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Marijuana Disrupts Cancer Pathway of Cigarettes

According to new research conducted in Japan; chemicals in marijuana (THC and CBD) block the activity of a cancer causing enzyme that is common in cigarette smokers. The researchers concluded that these compounds could be useful in the treatment of cancer. “Accordingly, CBD and its related compounds, which are potent inhibitors of CYP1A1 activity, would […]

Fruit flies that glow when they detect cancer cells

Some animals, such as dogs, bees and fruit flies; can detect the subtle differences between the odors produced by cancer cells and normal cells. Scientists have utilized the Drosophila fruit fly’s ability to smell cancer cells by genetically modifying them to glow when the smell of cancer cells are detected. Scientists have genetically modified the […]

Bee Venom Can Kill HIV, Study Says

Source: usnews.com Scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered bee venom can kill the HIV virus without harming the body. Bees could hold the key to preventing HIV transmission. Researchers have discovered that bee venom kills the virus while leaving body cells unharmed, which could lead to an anti-HIV vaginal […]

Who Is Trying To Patent Marijuana? – CSglobe

The secret is out: marijuana is medicine. And not to the surprise of the pharmaceutical industry, who is slowly but surely gaining exclusive rights to the medical properties of this age-old plant. But wait. How can a company, other than Monsanto, patent a plant? That’s not a serious question, but it brings up a serious […]

Dead Kennedys’ Jello Biafra Announces Tour

Former Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra has dropped word that he will be returning to Australian shores to play his first live band performance shows for 30 years, bringing with him his new musical project The Guantanamo School of Medicine. Formed in 2009 and inspired by the Iggy Pop 60th birthday performance and  Australia’s Radio […]

The Medicinal Values of Cannabis

This Short lecture discusses the growing awareness amongst the scientific community of the medicinal values of Cannabiniod found in cannabis oils. These enzymes that are found in cannabis have been known to help sufferers of neurological diseases since the 19th century, but only in the past decade have medicinal companies began to take steps to […]