Reports research findings on combination treatments for marijuana abuse; the link between alcohol abuse and prescription drug abuse; genetic findings in opioid dependence; insomnia among cocaine abusers; and more.
Reports research findings on neuropeptides as catalysts for drug seeking; a potential therapeutic in opiate and nicotine addiction; gene regulation in chronic cocaine abuse; brain changes resulting from anabolic steroid use among adolescent females, and more.
Reports research findings on smoking cessation interventions; a vaccine for nicotine use that may reduce fetal exposure; therapeutic approaches for heroin addiction; brain development and adolescent risk-taking; and more.
Reports research findings on brain circuit activation during cigarette craving; brain activity among cocaine users; a potential new therapy for cocaine addiction; drug court monitoring among high-risk drug offenders; and more.
Reports research findings on mechanisms of drug vulnerability; brain scans that may help clinicians tailor addiction treatment; an animal study on nicotine and the developing brain; brain activation in cocaine craving; and more.
Reports on innovations in drug abuse research including novel approaches to analgesia; the role of the immune system in brain development; genetics and drug addiction; new optic technologies for visualizing cells in the brain, and more.
Reports research findings on prevention programs to prevent the initiation of alcohol and tobacco use; HIV treatment interruption after prison release; smoking cessation therapies; the role of proteins in cocaine addiction; and more.
Reports the latest research on a cocaine vaccine; methadone maintenance in therapeutic communities; a possible link between marijuana use and testicular cancer; family therapy for adolescent drug abuse; and more.