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Study: 12% of frequent marijuana smokers experience cannabis withdrawal syndrome

Study: 12% of frequent marijuana smokers experience cannabis withdrawal syndrome

Binge drinking history makes male and female mice react differently to stress, study shows

Binge drinking history makes male and female mice react differently to stress, study shows

Regular use of party drug GHB associated with brain changes

Regular use of party drug GHB associated with brain changes

Male and female brains are affected differently by repeated binge drinking

Male and female brains are affected differently by repeated binge drinking

Sunovion receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for dasotraline NDA

Sunovion receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for dasotraline NDA

Yale researchers identify racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Yale researchers identify racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Health burdens of very high risk drinking are potentially large, study reveals

Health burdens of very high risk drinking are potentially large, study reveals

Alcoholics have persistent difficulties with emotional communication after long-term abstinence

Alcoholics have persistent difficulties with emotional communication after long-term abstinence

Adolescent drinking linked to changes in metabolite profile

Adolescent drinking linked to changes in metabolite profile

Study suggests new approach for treating alcohol use disorder

Study suggests new approach for treating alcohol use disorder

Study links molecular changes in the brain to key behaviors in addiction

Study links molecular changes in the brain to key behaviors in addiction

Research finds addictions to be diseases of the brain, not criminal behavior or personality disorders

Research finds addictions to be diseases of the brain, not criminal behavior or personality disorders

Opioid misuse may compromise effectiveness of treatments for alcohol use disorder

Opioid misuse may compromise effectiveness of treatments for alcohol use disorder

Human genome is like a time machine, says researcher

Human genome is like a time machine, says researcher

Public perception of health risks posed by smoking may be declining, study says

Public perception of health risks posed by smoking may be declining, study says

Neurotransmitter glutamate plays role in alcohol cravings, IU-led study finds

Neurotransmitter glutamate plays role in alcohol cravings, IU-led study finds

Parental attention can be protective factor to lower risk of drug abuse among adolescents

Parental attention can be protective factor to lower risk of drug abuse among adolescents

Alcohol use may induce changes to cholesterol-regulating gene

Alcohol use may induce changes to cholesterol-regulating gene

Medical marijuana rarely addressed in medical education

Medical marijuana rarely addressed in medical education

FDA permits first digital therapeutic device for treatment of substance use disorders

FDA permits first digital therapeutic device for treatment of substance use disorders