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2013-10-09 23:00:45

New book ‘Surviving the Habit: A Nicotine Addict’s Guide to Quitting Smoking’ helps people realize the truth of nicotine dependency, accept it and treat it as an addiction. Wayne, MI (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 "Surviving the Habit: A Nicotine Addict’s Guide to Quitting Smoking" is a book that provides a motivational, educational and comprehensive treatment plan employing a gradual quit method to help people become smokeless survivors. It is user friendly and easy to...

2013-10-07 13:46:06

This press release is in support of a presentation by Dr. Jocelyne Caboche on Sunday Oct. 6 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain The extracellular-signal regulated kinase (ERK) pathway plays a role in multiple drug addictions and appears to modulate neuronal plasticity through epigenetic mechanisms, say French scientists. The discovery could pave the way for new therapeutic options for treating drug addictions, the researchers claim. "The molecular adaptations induced by ERK...

2013-10-07 13:15:28

This press release is in support of a presentation by Dr. Jocelyne Caboche on Sunday Oct. 6 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain The extracellular-signal regulated kinase (ERK) pathway plays a role in multiple drug addictions and appears to modulate neuronal plasticity through epigenetic mechanisms, say French scientists. The discovery could pave the way for new therapeutic options for treating drug addictions, the researchers claim. "The molecular adaptations induced by ERK...

Cocaine Addiction Never Goes Away
2013-09-23 13:00:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The modern approach to handling an addiction is to recognize it as a disease that cannot be cured – only managed. A new study in the journal Biological Psychiatry reinforces this notion: that a recovering addict is constantly haunted by their days of substance abuse – even after a long period of abstinence. As researchers scramble to answer the 'chicken or the egg' questions surrounding addiction, they are becoming increasingly...

Additive Found In Dog Food May Prevent A Disabling Chemotherapy Side Effect
2013-09-20 08:47:59

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A chemical commonly used as a dog food preservative might prevent the kind of painful nerve damage found in the hands and feet of four out of five cancer patients taking the chemotherapy drug Taxol. A team of Johns Hopkins researchers have been working with cells in test tubes and mice to investigate the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved dog food preservative. The preservative, an antioxidant called ethoxyquin, has been...

2013-09-17 11:09:09

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a way to make dramatic improvements to the cancer cell-killing power of vinblastine, one of the most successful chemotherapy drugs of the past few decades. The team’s modified versions of vinblastine showed 10 to 200 times greater potency than the clinical drug. Even more significantly, these new compounds overcome the drug resistance that emerges upon treatment relapse, which renders continued or subsequent vinblastine...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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