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Brain's Long-Term Reward System Relies On Dopamine
2013-08-05 10:15:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From driving across country to graduating from college, long-term goals are often difficult to stay focused on when an immediate reward isn't within sight. A team of researchers from the University of Washington in Seattle and MIT has recently discovered new details on how the brain is able to stay focused until these long-term goals are achieved, according to a report in the journal Nature. The joint team's research builds on...

Bath Salts More Addictive Than Meth In Rats
2013-07-10 17:50:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although they may have been disproven as a source of the coming zombie apocalypse, bath salts are still very much a public threat. A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California has found that the designer drugs are more addictive than methamphetamine. The active ingredient in bath salts, MDPV, is a powerful stimulant derived from the main active ingredient in khat, a leaf chewed for...

2013-04-04 23:00:43

Delray Recovery Center is Florida facility that offers individual treatment plans for drug addiction, alcohol addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. The center is releasing a new infographic on the dangers of bath salt abuse, which is becoming an increasing problem throughout the U.S. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Bath salts can cause heart attacks, stroke, swelling of the brain, coma and death, according to the...

Social Isolation In Adolescence Can Lead To Addiction
2013-01-24 06:19:04

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Addiction is a serious disorder of the brain that is characterized by a chronic and compulsive need to take a substance, typically with an increase in dosage and frequency. Someone suffering from addiction will continue their behavior even in the face of negative consequences. The root cause of addiction is not specifically known, however. A new study out of the University of Texas at Austin (UT) may just point to one indicator of...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin