Latest News

Scientists discover a novel opiate addiction switch in the brain

Neuroscientists have made a remarkable new discovery revealing the underlying molecular process by which opiate addiction develops in the brain. Opiate addiction is largely controlled by the formation of powerful reward memories that link the pleasurable effects of opiate-class drugs to environmental triggers that induce drug craving in individuals addicted to opiates.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Cancer-targeting mechanism under development

  • Stop blaming the moon: Intelligent people can develop strong entirely incorrect beliefs

  • Wearable technology can help with public speaking

  • Intelligent neuroprostheses mimic natural motor control

  • 'Wikipedia' for neurons created

  • Mother's diet influences weight-control neurocircuits in offspring

  • Rate of opioid misuse is around 25 percent, addiction rate 10 percent, reports study

  • Prototype 'nanoneedles' generate new blood vessels in mice, paving way for new regenerative medicine

  • Component of red grapes, wine could help ease depression

  • Crowdsourced tool for depression

  •