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Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Extremely low levels of a compound in marijuana called delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Neuroscientists at the University of South Florida show that extremely low doses of THC reduce the production of amyloid beta - found in a soluble form in most ageing brains - and prevent abnormal accumulation of this ...

 

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