • Doctor asks Mexico to Embrace its Endocannabinoid System

    David B. Allen M.D. How the science of the EndoCannabinoid System will change the practice of medicine and the economy Letter to the Mexican Government: My name is David B. Allen M.D. I am a board certified cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon, and have board certification in General Surgery. I am a member of the ICRS […]

  • French Drug Trial Death Caused by Blocking the Endocannabinoid System

      Media Statement; Kush Inc. David Allen MD Chief Medical Advisor. 1/17/16 Two pharmaceutical synthetic drugs aimed at blocking the function of the Endocannabinoid Signaling System (ECS) cause death, disease and dysfunction. The recent clinical drug trial in France that ended in death highlights the importance of a previously unknown regulatory mechanism that controls all […]

  • Amygdalar Control and the Art of Zen

    Controlling the reptilian brain. You have three main portions of your brain. The Brainstem, the Cerebrum and the Limbic System which is the connection between first two. The brainstem is the primitive or reptilian portion and is responsible for keeping the species alive. It is responsible for autonomic function of heart rate and respiration. The […]

  • Synchronicity in Whole Plant Medicine

    By Owen Smith Abbreviations: D9-THC, D9-tetrahydrocannabinol; D8-THC, D8-tetrahydrocannabinol; CBN, cannabinol; CBD, cannabidiol; D9-THCV, D9-tetrahydrocannabivarin; CBC, cannabichromene; CBG, cannabigerol; D9-THCA, D9-tetrahydrocannabinolic acid; CBDA, cannabidiolic acid; TRPV1, transient receptor potential vanilloid type 1; PPARg, peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor g; ROS, reactive oxygen species; 5-HT1A, 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor subtype 1A; FAAH, fatty acid amide hydrolase.(+), direct or indirect activation; “, […]