Addiction

March meeting covers translational research in addiction

February 2, 2012
 

Young people starting out in addiction research will get a turbo-boost to their careers March 3-4 at an annual conference that puts them face to face with internationally recognized addiction researchers and clinicians.

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Scientists learn to block pain at its source

April 26, 2010
 

Discovery of pain-causing compounds leads to development of new non-addictive painkillers

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Research studies aim to help smokers stop by experiencing incentives

November 19, 2008
 

The American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 20, and, as always, it brings national attention to kicking the habit.

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Grant will train medical residents to spot substance abuse

November 12, 2008
 

Hundreds of medical residents at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will learn to recognize substance abuse problems as they develop and to intervene quickly and effectively, thanks to a recently awarded federal grant.

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Be Well Center seeks volunteers for anti-cocaine studies

July 2, 2008
 

An estimated 20,000-plus people in San Antonio who use cocaine each year initially feel a heightened sense of reward or pleasure with the illegal stimulant.

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UTHSC recruits N.C. team that studies substance use, suicidality in youth

December 6, 2007
 

Stemming the rising tide of adolescent substance use and related suicidal behaviors is the goal of an internationally known research group that recently relocated to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio from North Carolina.

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