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