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Neuroimaging study sheds new light on how a dose of THC changes the brain

PsyPost 19/01/2019 New neuroimaging research provides insight into how tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis, affects the human brain. The study found that THC increases glutamate concentrations in the striatum, a major brain structure involved in the coordination of body movement, decision-making and the initiation of action. Read more about our new… Continue reading Neuroimaging study sheds new light on how a dose of THC changes the brain

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Study examines effects of different opioids on driving performance

Medical Express, 05-12-2018 Taking opioids for the treatment of pain has been associated with increased risks of crashing among drivers, but it is unknown whether this applies to all opioids or pertains to specific opioids only. A new British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology study found that the influence of single analgesic doses of methadone and buprenorphine—two different… Continue reading Study examines effects of different opioids on driving performance

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Geeft alcohol je valse herinneringen?

New Scientist, Lowlands Sience 08/08/2018 Je hebt vier uurtjes slaap gehad, ondertussen een aantal biertjes op en bent flink uit je dak gegaan bij goede artiesten. Kun je dan nog wel betrouwbare dingen vertellen over een misdaad die je net op het festival hebt gezien? Lilian Kloft van de Universiteit Maastricht is hier nieuwsgierig naar.… Continue reading Geeft alcohol je valse herinneringen?