Monthly Archives: June 2011

Three subtypes of gamblers, study finds

According to a study published earlier this year, there are over two million people in America with  pathological gambling, and another four to six million are considered problem gamblers. Furthermore, there may be up to three different subtypes of people with serious … Continue reading

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Taiwan Study Shows Children as Young as Ten Vomit to Lose Weight

A study in Taiwan has found that 13% of the 8,673 girls and 7,043 boys who took part in the research admitted they made themselves sick to lose weight, with younger children being more prone to the practice and of the … Continue reading

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High Fat Diet May Damage Weight-Control Neurons

The results of a study presented at The Endocrine Society’s 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston show a possibility that brain injury may be a consequence of the overconsumption of a typical American diet offers a new explanation for why sustained weight … Continue reading

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Marijuana use and cognition impairment

Research shows that people who start using marijuana at a young age and those who use the greatest amount of marijuana may be the most cognitively impaired. These findings were presented at Neuroscience 2010, the annual meeting of the Society for … Continue reading

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Violent behaviour linked to gray matter.

ScienceDaily (June 6, 2011) — A brain imaging study suggests that men with a history of violent behavior may have greater gray matter volume in certain brain areas, whereas men with a history of substance use disorders may have reduced gray … Continue reading

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