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Stop exercising, eat as much as you want ... and still lose weight?
A new study may shed light on why some people have such a hard time eating only a few potato chips or a single fry.
Recent studies have revealed potato chips and french fries to be the worst contributors to weight gain â€“ and with good reason.
American and Italian researchers have found that a novel drug allows anandamide â€“ a marijuana-like chemical in the body â€“ to effectively control pain at the site of an injury.
UC Irvine researchers have discovered that markedly depleted amounts of an omega-3 fatty acid in brain tissue samples from Alzheimer's patients may be due to the liver's inability to produce the complex fat, also contained in fish-oil supplements.
Fatty foods may not be the healthiest diet choice, but those rich in unsaturated fats â€“ such as avocados, nuts and olive oil â€“ have been found to play a pivotal role in sending this important message to your brain: stop eating, you're full.
A new study shows, for the first time, that the release of the body's own marijuana-like compounds is crucial to stress-induced analgesia â€“ the body's way of initially shielding pain after a serious injury.
UCI study shows the potential for new class of pain-killing drugs.
SAN DIEGO - A decade ago, when Daniele Piomelli went to scientific conferences, he was often the only researcher studying cannabinoids, the class of chemicals that give marijuana users a high. His work often drew snickers and jokes - but no more.
- A political dynamiter.