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Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Cocaine vaccine shows promise

     
    A vaccine to treat cocaine dependence yielded good results in a phase-2 clinical trial and will be tested next year in a larger study, researchers reported today. The cocaine vaccine is not intended to prevent addiction but instead is designed......
  • Internet addiction: a 21st century epidemic with some more at risk than others?

     
    Psychiatrists struggling to draft a new manual to diagnose mental illness haven't agreed it's a mental illness yet. But mental health professionals are already gauging, parsing and analyzing Internet addiction, which bears all the hallmarks of addictive...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': A chat with choreographer and judge Mia Michaels

     
    â??So You Think You Can Danceâ?? fans know theyâ??re typically in for a treat when Mia Michaels appears on the show, both for her memorable dances and her friendly outspokenness as a guest judge. As the sixth season moves on......
  • Anna Nicole Smith walked away from drug intervention, psychiatrist testifies

     
    A psychiatrist who treated a pregnant Anna Nicole Smith for drug withdrawal in 2006 testified today that the model said she was willing to ???do anything??? for her unborn daughter, but ultimately walked away from a program to break her......
  • Kevin Williamson talks about the future of 'The Vampire Diaries' and why high school is a 'horror movie'

     
    In addition to masterminding the 'Scream' trilogy, writer/producer Kevin Williamson is the man responsible for the teen angst-fest 'Dawson's Creek,' which became the defining show for the WB network in the late '90s. Now he's at the helm of 'The......
  • Can magnets help kick the habit?

    The product: If you've ever tried to give up smoking -- or been around someone who has--you've probably discovered that quitting isn't easy, even with the help of a patch, pill, gum or spray. Nicotine-replacement products work about 10% to 15% of the...
  • Album review: Alkaline Trio, 'This Addiction'

     
    For an album that takes most of its imagery from foil-darkened heroin dens, Alkaline Trio's "This Addiction" feels more like a sugar high than an opiate. The goth-tinted punk band, credited for better or worse as one of emo's progenitors,......
  • Dependent on, not addicted to, Oxycontin

    Dependent on, not addicted to, Oxycontin
    Every morning I get out of bed slowly and shuffle off to the bathroom to take my pile of pills, including a pain medication that has been vilified to the extent that I shudder to speak its name (to borrow a little from Harry Potter). As I swallow, I...
  • Deep brain stimulation being tested with brain injury, Alzheimer's, obesity and more

    Other conditions Deep brain stimulation for depression and epilepsy is already being tested in large clinical trials, but it has only been tested in a few patients for other conditions such as traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer's disease, obesity,...
  • 'Desire' by Susan Cheever; 'Love Junkie' by Rachel Resnick

    'Desire' by Susan Cheever; 'Love Junkie' by Rachel Resnick
    Though a youthful alcoholic or junkie can be seduced by the prospect of dying young and leaving a beautiful corpse, the middle-aged addict faces a different scenario. Any romance associated with his plight has flaked off beneath the grinding wheel of...
  • Prescription drugs left around house tempt kids

    Prescriptions for painkillers -- left over from surgeries, orthopedic injuries or dental work -- frequently languish, unfinished, in family medicine chests. Supplies of anti-anxiety medications, including the benzodiazepines known by their commercial...