Drug Addiction Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Medication treatment for opioid use disorders in primary care increases patient accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | EurekAlert!

    Clinicians at Boston Medical Center showed that expanding the number of sites offering office-based opioid treatment with buprenorphine utilizing addiction nurse care managers, trainings and technical support resulted in more physicians becoming waivered to prescribe buprenorphine and more patients accessing treatment at sites across Massachusetts. This model, highlighted online in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment , demonstrates the efficacy of this medication-assisted treatment modality as a sustainable way to treat greater numbers of patients with opioid use disorders in a primary care setting at community health centers .

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  2. $13 million grant to continue funding for new social science research methodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | EurekAlert!

    The Methodology Center at Penn State has received a $13 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to support both ongoing and new research for the next five years that could lead to health apps for smartphones and more accurate genetic research. "This grant is the cornerstone of all our scientific funding, providing funding for three of our largest research projects," said Linda Collins, director of The Methodology Center.

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  3. Titan Pharmaceuticals Announces Resubmission Of The New Drug...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | BioSpace

    ... therapies for opioid dependence had been sanctioned to a limited number of facilities in the U.S. The Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000) allowed medical office-based treatment of opioid dependence and greatly expanded patient access to ...

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  4. White House launches initiative to combat heroin useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Salon

    The White House is launching a new $5 million initiative to combat heroin use and trafficking of the drug, particularly in states along the East Coast. About half of the money will fund a program to link public health and law enforcement agencies, with the goal of prioritizing treatment for drug users over punishments.

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  5. Study finds peak months for college students' probable initial drug useRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2011 | The Courier

    Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis that found that students tend to experiment with specific types of drugs for the first time during certain times of year. College students tend to try stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin for the first time in November, December or April, according to the examination of 12 years of government survey data.

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  6. Food's impact on our brain found to be similar to drugsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Environmental News Network

    An international group of researchers have found that food craving activates different brain networks between obese and normal weight patients. This indicates that the tendency to want food may be 'hard-wired' into the brain of overweight patients, becoming a functional brain biomarker.

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  7. Study: Peak months for college students' first drug useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Newsday

    College students are most likely to try marijuana, inhalants and alcohol for the first time during the summer, not the school year, according to the report released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Photo Credit: AP College students are most likely to try marijuana, inhalants and alcohol for the first time during the summer, not the school year, according to the report released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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  8. Study shows food craving may be hard-wired into the brain of overweight patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Medical News

    An international group of researchers have found that food craving activates different brain networks between obese and normal weight patients. This indicates that the tendency to want food may be 'hard-wired' into the brain of overweight patients, becoming a functional brain biomarker.

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  9. Free Lifesaving Overdose Prevention Seminars Offered In September And OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | LongIsland.com

    August 27, 2015 - To help save lives and further combat the Heroin epidemic, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced free Overdose Prevention Seminars offered to residents in September and October. The seminars will take place in East Meadow, Plainview, Glen Head, Long Beach and Wantagh each from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Residents will be taught how to recognize an Opioid overdose, and how to administer the lifesaving antidote Narcan, which can reverse its fatal effects.

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  10. NH struggles to open more programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Nashua Telegraph

    Roughly 40 people are waiting for drug addiction treatment at Serenity Place, a center in Manchester with just eight available beds. Serenity Place's efforts to expand in recent years have been held up by non-responsive landlords and unfriendly neighbors.

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  11. Here's why obese people crave more for foodRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Newkerala.com

    Have you ever wondered why obese people crave more for food? A new study reveals that food craving activates different brain networks between obese patients, indicating that the tendency to want food may be hard-wired into their brain. Researchers from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology have suggested that the brain mechanisms underlying obesity might be similar to those in substance addiction, and that treatment methodologies may be approached in the same way as other substance addictions such as alcohol or drug addiction.

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  12. Obese people may be afflicted with 'food addiction'Read the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Newkerala.com

    The tendency to want food may be 'hard-wired' into the brain of overweight people, says a new study that supports the theory that brain mechanisms underlying obesity may be similar to those in substance addiction. The researchers found that food craving activates different brain networks between obese and normal weight patients.

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  13. Another View -- Linda Douglas: To beat addiction, stop the trauma that often causes itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | UnionLeader.com

    AS I THINK about how we try to address the current heroin crisis, I am drawn to the conclusion that we will fail in our attempts to resolve the crisis until we begin to talk about the private conditions that lead to the public problems.

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  14. Research indicates food craving is 'hard-wired' in the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | PhysOrg Weblog

    An international group of researchers have found that food craving activates different brain networks between obese and normal weight patients. This indicates that the tendency to want food may be 'hard-wired' into the brain of overweight patients, becoming a functional brain biomarker.

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  15. Notre Dame Football: Tom Zbikowski changing his waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Isportsweb.com

    Earlier this morning, Mike Vorel of ND Insider released an excellent article about Notre Dame football legend Tom Zbikowski and his journey of trying to put alcoholism in the rear view. Zbikowski was always admired for his fearlessness; the star safety was also a boxer, and a tough one at that.

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  16. Science Shows Cannabis Doesn't Shrink Brains, Feds Think OtherwiseRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | High Times

    Two recently published studies might have put the last couple of nails in the coffin on the idea that smoking cannabis shrinks the brain , but the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism quickly jumped in to say it's still too early to declare the herb safe enough for legalization . David Goldman, M.D. of the NIAAA wrote an editorial concerning the two studies saying "it would be wrong to conclude that it is safe to use cannabis ora to conclude that it would be safe for people with the right genetic makeup or women, in particular, to use cannabis."

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  17. AAP: Clinicians Should Screen Every Teen for Alcohol UseRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Journal Watch

    Clinicians should screen every adolescent for alcohol use during office visits, the American Academy of Pediatricians urges in a new clinical report published in Pediatrics . The AAP cites data showing that some 80% of teens have had more than a sip of alcohol by grade 12. What's more, among young people who drink, 50% of those aged 12-14 report drinking heavily, while 72% of those aged 18-20 do so.

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  18. Study: Drug use often seasonalRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Toledo Blade

    Parents who are worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis that found that students tend to experiment with specific types of drugs for the first time during certain times of year. College students tend to try stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin for the first time in November, December or April, according to the examination of 12 years of government survey data.

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  19. Obese people can't help it - their brains are hard-wired to eat in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Daily Mail

    Obese people's brains could be hard-wired to want food in the same way that drug users are addicted to their habit, new research suggests. The study showed that obese people's brains may be hard-wired to want food in the same way that drug users are addicted to their habit The MRI results revealed that when obese participants looked at the images of food two specific areas of their brains connected.

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  20. Obese people's appetites 'may be hard-wired in brain'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

    Food craving is associated with different kinds of brain connectivity in those who are obese and of normal weight, the research shows. Scientists offered buffet-style snacks to 39 obese and 42 normal weight individuals who then had their brains scanned while being shown photographs of the food they had just enjoyed.

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