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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   



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