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Individual Differences in Rates of Ageing: Detectable Signs in Young Adults (BBC News / PNAS)

Summary An international research group investigated 18 different ageing-related traits by following 954 people from New Zealand (the Dunedin Study birth cohort) who were born in 1972-73. Multiple biomarkers were tracked, involving the ageing-related traits being checked when the group … Continue reading

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Young Cannabis Smokers Risk Irreversible Lower IQ (BBC Health News / PNAS)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Research suggests that young people (below the age of 18 years) who smoke cannabis regularly risk a significant and … Continue reading

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