Medical cannabis studies at Oxford University

Oxford University, one of the oldest and prestigious institutes in the United Kingdom for higher education, recently announced that it will be launching a medical cannabis studies program. The programme is going to cost approximately 10 million pounds and is aiming to isolate the positive effects of cannabis in order to create new cannabinoid treatments for […]

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What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that are processed in the cannabinoid receptors. There are several types of cannabinoids; including, phytocannabinoids (found in the plant Cannabis sativa L.), endogenous or endocannabinoids (produced in animals and in the human body) and finally, synthetic cannabinoids, (which do not occur naturally, but rather are designed in laboratories).   TYPES OF CANNABINOIDS […]

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Cannabinoids, an alternative treatment for pathologies

At Kalapa Clinic we have seen the benefits of cannabinoids, but we know that there is still potential to be discovered. Further research and effort will be required so that cannabinoids may be made available to people in need. According to the World Health Organization, in 2016, 14% of the world’s population will suffer from chronic pain, 36% […]

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