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Mechanism that reduces effect of cocaine on brain discovered

Posted by - May 19, 2016

This post was originally published on this site A type of brain cell known as microglia plays a key role in reducing the effects of cocaine in the brain, according to a major study by a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal. The discovery, published in the

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Study arms sheriff’s deputies with nasal spray for drug overdose victims

Posted by - May 11, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteDrug-related overdoses are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in the United States, surpassing motor vehicle accidents at 44,000 fatalities annually. In response, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have partnered with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department to implement and study a program

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Many patients abusing drugs, alcohol are self-medicating chronic pain

Posted by - May 9, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteWith opioid addiction and prescription drug abuse considered one of the biggest public health threats of our time in the U.S., many are asking why so many Americans are struggling with addiction to illegal drugs and prescription medications. New research suggests that chronic pain may be part of

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