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Marijuana-like Compound Found to Slow Alzheimer's
October 19, 2006 04:32 AM
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Marijuana may slow the brain inflamation believed to contribute to age-related degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, researchers said at the annual meeting of the Society of Neuroscience yesterday. Using rats with brain inflammation similar t...

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Loneliness Alters Genes Related to Immunity
September 25, 2007 09:25 AM
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Prior research has shown being lonely means an increased risk for health problems such as Alzheimer's and heart disease. Now a new study shows social isolation actually causes changes in genes related to inflammation and immune system activity. Dr. Steven ...

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