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2013-11-07 23:31:19

Free downloadable booklet offers unique insight into reasons a person in recovery can easily relapse if factors that lead to relapse are not fully addressed. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 The tragic truth is that most families who are trying to help an addicted person succeed in rehab have to go through this process more than once. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), six out of every ten people who were admitted to treatment in 2010 were going...

2013-11-01 23:18:46

As some states begin to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, Suncoast Rehab Center urges policymakers to reconsider, as marijuana is addictive and may lead to harder drug use. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Following the legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington, advocates are now beginning to focus their efforts on Northeastern states, including Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire (1). But Spring Hill drug rehabilitation center Suncoast...

2013-08-31 23:18:57

The innovative new substance abuse treatment methods at Alcohol Treatment Galveston are helping more and more people get sober once and for all. (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Galveston recently revealed their new addiction treatment methods surrounding substance abuse treatment and the results have been very positive so far. Ashley P., one of the substance abuse counselors on hand at all times, explained how the new methods are revolutionary when it comes to helping people get...

2013-08-28 23:30:57

The innovative new substance abuse treatment methods at Alcohol Treatment Canton are helping more and more people get sober once and for all. Canton, OH (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Canton recently revealed their new addiction treatment methods surrounding substance abuse treatment and the results have been very positive so far. Marvin S., one of the substance abuse counselors on hand at all times, explained how the new methods are revolutionary when it comes to helping...

2013-06-25 12:36:01

UCSF study points to potential strategy for erasing memory of addiction A new study by researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at UC San Francisco offers encouraging findings that researchers hope may one day lead to a treatment option for people who suffer from alcohol abuse disorders and other addictions. In the study, conducted in rats, the UCSF researchers were able to identify and deactivate a brain pathway linked to the memories that cause cravings for alcohol,...

2013-06-04 14:35:50

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis A cross-disciplinary collaboration of researchers in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) explores the neural synchrony between circuits in the brain and their behavior under simulated drug addiction. The two-year study could have broad implications for treating addiction and understanding brain function in conditions such as Parkinson´s disease. Advanced mathematical models coupled with...

2013-03-07 11:22:19

In a new study in Neuron, scientists identified specific key steps in the chain of events that causes stress-related drug relapse. They identified the exact region of the brain where the events take place in rat models and showed that by blocking a step, they could prevent stress-related relapse. All too often, stress turns addiction recovery into relapse, but years of basic brain research have provided scientists with insight that might allow them develop a medicine to help. A new study...

2012-12-18 05:01:13

Saint Jude Retreats' research has concluded that a drug rehab program is largely ineffective in helping those trying to overcome drug or alcohol use. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Saint Jude Retreats has learned through the LA Times that Brooke Mueller is back in rehab for the 19th time for an adderall addiction after overdosing last week. Mueller claimed she sought medical care on December 7, 2012 "as a precaution." The Saint Jude Program, an alternative program to drug rehab has...

2012-10-15 14:52:39

Professor Philip Gorwood, CMME, Hôpital Sainte-Anne ; INSERM U894 Centre de Psychiatrie et de Neurosciences, France "Addiction is a brain disease" was the title of an editorial in the renowned journal "Science" 15 years ago. The author argued that recognising addiction as a disorder of the brain can impact society´s overall health and social policy strategies and help diminish the health and social costs associated with drug abuse and addiction (Leshner, 1997). Such a...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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