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Linking NIDA to Researchers on a Global Scale

junio del 2008

Highlights the NIDA International Program which works to strengthen international research networks, creating opportunities for global research collaboration, training, and scientific exchange.

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Researchers Report on Progress of NIDA's Southern Africa Initiative

Marzo del 2008
Presents an update on NIDA’s Southern African Initiative, a program that aims to build research capacity and infrastructure in the area of addiction, particularly drug-related HIV transmission.

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Alcohol Abuse Makes Prescription Drug Abuse More Likely

Marzo del 2008

Reports on results from a study showing that men and women with alcohol use disorders are more likely to report nonmedical use of prescription drugs than people who don't drink at all.

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Controlling College Students' ADHD Symptoms May Protect Them Against Substance Abuse

octubre del 2007

Reports data on the prevalence of substance use among college students with ADHD, comparing those who received ADHD treatment with those who did not.

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Study Links Anabolic Steroids to Brain Changes in Adolescent Female Mice

octubre del 2007
Reports on an animal study finding that links anabolic steroids to brain changes in adolescent female mice, changes that can potentially lead to steroid abuse.

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Journal Highlights Global Nexus of Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS

octubre del 2007
Reviews a journal supplement that compiles studies on drug-related HIV transmission, with a focus on injection drug use, in 16 different localities across the globe.

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Uneven Regional Brain Development Contributes to Adolescent Risk-Taking

abril del 2007

Reports on the work of scientists who have linked impulsiveness and risk-taking among adolescents to immaturity of the brain region called the orbitofrontal cortex.

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Vaccine May Reduce Fetal Exposure to Nicotine

abril del 2007
Describes research on a vaccine developed to facilitate smoking cessation by blocking nicotine penetration into the brain.

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Behavioral Response to Novelty Foreshadows Neurological Response to Cocaine

febrero del 2007
Describes evidence supporting the view that developmental differences in brain systems that use the neurotransmitter dopamine underlie age differences in susceptibility to drug abuse.

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Studies Focus on Acculturation and Hispanic Youth

febrero del 2007
Summarizes a study that analyzes factors associated with the risk of drug addiction among 19- to 21-year-old Hispanic women born in the United States as compared with immigrants.

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