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Of Cannabinoids and Cannabidiol (CBD)

In 2002 Maurice Elphick of Queen Mary University in London presented his research at the annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology. Elphick had previously demonstrated that the cannabinoid system in mammals "is a fundamental signalling system in the central nervous system of vertebrates, where it plays a role in movement, pain, and learning … Continue reading Of Cannabinoids and Cannabidiol (CBD)
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Probiotics and the Microbiome

Probiotic is derived from the Greek ‘pro bios,’ meaning, ‘for life.’ Humans beings have consumed foods since they accidentally discovered that food fermentation is a useful method of food preservation. Fermented milk products and pickled vegetables of all kinds have been consumed in many different cultures for millennia (Bagchi, 2014). Some anthropologists believe that mankind … Continue reading Probiotics and the Microbiome
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CBD as the Panacea for Major Killer-diseases

CBD has multiplied reputation in the field of medical marijuana. The drug has demonstrated positive medicinal benefits. CBD has long been viewed as a drug with harmful effects. In reality, the drug has more benefits than one may think. The cannabinoids oils suppress some major health risks prone alter the body’s proper function. Effective means … Continue reading CBD as the Panacea for Major Killer-diseases
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Benefits of CBD

Although CBD is extracted from marijuana, it has a variety of medical benefits. Its therapeutic use continues to attract many worldwide researchers. Luckily, claims against its component that was earlier considered it as a health risk have been watered down. The cannabinoid is either applied on the skin as a topical product, taken in as … Continue reading Benefits of CBD
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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology refers to the science and architecture of matter at the atomic and molecular level, generally in a range of about 100 nanometers. Any devices or materials with critical dimensions that fall into this range are classified as the nano. A perfect example of the size of a nanometer is seven oxygen atoms or 3-4 … Continue reading 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Nanotechnology
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Probiotics and Health

An area of increasing popularity in the medical community is probiotics and their impact on health. Probiotics are defined as live microorganisms that can provide health benefits to the host [1]. In recent years, scientists have performed more studies examining the effect that probiotics have on human health, especially the gastrointestinal tract. Results indicate that … Continue reading Probiotics and Health
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