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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.

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.


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