Cannabidiol attenuates seizures and social deficits in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome

(Kaplan, et al. 2017) Parents often report “improved behavior” or “improved cognition” when they initiate cannabidiol (CBD) treatment in their children with Dravet syndrome, with and without improved seizure control. This project sought to measure the effect of CBD on seizure control, autistic-like behaviors, and specific neuron action. They found that when mice were given …

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