Marijuana compound removes toxic Alzheimer’s protein from the brain – ScienceAlert

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Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein From The Brain

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BEC CREW

30 JUN 2016

An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid beta protein in the brain, which are thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

The finding supports the results of previous studies that found evidence of the protective effects of cannabinoids, including THC, on patients with neurodegenerative disease.

http://www.sciencealert.com/marijuana-compound-removes-toxic-alzheimer-s-protein-from-the-brain

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