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Modafinil Normalizes Sleep During Early Cocaine Abstinence (December 2010)

Describes a study investigating the effectiveness of modafinil in enhancing sleep among cocaine abusers who are currently abstinent.

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NIDA Appoints New Director of the Intramural Research Program (December 2010)

Announces NIDA’s new director of its intramural research program, Antonello Bonci, M.D., a leading researcher in neuropsychopharmacology.

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Marijuana Linked With Testicular Cancer (December 2010)

Reports on a study of close to 400 Washington State men that found that those who use marijuana may increase their risk for developing testicular cancer.

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NIDA Grantee Wins Prize for Genetics Web Sites (December 2010)

Announces the recipient of an award for online resources in education, Dr. Louisa Stark, who developed two interactive Web sites on genetics.

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Deep Brain Stimulation Reduces Rats' Cocaine Seeking (December 2010)

Describes results from an animal study involving deep brain stimulation that holds promise as a therapy for severe cocaine addiction.

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Treatment Patterns Vary Among People With Co-Occurring Disorders Based on Type of Treatment System Entered (October 2010)

Presents a summary of a study that followed individuals who entered mental health crisis or substance abuse detoxification residential centers in San Francisco and the types of treatment they received.

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Four Scientists Receive Avant-Garde Awards (October 2010)

Recognizes four scientists for the 2009 Avant-Garde Award for HIV research, an award intended to stimulate groundbreaking research for the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS in drug abusers.

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School-Wide Program Reduces Problem Behaviors and Improves Academic Outcomes (October 2010)

Reports on a school-centered program for social and emotional development that was credited with reducing rates of substance abuse, violent behavior, and voluntary sexual activity among primary school children.

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New Tools and Strategies to Bolster Behavioral Therapy (October 2010)

Reports on research investigating whether certain medications might strengthen patients' understanding and memory retention.

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Dr. Geoffrey Schoenbaum Receives the Waletzky Memorial Award (October 2010)

Announces the recipient of a 2009 award for innovation in research on drug addiction and alcoholism and with a focus on the changes that occur in the brain after exposure to drugs.

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