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Gene Experiment Confirms a Suspected Cocaine Action

octubre del 2007

Reports on the work of addiction researchers who are learning how acute and chronic cocaine exposure regulates certain genes, based on knowledge from developmental and cancer biology.

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Tracing NET

octubre del 2007
Describes research that has led to the development of a new tool, a new radiotracer, for studying the neurobiology of depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and stimulant abuse.

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Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission

octubre del 2007

Discusses the central importance of studying drugs' effects on neurotransmission and describes some of the most common experimental methods used in this research.

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Exposure to Morphine During Early Adolescence Sensitizes Rats as Adults

octubre del 2007

Presents highlights of a study indicating that exposure to morphine during adolescence may increase sensitivity to the drug during adulthood.

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Neuropeptide Promotes Drug-Seeking and Craving in Rats

octubre del 2007
Reports on two studies indicating that orexin, a neuropeptide that stimulates eating and regulates wakefulness, also fosters animals' drug seeking and craving responses to drugs.

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Scientists Pinpoint Brain's Sweet Tooth

abril del 2007
Reports on research that successfully traced rats’ liking for sweets to a 1-cubic millimeter site in the medial shell of the nucleus accumbens in the brain.

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NIDA Investigator Receives 2006 Waletzky Memorial Award

abril del 2007
Announces the recipient of a 2006 award for innovation in research on drug addiction and alcoholism, Dr. Yavin Shaham, and describes his research which focused on the stress-induced drug use relapse.

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Brain Changes Accompany Cocaine Withdrawal

febrero del 2007
Summarizes an animal study of the neural changes in the amygdala portion of the brain that occur as a result of cocaine exposure followed by withdrawal of the drug.

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Cocaine Craving Activates Brain Reward Structures; Cocaine "High" Dampens Them

febrero del 2007
Reports on a study that documenting changing emotional and neurobiological responses to cocaine with successive doses during a single session of drug taking.

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Nicotine Alters the Developing Rat Brain

febrero del 2007
Describes animal studies that suggested exposure to the drug during gestation or adolescence may cause lasting alterations in reward and motivation circuits.

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