Tag: Nature Medicine

Study: THC Restores Cognitive Function in Old Age

Low doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) restored cognitive function in old mice, according to a new study published by the journal Nature Medicine. “The balance between detrimental, pro-aging, often stochastic processes and counteracting homeostatic mechanisms largely determines the progression of aging”, states the study’s abstract. “There is substantial evidence suggesting that the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is …

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Study: Marijuana Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain

Although memory performance decreases with age, marijuana can reverse these aging processes in the brain. This is according to a new study published in the journal Nature Medicine. In the study, old mice were able to regress to the state of two-month-old mice with a prolonged low-dose treatment with marijuana as its active ingredient. This …

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