Latest News

Regular marijuana use bad for teens' brains

Frequent marijuana use can have a significant negative effect on the brains of teenagers and young adults, including cognitive decline, poor attention and memory, and decreased IQ, according to psychologists. "It needs to be emphasized that regular cannabis use, which we consider once a week, is not safe and may result in addiction and neurocognitive damage, especially in youth," said one expert.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Listen to your heart: Why your brain may give away how well you know yourself

  • New guideline advises when to treat a first seizure

  • Autism-epilepsy connection explored in four studies

  • Drugs stimulate body?s own stem cells to replace the brain cells lost in multiple sclerosis

  • Novel mechanism involved in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, study shows

  • Demand driven deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinson's disease

  • Alcohol may elevate the expression of two enzymes called CYP2E1, CYP2U1

  • Socially anxious youth in treatment can enhance recovery through simple service tasks

  • Nicotine use increases compulsive alcohol consumption, study finds

  • Major vascular anomalies found in brains of people with Huntington's disease

  •