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Number 2, February 2005

This E-news is issued every other month to inform the international drug abuse research community about:

What's New

NIDA Helps Fund First fMRI in Africa

Two Ways To Access the Redesigned NIDA International Program Web Page

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Funding Opportunities

NIDA Awards 1.5 million for International Research

Existing Funding Updates on NIDA’s International Program funding opportunities:

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The Research Training and Exchange Program

For current information on NIDA and NIH training and exchange programs, please visit the following Web pages:

NIDA International Program

NIH Fogarty International Center

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Click here for upcoming meetings of interest

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Public Announcements from NIDA and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Teen Drug Use Declines 2003-2004 - But Concerns Remain About Inhalants and Painkillers

Brief Encounters Can Provide Motivation To Reduce or Stop Drug Abuse

NewsScan for January 10, 2005

  • Abstaining From Marijuana Associated With Better Quality of Life
  • Sight, Smell of Favorite Foods Are Related to Drug Craving
  • Earning a Reward Elicits Greater Brain Activity Than Merely Receiving One
  • Novel Compounds Reduce Cocaine Toxicity in Mice
  • Studies Suggest Common Factors Responsible for Marijuana and Co-Occurring Drug Abuse
  • Activity, Involvement Key to Adolescents Not Smoking
  • Experimental Compound May Lead to New Anti-Addiction Medications
  • Death Risk Rises for New Injection Drug User
  • Short-Term Treatments Benefit Women With Coexisting Substance Abuse and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Research Examines Patient Placement Criteria in Addiction Treatment

2001-2002 Survey Finds That Many Recover From Alcoholism
Researchers Identify Factors Associated with Abstinent and Non-Abstinent Recovery

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This page was last updated January 2005