HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Imaging Studies Illuminate Brain's Response To Cocaine

be activated as part of the pleasurable rush/high experience. But its continuing high level of activation into the craving phase suggests that it also plays a role in incentive, the motivation leading to a change in behavior, which is key to the development of addiction." Alan Leshner, PhD, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a primary funder of this research, says, "These studies suggest specific brain areas that might be targeted in developing new medications to either block individual aspects of cocaine's effects - like the rush versus the craving experience - or as broader treatments for cocaine abuse and addiction." Additional funding for this study was provided by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression.
'"/>

Contact: Sue McGreevey
mcgreeveys@a1.mgh.harvard.edu
(617) 724-2764
Massachusetts General Hospital
26-Sep-1997


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Imaging the healing heart
2. Imaging study shows brain maturing
3. Imaging the brain solving problems through insight
4. Imaging technique reveals new structure in retinal cells
5. Imaging technique discovered at Stanford monitors cancer cell proliferation
6. Imaging technique may help in confirming, monitoring treatment of malignant brain tumors
7. Imaging study provides new information on how the brain processes sounds of different tones
8. Imaging apparatus characterizes drops in dirty laboratory environments
9. New Imaging Technique Pinpoints Dead Heart Muscle
10. Monkey business: Studies show tiny callimicos have unusual characteristics
11. Studies show success of Mectizan partnerships

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/11/2020)... , ... February 11, 2020 ... ... to solving complex problems for life sciences companies and government agencies, announced ... years of management consulting expertise to Tunnell, with significant experience assessing, designing, ...
(Date:2/6/2020)... ... February 06, 2020 , ... ... to unique lab-made bioresearch materials, today announced an agreement with The Good ... and seafood a reality. Under the partnership, terrestrial meat and aquatic cell lines ...
(Date:1/29/2020)... ... January 29, 2020 , ... Jason Burke has joined ... practice, providing consulting services for strategy, research and development and data governance to ... and Managing Partner of CREO, an innovative management consulting and advisory firm based ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2020)... ... 2020 , ... Shoreline Biome , a microbiome research ... has announced a new distribution partnership in Asia. , The distribution partner, Gene ... and research organizations in China, Hong Kong, and Macau. , Gene Company Limited ...
(Date:1/28/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... January 28, 2020 , ... ... to be the exclusive distributor to food and beverage manufactures within North America. ... considered critical suppliers. This agreement will allow each company to pool their collective ...
(Date:1/27/2020)... ... 2020 , ... Valencell, the leading innovator in wearable biometric ... Halma plc , a FTSE 100 global group of life-saving technology companies, ... Joshua Fund. A representative from Halma will join the Valencell board of directors. ...
(Date:1/23/2020)... ... January 22, 2020 , ... Ideal Implant CEO ... industry at two recent North American investor forums specializing in medical advancements. New ... Technologies & Diagnostics Forum on November 21, 2019 in New York City, and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: