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SNPs Found to Determine the Age at Which Girls Experience Menarche

Variations on chromosome 6q21 are associated with AAM one to two months later per copy carried, says Nature Genetics study.

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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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