NeuroGenesis

Friday, October 14, 2005


Marijuana May Grow Neurons in the Brain

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Oct. 14 - Advocates for medical marijuana can take heart over the findings of two Canadian research teams.

A synthetic cannabinoid -- similar to the compounds found in marijuana, but substantially stronger -- causes the growth of new neurons and reduces anxiety and depression, investigators at the University of Saskatchewan here reported.



Neurogenesis is not only exciting as a medical phenomenoum but would warrant a change of the stereotypical brain dead stoner.

2 comments:

The Lazy Iguana said...

Oh Canada! This is great news. Now, if we could just get President Bush to smoke more weed........

Hey, it could not possibly hurt the guy's brain.

B said...

haha. second blog in my blog roll to cover a story i was going to post hahaha...