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Latest cocaine dependence Stories

2013-11-12 09:48:34

A father's cocaine use may make his sons less sensitive to the drug and thereby more likely to resist addictive behaviors.

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.

Ritalin Improves Brain Function Cocaine Addicts
2013-06-28 08:40:11

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.

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.

2013-05-09 23:01:11

Cocaine provides short-term high but long-term problems for adults and children.

2012-11-28 22:47:02

Medication development efforts for cocaine dependence have yet to result in an FDA approved treatment.

Cocaine Linked To Heart Attack Risk
2012-11-07 20:31:57

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]?”

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.


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