Newsy (Dec. 31, 2014) Research from 2014 suggested coffee has health benefits; however, researchers did warn that some are more likely to become addicted than others.
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AP (Mar. 13, 2014) A powerful, new opiate painkiller is now at some major pharmacies. Zohydro is a twice-a-day pure hydrocodone pill that addiction experts fear will be abused widely but some pain specialists say ... watch video
CBC (Aug. 29, 2013) A review of 120 studies examining cannabis and teenage brain development points to strong evidence that early cannabis use puts some teens at risk of developing addiction and mental health problems ... watch video
Newsy (Nov. 11, 2013) A British scientist now says he has developed an "alcohol-surrogate." It reportedly will inebriate the user, like alcohol, but without negative effects like aggression, addiction and ... watch video
FORA.tv (May 13, 2013) Does Social Engagement Have a Genetic Root?
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FORA.tv (Feb. 20, 2013) Dr. Nora Volkow, the head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, discusses how to best control addiction. She believes that all addictions can be eliminated if the brain's receptors can be ... watch video
Sep. 3, 2015 An extra hour per day spent watching TV, using the internet or playing computer games during Year 10 is associated with poorer grades at GCSE at age 16 -- the equivalent of the difference between two ... read more
Sep. 2, 2015 The appoptosin protein initiates a path that leads to the accumulation of tau, a key component of brain lesions, scientists report. The findings create new opportunities to target this key protein ... read more
Sep. 3, 2015 A study of about 800 children with autism found gender differences in a core feature of the disorder, as well as in the youngsters' brain structures. Girls with autism display less repetitive and ... read more
Sep. 3, 2015 'Gaydar' -- the purported ability to infer whether people are gay or straight based on their appearance -- seemed to get a scientific boost from a 2008 study that concluded people could accurately ... read more
Sep. 9, 2014 People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests. An international team of scientists has found no ... read more
July 1, 2014 Research suggests that people at increased risk for developing addiction share many of the same neurobiological signatures of people who have already developed addiction. This similarity is to be ... read more
Sep. 10, 2013 Neuroscientists have made a remarkable new discovery revealing the underlying molecular process by which opiate addiction develops in the brain. Opiate addiction is largely controlled by the ... read more