Memory Loss From Marijuana Blocked By Ibuprofen; Drug Duo May Halt Alzheimer’s Progression
Marijuana’s primary side-effect as a medicine — memory loss — may soon become all but forgotten.
In a stunningly simple turn, investigators found that a simple over-the-counter painkiller, such as ibuprofen, blocks memory loss from the drug’s active ingredient, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The drug combination may also prevent neurological damage from Alzheimer’s disease, opening possibilities too for the treatment of a variety of other diseases and conditions. Read more