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How can marijuana policy protect the adolescent brain?

As more states begin to legalize the use of marijuana, more young people may start to believe that it's safe to experiment with the drug. However, those under 25 are more vulnerable to the effects of drugs than are older ...

Feb 08, 2017
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Scientists identify key defect in brain tumor cells

In a new study, Yale researchers identified a novel genetic defect that prevents brain tumor cells from repairing damaged DNA. They found that the defect is highly sensitive to an existing FDA-approved drug used to treat ...

Feb 01, 2017
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Triggering the brain's 'auto-focus'

We are constantly being bombarded with attention-grabbing distractions, from the flashy shopfronts and advertisements that flank the side of the road to the tempting buzz of the phone during a meeting with the boss.

Jan 25, 2017
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