Study Shows THC Could Remove Alzheimer’s Plaques From The Brain
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that leads to memory loss and can seriously impair a person’s ability to carry out daily tasks. Salk Institute scientists have found evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) compounds found in marijuana can promote the cellular removal of amyloid beta protein in the brain — the brain plaques which are linked with the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
What Study Shows?
Alzheimer’s affects more than five million Americans according to the National Institutes of Health, and is a leading cause of death. It is also the most common cause of dementia and its incidence is expected to triple
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