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2013-12-17 23:28:55

In the 2011 chapter, “Sporting Cannabinoids,” the authors of The Cannabis Papers noted how exercise is cannabinoid dependent. New research describes how the memory improvements associated with exercise are due to activation of our cannabinoid system and its CB1 receptor. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 “Exercise enhances memory,” opened Bryan W. Brickner, part of Publius, the pen name used for The Cannabis Papers: A citizen’s guide to cannabinoids (2011), “and how it...

2013-07-31 23:36:43

Exercise, the cannabinoid system and human evolution are the focus of a new posting on The Compassion Chronicles by political scientist Bryan W. Brickner, who highlights President Bush’s thoughts on running, the health benefits of exercise, and the science of cannabinoids and the runner’s high in an excerpt from his forthcoming book, The Book of the Is: A book on bridges (Summer 2013). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Exercise, the cannabinoid system and human evolution are the focus...

2013-06-30 23:16:11

With cancer awareness campaigns occurring throughout the year, the authors of The Cannabis Papers: A Citizen's Guide to Cannabinoids, ask Americans to talk cancer and cannabinoids with friends and family this summer and highlight the efforts of Curtis Kile, a Detroit cerebral palsy patient wheeling to Washington DC this 4th of July to raise cancer and cannabis awareness. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 With 2013 reaching its mid-point, the authors of The Cannabis Papers: A...

2013-04-30 23:04:26

A dramatic genetic finding about autism and cannabinoids leads this month´s news, followed by spotlighting three cannabinoid activists for furthering science and a brief look at the US Supreme Court´s 1.3 grams of cannabis and deportation ruling. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 A dramatic genetic finding about autism and cannabinoids leads this month´s news from Publius, the pen name for the authors of The Cannabis Papers: A citizen´s guide to cannabinoids (2011)....

Drive To Overeat Triggered By Key Shift In The Brain
2013-04-30 05:37:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Early Edition this week has identified a cellular change in the brain that has been linked to obesity. In the study, a team of American and Italian neuroscientists joined forces to identify a switch that occurs in neurons located within the hypothalamus. This switch, they explain in a statement, “involves receptors that trigger or inhibit the...

When Good Resolutions Go Bad, Look For More Than Endorphins
2013-01-05 06:21:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team from Inserm has published a new study in the journal Biological Psychology detailing the key role played by a protein, the CB1 cannabinoid receptor, during physical exercise. The team demonstrated, in studies conducted on mice, the location of this receptor - in a part of the brain associated with motivation and reward systems - controls the amount of time for which an individual will carry out voluntary physical...

2012-06-12 10:25:32

Experimental drug and genetic difference both indicate how people deal with fear and stress Researchers at Duke University and the National Institutes of Health have found a way to calm the fears of anxious mice with a drug that alters their brain chemistry. They've also found that human genetic differences related to the same brain chemistry influence how well people cope with fear and stress. It's an advance in understanding the brain's fear circuitry that the research team says may...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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