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Mouse studies offer new insights about cocaine's effect on the brain - Science Daily

Sat, 2017-02-18 14:19

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Mouse studies offer new insights about cocaine's effect on the brain
Science Daily
Their discovery, which was published recently in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers fundamental insights into the brain's inner workings -- and could lead to better interventions for treating addiction to cocaine and ...

Young startup snags Gilead addiction drug | BioPharma Dive - BioPharma Dive

Fri, 2017-02-17 09:37

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Young startup snags Gilead addiction drug | BioPharma Dive
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Addiction-focused startup Amygdala Neurosciences has picked up the rights to a Phase 2-ready addiction candidate from Gilead Sciences. Financial details ...
Amygdala Acquires Phase II-Ready Addiction Candidate from GileadGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

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Mice genetically modified to stop cocaine addiction - Times of India

Thu, 2017-02-16 05:32

Times of India

Mice genetically modified to stop cocaine addiction
Times of India
In the study, normal and GM mice were given injections of cocaine, then put in a compartment with a distinctive type of "wallpaper" within a larger cage. After several days of receiving cocaine in this way, the mice would associate the drug with the ...
How one wrong hunch led to the creation of cocaine-resistant miceNew Atlas

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Scientists genetically engineer a mouse that's immune to cocaine addiction - Digital Trends

Tue, 2017-02-14 16:46

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Scientists genetically engineer a mouse that's immune to cocaine addiction
Digital Trends
The researchers figured that adding more cadherin to synapses found within the brain circuit involved in addiction would lead to higher levels of addiction, since more glue should mean stronger synapses and more learned behavior, including pathological ...
UBC Scientists Engineer Mice That Can't Get Addicted To CocaineHuffington Post Canada
Scientists find a way to resist cocaine addiction in miceGMA News
Scientists have found a way to 'prevent cocaine addiction ...BreakingNews.ie
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Is Cocaine Laced with Fentanyl Causing Overdoses in Cleveland? - TheFix.com

Tue, 2017-02-14 16:30

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Is Cocaine Laced with Fentanyl Causing Overdoses in Cleveland?
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Rendon went on to say that drug dealers are likely lacing cocaine with heroin and fentanyl in order to get customers hooked. She also said it only takes one dose of an opioid to become addicted. Though addiction science is fraught with debate, one ...

Scientists Screw Up And Create Mice That Can't Form Coke Habit - Newsy

Mon, 2017-02-13 21:13

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Scientists Screw Up And Create Mice That Can't Form Coke Habit
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... drug addiction. Related Story How Mouse Embryos Showed Scientists Reproduction Is Possible In Space. But these mice seemed to have so much of it that it blocked certain connections between brain cells. That meant the mice couldn't associate cocaine ...

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Troubled Tara had Jekyll and Hyde-styled 'split personality' with coke habit - Daily Star

Mon, 2017-02-13 16:30

Daily Star

Troubled Tara had Jekyll and Hyde-styled 'split personality' with coke habit
Daily Star
The IT Girl said she was like Jekyll and Hyde because of her cocaine habit. When she was off the drugs, Tara thought she was a “sweet, ... “Suddenly I was an addict and my life spiralled out of control. “I went to hundreds of parties – often three in ...

Drug addict in BMW caught with heroin and cocaine in Telford - shropshirestar.com

Mon, 2017-02-13 03:44

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Drug addict in BMW caught with heroin and cocaine in Telford
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At Shrewsbury Crown Court on Friday, Brown was given a 12-month prison sentence, suspended for two years. Judge Jim Tindal said only Brown's efforts to deal with her drug addiction had kept her from going straight to jail. Brown was also made subject ...

Cocaine addiction left Tara Palmer-Tomkinson with 'holes in her mouth' - International Business Times UK

Sun, 2017-02-12 11:22

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Cocaine addiction left Tara Palmer-Tomkinson with 'holes in her mouth'
International Business Times UK
"If she skied, she skied at a million miles per hour and she partied with the same Olympic vigour." Years of partying and accompanying cocaine use dissolved her nasal septum, causing significant sores to develop in her mouth: "After her nose had ...
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson had 'holes in her mouth' from years of drug addiction before deathExpress.co.uk
Tragic Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's heartbreaking battle with drug addiction - in her own wordsMirror.co.uk

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Cocaine laced with heroin, fentanyl linked to string of Northeast Ohio overdose deaths - cleveland.com

Fri, 2017-02-10 05:03

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Cocaine laced with heroin, fentanyl linked to string of Northeast Ohio overdose deaths
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"It's very dangerous." Drug dealers may be adding heroin and fentanyl to cocaine to create more opioid addicts, Rendon said. Opioids affect brain chemistry, so just one dose could lead to an addiction, she said. "If you use [heroin or fentanyl ...

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson in 'grips of cocaine addiction' just months before she died - Mirror.co.uk

Thu, 2017-02-09 15:30

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson in 'grips of cocaine addiction' just months before she died
Mirror.co.uk
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson in 'grips of cocaine addiction' just months before she died. A driver heard the tragic It girl ordering cocaine for her and a friend as she returned from an late-night event last year. Share; Comments. ByTom BryantAshleigh Rainbird.
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson broke down on Jeremy Kyle over cocaine abuse pastDaily Star

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'Every day I want more drugs': Friends reveal tragic Tara's struggle with addiction in her final months as sister ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 2017-02-09 05:20

'Every day I want more drugs': Friends reveal tragic Tara's struggle with addiction in her final months as sister ...
Daily Mail
It comes as sources claimed Tara was still using cocaine as recently as last year and wanted drugs 'every day'. Another close friend appeared on ITV's This Morning and said the socialite had relapsed 'into a dark place'. Tara was last seen with a ...

A 'daily kiss with Prince Charles' and a high profile battle with cocaine: How original IT girl TPT went from a ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2017-02-08 15:30

Daily Mail

A 'daily kiss with Prince Charles' and a high profile battle with cocaine: How original IT girl TPT went from a ...
Daily Mail
Her struggles with cocaine addiction in her twenties and her friendships with the Royals came to define her. She was even said to have counselled Kate Middleton during her brief split with Prince William that things would 'work out' for her. As a ...

'I knew my heart was stopping': Late former cocaine addict Tara Palmer-Tomkinson revealed she almost died from an ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2017-02-08 10:42

Daily Mail

'I knew my heart was stopping': Late former cocaine addict Tara Palmer-Tomkinson revealed she almost died from an ...
Daily Mail
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson was found dead at her home on Wednesday, three years after she revealed how she had almost passed away from an overdose in a heartbreaking TV interview. Prince Charles' goddaughter, who struggled with cocaine addiction for ...
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson dead: Inside the It Girl's wild and wonderful ...Mirror.co.uk

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's wild life: From her cocaine addiction to I'm A Celebrity - Express.co.uk

Wed, 2017-02-08 10:29

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's wild life: From her cocaine addiction to I'm A Celebrity
Express.co.uk
Tara was first treated for her drug addition in 1999 and, in 2006 she was thrown into the spotlight when her septum nasi collapsed as a result of her £400-a-day addiction to cocaine. She is said to have had £6,000 worth of surgery to have it repaired ...
'I knew my heart was stopping': Late former cocaine addict Tara Palmer-Tomkinson revealed she almost died from an ...Daily Mail
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's rambling interview with Frank Skinner that made her cocaine problem public knowledgeMirror.co.uk

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Cocaine addict brazenly wheeled trolley with safe out of ... - Tyrone Times

Wed, 2017-02-08 09:52

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Cocaine addict brazenly wheeled trolley with safe out of ...
Tyrone Times
A self-confessed cocaine addict, who broke through two locked doors inside a supermarket, filled a shopping trolley with the store's safe and brazenly wheeled it ...

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Fatal Overdoses From Fentanyl Sold as Cocaine Detailed in Harrowing CDC Report - ABC News

Fri, 2017-02-03 13:42

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Fatal Overdoses From Fentanyl Sold as Cocaine Detailed in Harrowing CDC Report
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"What's so unusual about this situation in New Haven is that it looks as if these people were not opioid users or opioid addicts. They were cocaine users and they were buying white power," said Isackila, who was not involved in this CDC report. "They ...
Fentanyl found in cocaine, leading to a dozen overdoses, CDC report showsBradenton Herald
Fentanyl Overdose: Don't Count on Naloxone to Save YouAmerican Council on Science and Health

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Crack Addict to Change Agent: Beverly Black's Redemption Story - TheFix.com

Fri, 2017-02-03 05:53

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Crack Addict to Change Agent: Beverly Black's Redemption Story
TheFix.com
I was a booster and that's how I funded my addiction. Before I got heavily into cocaine, I had a son. A very perfect pregnancy and delivery. He was the first born son in my family since my brother committed suicide, and everyone was anticipating my son ...

Can Craving for Cocaine Be Blocked in Addicted Individuals? - Psychology Today (blog)

Thu, 2017-02-02 12:42

Psychology Today (blog)

Can Craving for Cocaine Be Blocked in Addicted Individuals?
Psychology Today (blog)
A person addicted to cocaine develops a craving for it, and this craving can take over a person's life. Unfortunately, the addiction-mediated rewiring of brain pathways may not reverse even after many years of being drug free. The craving for cocaine ...