Smoking strong pot daily increases psychosis risks
London, March 21 : Amid growing decriminalisation of cannabis use, a new study warns that daily cannabis use, especially of high potency, is strongly linked to the risk of developing psychosis, a mental disorder characterised by a disconnection from reality.
Balance of two enzymes may help treat pancreatic cancer
Los Angeles, March 21 : A new research has set the stage for clinicians to potentially use levels of a pancreatic cancer patient's PHLPP1 and PKC enzymes as a prognostic and for researchers to develop new therapeutic drugs that change the balance of the two enzymes as a means to treat the disease.
Breast implant safety put under scanner by FDA
Washington, March 20 : After thousands of women reported that breast implants had caused them problems, like debilitating joint pain and fatigue, the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) and researchers have started re-examining its safety.
Researchers develop jellyfish-inspired self-healing skin
Pulau Ujong, Mar 19 : In what could prove a breakthrough in building even more human-like robots of the future, researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed an electronic skin that can heal itself, stretches well and is also touch-sensitive. Full Story