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April 22, 2013
Science Highlight
April 3, 2013
Research suggests that targeted stimulation of the brain’s prefrontal cortex is a promising treatment for addiction
February 27, 2013
Science Highlight
February 19, 2013
Science Highlight
February 14, 2013
NIH-funded research shows effectiveness of community-based, substance abuse prevention interventions begun during middle school years
February 11, 2013
Science Highlight
January 8, 2013
January 3, 2013
December 19, 2012
NIDA’s 2012 Monitoring the Future survey shows rates stable or down for most drugs
December 5, 2012
October 1, 2012
New Online Training Tool for Healthcare Providers to Provide Vital Information on Proper Prescribing Practices for Painkillers; Expand Upon Administration Actions to Reduce Addiction, Overdose Deaths
August 8, 2012
Observance provides teens with information on the science about drug abuse
July 25, 2012
Innovative dual-vaccine proposal wins 2012 Avant-Garde Award for Medications Development
July 23, 2012
Innovative research will study how to prevent transmission among the newly infected and identify genetic influences in disease progression
May 30, 2012
NIH-funded research shows genetics can predict success of smoking cessation and need for medications
May 21, 2012
NIH Pain Consortium partners with selected health professional schools