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Cannabis products are being sold as sleep remedies – here’s the evidence about their effectiveness

Shutterstock Ian Hamilton, University of York Problems with sleep are common. In recent research, 48% of UK adults said sleeping badly had a negative effect on their mental health. For teenagers, this proportion was significantly higher – 66%. The large number of people experiencing sleep problems makes for an attractive market. Some companies have seized the opportunity to provide remedies, …

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The link between drugs and music explained by science

Henny van Roomen/Shutterstock.com Ian Hamilton, University of York; Harry Sumnall, Liverpool John Moores University, and Suzi Gage, University of Liverpool For centuries, musicians have used drugs to enhance creativity and listeners have used drugs to heighten the pleasure created by music. And the two riff off each other, endlessly. The relationship between drugs and music is also reflected in lyrics …

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