A team of researchers at the University of Copenhagen have found medicinal cannabis could help reduce essential tremor, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary and rhythmic shaking, most often in the hands.

Using a mouse model, the team discovered that an injection with the synthetic cannabinoid WIN55,212-2 prompts astrocytes in the spinal cord to release adenosine, a substance which then reduces nerve activity and undesired shaking.

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Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...

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