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Why scientists are calling for experiments on ecstasy

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — MDMA, more commonly known as ecstasy, promotes strong feelings of empathy in users and is classified as a Schedule 1 drug - a category reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high... Read More
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Novel biomarkers can help detect illegal blood doping in athletes

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — Currently, there is no accurate test for autologous blood transfusions, but new tools may help find cheating athletes, according to a new report in Transfusion Medicine Reviews. Read More
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Researchers identify brain circuits that help people cope with stress

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — Research supported by the National Institutes of Health has identified brain patterns in humans that appear to underlie "resilient coping," the healthy emotional and behavioral responses to stress... Read More
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Quitting smoking may lower alcohol intake

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — Researchers find smokers who have attempted to quit in the past week drink less alcohol than those who have not tried to give up smoking. Read More
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New review concludes that evidence for alcohol causing cancer is strong

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — A new review of epidemiological evidence supports a causal association between alcohol consumption and cancers at seven sites in the body: oropharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colon, rectum and... Read More
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UNC experts: Doctors shouldn't routinely recommend e-cigarettes to smokers

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — The health benefits of quitting smoking are widely accepted, but researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have taken issue with the suggestion that doctors should routinely... Read More
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New Penn research shows average joint contains much less marijuana than thought

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — How much marijuana does the average joint contain?"It seems like an odd question but major policy questions depend on the answer," said Greg Ridgeway, an associate professor of criminology... Read More
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Some surgical procedures associated with risk for chronic opioid use

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — Common surgical procedures were associated with increased risk for chronic opioid use in the first year after surgery by opioid-na├»ve patients - those who had not filled a prescription for the... Read More
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Chronic opioid use risks increase with knee surgery, cesarean

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — A new study reveals that the 11 most common types of surgery increase risks of chronic opioid use, adding fuel to the 'opioid epidemic' in America. Read More
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Researchers pinpoint neurons that tell the brain when to stop drinking

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — Activation of D2 neurons could discourage alcoholics from wanting another drink. Read More
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Medical marijuana linked to reduced prescription drug use

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com — Researchers find that between 2010-2013, states that had legalized the use of medical marijuana saw a fall in prescription drug use. Read More
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