Monday, November 20, 2006

THC & seizures

Scientists may have just found out why marijuana impairs memory and why the brain's natural versions of the drug might help against epilepsy.

The scientists suggest the way THC disrupts synchronized brain cell activity might help fight seizures. During seizures, brain activity becomes abnormally synchronized. Prior research suggested the brain's natural versions of THC, known as endocannabinoids, helped prevent seizures.
Science Article

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