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Steroid use found to damage brain’s spatial functioning

Long-term use of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) appears to severely impact a user’s ability to accurately recall the shapes and spatial relationships of objects, say medicos from McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Their study, appearing in the journalDrug and Alcohol Dependence, used a variety of tests to determine whether steroid users developed cognitive defects due […]

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DNA Damage From Magnetic Fields Linked To Iron In Cells

Prolonged exposure to low-level magnetic fields, similar to those emitted by such household devices as hair dryers, electric blankets and razors, can damage brain cell DNA, according to researchers in the University of Washington’s Department of Bioengineering. The scientists further found that the damage from brief exposures appears to build up over time. The study […]

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