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Results: 181 - 184 of 184
  • 14 Mar 2012
    A new pathway for Cannabis to activate the brain

    Functional CB2-receptors can also be found in the brain. This is the striking conclusion of the paper Excitability of prefrontal cortical pyramidal neurons is modulated by activation of intracellular type-2 ...

  • 1 Mar 2012
    NWO-middelgroot grantproject

    SILS researcher Dr. Timo Breit (MAD-IBU) received a NWO-middelgroot grantproject of 400 k€.

  • 9 Feb 2012
    Sleep deprivations alters brain structure

    Chronic sleep restriction causes a decrease in hippocampal volume in adolescent rats, which is not explained by changes in glucocorticoid levels or neurogenesis.

  • 6 Feb 2012
    Use of antidepressants during pregnancy causes structural changes in the brain of the unborn child

    The use of certain antidepressants by pregnant women influences the development of the brain of their foetus, according to researchers of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The results of their research was published ...