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Internet Gamblers More Likely to Use Alcohol, Marijuana Than Offline Gamblers

People who engage in Internet gambling, such as online poker, are more likely to use alcohol and marijuana than those who gamble offline, a new study suggests. Online gamblers also were found to be involved in more types of gambling, and spent more money and time playing, PsychCentral.com reports. Researchers…

Epigenetic Changes in Blood Samples May Point to Schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have identified epigenetic changes — known as DNA methylation — in the blood of patients with schizophrenia. The researchers were also able to detect differences depending on how old the patients were when they developed the disease and whether they had been…