Archive: 12/1/2009

Is cannabis the answer to Booze Britain's problems?

Substituting cannabis in place of more harmful drugs may be a winning strategy in the fight against substance misuse. Research published in BioMed Central' open access Harm Reduction Journal features a poll of 350 cannab ...

Dec 01, 2009
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Special ultrasound accurately identifies skin cancer

High-frequency ultrasound with elastography can help differentiate between cancerous and benign skin conditions, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Dec 01, 2009
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Childhood lead exposure causes permanent brain damage

A study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to evaluate brain function revealed that adults who were exposed to lead as children incur permanent brain injury. The results were presented today at the annual ...

Dec 01, 2009
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