Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta9-THC) Prevents Cerebral Infarction Via Hypothalamic-independent Hypothermia

Stroke

Key Findings

THC prevents stroke by reducing body temperature not mediated via the hypothalamus; cannabidiol provides potent and long-lasting neuroprotection through an anti-inflammatory CB(1) receptor independent mechanism.

Information and Links


Link: Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta9-THC) Prevents Cerebral Infarction Via Hypothalamic-independent Hypothermia

Year: 2007

DOI: 10.1016/j.lfs.2007.01.014


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Stroke — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Stroke according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

THC and CBD