According to the doctors, the man checked in to the Navy's Substance Abuse and Recovery Program to get treatment for alcoholism and for Internet addiction disorder linked to Google Glass.
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) found that many adolescents who were being treated for outpatient substance use disorder had signs of cannabis withdrawal.
Researchers from the University of Toronto created app that can measure tremor strength to help doctors determine the severity of the tremors.
According to a new report, the rate of drug-addicted infants born in MA is alarmingly high.
Researchers found that drinking coffee every day could lower one's risk of suicide. http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/15622975.2013.795243
The American Psychiatric Association's newest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) added caffeine withdrawal as a mental illness.
The people who had previously been flagged for Internet addiction reported increased negative moods when they were not on the Internet.
Researchers, trying to develop treatments to help people get over their drug addictions, have found that a mixture derived from a tree found in Southeast Asia can wean people off drugs.
Scientists from the University of Montreal in a new study suggest that those who let go of a high-fat diet are more likely to be vulnerable to a cycle of bingeing and fasting, due to chemical changes caused in the brain. The researchers suggest that going on a diet could have similar effects on the brain as drug withdrawal.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.