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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.

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.


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  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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