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Latest Endocannabinoid system Stories

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.

2011-05-11 23:46:03

There is no longer any doubt that dietary restriction (DR) extends lifespan.

2011-02-04 12:39:41

The link between deficits of omega-3 poly-unsaturated fatty acids (AGPO-3) and the onset of depressive disorders is not new in the medical field.

2010-11-17 21:04:31

Many mental health disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia, produce changes in social behavior or interactions.

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.

2010-05-13 11:03:39

The new research suggests potential target for drugs to combat alcohol addiction.

2009-12-22 14:07:16

Endocannabinoid modulation of tongue sweet taste receptors may help control feeding behavior.

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.

2008-11-20 09:07:40

A new study makes the case for an illegal drug by showcasing its potential protective effects against Alzheimer’s disease.

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2008-11-19 15:40:00

The more research they do, the more evidence Ohio State University scientists find that specific elements of marijuana can be good for the aging brain by reducing inflammation there and possibly even stimulating the formation of new brain cells.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.