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NEW YORK, Jan.
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
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.
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.
Researchers from Scripps Research Institute recently revealed that a two-drug combination could possibly help those battling cocaine addiction.
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.
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.
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.
A regulatory protein best known for its role in a rare genetic brain disorder also may play a critical role in cocaine addiction.
Discovery could lead to better ways of predicting drug abuse risk and treating addictions.
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