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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Society for Neuroscience satellite meeting explores notable research in addiction ranging from data science to early life adversity impact on substance use disorders to opioid receptor function and pain
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Posted: October 25, 2018, 12:00 am
Illustration made by Dr. Marco Venniro, NIDA IRP
A new study published in Nature Neuroscience finds that social interactions can have a profound effect on behaviors related to addiction, and on the brain’s response to drug-associated cues. These findings have implications for people with...
Posted: October 15, 2018, 12:00 am
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The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) today announced the availability of informational resources for clinicians interested in initiating buprenorphine treatment in emergency department settings. Buprenorphine is one of several medicines available for use...
Posted: October 3, 2018, 12:00 am
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The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) announced that the latest Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey results on substance use trends as teens transition to adulthood are now available online, comparing substance use patterns of full-time college students to their non-...
Posted: September 5, 2018, 12:00 am
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced today that event registration is open for the next National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW), to be held on Jan. 22-27, 2019. NDAFW is an annual, week-long series of...
Posted: August 29, 2018, 12:00 am
Addiction News -- ScienceDaily
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Alcohol advertisements on social media sites such as Facebook can increase young adults' desire to drink if the ads contain pro-drinking comments from users, according to new research.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 6:20 pm
The siren call of addictive drugs can be hard to resist, and returning to the environment where drugs were previously taken can make resistance that much harder. However, addicts who exercise appear to be less vulnerable to the impact of these environmental cues. Now, research with mice suggests that exercise might strengthen a drug user's resolve by altering the production of peptides in the brain.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 5:03 pm
People living in colder regions with less sunlight consume more alcohol and experience more alcoholic liver disease.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 1:09 pm
Rats given the drug that reduced dopamine were much less likely to work for preferred morsels of food. But when these rats were then given one of the experimental drugs, they regained their motivation to work for the treat.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 9:43 pm
New research revealed today highlights the power of animal studies to explore mechanisms of opioid addiction, withdrawal, and relapse to inform new prevention strategies and treatments for people.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 10:18 pm