Alzheimer's Research Can No Longer Be Sidelined

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    Alzheimer's Research Can No Longer Be Sidelined
    By Joan Bakewell
    CN Source: Independent March 13, 2008 World

    It's good news for Terry Pratchett, Britain's highest-profile Alzheimer's sufferer. Alzheimer's syndrome is a disease of old age that could lie in wait for any of us and sometimes ambushes those who think of themselves as merely middle aged. Terry Pratchett is 59. The good news is that research is showing that cannabis slows down memory loss. The recent report from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has involved mice, but is now moving towards human trials.

    Alzheimers &Cannabis 03/13/08

    Alzforum Website - Marijuana Posted 2 May 2001

    High Times for Alzheimers By Sophie Petit-Zeman
    CN Source: Guardian Unlimited September 26, 2002

    Marijuana may block Alzheimer's

    "My basic hypothesis," he says, "is that (Aß) is taken up into neurons,
    where it is phophorylated [garlanded, like tau, with phosphorus and oxygen] and kills them. It's this toxic action that cannabinoids prevent."

    -- Dr Nathaniel Milton,
    a biochemist at London's Royal Free and University College medical school.

    Marijuana May Spur New Brain Cells

    Marijuana Compound Spurs Brain Cell Growth

    Cannabis Prevents Brain Damage (Thread)

    "I now have absolute proof that smoking even one marijuana cigarette
    is equal in brain damage to being on Bikini Island during an H-bomb blast."

    -- Ronald Reagan (American 40th US President (1981- 89), 1911-2004)


    Clinic Offers Puff of Relief for Chronically Ill
    By Miriam Bulwar David-Hay
    CN Source: Jerusalem Post January 07, 2008 Israel

    A Tel Aviv medical clinic has quietly begun giving marijuana to cancer and AIDS sufferers, legally and with Health Ministry approval, reports Yediot Tel Aviv. The move, the first of its kind in Israel, is aimed at alleviating the pain suffered by the chronically and seriously ill. According to the report, the clinic began giving the drug to suffering patients about six months ago. By Israeli law, marijuana can legally be used as a medicine if a patient obtains a special license from the Health Ministry.

    Is marijuana kosher for Pessah? by Sheera Claire Frenkel
    THE JERUSALEM POST Mar. 27, 2007


    It's those Jewish Bastards Out for Legalizing! R.M.N.

    "You know, it's a funny thing, every one of the bastards that are out for legalizing marijuana is Jewish. What the Christ is the matter with the Jews, Bob?
    -- Richard M Nixon

    "Marijuana does not lead to physical dependency, although some evidence indicates that the heavy, long-term users may develop a psychological dependence on the drug."
    Shafer Commission (US federal government, 1973)
    US Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding 1972,
    US National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse

    "You're enough of a pro, to know that for you to come out with something that would run counter to what the Congress feels and what the country feels, and what we're planning to do, would make your commission just look bad as hell."
    -- Richard M Nixon to the Shafer Commission

    Just What The Doctor Ordered?

    "They've outlawed the number one vegetable on the planet."

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    The Stoners Will Survive


    Google Alzheimer Marijuana

    * BBC NEWS | Health | Marijuana may block Alzheimer's
    * Marijuana may help stave off Alzheimer’s - Alzheimer's Disease ...
    * Marijuana Ingredient May Help Alzheimer's
    * Marijuana and Alzheimer's October 20, 2006, Hour Two
    * Marijuana May Slow Alzheimer's Scripps Research cbsnews

    * Marijuana May Slow Progression of Alzheimer’s disease
    Newswise Medical News

    * Marijuana Ingredient May Stall Decline From Alzheimer's
    * More Evidence Suggests Marijuana Slows Alzheimer's
    * Marijuana's Key Ingredient Might Fight Alzheimer's
    - LiveScience

    * Marijuana's Key Ingredient May Fight Alzheimer's
    * Marijuana Ingredient May Help Alzheimer's
    - ... Health

    * Alzheimer's, Marijuana And Sensible Drug Policy.
    * Oregon Okays Medical Marijuana For Alzheimer's Agitation
    * Marijuana May Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

    * Information Source: A Molecular Link Between the Active Component of Marijuana and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology (2006)

    * Marijuana Protects against Alzheimer's?
    - Just Noticeable Differences

    "I think we can now say that marijuana does not lead to degeneration, does not affect the brain cells, is not habit-forming, and does not lead to heroin addiction."
    Dr. James H. Fox (1966): FDA's Director of the Bureau of Drug Abuse Control

    * Marijuana Prevents Alzheimers
    * Marijuana fights Alzheimer's - Pictures

    * Marijuana may slow progression of Alzheimer's
    COSMOS magazine

    * Marijuana against Alzheimer’s disease? Oct 18, 2006
    Researchers say chemicals in marijuana may slow the memory loss of Alzheimer’s disease,. ...

    * Alzheimer’s Disease and Marijuana.
    * Marijuana's Active Ingredient May Slow Progression Of Alzheimer's
    * NPR: Could Marijuana Help Ward Off Alzheimer's?

    * Marijuana's Key Ingredient Might Fight Alzheimer's
    - Science Propeller

    * Marijuana May Slow Progression Of Alzheimer's Disease
    - Latest Buzz

    "Smoking marijuana may protect against Alzheimer's disease".
    - Ohio State University study/

    * Marijuana may help delay Alzheimer’s symptoms
    - Psych Central

    *"Marijuana may help slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease."
    - A new U.S. study find. (HealthDay News) WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18


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