Section Editor: Sharon Anavi-Goffer, University of Aberdeen, UK
Covers the biochemistry and genetics of the endogenous cannabinoid system and its role in physiology and behavior in all species. The endocannabinoid system comprises the receptors, their endogenous ligands, and the cells and cell circuits in which they function.
Role of the endocannabinoid system in the pathophysiology of endometriosis and therapeutic implications
Endometriosis patients experience debilitating chronic pain, and the first-line treatment is ineffective at managing symptoms. Although surgical removal of the lesions provides temporary relief, more than 50% ...