Effects of Social media linked to Depression. How?

A new survey confirms what we’ve all suspected for a while now – a link between social media and depression The more time young adults spend using popular social media, the greater the link to depression, new research suggests. The finding stems from research that involved nearly 1,800 men and women between the ages of …

The Pros and Cons of Combining Cannabis and Sex

Normally, individuals that smoke marijuana claim that everything tastes, smells and feels that much better when you’re high. This isn’t always the case though. When it comes to mixing cannabis and sex, although some claim that it’s the best experience they’ve ever had—others find it to be the sloppiest. What’s more important is that many …

There’s Great News for People Who Love Smoking Weed

Marijuana doesn’t get the best rap when it comes to mental health. Past research has shown it causes short-term paranoia. Another study found that high-potency cannabis — or “skunk” — could be directly responsible for one in four new cases of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. But the results of a new, widespread study offer some slightly …

New research claims smoking pot doesn’t make you depressed — but it can lead to substance abuse

New research published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found that using marijuana as an adult is not associated with a variety of mood and anxiety disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder. This is a challenge to some previous research that has shown that marijuana use is associated with depression and anxiety. The researchers examined …

TAG marijuana, alcohol, Drug abuse, Pregnancy Kids Born To Women Smoking Cannabis During Pregnancy Excel In One Aspect Of Brain Development

Prenatal cannabis exposure benefitted global motion perception, a biomarker of visual neurodevelopment, in preschoolers. Alcohol intake during pregnancy and the subsequent exposure of the child, on the other hand, impaired this measure. Researchers have stumbled on yet another surprising effect of marijuana: smoking cannabis during pregnancy produced New Zealand children who scored better on one …