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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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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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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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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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Sensory Aspects of Smoking May Counter Bad Mood, Craving (October 2009)

Describes study findings revealing that the act of smoking, apart from actual or expected nicotine delivery, may soothe a smoker's negative mood.

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Program Reduces Girls' Delinquent Behavior (October 2009)

Reports on a study involving adolescent girls who were treated for delinquent behaviors in a well-supervised family setting, referred to as Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care.

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Conferees Discuss Ways to Eliminate Disparities in Care (October 2009)

Presents highlights of a meeting summit to discuss ways to eliminate disparities in care, particularly as they relate to drug abuse and HIV.

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Ethnic Groups Have Contrasting Genetic Risks for Nicotine Addiction (October 2009)

Describes research exploring differences and similarities in the genetic profiles of African-Americans and European-Americans who are heavy smokers.

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Methamphetamine Abuse Alters Response to Facial Cues (October 2009)

Highlights research showing methamphetamine abusers may have more difficulty than nonabusers in responding with empathy and self-control to people who are experiencing intense emotions.

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