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Latest cocaine addiction Stories

2014-01-01 23:02:14

Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center for substance abuse in South Florida, released a statement today commenting on new research that suggests that the seizure drug

2013-06-13 09:58:47

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found evidence that an emotion-related brain region called the central amygdala—whose activity promotes feelings of malaise and unhappiness—plays a major role in sustaining cocaine addiction.

2013-02-13 17:27:52

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara are researching cocaine addiction, part of a widespread problem, which, along with other addictions, costs billions of dollars in damage to individuals, families, and society.

Kicking Cocaine Addiction With A One-Two Punch
2012-08-09 10:56:41

Researchers from Scripps Research Institute recently revealed that a two-drug combination could possibly help those battling cocaine addiction.

2012-06-11 21:25:24

Addicts unable to kick a cocaine habit could one day be vaccinated against cocaine and see proof with a molecular imaging technique that shows how the vaccine prompts antibodies to whisk away the drug before it can reach the brain.

2012-04-23 11:18:35

New research from Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York reveals that repeated exposure to cocaine decreases the activity of a protein necessary for normal functioning of the brain's reward system, thus enhancing the reward for cocaine use, which leads to addiction.

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2010-08-23 12:20:00

Researchers at Gilead Sciences Inc said on Sunday that an extract of the kudzu vine being developed to treat alcoholism may also help treat cocaine addiction.

2010-08-16 14:25:09

A regulatory protein best known for its role in a rare genetic brain disorder also may play a critical role in cocaine addiction.

2010-07-09 13:48:04

Discovery could lead to better ways of predicting drug abuse risk and treating addictions.


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