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2012-04-27 00:01:19

The ability to navigate using spatial cues was impaired in mice whose brains were minus a channel that delivers potassium — a finding that may have implications for humans with damage to the hippocampus, a brain structure critical to memory and learning.

2012-03-08 15:57:15

A new study lead by the Neuroscience Institute of Alicante reveals how manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modulate high levels of impulsivity.

2012-03-06 23:06:47

Stop exercising, eat as much as you want ... and still lose weight?

2012-03-05 10:40:19

A deterioration of working memory is observed in people who consume drugs containing cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis leaves and buds.

2012-03-02 01:30:30

A major downside of the medical use of marijuana is the drug's ill effects on working memory, the ability to transiently hold and process information for reasoning, comprehension and learning.

2011-07-12 12:49:29

Humans are getting older and older, and the number of people with dementia is increasing.

2011-06-07 06:28:14

Definitive proof of an adverse effect of chronic marijuana use could lead to potential drug treatments and aid other research involved in cannabinoid receptors, a neurotransmission system receiving a lot of attention.

2011-06-06 20:00:52

Definitive proof of an adverse effect of chronic marijuana use revealed at SNM's 58th Annual Meeting could lead to potential drug treatments and aid other research involved in cannabinoid receptors, a neurotransmission system receiving a lot of attention.

2011-05-12 07:28:58

Scientists have discovered a new role for a biological pathway that not only signals the body's metabolic response to nutritional changes but also affects lifespan.

2011-05-11 23:50:26

A team led by a scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has identified a new role for a biological pathway that not only signals the body's metabolic response to nutritional changes, but also affects lifespan.


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