Treating anxiety and inflammation with cannabis

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and some types of inflammation may be alleviated by cannabis-like drugs. In research to be presented at the 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience in Berlin today (8 July) teams from Rome and Canada will describe related findings that animal models of PTSD and colitis are regulated by related brain pathways involving naturally occurring cannabis-like compounds, paving the way for new treatment options. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)