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Bill Gates - Makes Cannabis a Medicine Last Updated on 2017-09-20 13:55:09 Forbes  |  by Janet Burns For The Past 12 Years, Bill Gates Did What The FDA Won't: He Made Cannabis A Medicine In 2005, Bill Gates had a life changing meeting with veterans of the War in Afghanistan through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ever since hearing their stories that day, Gates has set out to find the safest, most effective form of medicinal cannabis for treating the conditions of former solders and others, and to bring that product to the masses. After 12 years of non-stop research and advocacy, those goals are finally in hand..... Gates, whose company recovers CBD from cannabis plants using the 'green method' of supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) with C02 ... Cannabinoid, or CBD, is a miracle product that everyone has been using to Completete various conditions, including chronic pain, anxiety, nausea, rheumatoid arthritis,... More »
CBD Effective in Destroying Leukemia Cells Last Updated on 2017-09-11 12:15:54 Sunday, June 11, 2017 by: Frances Bloomfield Tags: cancer, Cannabinoids, leukemia (Natural News) Researchers from St. George’s, University of London have confirmed that cannabinoids are effective in destroying the cells of leukemia, a cancer of blood-forming organs. When used in conjunction with chemotherapy treatments, cannabinoids, the active chemicals in cannabis, results against the blood cancer cells improved significantly. The new findings, which have been published in the International Journal of Oncology, suggest that lower doses of chemotherapy can be administered to patients. The researchers set out to test the efficacy of existing chemotherapy treatments alongside cannabinoids, and to determine whether the order of the drugs had any... More »
NFL's New Concussion Pill Could Be Filled With CBD Last Updated on 2017-09-08 14:56:24 GreenRush Daily  |  Tim Kohut  |  09.01.17 The NFL’s ongoing battle with concussions and the mysterious CTE has proved to be a trying one, but there could be a light at the end of the tunnel. As research continues, several options have emerged for a miracle “concussion pill”, that would be used to treat degenerative brain disease that is so prevalent throughout the league. And there’s a solid chance that the NFL’s new concussion pill could be filled with CBD. source: More »
Cannabinoids and chemotherapy in combination kill cancer cells Last Updated on 2017-09-08 14:43:29 A new study confirms that cannabinoids, which are a class of active chemicals in cannabis, can successfully kill leukemia cells. They also find that the combination of chemicals and the order in which they are given is important. The findings will, no doubt, open the door to more effective treatments. Cannabinoids, also known as phytocannabinoids, act as cannabinoid receptors in the brain. The most well known of these chemicals, and one of the most psychoactive, is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). To date, there have been more than 100 cannabinoids identified, all with different properties and chemical profiles. And, over recent years, the potential anti-cancer effects of cannabinoids have come into focus. Laboratory and animal studies have demonstrated that certain cannabinoids inhibit tumor growth by promoting cell death, reducing cell growth, and blocking the development of blood... More »
Brandon Graham: the sci-fi making of the world'strongest Eagle Last Updated on 2017-09-08 14:12:48 ESPN  |  Tim McManus  |  09.06.17 Brandon Graham uses External Counterpulsation (ECP) Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson likens the experience of going up against defensive end Brandon Graham to "getting hit by a damn car." ... Given his 6-foot-2, 265-pound compact frame, Graham might not be your first guess when trying to figure out which of the 53 players in the Eagles' locker room is the strongest. But the numbers don't lie: With an ability to bench press over 500 pounds, squat over 600 pounds and power clean over 400 pounds, it is not uncommon to see Graham listed as the winner of the team's regular weight-room competitions. ... When the workout is finished, Graham is fitted with something called an ECP (External Counterpulsation), a medical device that's used for cardiac patients. They lay him down, put the ECP on his... More »