According to a new study, the marijuana 'munchies' appear to be driven by neurons which are usually involved in suppressing hunger.
A new study reports cannabidiol, a marijuana derivative, is effective at reducing seizure frequency in children and adults with treatment resistant epilepsy.
A new study reviews the use of medical marijuana as a potential treatment for childhood seizures.
A new study reports people who started using marijuana before the age of 16 showed signs of arrested brain development in the prefrontal cortex. However, those who started using after the age of 16 showed the opposite effect.
Researchers have discovered a gene that could help to identify marijuana users most at risk for developing symptoms of psychosis. The study also reports female users are more susceptible to short term memory loss than males.
According to a new study, activation of the insula is reduced in young marijuana users when they face social exclusion.
Researchers report chronic marijuana users show more brain activity in the mesocorticolimbic reward system when presented with cannabis cues than with natural reward cues.
Children who were prenatally exposed to cannabis had a thicker prefrontal cortex than those who were not exposed to the drug while their mothers were pregnant.