Alzheimer's disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time. It is the cause of 60–70% of cases of dementia
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Ten recent medical marijuana breakthroughs
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A Molecular Link Between the Active Component of Marijuana and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology
Mol Pharm. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2008 Oct 6.
Published in final edited form as:
Mol Pharm. 2006; 3(6): 773–777.
Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause...
In vivo Evidence for Therapeutic Properties of Cannabidiol (CBD) for Alzheimer's Disease
Georgia Watt1 and Tim Karl1,2,*
Front Pharmacol. 2017; 8: 20.
Published online 2017 Feb 3. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00020
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a debilitating neurodegenerative disease...
CANNABINOIDS REMOVE PLAQUE-FORMING ALZHEIMER’S PROTEINS FROM BRAIN CELLS
Preliminary lab studies at the Salk Institute find THC reduces beta amyloid proteins in human neurons
LA JOLLA–Salk Institute scientists have found preliminary evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds...