neuroscience | The Fix
facebook twitter RSS
HOT TOPICS: Alcoholism  Addiction  AA  Cocaine  Heroin

neuroscience

Can Deep Brain Stimulation Cure Addiction?

By Jeanene Swanson

This relatively simple neurosurgical procedure can be used to treat a variety of disorders originating from abnormal brain activity such as Parkinson's, OCD, Tourette's, and more. So why does nobody know about it? MORE  

Pill Aims to Get You Drunk Without the Hangover

By Shawn Dwyer

London-based professor Dr. David Nutt claims to have found the path to inebriation without the consequences. MORE  

Brain Scans Cast Doubt on "Sex Addiction"

By Victoria Kim

Sex addicts' brains don't respond to sexual images in the way that drug addicts' brains respond to images of drugs, researchers find. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 3, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Would-be assassin wanted to "punish" Obama over drug policy, the public hands in 371 tons of unused Rx drugs, and "Billy the Exterminator" is guilty of synthetic pot possession. MORE  

Video: Why "Just Say No" Just Won't Work

By Fionna Agomuoh

The head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse uses MRI scans to show how addiction changes our brains. MORE  

Gambling Addiction Drug Could Happen

By McCarton Ackerman

Japanese scientists uncover the brain's responses to winning and losing money. MORE  

How Our Highly-Evolved Salt Craving Makes Coke and Heroin Harder to Kick

By Jason Gotlieb

Drug addictions follow the same neural networks as an ancient urge for salt, says study. MORE  

Salt Cravings Linked to Addiction, Says New Study

By Dirk Hanson

Scientists studying the ancient appetite for salt believe that drug gratification makes use of the same evolutionary pathway. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Miss Russia Rushes into Rehab, A New Debate over Sex Addiction, and Magic Mushrooms Make a Comeback—as Treatment. MORE  

  • Ask an Expert
  • The Blogs
  • Music & Comedy
The Quick Fix
Will a New President Undo Marijuana's Progress?

Whether Hillary Clinton on the left or one of the assorted cast of characters on the right, a new chief executive could change course on weed in 2016.

3:30pm
Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants

As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.

1:00pm
Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

Conner has been sober for seven years and is now hoping to help others in their battle with addiction.

10:30am
Married San Diego Cops Face Seven Years On Drug Charges

Officers Bryce and Jennifer Charpentier were busted for dealing prescription drugs.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Nov. 21, 2014

Sharon Stone 'devastated' after nephew's overdose death, drunk man arrested driving stolen bulldozer, and U.S. sanctions Colombia soccer team over drug ties.

7:00am

Rehabilitation Directories

Most Popular
the fix tv

Addiction Recovery

Your One-Stop Resource For Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery News and More

The Fix is an independent, daily website delivering news, articles and opinion pieces on addiction and recovery. Our website is your one-stop source for a broad range of addiction-related information including the latest alcohol and drug addiction recovery therapies, rehab reviews and sober living tips.

You'll also find comprehensive listings for 12-step programs and addiction recovery fellowships, non-faith based programs, professional organizations and other valuable resources. Gain the knowledge and support you need to maintain a healthy recovery with The Fix!