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A controversial surgical procedure being studied in China attempts to cure addiction by destroying parts of the brain’s “pleasure centers,” Time.com reports.
Scientists are testing the synthetic version of the active compound in “magic mushrooms,” psilocybin, for a variety of purposes, including treatment of alcoholism, according to Time.com. The compound is also being studied as a smoking cessation aid.
Men and women benefit in different ways from Alcoholics Anonymous, a new study suggests.
A new study concludes that parental involvement is more important than the school environment in preventing or limiting children’s use of alcohol or marijuana.
An increase in cigarette taxes may lead heavy smokers to cut back more than people who smoke fewer cigarettes, a new study suggests.
A new study suggests policies that ban tobacco-product displays at the point of sale may help reduce teen smoking.
Scientists in London have found a genetic variation that may play a role in binge drinking in teenagers, Reuters reports. The two-phase study included mice and teenage boys.
A new study suggests combining the anti-seizure drug topiramate with amphetamines may help treat cocaine addiction.
Smokers trying to quit may be helped by receiving supportive text messages, a review of studies suggests.