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Anticipation of Methadone Enhances Brain Reactivity to Heroin Cues

December 2009

Describes findings of a study revealing that images of heroin preparation and injection can incite craving and excite brain areas associated with reward-seeking even in methadone-maintained patients.

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Recovery Checkup System Helps Substance Abusers Who Have Mental Disorders

December 2009

Reports on a posttreatment intervention to support recovery that may be especially beneficial for substance abusers with co-occurring mental disorders.

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Study Gives Green Light to Antiretroviral Medications for HIV-Infected Injection Drug Users

December 2009

Reports finding from a study showing that access to antiretroviral therapies, HAART in particular, can improve the health of HIV-infected patients who have a history of injection drug use.

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NIDA's 35th Anniversary: Science Focused on Solutions

December 2009

Commemorates NIDA’s 35th anniversary and highlights some of the major accomplishments since the Institute’s inception in 1974.

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Studies Link Family of Genes to Nicotine Addiction

December 2009

Reports study results suggesting that genes for several acetylcholine receptor proteins influence early smoking responses and the likelihood of nicotine dependence.

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Rats Reared Alone Show ADHD Signs

December 2009

Describes an animal study showing that rats raised in isolation may prove useful in future studies exploring the neurobiology that links impulsivity and vulnerability to addiction.

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Program Aims to Expand Physician Training to Treat Drug Addiction

December 2009

Describes the American Board of Addiction Medicine’s new program offering certification to physicians in addiction medicine.

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Most People Entering Drug Treatment Have Additional Mental Health Problems

November 2009

Highlights data on the prevalence of people entering substance abuse treatment programs who also reported having at least one co-occurring mental health problem.

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New Advisory Council Members

November 2009

Announces the addition of three new members to NIDA’s National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse.

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Methadone Therapy in Prison Benefits Men a Year Out

November 2009

Describes clinical trial results providing evidence that methadone maintenance to men in prison can pay off in better retention in community treatment and reduced drug abuse following their release.

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