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Researchers have identified the mechanism by which marijuana may affect learning and memory

Researchers have identified the mechanism by which marijuana may affect learning and memory

As little as one standard cup of coffee a day can produce caffeine addiction

As little as one standard cup of coffee a day can produce caffeine addiction

Mouse study suggests that survivors of severe heart attacks may have problems learning certain tasks

Mouse study suggests that survivors of severe heart attacks may have problems learning certain tasks

Should medical knowledge be extended to enhance the lives of those who are already healthy?

Should medical knowledge be extended to enhance the lives of those who are already healthy?

Guideline evaluates treatments for postherpetic neuralgia

Guideline evaluates treatments for postherpetic neuralgia

Pregnant women are at higher risk for restless legs syndrome

Pregnant women are at higher risk for restless legs syndrome

Opiate abuse may alter brain neurons making brain more sensitive to stress

Opiate abuse may alter brain neurons making brain more sensitive to stress

Seroquel is significantly more effective than placebo in treating patients with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder

Seroquel is significantly more effective than placebo in treating patients with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder

Females are predisposed to succumb to the temptation to overeat

Females are predisposed to succumb to the temptation to overeat

THC in marijuana may block the spread of forms of cancer causing herpes viruses

THC in marijuana may block the spread of forms of cancer causing herpes viruses

New imaging analysis techniques to probe causes of dyslexia

New imaging analysis techniques to probe causes of dyslexia

Breakthrough in spinal regeneration research

Breakthrough in spinal regeneration research

Humans are in fact quite rational; they just do not trust what people in lab coats tell them

Humans are in fact quite rational; they just do not trust what people in lab coats tell them

New high-tech pacifier helps babies who are born prematurely

New high-tech pacifier helps babies who are born prematurely

Brain function a key to addiction treatments

Brain function a key to addiction treatments

People with mild Alzheimer’s were more likely to make driving errors

People with mild Alzheimer’s were more likely to make driving errors

Discovery of way to regulate brain blood could lead to new treatments for stroke, migraine, Alzheimer’s

Discovery of way to regulate brain blood could lead to new treatments for stroke, migraine, Alzheimer’s

Transthyretin discovery may halt progression of Alzheimer's

Transthyretin discovery may halt progression of Alzheimer's

Chemical pathways of serotonin in the nervous system pave way for future pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Chemical pathways of serotonin in the nervous system pave way for future pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Scientists closer to correcting an abnormal gene which causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Scientists closer to correcting an abnormal gene which causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease