A Molecular Link Between The Active Component Of Marijuana And Alzheimer's Disease Pathology

Alzheimer's Disease

Key Findings

Compared to currently approved drugs prescribed for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, THC is a considerably superior inhibitor of Abeta aggregation, and this study provides a previously unrecognized molecular mechanism through which cannabinoid molecules may directly impact the progression of this debilitating disease.

Information and Links


Link: A Molecular Link Between The Active Component Of Marijuana And Alzheimer's Disease Pathology

Year: 2006

DOI: 10.1021/mp060066m


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Alzheimer's Disease — 1


Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of Alzheimer's Disease according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

THC