THC Stimulates Toxic Plaque Removal in the Brain, Blocks Inflammation, Finds Study

BrainA new study published in Nature Partner Journals has found that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) stimulates toxic plaque removal in the brain; toxic plaque in the brain is common in Alzheimer’s disease. The study also found that THC blocks inflammation in the brain, which can damage neurons.

“It is reasonable to conclude that there is a therapeutic potential of cannabinoids for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease,” says David Schubert, a professor at Salk Institute for Biological Studies who was involved with the study.

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