Research Explores Cannabis as Treatment for MS, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s Disease

Research Explores Cannabis as Treatment for MS, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s Disease

Publication date: Jan 04, 2020

The research will examine whether CBD and other cannabinoids can relieve pain in patients with multiple sclerosis; if cannabis can reduce neuroinflammation and degeneration of the brain caused by Huntington’s disease; and if cannabinoids have neuroprotective activity in models of Alzheimer’s disease.

-Alzheimer’s disease, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis and Huntington’s disease are all devastating conditions that don’t have a lot of effective treatments,” said Tsuyuki.

In addition to its partnership with the U of A, Atlas is collaborating with Harvard Medical School in developing cannabis products for pain and other neurological conditions.

A recent study found that medical cannabis is mildly effective in relieving pain and other symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

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