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2011-03-08 04:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study has found that Botvin's LifeSkills Training (LST) program is the top evidence-based drug abuse prevention program in the United States, based on use by elementary schools.

2011-03-02 19:42:23

A new mouse model closely resembles how the human body reacts to early HIV infection and is shedding light on nerve cell damage related to the disease.

2011-02-23 17:15:49

Addiction is a brain disease that destroys lives, devastates families and tears at the very fabric of society.

2011-02-22 06:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that its exclusive license to phosphodiesterase 7 (PDE7) inhibitors from Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. has been amended to include addiction and compulsive disorders in the field of use.

2011-02-15 08:52:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the journal Addiction published online the results of a neuroscience study finding no evidence of impaired cognitive performance in users of Ecstasy, the street name for the chemical known as MDMA.

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2011-02-15 07:45:00

Ecstasy use does not impair a person's cognitive function or diminish their mental ability, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal Addiction.

2011-02-03 01:32:19

UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatry researchers are leading the Texas arm of a national network that conducts clinical trials aimed at finding effective treatments for drug addiction.

2011-01-18 22:34:46

Changes within deep regions of the brain can now be visualized at the cellular level, based on research on mice, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health.

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2010-12-14 12:50:00

According to an annual government study of high-schoolers across the country, teenagers are using more marijuana and less alcohol.

2010-12-14 00:01:32

November 2010 marked the first National Drug Fact Week. Recovery Now TV commends this effort in helping to fight teen drug addiction and promoting teen drug treatment.


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