A plain language summary of prescription stimulant medications, how they affect the body, and how addiction can be treated.
Researchers identify brain circuitry in rodents that may be responsible for negative emotional aspects of pain
By changing the activity of this circuit, researchers restored levels of motivation in a pre-clinical model of pain tested in rodents
Co-occurring health disorders appear to contribute to increased risk, NIH study suggests
The Hidden U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic: Orphaned Children – More than 140,000 U.S. children lost a primary or secondary caregiver due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Study highlights stark disparities in caregiver deaths by race and ethnicity, calls for urgent public health response
Patterns of methamphetamine use have become riskier, diversified across U.S. population
Annual NIH-supported study reports changing substance use trends among college students and college-aged adults
NIH-supported study underscores the need for racially inclusive approach to address the opioid crisis in hard-hit areas
More people died of overdoses in the U.S. in 2020 than in any other one-year period. These data are shouting for change.
Directors highlight research results from NIH-funded science and community partnerships
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Diversity and inclusion are paramount in all sectors of society, especially in the sciences. Yet it is a well-known (and frequently lamented) fact that males continue to dominate the speaker programs at scientific conferences.