Tag: Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer Patients Could See Benefits from Marijuana

Marijuana continues to reveal potentially-game-changing effects in the medical field. New findings from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California indicate that Alzheimer’s, a debilitating condition which leaves afflicted individuals and families struggling for a sense of normalcy, may see beneficial results from cannabis, and more specifically, THC. An active compound in marijuana called […]

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New Study Shows that Marijuana Compounds Could Help Protect Brain Cells From Alzheimers

Recently released research from the Salk Institute labs in San Diego, California displays evidence that various marijuana compounds found in the marijuana plant actually withdraw amyloid beta proteins from neurons grown in a lab. Amyloid is the toxic protein found to accumulate in the brains of people who suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease. The marijuana compounds also notably decrease cellular […]

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