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Identical twins light the way for new genetic cause of arthritis

Identical twin toddlers who presented with severe arthritis helped scientists to identify the first gene mutation that can single-handedly cause a juvenile form of this inflammatory joint disease. By investigating the DNA of individual blood cells of both children and then modelling the genetic defect in a mouse model, the research team led by Adrian… Read More »

Medical News Today: Cannabis and the brain: Recent studies shed new light

Recent research sheds new light on the effects of cannabis on the brain. It reveals a complex pattern of potential harms and benefits that varies with age and disease. New research uncovers novel ways in which marijuana affects the developing brain. The findings came from a number of studies that featured at the 2018 annual… Read More »