Featured Drug News
Articles from March 2011
Cigarette addiction may affect brain development in teens
Adolescents who use tobacco show less function in the prefrontal cortexes of their brains than teens who are non-smokers, according to a new study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. more...
Study finds majority of male drug addicts abuse their partners
Six out of every 10 male drug addicts have abused their female partners, and many are aware of the negative impacts of their actions, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Grenada. more...
Some PTSD patients would sacrifice years of life for effective treatment, study finds
Individuals who suffer from PTSD are most impacted by symptoms of anxiety and heightened sensitivity. more...
Sight, smell of food may induce sensation of pleasure in binge eaters
When food is smelled or seen by compulsive eaters, also known as binge eaters, these individuals experience feelings of reward and gratification, according to a recent study published in the journal Obesity. more...
Study finds marijuana users are at risk of psychotic disorders
Young adults who use drugs derived from cannabis plants are more likely to experience psychotic symptoms, which can progress into psychotic disorders with prolonged use, according to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal. more...