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. 26, 2016 Current methods to control epilepsy are not only inefficient, but haven’t improved in more than 150 years when the first anticonvulsant drug was developed. Researchers have ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Understanding what counts as an addiction, and what can be done to address it is the work of researchers across many disciplines. But what tools are used to ‘measure’ addiction, and are these ... 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