En español
NIDA

NIDA Notes Articles

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Combination Treatment Extends Marijuana Abstinence

March 2008
Describes research investigating the use of a treatment that combines vouchers and cognitive behavioral therapy as compared with the use of either treatment alone for marijuana abuse.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Long-Term Cocaine Abuse Linked With Impaired Heart Function

March 2008
Summarizes research on the effects of long-term regular cocaine abuse on the cardiovascular system in African Americans.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Scientific Society Honors Dr. Kenner Rice's Research

March 2008
Announces the 2007 Smissman Award from the American Chemical Society to Dr. Kenner Rice, NIDA, for significant contributions to fundamental knowledge in medicinal chemistry.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Tracing NET

October 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.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

NIDA Will Contribute to Obesity Research

October 2007

Describes an NIH-wide obesity task force and research plan and explores some of the links between addiction and compulsive eating.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Journal Highlights Global Nexus of Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS

October 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.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Neuropeptide Promotes Drug-Seeking and Craving in Rats

October 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.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

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

October 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.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Endorphin Derivative Inhibits Reward From Morphine and Nicotine in Rats

October 2007

Describes research investigating a naturally occurring brain chemical that shows early promise as a treatment for addiction in animal studies.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

NIDA's Newest Division Mines Clinical Applications From Basic Research

October 2007

Describes the role of the Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research in NIDA’s drug abuse and addiction research plan.

Pages

NIDA Notes

Tags

Drug Topics

Drugs of Abuse

Population Groups

Related Topics