Disclosure of HIV positive serostatus to sexual partners is considered an important public health goal to prevent new infections. Disclosure can motivate sex partners to make informed choices and change behavior through negotiation ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 11, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A genetically-modified version of the rabies virus is helping scientists at Harvard to trace neural pathways in the brain, a research effort that could one day lead to treatments for Parkinson's disease and addiction.
Neuroscience Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
European teens cut back on binge drinking and showed no increase in illegal drug use in recent years, while cigarettes remained as popular as in 2007, an EU agency said Thursday.
Addiction May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The same gene variations that make it difficult to stop smoking also increase the likelihood that heavy smokers will respond to nicotine-replacement therapy and drugs that thwart cravings, a new study shows.
Genetics May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Fat Bastard's revelation "I eat because I'm depressed and I'm depressed because I eat" in the Austin Powers film series may be explained by sophisticated neuroscience research being undertaken by scientists affiliated with ...
Overweight and Obesity May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have shown that zebrafish could be used to study the underlying causes of psychiatric disorders.
Neuroscience May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many people talk of problem gambling as an 'addiction' but work coming out of the University of Sydney's Gambling Treatment Clinic suggests that this may not be the case.
Addiction May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A major study from the University of Sydney has shed light on the secret world of excessive porn viewing and the devastating effect it has on users and their families.
Addiction May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Chronic exposure to cocaine reduces the expression of a protein known to regulate brain plasticity, according to new, in vivo research on the molecular basis of cocaine addiction. That reduction drives structural ...
Neuroscience May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
College men find steroids for better game less ethical than stimulants for better grades, study says
In the eyes of young college men, it's more unethical to use steroids to get an edge in sports than it is to use prescription stimulants to enhance one's grades, according to new research published by the American Psychological ...
Addiction May 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A group of researchers from the IMIM (Hospital del Mar Research Institute) and from the INAD (Hospital del Mar Neuropsychiatry and Addictions Institute) has participated in an international study aiming to give a general ...
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Got something to report about yourself? An opinion, perhaps, or a status update? Nobody may care except you, but new brain research suggests you can make yourself feel good simply by sharing.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
Overcoming a learning disability to become a physician will actually help in being compassionate toward patients, writes a medical student of his struggle with a severe reading disability in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Associati ...
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Are you a social media enthusiast or simply a Facebook addict?Researchers from Norway have developed a new instrument to measure Facebook addiction, the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Heroin addicts often have an increased sensitivity to pain, and this sensitivity does not subside over the course of treatment with methadone or other opioids, new research finds.
Addiction Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 1