Mental illness genetically linked to drug use and misuse

Posted by - October 6, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteThere are many reports of drug use leading to mental health problems, and we all know of someone having a few too many drinks to cope with a bad day. Many people who are diagnosed with a mental health disorder indulge in drugs, and vice versa. As severity

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Early marijuana use associated with abnormal brain function, lower IQ

Posted by - October 5, 2016

This post was originally published on this site In a new study, scientists in London, Ontario have discovered that early marijuana use may result in abnormal brain function and lower IQ. Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal substance in the world. Previous studies have suggested that frequent marijuana users, especially those who begin at

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Cannabis reduces creativity, but user generally not aware

Posted by - October 4, 2016

This post was originally published on this site Regular users of cannabis are less aware of their own mistakes, and they are not good at creative thinking. This is the conclusion drawn by psychologist Mikael Kowal from his research on the effects of cannabis. PhD defence 6 October. Dopamine Kowal conducted experiments on 40 regular

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New system can detect cocaine at low concentrations

Posted by - October 3, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteResearchers from Valencia and the Basque Country have developed a new method to detect cocaine and mycoplasma at very low concentrations. It has been designed as an alternative for use in laboratories and is potentially more competitive than existing analysis methods. The method combines the use of gated

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