Monthly Archives: June 2007

New Vaccines Help Kick Drug Habits

A pair of new vaccines designed to combat cocaine and methamphetamine dependencies not only relieve addiction but also minimize withdrawal symptoms. Continue reading

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Does Stimulant Treatment For ADHD Increase Risk Of Drug Abuse?

Parents, doctors, and others have wondered whether common treatments for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) inadvertently predispose adolescents to future drug abuse. The answer may depend on the age at which treatment is started and how long it lasts, say the authors of a new brain-imaging and behavioral study conducted in animals. Continue reading

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