TITLE

UCI-led team finds new way to boost potency of marijuana-like chemical in body Results underscore anandamide's potential as basis of safe painkillers

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Biomedical Market Newsletter;11/21/2011, Vol. 21, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of the study conducted by Italian researchers and the University of California-Irvine on the new means of enhancing the effects of anandamide. It states that anandamide is a marijuana-like chemical in the body that offers pain relief. According to Professor Daniele Piomelli, the findings raise hope that the analgesic properties of marijuana can be harnessed for new and safe drugs.
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69633302

 

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