Research proved Marijuana as a cure for Alzheimer's disease


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Staff at The Scripps Research Institute (California) discovered another useful property of marijuana. According to them, the active ingredient of the banned in the United States, Russia and the majority of EU countries the drug can significantly slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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delta-9-THC stops the disease from growing

According to the researchers,delta-9-THC is contained in marijuana substance. It prevents the expansion of an important neurotransmitter acetylcholine. It does so better than currently used drugs. In addition, this ingredient is “light” drug has the ability to prevent the characteristic of neurodegenerative diseases formation of toxic protein aggregates in the brain tissue.

Alzheimer’s disease – Main cause of death in US and Europe

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A report on research was published in the journal Molecular Pharmaceutics.

According to the researchers, their findings could lead to new and effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, which is the main cause of dementia among older people in the US and Europe.

Cannabis can cure glaucoma, cancer and lot more

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source: fortune.com

Currently, marijuana or its active ingredients are widely used in medical applications. In some countries it is approved as a treatment for glaucoma. Moreover, the side effects of chemotherapy for cancer. Currently, a number of countries are developing synthetic drugs that have useful properties of marijuana, but deprived of its inherent psychotropic action.

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How Marijuana protects against Alzheimer’s disease?

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Marijuana protects against Alzheimer’s disease. That is the conclusion drawn by researchers from the United States. Alzheimer develops as a result of blood clots in the brain. Previously, scientists could not understand the cause of their formation. But recent research shows that the appearance of “plaques” depends on the amount of the protein beta-amyloid. Previously, the amount could not control.

Marijuana was proposed against Alzheimer’s disease in 2008

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California researchers showed that Tetrahydrocannabinol contained in marijuana, can significantly reduce the amount of “bad” protein. The study was conducted at an artificially grown brain cells. It is not known how the substance will affect them in “real” environment.

Beginning in 2008, it proposed to use cannabis to treat Alzheimer’s. Now, however, there is evidence of its positive impact.

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Research proved Marijuana as a cure for Alzheimer's disease

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