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2013-10-28 16:24:42

Professor Bankole A. Johnson, Chairman of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Reports Latest Findings on the Anti-epileptic Drug, Topiramate BALTIMORE, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research published in JAMA Psychiatry reveals that topiramate, a drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat epilepsy and migraine headaches, also could be the first reliable medication to help treat cocaine dependence. The study,...

2013-07-31 12:23:15

Her Miracle Recovery Network explains why addiction experts demand "bath salts" be added to standard panel of available drug tests LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) recently reported the number of new synthetic drugs such as Bath Salts rose by more than 50 percent in less than three years. Why? According to Meg Higgins, owner of the recovery network, Her Miracle in Los Angeles, CA it's very simple. "Bath Salts are...

Future PTSD Cure May Block Unwanted Memories
2012-12-06 10:33:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at Western University say that they have found a way to treat both Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and drug addiction by selectively blocking the patient´s recall of memories. Led by Nicole Lauzon, a PhD candidate in Professor Steven Laviolette´s lab at Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, the researchers´ study has shed light on how a mechanism in the brain´s pre-limbic...