The Potential Benefits of Palmitoylethanolamide in Palliation: A Qualitative Systematic Review.

Authors: Mellar P. Davis, Bertrand Behm, Zankhana Mehta, Carlos Fernandez
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, December 2019

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is a nutraceutical endocannabinoid that was retrospectively discovered in egg yolks. Feeding poor children with known streptococcal infections prevented rheumatic fever. Subsequently, it was found to alter the course of influenza. Unfortunately, the…

Targeting the Endocannabinoid System in Psychiatric Illness.

Prevalence of psychiatric disorders continues to rise globally, yet remission rates and patient outcome remain less than ideal. As a result, novel treatment approaches for these disorders are necessary to decrease societal economic burden, as well as increase individual functi…