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Old 10-10-2006, 06:47 PM
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Default Good news for aging hippies: smoking pot may stave off Alzheimer's disease.

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Good news for aging hippies: smoking pot may stave off Alzheimer's disease.

New research shows that the active ingredient in marijuana may prevent the formation of deposits in the brain associated with the degenerative disease.

Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in California found that marijuana's active ingredient, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, can prevent an enzyme called acetylcholinesterase from accelerating the formation of "Alzheimer plaques" in the brain more effectively than commercially marketed drugs.

The researchers said their discovery could lead to more effective drug treatment for Alzheimer's, the leading cause of dementia among the elderly.

Those afflicted with Alzheimer's suffer from memory loss, impaired decision-making, and diminished language and movement skills. The ultimate cause of the disease is unknown, though it is believed to be hereditary.

Marijuana is used to relieve glaucoma and can help reduce side effects from cancer and AIDS treatment.

Possessing marijuana for recreational use is illegal in many parts of the world, including the United States, though some states allow possession for medical purposes.
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Old 10-11-2006, 04:31 AM
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i dont smoke pot but if it will stop alzeimers i might have to start....
they say alzeimers is hereditary and my grandmother now has it. so i dont want it so i will become a pothead instead
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Old 10-11-2006, 06:34 AM
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Maybe it's just less noticeable in pot smokers because they are already forgetful and confused.... lmao
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Maybe it's just less noticeable in pot smokers because they are already forgetful and confused.... lmao


What was the topic again?

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Old 10-11-2006, 06:09 PM
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YOu guys are too funny
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That would certainly make for some interesting days at the "Old Folks Home"!
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