febrero del 2007
Presents an overview of the research underway to investigate medication and behavioral therapies for co-occurring disorders.
marzo del 2008
Discusses the role of epigenetics, the study of cellular mechanisms that control gene expression and its impacts on health and behavior, in addiction research.
abril del 2007
Reports on the research underway to identify gene variations associated with nicotine addiction and the interaction of genetic makeup, experiences, and surroundings to addiction.
abril del 2010
Describes a toolkit that guides doctors in assessing a patient’s risk of developing an addiction problem, advising patients on the effects of substance abuse, and arranging for referrals.
diciembre del 2010
Explores research findings on the value of motivational incentives to promote and reinforce abstinence from substances of abuse and encourage healthy behaviors.
junio del 2008
Describes a knowledge- and resource-sharing system for NIH-funded neuroscientists to access to data, advanced research tools, and technical assistance.
octubre del 2010
Reports on research investigating whether certain medications might strengthen patients' understanding and memory retention.
diciembre del 2008
Highlights NIDA-funded research to develop vaccines against addiction to drugs such as cocaine, nicotine, phencyclidine (PCP), and methamphetamine.
octubre del 2007
Describes an NIH-wide obesity task force and research plan and explores some of the links between addiction and compulsive eating.
diciembre del 2009
Commemorates NIDA’s 35th anniversary and highlights some of the major accomplishments since the Institute’s inception in 1974.