Latest News

Brain imaging insight into cannabis as a pain killer

The pain relief offered by cannabis varies greatly between individuals, a brain imaging study suggests. The researchers found that an oral tablet of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, tended to make the experience of pain more bearable, rather than actually reduce the intensity of the pain.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Protein pathway involved in brain tumor stem cell growth identified

  • Enhancing studies on a possible blood biomarker for traumatic brain injury

  • Left or right? The brain knows before you move

  • Study challenges theory on unconscious memory system in the brain

  • Study challenges theory on unconscious memory system

  • Retinal swelling in premature infants tied to poorer neuro-development

  • Intermediary neuron acts as synaptic cloaking device

  • Method for mapping neuron clusters developed

  • Optogenetic stimulation of the brain to control pain demonstrated in study

  • Twin study lends new insights into link between back pain and depression

  •