Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Delta 9 Tetrahydrocannabinol

Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a recent study from neuroscientists at the University of South Florida shows.

Findings from the experiments, using a cellular model of Alzheimer’s disease, were reported online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.… Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer’s disease   

Alzheimer’s Disease

beta amyloid3 - hormone therapy1 - progression of parkinson's1 - biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid1 - behaviours redolent1 - american delirium society1 - slowed movement1 - biomarkers of alzheimer's disease1 - als1 - chronic traumatic encephalopathy1 - autism1 - functional activation studies1 - dementia care program1 - sundowning2 - risperidone2 - early symptoms of alzheimer’s disease1 - dementia sufferers1 - dementia with lewy bodies3 - late-onset alzheimers disease1 - risk of death1 - transient ischemic attack1 - epidemiology1 - fight dementia1 - ziprasidone1 - overeating1 - alzheimer's researchers1 - amyloid-beta plaque1 - gray matter1 - cholinesterase inhibitors1 - socioeconomic boundaries1 -