Activating Cannabis Receptors Could Help Treat L-DOPA-induced Dyskinesia, Mouse Study Finds

Activating Cannabis Receptors Could Help Treat L-DOPA-induced Dyskinesia, Mouse Study Finds
A compound that affects some of the same receptors in the brain as cannabis could help reduce dyskinesia — involuntary muscle movement — that develops following levodopa treatment in Parkinson’s disease, a new study done in mice suggests. The mice were treated with HU-308, an agonist, or activator that binds to a cannabinoid receptor in the brain. It was found ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-01-07By Marisa Wexler