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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  

Memory Wipes Could Cure Drug Addiction

By Bryan Le

Erasing memories related to drug use could help keep addicts from relapsing. MORE  

Phase of Addiction Has Big Impact on Effectiveness of Drug Treatment

By Victoria Kim

Study shows that certain drug treatments may be more effective in stopping drug seeking behavior in established addicts than in new addicts. MORE  

Study Shows THC May Protect Brain From Meth Abuse

By John Lavitt

THC can reduce the amount of brain inflammation caused by meth overloading proteins. MORE  

Study: Sun Tanning Is an Addiction in the Brain

By Victoria Kim

Researchers found that mice showed addictive behaviors that resembled opioid abuse. MORE  

Excessive Gaming Can Physically Rewire Young Brains

By Victoria Kim

Brain functions like behavior, emotions, and even motor control can become underdeveloped from excessive gaming. MORE  

New Study Finds Link Between Gambling and Homelessness

By John Lavitt

The homeless are nine times more likely to have experienced some form of gambling addiction, according to researchers. MORE  

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