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The extracellular-signal regulated kinase (ERK) pathway plays a role in multiple drug addictions and appears to modulate neuronal plasticity through epigenetic mechanisms, say French scientists.
In many ways, the spread of HIV has been fueled by substance abuse.
Since 1990, the street price of illegal drugs has fallen in real terms while the purity/potency of what's on offer has generally increased, both of which are indicators of availability.
Through data analysis of several international government-funded drug surveillance systems, researchers have found that the global battle against the illicit use of illegal drugs is failing.
A new study found that a recovering cocaine addict is constantly haunted by their days of substance abuse – even after years of abstinence.
Researchers at the Stanford University have shown that oxytocin, the so-called “love hormone,” is involved in a wider range of social interactions than previously understood, findings that may have implications for neurological disorders such as autism.
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.
Scientists today reported a possible basis for why food-restricted animals show increased susceptibility to drugs of abuse.
Recent raids on Houston area businesses show that dangerous designer drugs such as synthetic marijuana are readily available to teens. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August
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