Alzheimer's & Dementia

Alzheimer's & Dementia

Alzheimer’s Disease is a progressive mental deterioration that is characterized by memory loss, confusion, and problems communicating.
The Neuroprotective Properties of CBD and Other Cannabis Components
CBD, THC, and other cannabinoids show promise for treating neurodegeneration and improving cognitive function.
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Cannabis therapeutics for the elderly are featured at the IACM conference in Berlin, Germany.
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Scientists employed by the US government filed a patent in 2001 for cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants, citing their potential for treating Alzheimer’s disease among others.
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Many drugs have been proposed as treatment for cannabis addiction, from pure THC or CBD-rich cannabis, to Ambien.
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A pilot study recently demonstrated that cannabis extracts can be safely used to ameliorate symptoms of severe dementia.
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THC and other cannabinoids are known to induce neurogenesis — the creation of new neurons — in the brain.
New scientific findings highlight the 28th annual meeting of the International Cannabinoid Research Society.
The National Council for Aging Care gives cannabis a clean bill of health.
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What role does the endocannabinoid system play in sleep? Can cannabis help you sleep better?

Science abstracts on CBD and Alzheimer's & Dementia

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