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Nov
2020
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Las ratas prefieren la interacción social a la heroína o la metanfetamina

Un estudio reciente publicado en Nature Neuroscience muestra que las interacciones sociales pueden generar un profundo efecto en la autoadministración y la recaída en el consumo de…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Mayor vapeo, consumo de marihuana en 2019 entre jóvenes de edad universitaria

Los aumentos se encuentran entre los más altos registrados en la historia de la encuesta nacional Source link

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Parte 1: Inmunoterapias: ¿Una nueva herramienta para tratar la adicción a la metanfetamina?

Los investigadores tienen creado un anticuerpo monoclonal destinado a interactuar con la metanfetamina y disminuir su capacidad de ingresar al cerebro. Source link

25
Nov
2020
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Parte 2: Inmunoterapias: ¿Una nueva herramienta para tratar la adicción a la metanfetamina?

Los investigadores trasladan su anticuerpo monoclonal a ensayos clínicos para ver si puede ser un tratamiento eficaz para el uso de metanfetamina. Source link

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Un novedoso antagonista del receptor de dopamina D3 reduce comportamientos similares a la adicción a los opioides en las ratas

El antagonista VK4-116 del receptor de dopamina D3 redujo la autoadministración de oxicodona en las ratas, así como los comportamientos de búsqueda de drogas tras…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

HIV and Methamphetamine Use: Double Jeopardy for Transmission of the Novel Coronavirus.

The authors suggest that co-occurring methamphetamine use and HIV present a double jeopardy for COVID. Source link

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Amy Hauck Newman appointed to lead NIDA’s Intramural Research Program

Dr. Newman officially began her new position at the NIDA IRP on November 22, 2020 Source link

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Learning how to disrupt cocaine’s effects on the brain

Just published research by scientists at NIDA’s Intramural Research Program reveals that the drug cocaine causes neurons to synthesize endocannabinoids that are then enclosed within…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

NIDA launches drug education booklet series for middle school students

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25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Expression of a Gene in the Brain Links Nicotine Addiction to Diabetes

Rats with a disrupted transcription factor 7-like 2 (Tcf7l2) gene in the medial habenula showed markedly greater nicotine intake than control rats. Reduced Tcf7l2 expression…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in MO.Properties

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Donates $40,000 To Local Food Pantries To Replace Holiday Party

CHICAGO, Illinois (MO.Properties) – Chicago real estate brokerage Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago and the Kindness Foundation have announced $40,000 of giving to local food pantries…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Shape shifters: The dynamic role of GCPRs in drug discovery

A new computational analysis suggests certain dopamine receptors in the brain and body are more complex and dynamic than previously thought, existing in diverse inactive…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Researchers Identify Rare Gene Variants Associated With Smoking and Alcohol Use

International research teams analyzed several hundred thousand samples from 17 whole-exome sequencing studies to identify rare gene variants associated with smoking and alcohol use. They…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Clues to Regulating HIV-1 Viral Gene Expression

People with substance use disorders (SUD) can be at high risk for contracting this virus, either through injection drug use, or risky behaviors prompted by…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Parents’ Marijuana Use May Increase Children’s Risk of Marijuana Use and Favorable Views of Marijuana

This study found that children’s risk of marijuana and alcohol use and attitudes toward marijuana were influenced by their parents’ marijuana use pattern over time….

25
Nov
2020
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Treating Substance Use Disorders Can Reduce HIV Burden in U.S. Cities

Concerted efforts and substantial investments in HIV prevention and care in the United States have resulted in considerable reduction in new diagnoses and death since…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Two Different Brain Regions Are Linked With Nicotine Addiction Severity and Nicotine Withdrawal

Activity in the striatum of people who smoke changed less in response to positive feedback/reward than in nonsmokers; this effect was more pronounced with greater…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Prenatal Cannabis Exposure Alters Brain Reward Circuitry in Male Rats

Prenatal cannabis exposure (PCE) increased sensitivity to THC in male rats, but not female rats, during pre-adolescence. PCE increased dopamine release in response to THC…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Las ratas prefieren la interacción social a la heroína o la metanfetamina

Un estudio reciente publicado en Nature Neuroscience muestra que las interacciones sociales pueden generar un profundo efecto en la autoadministración y la recaída en el consumo de…

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Cocaine Triggers Endocannabinoid Release Through a Novel Mechanism

Cocaine can trigger release of the endocannabinoid 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG) in the ventral tegmental area of the midbrain in mice, and this may play a role…

25
Nov
2020
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Substance use disorders linked to COVID-19 susceptibility

NIH research finds higher risk and worse outcomes for those with addiction Source link

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Mayor vapeo, consumo de marihuana en 2019 entre jóvenes de edad universitaria

Los aumentos se encuentran entre los más altos registrados en la historia de la encuesta nacional Source link

25
Nov
2020
Posted in DrugAbuse.Gov

Gaps in substance use treatment services for HIV patients around the globe

Substance use is common among people living with HIV and is associated with less successful HIV treatment outcomes. Integrating substance use services into HIV care…

25
Nov
2020
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Vaping, marijuana use in 2019 rose in college-age adults

Increases are among the largest in history of national study Source link

25
Nov
2020
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Narrative of Discovery: The Quest for a Medication to Treat Methamphetamine Addiction, Part 5

In the summer of 2019, Dr. Linda Dwoskin and her research team felt they were in a promising place in their decades-long search for a…