Latest cocaine dependence Stories
A father's cocaine use may make his sons less sensitive to the drug and thereby more likely to resist addictive behaviors.
A new study found that a recovering cocaine addict is constantly haunted by their days of substance abuse – even after years of abstinence.
A single dose of Ritalin, a commonly prescribed drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, helps improve brain function in people addicted to cocaine, according to new research.
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.
Cocaine provides short-term high but long-term problems for adults and children.
Medication development efforts for cocaine dependence have yet to result in an FDA approved treatment.
I said to a guy, “Tell me, what is it about cocaine that makes it so wonderful,” and he said, “Because it intensifies your personality.” I said, “Yes, but what if you're an [expletive deleted]?”
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.
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