Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 13:53
A new study suggests that people who are vulnerable to developing alcoholism exhibit a distinctive brain response when drinking alcohol.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 16:43
People at high risk for alcohol-use problems showed a greater dopamine response in a brain pathway that increases desire for rewards than those who are at lower risk, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 12:50
Researchers have claimed that it has solved the longstanding puzzle of why a key protein linked to learning is also needed to become addicted to cocaine.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 12:54
A new study has found that long-term cannabis users tend to produce less dopamine, a chemical in the brain linked to motivation.
Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 19:14
A single dose of a commonly-prescribed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug helps improve brain function in cocaine addiction, scientists have found.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 13:46
A new study has found that the brain`s pleasure response to tasting food can be measured through the eyes using a common, low-cost ophthalmological tool.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 11:04
A novel anti-cocaine vaccine developed by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College has been successfully tested in primates, bringing them closer to launching human clinical trials.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 18:42
A gene therapy approach developed by researchers at Northeastern University in Boston may one day stop Parkinson`s disease (PD) in it tracks, preventing disease progression and reversing its symptoms.