Tag Archives: Growing

Growing up high: Neurobiological consequences of adolescent cannabis use

About one in five Canadian adolescents uses cannabis (19% of Canadians aged 15-19), and its recent legalization across the country warrants investigation into the consequence of this use on the developing brain. Adolescence is associated with the maturation of cognitive functions, such as working memory, decision-making, and impulsivity control. This is a highly vulnerable period… Read More »

One step closer to growing made-to-order human kidneys

In a study with significant implications for human organ transplantation, researchers have successfully grown functional mouse kidneys inside rats from just a few donor stem cells. The results of the study, led by researchers from the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Japan, will be published in an upcoming issue of Nature Communications. For patients… Read More »

Growing top 100 firm Birketts chooses OnePlace as cornerstone of new firm-wide client relationship initiatives

London, UK – 01 February 2019 – East Anglian law firm, Birketts, is experiencing phenomenal growth and success – recently reporting a 17 per cent rise in annual turnover to a record £49.5m. The firm is now investing further in client relationship management – signing a firm-wide deal with client lifecycle management specialist, OnePlace. The… Read More »

The Growing Problem of Military Suicides

By [email protected] STAFF U.S. veterans are dying by suicide at an alarming pace. The national veteran suicide rate was almost 30 per 100,000 people in 2015, or about 20 deaths every day, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The age-adjusted rate of suicide among veterans increased more than 30 percent from 2005 to 2015, compared… Read More »