Marijuana may block Alzheimer’s

Medical Marijuana

Marijuana may block Alzheimer’s

The active ingredient in marijuana may stall decline from Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests.

Scientists showed a synthetic version of the compound may reduce inflammation associated with Alzheimer’s and thus help to prevent mental decline.

They hope the cannabinoid may be used to developed new drug therapies.

The research, by Madrid’s […]

Marijuana Slows Alzheimer’s Decline

Medical Marijuana

Marijuana Slows Alzheimer’s Decline

New Spanish and Israeli research shows that a synthetic analogue of the active component of marijuana can reduce the inflammation and prevent the mental decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Although it was conducted on human brain tissue in the lab and in a rat model — but not in living […]

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