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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.

2010-08-03 06:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-07-09 13:48:04

Discovery could lead to better ways of predicting drug abuse risk and treating addictions.

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2010-04-20 06:45:00

While ecstasy became infamous as a drug taken at night clubs or during parties, new research suggests that it might help those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

2010-04-13 09:49:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (NasdaqCM: CPRX) announced today that it has signed a definitive Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to jointly conduct a U.S.

2010-03-15 14:55:00

Normal individuals who scored high on a measure of impulsive/antisocial traits display a hypersensitive brain reward system, according to a brain imaging study by researchers at Vanderbilt University.

2010-02-25 04:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) has been selected as a "Top Tier" program by The Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy.

2010-02-23 07:03:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (NasdaqCM: CPRX) announced today that it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to conduct a U.S.

2010-01-28 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is providing support for the Company's Addiction program.

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2009-12-15 06:05:00

Marijuana is becoming increasingly popular with teens in the US.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.