In a new study aimed at examining the association between overeating, binge eating and adverse outcomes such as overweight/obesity, depression, frequent binge drinking, marijuana use and other drug use, researchers have found that youngsters who overeat or binge eat, may be at increased risk of initiating use of marijuana and other drugs.
The home is a child's first school and his mother, the first teacher. A large part of a child's personality is already shaped even before he starts going to school. Also, irrespective of how much time a child spends in his school or with his classmates, his/her behavior and choices are to a great extent influenced by family environment. A new research from North Carolina State University, Brigham Young University and the Pennsylvania State University suggests that parental involvement matters much more than the school environment when it comes to preventing or limiting alcohol and marijuana use by children, according to a report in Medical Xpress.
Like cigarette smokers, even those who smoke cannabis have a high possibility of relapsing to cannabis use when they experience certain withdrawal symptoms, suggests a new study led by David Allsop of the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) at the University of New South Wales.
According to a new study by researchers from the University of Southern California, recreational marijuana could increase the risk of sub-types of testicular cancer in men. The study revelations suggest that those using the herb for recreational purposes, and also those using marijuana and its derivatives for therapeutic purposes should consider the long-term effects.
According to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal CANCER, researchers have discovered a link between marijuana use and an increased risk of "developing subtypes of testicular cancer that tend to carry a somewhat worse prognosis," as stated in a report from Wiley science news room.
New study finds that smoking marijuana in your teen years and continued using into their adult years lose a few I.Q. points in all of that smoke.
Researchers say that for Pregnant women and would-be-mothers marijuana use can insure unhealthy brain function in children.