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Cannabis Abuse Among Young Adults Declines Significantly Despite Mass Legalization

The prevalence of cannabis use disorder decreased in 2002 to 2016 among frequent users, according to a new study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Changes in social attitudes and the traits of frequent users may explain the decline, according to researchers….

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Plant-based Foods and Mediterranean Diet Associated with Healthy Gut Microbiome

A study presented at UEG Week 2019 has shown that specific foods could provide protection for the gut, by helping bacteria with anti-inflammatory properties to thrive. Researchers from the University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands have found that certain foods including legumes, bread, fish, nuts…

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Potato As Effective As Carbohydrate Gels for Boosting Athletic Performance, Study Finds

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, scientists report. “Research has shown that ingesting concentrated carbohydrate gels during prolonged exercise promotes carbohydrate availability during exercise and…

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Researchers Study Ancient Cuneiform Tablets to Predict Future Solar Flares or Coronal Mass Ejections

Scientist at the University of Tsukuba studies ancient cuneiform records for evidence of unusual solar activity 2,700 years ago, and identify three possible magnetic storms by matching the dates with tree-ring radioisotope data A research team led by the University of Tsukuba combined observations from…

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