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Your cellphone does not in itself cause cancer. But in the daily sea of radiation we all travel, there may be subtler dangers at work, and science is only just beginning to understand how they can come to affect people like Per Segerbäck so intensely
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The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.
Scientists discover the drug may help dementia patients retain memory for as many as six additional months
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Researchers even found some associations between psychedelic drugs and fewer mental health issues.
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A new understanding of brain chemistry could usher in an age of biologically enhanced humans
Now that recreational marijuana is legal in two states, lawmakers and law enforcement have to grapple with how best to deal with cannabis-impaired drivers.
The ability to reprogram the immune system is one of the most sought-after goals in medicine. Now researchers are closer than ever to pulling it off in patients with Type 1 diabetes, one of whom happens to be our correspondent
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Society has been fighting the plague of addictions without knowing how drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol hot-wire the brain's pleasure response. Now researchers may be closing in on a magic bullet.
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For the first time since the 1970s, researchers are being allowed to study the potential medical properties of the most tightly controlled substances around. But it's not easy.