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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
With diverse proposals focused on everything from natural killer cells to therapeutic vaccines to treat HIV, three recipients have been selected for the 2018 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health. The...
Posted: March 13, 2018, 12:00 am
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A scientific study finds that close to half of residential fraternity members had symptoms of alcohol use disorder (AUD) by age 35, and that living in a fraternity or sorority at college is associated with continued binge drinking and marijuana use through early midlife...
Posted: February 15, 2018, 12:00 am
Treatment is the Key
A state-led initiative created within the Rhode Island correctional system showed that offering medication to inmates with opioid use disorders reduced fatal overdoses once the inmates were released. The reduction in fatal overdoses was large enough to have a significant...
Posted: February 14, 2018, 12:00 am
The National Institutes of Health today released to the scientific community an unparalleled dataset from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study. To date, more than 7,500 youth and their families have been recruited for the study, well over half the participant goal. ...
Posted: February 13, 2018, 12:00 am
Dr. Redonna Chandler
Dr. Redonna Chandler has been named director of the AIDS Research Program at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In this role, she will be responsible for the development, planning, and coordination of high priority...
Posted: January 8, 2018, 12:00 am
Addiction News -- ScienceDaily
Read current medical research articles on drug addition including nicotine, prescription drugs and illegal drugs. Find out about addiction treatment.
A new study finds that e-cigarette use could do more harm than good by substantially increasing the number of adolescents and young adults who eventually become cigarette smokers and marginally decreasing the number of adult cigarette smokers who quit.
Posted: March 14, 2018, 6:50 pm
New findings offer clues about how misused drugs affect healthy brains and hint at an undiscovered link between glutamate and mood.
Posted: March 14, 2018, 3:09 pm
Smoking is associated with increased risk of hearing loss, according to a study of over 50,000 participants over eight years.
Posted: March 14, 2018, 1:23 pm
Smoking at least ten cigarettes a day is linked to a higher risk of psychoses compared to non-smoking young people. The risk is also raised if the smoking starts before the age of 13.
Posted: March 12, 2018, 1:14 pm
As social networking companies feel the heat to create a more socially responsible and positive experience for their millions of users, new research explores how the interaction of personality traits can impact the likelihood of developing an addiction to social networking.
Posted: March 12, 2018, 12:49 pm