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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.

2010-10-14 06:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has provided an additional grant to fund clinical studies for the Company's Addiction program.

2010-09-22 06:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TTNP) today announced that patient enrollment is now complete in the confirmatory, Phase 3 clinical study of Probuphine for the treatment of opioid addiction.

2010-09-20 22:35:07

American and Italian researchers have found that a novel drug allows anandamide – a marijuana-like chemical in the body – to effectively control pain at the site of an injury.

2010-09-14 01:08:09

Selected awardee studies the mechanisms of latent HIV infection to develop counter measures aimed at eliminating the virus.

2010-08-16 14:25:09

A regulatory protein best known for its role in a rare genetic brain disorder also may play a critical role in cocaine addiction.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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