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Study Explores Cocaine Abuse Medication in Treatment Setting

By John Lavitt

European researchers learned that the lower the impulse control, the greater the chance at reducing cocaine consumption. MORE  

Tripping On Mushrooms Frees The Mind, Study Says

By Brent McCluskey

Just two milligrams of psilocybin can create new neural pathways that increase organized cross-brain activity. MORE  

Mind Over Matter: Psychologist Explains the Biology of Addiction

By Paul Gaita

Dr. Brad Lander has shown how a small part of the brain controlling motivation and pleasure is the key to understanding addictive behavior. MORE  

N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

By Paul Gaita

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted. MORE  

Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

By Paul Gaita

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids. MORE  

Dutch Study Claims Creativity Not Improved By Smoking Weed

By John Lavitt

Contrary to popular belief, smoking pot might actually inhibit one's ability to create. MORE  

Is Nalmefene the 'Magic Bullet' for Alcoholism?

By Paul Gaita

After spending decades in testing limbo, nalmefene may finally prove to be a viable option to curb heavy alcohol consumption. MORE  

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  

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