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E-cigarette chemical link to lung illness

US health officials have found vitamin E acetate in samples of e-cigarette products that may be linked to the increase of lung illness across the country, according to media reports. The Washington Post reported on Thursday that investigators at the Food and Drug Administration detected the chemical in vape products containing cannabis that had been… Read More »

‘Key player’ identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions

Scientists have identified a specific gene they believe could be a key player in the changes in brain structure seen in several psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia and autism. The team from Cardiff University’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute has found that the deletion of the gene CYFIP1 leads to thinning of the insulation that covers… Read More »