Vicious circle leads to loss of brain cells in old age

August 31st, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

The CB1 receptor is responsible for the intoxicating effect of cannabis. However, it appears to act also as a kind of 'sensor' with which neurons measure and control the activity of certain immune cells in the brain. A recent study at least points in this direction. If the sensor fails, chronic inflammation may result -- probably the beginning of a dangerous vicious circle.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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