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Brain Abnormalities In Gamblers Different From Drug Addicts

By Shawn Dwyer

A new study has shown that gambling addicts don't have the same brain alterations as abusers of cocaine or heroin. MORE  

Researchers Still See Therapeutic Value in LSD

By Paul Gaita

Two European studies have underscored the renewed interest in the medical use of LSD. MORE  

ADHD Drug May Help Curb Meth Addicts' Cravings

By Victoria Kim

Replacing meth with ADHD drugs may be the same as nicotine replacement or using methadone to treat heroin addicts. MORE  

Home Visits Reduce Depression, Drug Use In Pregnant Teens

By McCarton Ackerman

Mothers who participated in home education sessions were less likely to use drugs or exhibit signs of depression. MORE  

Are Teen Gaming Addicts Physically Healthier?

By Shawn Dwyer

Contrary to popular belief, heavy gamers may be less obese than their peers. But they're also more depressed. MORE  

Cannabis as Addictive as Heroin?

By Brent McCluskey

A new study claims that smoking marijuana can be as harmful to mental and physical health as shooting up heroin. MORE  

Is There a Biological Cause for Eating Disorders?

By Paul Gaita

A new study found that a protein made by intestinal bacteria could be the root cause of eating disorders. MORE  

Eating Disorders Can Start as Early as Grade School

By Shawn Dwyer

An alarming new study found that children as young as eight years old displayed eating disorder behaviors like making themselves vomit. MORE  

Is Caffeine Addiction In Your DNA?

By Paul Gaita

New research has found a direct link between caffeine and genetics. MORE  

How Smoking Pot May Alleviate PTSD Symptoms

By Owen Poindexter

New research adds further urgency to the movement for government-sanctioned medical cannabis. MORE  

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