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Substance Abuse Among Troops, Veterans, and Their Families

November 2009
Highlights the need for research to assess and find solutions to a potential rise in substance abuse among service men and women, veterans, and their families.

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Patch Delivers Buprenorphine for Heroin Detox

November 2009
Describes research on the effectiveness of a buprenorphine patch to alleviate opioid withdrawal symptoms of newly abstinent heroin abusers.

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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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Abstinent Smokers' Nicotinic Receptors Take More Than a Month to Normalize

October 2009
Describes research revealing that for up to 6 weeks after smokers quit, their brain cells have more nicotine-binding receptors than nonsmokers, which may explain the struggle to quit.

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NIDA Reprises Online Chat Day

October 2009
Highlights NIDA’s second annual Chat Day where NIDA scientists and staff responded to drug abuse and addiction questions from teachers and students.

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Smoking and Drinking Continue to Decline, But Marijuana Stalls in Latest MTF Survey

October 2009
Highlights trends from a 2008 survey of teenage substance abuse, cigarette smoking and alcohol use and discusses the implications of these changing data.

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Suiting Treatment to the Nature of the Disease

October 2009
Highlights NIDA-sponsored research underway to understand and respond to substance abusers’ needs at all points of care, from the initial presentation for treatment through recovery.

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Three Scientists Receive Grants for Innovative AIDS Research

October 2009
Announces the recipients of the inaugural Avant-Garde Award for research to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS in drug abusers, Drs. Julio Montaner, Ileana Cristea, and Jerome Groopman.

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Lower Rates of Cigarette and Marijuana Smoking Among Exercising Teens

October 2009
Highlights prevalence rates of cigarette and marijuana smoking among teens who exercise regularly as compared with their less active peers.

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Intervention for Disruptive Children Shows Long-Term Benefits

October 2009
Reports on research providing evidence that teaching aggressive youngsters social coping skills reduces their chances of becoming substance abusers.

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