Neurodegeneration

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegeneration is the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons. Many neurodegenerative diseases – including ALS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Huntington’s – occur as a result of neurodegenerative processes.
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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.
The story of one woman’s struggle against a rare, devastating illness made worse by cannabis prohibition.
Cannabis shows promise in the management of ALS.
CBD and THC may help ALS patients manage symptoms and increase life expectancy.
How cannabinoid therpay may help Parkinson's disease
The endocannabinoid system and digestive imbalance play major roles in Parkinson's disease. Cannabis medicine may help.
Mitochondria
Scientific data indicates that CBD and THC can affect mitochondria and influence cellular function.
In the same way that paint protects metal from rusting or lemon juice protects apples from turning brown, cannabinoids protect our cells from oxidation.
The 2016 meeting of the International Cannabinoid Research Society focused on the latest research in cannabinoid studies and the endocannabinoid system.
Dr. Ethan Russo discusses clinical endocannabinoid deficiency and ways to target the endocannabinoid system for therapeutic benefit.

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