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Casual marijuana use could lead to brain abnormalities in young adults

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:55

Researchers have said that the size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week.

Marijuana may halt HIV spread

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 11:21

A new study has shown that chronic intake of THC, the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, can protect critical immune tissue in the gut from the damaging effects of HIV infection.

Heavy marijuana use linked to Schizophrenia

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 22:07

A new study has found that teens who smoked marijuana regularly for three years have abnormal changes in the brain structure and poor working memory.

Marijuana may help treat autoimmune disorders

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 14:22

A new study led by Indian origin researcher has suggested that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), a principal ingredient in marijuana, may be beneficial in treating those with autoimmune disorders.

Smoking synthetic marijuana likelier to cause strokes among teens

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 18:43

Case studies by researchers have revealed that the stroke risk could be added to the various other health hazards that may be associated with smoking synthetic marijuana among young, healthy adults.

New treatment may help kick pot addiction

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 14:05

Scientists have found that boosting levels of a naturally occurring compound in the brain could help treat marijuana addiction.

Illegal drug use surges among US baby boomers: Survey

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 13:55

The use of illegal drugs among Americans in general is holding steady, but it`s surging among middle-aged baby boomers, according to report released Wednesday.

Marijuana world`s top illegal drug used, study says

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 19:08

Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug used worldwide, according to the first-ever global survey of illicit drug abuse.

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