effects of marijuana

Marijuana causes testicular cancer


September 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Using marijuana could have really damaging consequences as it causes testicular cancer, for instance, which only gets worse with time, a study says.The University of Southern ... Read more...

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Navy discharging 28 sailors for drug usage


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just a month after the US Navy announced the dismissal of 64 sailors for drug use, another 28 sailors are set to be discharged for similar offences. ... Read more...

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How marijuana affects the way the brain processes emotional info


April 6th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how drugs like marijuana affect the way the brain processes emotional information.Drugs act on naturally occurring receptors in the brain called cannabinoid receptors. However, the ... Read more...

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Marijuana use could lead to sexual dysfunction in men


February 12th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study on the effects of marijuana on sexual health has suggested that men could be courting sexual dysfunction from smoking it.Study researcher Rany Shamloul, a physician ... Read more...

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Marijuana derivative may ease neuropathic pain sans side effects


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Scientists have found that a new compound similar to the active component of marijuana (cannabis) can provide effective pain relief without the mental and physical side effects of ... Read more...

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Salvia must not be mistaken as Marijuana


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:20 am ICT by GD
Recently the herbal hallucinogenic found in Colorado, Salvia divinorum, is on the verge of getting banned. Although it is available in most of the U.S. states legally, the law makers are making ... Read more...

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Marijuana may boost heart attack, stroke risk


May 13th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Heavy marijuana use can raise a persons risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, says a new study.According to Dr. Jean Lud Cadet of the National ... Read more...

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Drug that blocks cannabinoid receptors may also fight alcoholic fatty liver


March 5th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug that blocks the cannabinoid receptors, best known for delivering the psychological effects of marijuana, can also help combat accumulation of ... Read more...

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Experimental drug shows promise for fighting obesity


January 9th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): The first clinical studies of an experimental drug, designed to fight obesity, have revealed that obese people who take it for 12 weeks even at very low doses, ... Read more...

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