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Find Medical Journals Associated With Cannabis

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Medical Symptoms & Illnesses

MAD COW (Cruetzfeldt or Jacob disease)
MARINOL a synthetic cannabinoid
MEIGE’S SYNDROME (Type of dystonia)
MELANOMA (cancer)
MEMORY (IQ or Cognitive)
MENTAL DISORDERS see SCHIZOPHRENIA
MENOPAUSE see AGING
METHANANANDAMIDE (AM 356) (an Anandamide analog) a synthetic cannabinoid
MIGRAINE HEADACHE
MORNING SICKNESS
MORTALITY RATES
METHICILLIN RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS (MRSA) (a bacterium infection)
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS)
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY (MD)

Did You Know?

In 2010, 16,652 overdose deaths were directly related to prescribed medications. There has never been a recorded death from cannabis use.

Medical Terms and Meaning

Macrophages - specialized cells that attack foreign substances, disease germs and cancer cells
MAGL - an enzyme that breaks down 2-AG
MAPK-JNK signal pathway- the way the receptor’s message gets into the nucleus’ DNA
Meiosis - cell division that results in a sex cell (sperm or egg).
Metabolites - what’s left over after your body breaks down a compound
Metastasis - spreading through the body
Microglial cells - they destroy germs and remove dying cells, but can “go crazy”, doing damage
Microphage - a white blood cell capable of ingesting bacteria, etc.
MicroRNA - short, single-stranded RNA molecules that regulate gene expression
Micturation - urination, peeing
Mitosis - one cell divides into 2 identical “carbon copies” of itself.
Modulate - control or regulate something
Monocytes - big white blood cells that can change into macrophages or dendritic cells.
Murine - mouse
Mydriasis - a disorder in which the pupil of the eye dilates abnormally, and stays dilated
Myelin - a protective covering on the axion part of a nerve cell
Myocardial - pertaining to the heart muscle
Myopericarditis - Inflammation of the heart wall and the sac around it, the pericardium