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2012-06-25 10:55:40

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have zeroed in on a set of neurons in the part of the brain that controls hunger, and found that these neurons are not only associated with overeating, but also linked to non-food associated behaviors, like novelty-seeking and drug addiction.

2012-06-18 23:31:12

A single-dose vaccine capable of providing immunity against the effects of cocaine offers a novel and groundbreaking strategy for treating cocaine addiction is described in an article published Instant Online in Human Gene Therapy.

2012-06-11 21:25:24

Addicts unable to kick a cocaine habit could one day be vaccinated against cocaine and see proof with a molecular imaging technique that shows how the vaccine prompts antibodies to whisk away the drug before it can reach the brain.

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2012-06-05 16:46:37

Since "zombie attacker" Rudy Eugene made headlines over the memorial day weekend, lawmakers in Canada are now trying to ban the drug that led a man to chew another man's face off.

2012-06-04 19:26:51

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown that while a type of "good" fat found in the body can be activated by cold temperatures, it is not able to be activated by the drug ephedrine.

2012-06-01 08:49:21

Genetics can help determine whether a person is likely to quit smoking on his or her own or need medication to improve the chances of success.

2012-05-30 05:26:45

Athletes and gym-goers beware: a new study shows that DMAA, a stimulant found in many nutritional and sports supplements, does not come from natural substances and is made of synthetic compounds.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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