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Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University (SBU) have conducted the most comprehensive study to date of how cocaine users respond to drug-related and other emotional stimuli, making use of comparisons with a matched control group and exploring the effects of recent cocaine use and abstinence.
A new legal high has emerged that seems to be replacing the banned substance mephedrone or "miaow miaow", warns a critical care paramedic in Emergency Medicine Journal.
It seems that women become addicted to cocaine more easily than men and find it harder to give up.
Air pollution is responsible for more heart attacks worldwide than cocaine, according to a new study published by Belgian researchers this week in the medical journal The Lancet.
Archaeological evidence shows that South Americans were chewing coca leaves at least 8,000 years ago, an international team of researchers has discovered.
For the first time, a therapeutic treatment has been shown to block the retrieval of memories associated with drug addiction.
The water in the canals and irrigation channels in the L'Albufera Natural Park in Valencia contain cocaine, ecstasy and a further six drugs.
Now researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden and their colleagues can point to a specific molecule in the brain as a possible target for treatment to prevent relapses.
A regulatory protein best known for its role in a rare genetic brain disorder also may play a critical role in cocaine addiction.
Sharing a bottle of red wine may seem like the best recipe for a romantic interlude.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.