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
Aug. 31, 2015 Brain imaging shows that testosterone therapy given as part of sex reassignment changes the brain structures and the pathway associated with speech and verbal fluency. This result supports research ... read more
Aug. 31, 2015 An international group of researchers have found that food craving activates different brain networks between obese and normal weight patients. This indicates that the tendency to want food may be ... read more
Aug. 30, 2015 Cold weather is associated with a higher risk of severe heart attack, according to new research. The six year study found that each 10°C drop in temperature was associated with a 7% increased risk ... read more
Aug. 29, 2015 To understand how confidence in parenting may predict parenting behaviors in women who were abused as children, psychologists have found that mothers who experienced more types of maltreatment as ... 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