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Blocking hypocretin signaling may provide new avenue for treating cocaine addiction, study suggests

Blocking hypocretin signaling may provide new avenue for treating cocaine addiction, study suggests

UCLA study finding holds promise to prevent progressive cognitive decline in children with brain injury

UCLA study finding holds promise to prevent progressive cognitive decline in children with brain injury

Low levels of allopregnanolone hormone may predict risk of postpartum depression

Low levels of allopregnanolone hormone may predict risk of postpartum depression

Scientists create first model of anorexia nervosa using iPSCs derived from adolescent females

Scientists create first model of anorexia nervosa using iPSCs derived from adolescent females

Probiotics could be less effective when taken alongside balanced diet, research suggests

Probiotics could be less effective when taken alongside balanced diet, research suggests

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

New research project unravels disease mechanisms of schizophrenia

New research project unravels disease mechanisms of schizophrenia

Education can empower cancer patients to use palliative care, study shows

Education can empower cancer patients to use palliative care, study shows

Long-term use of ADHD medications may be linked to increase in growth-related costs

Long-term use of ADHD medications may be linked to increase in growth-related costs

ER visits may serve as effective 'teachable moments' for drug use, study suggests

ER visits may serve as effective 'teachable moments' for drug use, study suggests

Brain networks at rest appear to be in state of potentiation for action, study suggests

Brain networks at rest appear to be in state of potentiation for action, study suggests

Chronic exposure to childhood bullying may have lifelong health effects

Chronic exposure to childhood bullying may have lifelong health effects

Pittcon 2017: reflections from the floor

Pittcon 2017: reflections from the floor

New dimensional, multi-informant approach uncovers brain marker for ADHD symptoms

New dimensional, multi-informant approach uncovers brain marker for ADHD symptoms

Giving up cigarettes may be vital for smokers in recovery from illicit substance use disorders, study shows

Giving up cigarettes may be vital for smokers in recovery from illicit substance use disorders, study shows

Study reports presence of structural changes in the brain during medication treatment for depression

Study reports presence of structural changes in the brain during medication treatment for depression

Cyberbullying does not create many unique online victims, study finds

Cyberbullying does not create many unique online victims, study finds

CAMH study measures impact of hospital-wide tobacco-free policy on attitudes and adverse events

CAMH study measures impact of hospital-wide tobacco-free policy on attitudes and adverse events

Altered distribution of cerebrospinal fluid can predict autism risk in infants

Altered distribution of cerebrospinal fluid can predict autism risk in infants

Experts highlight urgent need to explore how cannabis use can be made safer

Experts highlight urgent need to explore how cannabis use can be made safer