Sex Differences in Brain Cannabinoid Receptor

Laurikainen, H., Tuominen, L., Tikka, M., Merisaari, H., Armio, R. L., Sormunen, E., ... & Solin, O. (2018). Sex difference in brain CB1 receptor availability in man. NeuroImage.

The study used positron emission tomography to show that men may have a greater number of CB1-type cannabinoid receptors than women do. This interesting finding may help in designing future studies regarding the health impact of cannabis in men and women.

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