Category: Alzheimer’s

Seven Myths About Marijuana Debunked

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Jul2011
Researchers Study Methods to Reduce Age Changes in Brain While humans are living longer, the prevalence of dementia is also on the rise. And many researchers believe factors such as stress, accumulation of toxic waste products as well as inflammation accelerate aging in the brain. However, scientists are also learning that certain mechanisms ... Read More
July 19, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Jun2011
By Gillian Flaccus |  AP Joe Schwartz is a 90-year-old great-grandfather of three who enjoys a few puffs of pot each night before he crawls into bed in the Southern California retirement community he calls home. The World War II veteran and stroke sufferer smokes the drug to alleviate debilitating nausea and ... Read More
June 8, 2011Daily Dose

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Apr2011
What Cannabis Actually Does to Your Brain Archaeologists recently found a 2,700-year-old pot stash, so we know humans have been smoking weed for thousands of years. But it was only about 20 years ago that neuroscientists began to understand how it affects our brains. Scientists have known for a while that the active ... Read More
April 21, 2011Daily Dose