Alzheimer’s disease could be stopped in its tracks with an injection into the memory centres of the brain to boost a gene which clears out destructive sticky plaques, scientists believe. Four years ago,
A team of researchers have discovered a new molecule that they say may be a major step towards the creation of an Alzheimer’s vaccine. The molecule, known as monophosphoryl lipid A (MPL), has shown evidence
Lab data suggests THC and cannabis compounds deserve further testing Alzheimer’s disease may now be added to a list of diseases with promising treatment from cannabis compounds, a new study from the Salk
A new study poses an intriguing question: Does gum disease accelerate cognitive decline in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease? The answer may be found in inflammation. A new study poses an intriguing
A new study has found a link to rare acute psychotic responses. We've long known that pot can affect different people in various ways -- some smokers only experience a slight "buzz" while others can become
“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “ “[Leonardo Vinci’s]
When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain. That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering
The co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) believed LSD could be used to cure alcoholics and credited the drug with helping his own recovery from often debilitating depression, according to new research.