Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for February, 2012

Three Year Old With Cancer Uses Medical Cannabis

February 29, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD
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Dr. Allan Frankel Discusses CBD – Cannabidiol

February 26, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD
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CBD For Lung Cancer

February 25, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

Abstract Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide; however, only limited therapeutic treatments are available. Hence, we investigated the role of cannabinoid receptors, CB1 and CB2, as novel therapeutic targets against NSCLC. We observed…

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CBD Slows Breast Cancer Growth and Metastases

February 25, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

Mol Cancer Ther. 2009 Nov;8(11):3117-29. Epub 2009 Nov 3. Synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists inhibit tumor growth and metastasis of breast cancer. FULL TEXT Cannabinoids have been reported to possess antitumorogenic activity. Not much is known, however, about the effects and…

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Please Don’t Try Separate The CBD and THC?

February 22, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

To Those Wanting To “separate” CBD from THC, consider the following: 1. We have been working with strains with 18% CBD and 1-2%THC. There are others that are even a bit more CBD Rich. 2. In the non-pharmaceutical world, the…

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StateWide Collective Exchanges Rich CBD Plants for Rich CBD Tinctures

February 21, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

Don’t we all think this was the way it was SUPPOSED to be? StateWide Collective, has begun a program for it’s members where they will exchange a pound of rich CBD flowers (greater than 12% CBD) for one liter of…

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Pharma Loses Karma While Patients Look To Obama

February 9, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

The literature abounds with evidence that cannabis has anti-attention deficit properties. I think that some of the mixed results are very likely due to the studies employing perhaps the incorrect cannabinoid ratio for the individual patient, although most studies are…

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“Hostile Social Interaction May Increase Inflammation”

February 1, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

I always suspected this would be shown to be the case some time, but don’t most of you feel that rage and hostility can make us sick? Well, here is a study, that documents that repeated and excessive hostility actually…

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