Tag: stroke

Cannabinoids May Treat Oxidative Stress-Related Neurodegenerative Disorders, Says New Study

Cannabinoids have therapeutic potential in oxidative stress-related acute or chronic neurodegenerative disorders from stroke, multiple sclerosis and traumatic brain injury to Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s diseases, according to a new study. The study, conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, is being published in the journal Antioxidants & …

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Cannabis May Protect Neurons and Improve Motor Recovery During an Ischemic Stroke, Finds Study

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A new study published in the Journal of Neurochemistry, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis may protect neurons and greatly improve motor recovery during an ischemic stroke. An ischemic stroke is caused by damage to the brain due to an interruption of its blood supply. “Brain ischemia …

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Study: Cannabis Can Attenuate Damage, Improve Memory Retention Following Stroke

A new study published by the journal Life Science, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoid receptor activation – something done naturally by cannabis – can attenuate damage and improve memory retention following a stroke. “We have recently demonstrated that treatment with a cannabinoid CB2 agonist was protective in …

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New Study: Cannabis May Protect Against, Treat Symptoms of Stroke

A recent study published by the National Institute of Health and the journal Translational Stroke Research has found that activation of the body’s cannabinoid receptors can reduce the harmful effects of strokes, and can even prevent them entirely. For the study researchers at the Department of Pathology at Temple University School of Medicine used mouse …

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