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Clinical trials of cannabis-based epilepsy medicine to start

Clinical trials of cannabis-based epilepsy medicine to start in the UK

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UK health officials have given the go-ahead for doctors to test a new treatment derived from the cannabis plant in children suffering from certain forms of severe epilepsy. The new...

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Harry Potter
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Some people say that reading "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" taught them the importance of friends, or that easy decisions are seldom right. Carnegie Mellon University scientists used a chapter of that book to learn a different lesson: identifying what different regions of the brain are doing when people read.

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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