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Smoking Weed for Weight Loss: Does it Work?

CabezonicationGetty Images You’ve probably heard that ongoing punchline about how stoners always have the munchies. But is it actually true? Maybe. Research shows that smoking marijuana does affect the mechanisms that trigger hunger in our brain: receptors in our brain trigger the release of hormones that make us feel famished, causing us to gobble up… Read More »

‘That day, I vowed to try to change things’ – Trinity professor says encounter with distressed mother and son drives her work

Professor Mary McCarron is author of over 100 publications on ageing. Photo: Gerry Mooney ‘That day, I vowed to try to change things’ – Trinity professor says encounter with distressed mother and son drives her work Independent.ie It was when she first trained as an intellectual disability (ID) nurse at Stewarts Hospital and later worked… Read More »