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Brain activity predicts which mice will become compulsive drinkers

Cody A. Siciliano, Vanderbilt University Some individuals consume alcohol their entire adult life without developing an alcohol use disorder. Others, however, quickly transition to compulsive...

Shouldn’t there be a law against reckless opioid sales? Turns out,...

Nicolas Paul Terry, IUPUI The massive scale of prescription opioid shipments as the ongoing overdose epidemic unfolded has started to come into focus. Drug companies shipped...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in...

Joel Segel, Pennsylvania State University; Douglas L. Leslie, Pennsylvania State University; Gary Zajac, Pennsylvania State University; Max Crowley, Pennsylvania State University, and Paul L....

Promising new drug for treatment-resistant depression – esketamine

Lee Hoffer, Case Western Reserve University Treatment-resistant depression affects 1 in 3 of the estimated 16.2 million adults in the U.S. who have suffered at...

Stories of African-American women aging with HIV: ‘My life wasn’t what...

Thurka Sangaramoorthy, University of Maryland Sophia Harrison, 51, is a single mother of two, with an extended family to support. She has lived with epilepsy...

Worry over kids’ excessive smartphone use is more justified than ever...

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University Parents who fear their kids are spending too much time in front of screens now have more reason for...

Binge drinking and blackouts: Sobering truths about lost learning for college...

Jamie Smolen, University of Florida Tens of thousands of college students nationwide will cheer for their football teams this weekend. Some of those who show...

Mind molding psychedelic drugs could treat depression, and other mental illnesses

David E. Olson, University of California, Davis It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception. According to the latest research from my colleagues...

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Michael Okun, University of Florida For many, hearing the word “Parkinson’s” conjures an image of tremors. But Parkinson’s disease, brought about by loss of nerve...