Tag: aging and mechanisms of disease

Cannabis Reduces Toxic Alzheimers Protein

An intriguing new study in the journal Aging and Mechanisms of Disease reveals that cannabinoids such as THC may help to remove protein plaques from the brain. In doing so, they could protect neurons from dying, ultimately staving off dementia. Alzheimer’s is strongly associated with the build-up of amyloid-beta proteins in the brain, forming plaques that are thought to damage neurons and cause […]

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