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December 16, 2014
However, NIH’s 2014 Monitoring the Future survey shows high rates of e-cigarette use and fewer concerns about marijuana’s risks
November 19, 2014
Science Highlight
November 13, 2014
Science Highlight
November 12, 2014
NIH study in rodents identifies a pathway that starts with glutamate and ends with activation of dopamine reward system
October 27, 2014
Adds to physician toolbox for addressing substance use in patients
October 22, 2014
Science Highlight
October 21, 2014
Science Highlight
October 16, 2014
NIH announces 11 awards funded across three Institutes
October 9, 2014
Science Highlight
September 9, 2014
NIH observance links teens with scientific experts
July 17, 2014
Data from the National Drug Early Warning System will promote rapid and effective public health responses
June 4, 2014
Comprehensive review published in the New England Journal of Medicine also discusses why risks are greatest for teen users
June 3, 2014
NIH preclinical study suggests higher risk of death is associated with warmer brain temperature
May 21, 2014
Interactive module improves medical student care for elderly back pain patient “Edna”
May 20, 2014
Guides target both teens and parents with up-to-date science-based facts on marijuana
May 19, 2014
NIH’s HIV/AIDS research awards offer hope in battling HIV infection and improving long-term outcomes in HIV-infected drug users
May 16, 2014
Other honors awarded to project using theoretical model of GABA(A) receptor to screen potential medications; study exploring cognitive control in multitaskers
May 6, 2014
Rutter to lead institute’s efforts to explore the relationship between genes, environment, and the neuroscience of addiction