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Brain Mechanism Discovered Linking Food Smell And How Much We Eat
2014-02-11 15:40:39

Scientists, publishing a paper in the journal Nature Neuroscience, say that the type 1 cannabinoid receptor in the olfactory bulb in the brain could be causing you to eat more at the smell of food.

2012-03-22 21:12:38

In the last century something unexpected happened: humans became sedentary.

2010-09-20 22:35:07

American and Italian researchers have found that a novel drug allows anandamide – a marijuana-like chemical in the body – to effectively control pain at the site of an injury.

2009-01-21 15:40:40

Human male fertility may be impacted by long-term exposure to marijuana, researchers in the United States and Japan suggest.

2008-09-15 03:00:27

A new type of marijuana-like drug could alleviate pain in a similar way to marijuana without affecting the brain, London researchers said.

2008-08-27 12:00:34

U.S. scientists say they have created a synthetic molecule that could be used to treat chronic pain in patients with diseases such as diabetes or shingles.

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2008-03-13 10:05:00

A medical team from the University of Leicester has been able to establish for the first time a predictor for pregnant women who may have miscarriages and those who won’t. Their research is published in the highly prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.

2005-09-07 18:35:00

A new set of experiments in mice confirms that a brain receptor associated with the reinforcing effects of marijuana also helps to stimulate the rewarding and pleasurable effects of alcohol. The research, which was conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory and was published online September 2, 2005 by the journal Behavioural Brain Research, confirms a genetic basis for susceptibility to alcohol abuse and also suggests that drugs designed to block these...

2005-06-21 22:45:00

UCI study shows the potential for new class of pain-killing drugs.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.