THC Can Suppress Staph-Induced Pulmonary Inflammation, According to New Study

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) thccan serve as a suppressor of Staphylococcal enterotoxin B-induced pulmonary inflammation, reducing the morality rate of the ailment, according to a study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology.

According to researchers; “The superantigen Staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB) is a potent activator of Vβ8+T-cells which results in the clonal expansion of ∼30% of the T-cell pool. Consequently, this leads to the substantial release of inflammatory cytokines, induction of toxic shock, and eventually death.

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