PARKINSON'S DISEASE & Cannabis studies
Science & Research
2012 - Study ~ The decrease of dopamine D(2)/D(3) receptor densities in the putamen and nucleus caudatus goes parallel with maintained levels of CB(1) cannabinoid receptors in Parkinson's disease: A preliminary autoradiographic study with the selective dopamine D(2)/D(3) antagonist [(3)H]raclopride and the novel CB(1) inverse agonist [(125)I]SD7015.2012 - News ~ 5 Marijuana Compounds That Could Help Combat Cancer, Alzheimers, Parkinsons2011 - News ~ New metabolic pathway for controlling brain inflammation2010 - Study ~ Loss of cannabinoid CB1 receptor expression in the 6-hydroxydopamine-induced nigrostriatal terminal lesion model of Parkinson's disease in the rat.2009 - News ~ Medical Marijuana and Parkinson's Disease
2008 - Study ~ Paraquat induces apoptosis in human lymphocytes: protective and rescue effects of glucose, cannabinoids and insulin-like growth factor-1.
2008 - News ~ LSUHSC research reports new method to protect brain cells from diseases like Alzheimer's
2007 - Study ~ Anti-dyskinetic effects of cannabinoids in a rat model of Parkinson's disease: role of CB1 and TRPV1 receptors
2007 - Study ~ Cannabinoids and neuroprotection in motor-related disorders.
2007 - News ~ Marijuana Against Parkinson?
2007 - News ~ Marijuana-Like Chemicals Helps Treat Parkinson's
2007 - News ~ Parkinsons' Helped By Marijuana-Like Chemicals In Brain
2004 - Study ~ Survey on cannabis use in Parkinson's disease: subjective improvement of motor symptoms.
2004 - News ~ Marijuana Compounds May Aid Parkinson's Disease2003 - Patent ~ US Patent 6630507 - Cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants
2003 - Study ~ Therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in CNS disease.
1999 - Study ~ Cannabinoids in parkinsonism
1999 - Study ~ Cannabis in movement disorders.
1999 - News ~ Why your brain is primed for a high
video - CANNABIS Relieves Parkinson's Disease symptoms
But while a tremor may be the most well-known sign of Parkinson's disease, the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement.