Addictions


People with Altered Circadian Rhythm Are More Prone to Develop Addictions

17 de April de 2017 | 1:00 pm
People whose circadian rhythm is altered are more likely to develop an addiction  —such as alcohol, drugs, or foods rich in carbohydrates— according to...

A Single Administration of an Hallucinogenic May Reverse Drug-Dependency and Inhibit Withdrawal Symptoms

16 de April de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A hallucinogenic can be used as therapeutic agent to reverse and prevent addictions, according to a study by the Mexican neurobiologist Hector Vargas-Perez, published...

Almost 70% of Heroin Addicts Suffer from an Associated Physiological Disease

27 de October de 2016 | 1:00 pm
A study performed at the Addictions and Dual Pathology section of the Department of Psychiatry at the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital and the Vall...

Researchers Develop a Method to Reduce Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

13 de February de 2016 | 12:00 pm
A neural pathway responsible for withdrawal symptoms was found and suppressed by Stanford researchers in opiate-addicted mice. Opiates are drugs made of analgesic alkaloid...

A Newly Found Brain Mechanism Explains Nicotine Addiction

2 de February de 2016 | 12:00 pm
A neural mechanism crucial for the process of nicotine reward, which in turn is behind the addiction to this chemical, was discovered by researchers...

XVII International Congress on Addictions Was Inaugurated

6 de November de 2015 | 11:00 am
On November 5, the XVII International Congress on Addictions “Evidence for the Development of New Public Policy” was inaugurated in Mexico City. This congress...

Ministry of Health Presents its Addictions Care and Prevention Program

30 de January de 2015 | 10:55 am
The Federal Government recently presented the Addictions Care and Prevention Program in the headquarters of the Ministry of Health. During the ceremony, Mercedes Juan,...

Actions to Raise Awareness about Alcohol Consumption Are Proposed

24 de January de 2015 | 3:55 pm
During the 20th National Week on Public Information “Sharing Efforts”, held from 19 to 25 January 2015, participants presented data from the National Survey...

Communication between Patients, Families and Physicians about Bipolar Disorder Is Essential

11 de January de 2015 | 3:55 pm
Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder, is a mental disorder originally known since the ancient Greece, but which eventually changed its name....

Consuming More Vegetables and Less Alcohol Reduces Probability of Certain Cancers

8 de January de 2015 | 3:55 pm
New studies conducted by New York University (NYU) shows that low alcohol and a plant-based diet are healthy habits aligning with current cancer prevention...
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