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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.

2012-09-14 15:29:39

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have found new links between a protein that controls our urge to eat and brain cells involved in the development of alcoholism.

2011-12-10 02:14:01

New research by scientists at the Scripps Research Institute has underlined the power of an endogenous anti-stress peptide in the brain to prevent and even reverse some of the cellular effects of acute alcohol and alcohol dependence in animal models.

2011-05-31 21:11:37

A team of Scripps Research Institute scientists has found a key biological mechanism underpinning the transition to alcohol dependence.

2010-05-13 11:03:39

The new research suggests potential target for drugs to combat alcohol addiction.

2010-01-25 18:07:25

The findings suggest development of drug treatment for substance abuse.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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