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Italian Research Team Develops New Method For Testing Meth

By John Lavitt

Researchers developed a sensor that can detect the methamphetamine molecule common to almost all formulations of the drug. MORE  

Study Reveals Failure Rate in Addiction Treatment for Gays

By Paul Gaita

While more traditional programs try to sweep an addict's orientation under the rug, more effective treatment targeted toward gay patients is available. MORE  

Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

By Victoria Kim

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse. MORE  

New Study Identifies Triggers In Cocaine Relapse

By John Lavitt

A connection between endogenous amino acids and opioid receptors may offer a clue as to why people relapse. MORE  

Brain Atrophy in Schizophrenics Linked to Antipsychotic Drugs

By Paul Gaita

A new study has suggested that the loss of brain volume in schizophrenics may be the result of medication. MORE  

Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

By John Lavitt

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer. MORE  

Fish Oil Could Reduce Risk of Alcoholic Dementia

By Bryan Le

Drinking can cause long-term neurological damage and dementia, but these effects may be prevented with fish oil. MORE  

Chronic Pot Use Can Make You Depressed, Study Says

By Victoria Kim

Despite the cliche of happy stoners, a new study has shown that smoking a ton of weed significantly dampens dopamine levels. MORE  

New Study Creates Mutant Cocaine-Eating Enzyme

By John Lavitt

The enzyme can potentially be a powerful tool in treating cocaine addiction. MORE  

Brain Activity in Sex Addicts Similar to Drug Addicts

By Victoria Kim

A new study using magnetic resonance imaging found many similarities in the brains of subjects addicted to sex and drugs. MORE  

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