(By Jon Hamilton for NPR)
A substance that gives pot its kick appears to reduce the brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease – at least in mice.
In mice that had been genetically tweaked to develop symptoms like those of Alzheimer’s, animals that received a synthetic form of tetrahydrocannabinol for six weeks performed as well as healthy mice on a memory test, scientists reported Tuesday at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego. Continue reading article here…
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