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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.

Cocaine Rapidly Rewires Brain
2013-08-26 10:11:02

When introduced to cocaine, the neurons in mice brains become rapidly rewired to begin looking for the drug, and researchers say this discovery could explain the first steps of addiction in humans.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.