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2013-10-07 13:15:28

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.

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

A new study found that a recovering cocaine addict is constantly haunted by their days of substance abuse – even after years of abstinence.

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

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.

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.


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