Neurons that control overeating also drive appetite for...
he brain's reward circuits located in the midbrain, with the notion that in these patients, food may become a type of "drug of abuse" similar to cocaine.
New Technique to Flush Out Evidence of Cocaine Use
Forensic Science Student Uses New Technique to Flush Out Evidence of Cocaine Use in Lubbock's Sewage Water
Hormones, Elvis, and Human Emotion
—The velvety voice of Elvis Presley still makes hearts flutter—
Cocaine vaccine gets a boost
PET imaging studies reveal how an inoculation against cocaine addiction uses the body's own immune system to prevent a high
Students given painkillers more likely to become addicted...
Long-term use and abuse of opioid painkillers, such as OxyContin and Vicodin, has markedly increased in the United States in the last two decades
How plants make cocaine
Cocaine is one of the most commonly used (and abused) drugs, but we have almost no modern information on how plants produce this complex alkaloid.
Medical marijuana outlets not linked to crime
Despite some concerns to the contrary, neighborhoods with medical marijuana dispensaries may not have higher crime rates than other neighborhoods—at least in one California city.
Cannabinoid Shown Effective as Adjuvant Analgesic for Cancer...
An investigational cannabinoid therapy helped provide effective analgesia when used as an adjuvant medication for cancer
American teens are less likely than European teens to use...
The U.S. had the second-lowest proportion of students who used tobacco and alcohol compared to their counterparts in 36 European countries,
Drugs given to cows found in baby food
Beneficial effect of smoked cannabis in people with multiple...
smoked cannabis provides relief from muscle tightness
Cocaine Use Triggers Changes in Brain's Neuron Structure...
Internet and new drugs
One of these new abused drugs is methoxetamine (MXE), sold as a "legal" alternative to ketamine
Brain Networks Connected to Teen Drug Use
About One Baby Born Each Hour Addicted to Opiate Drugs in...
About one baby is born every hour addicted to opiate drugs in the United States, according to new research from University of Michigan physicians.
Chronic cocaine use may speed up aging of brain
New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge suggests that chronic cocaine abuse accelerates the process of brain ageing.
Treatments for cocaine addiction are urgently needed. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2008, nearly 1.4 million Americans met
Antidote for cocaine overdose shows promise in lab tests...
Antidote for cocaine overdose shows promise in lab tests
Speed and ecstasy associated with depression in teenagers...
Ecstasy and speed-using grade ten students were respectively 1.7 and 1.6 times more likely to be depressed by the time they reached grade eleven.