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Article ID: 700708

Rutgers Researchers Receive $18 Million Grant for the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Rutgers School of Public Health

A new $18 million center grant awarded to Rutgers and University of Pennsylvania Researchers will allow them to take aim at the effects of tobacco marketing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have renewed their commitment to the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) program and awarded a second cohort (TCORS 2.0) of Centers.

Released:
18-Sep-2018 11:15 AM EDT
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    17-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700578

Gene Therapy via Skin Protects Mice From Lethal Cocaine Doses

University of Chicago Medical Center

A study in Nature Biomedical Engineering shows that skin stem cells, modified via CRISPR and transplanted back to donor mice, can protect addicted mice from cocaine-seeking and overdose.

Released:
14-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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    17-Sep-2018 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700392

More Than Half of Parents of Sleep-Deprived Teens Blame Electronics

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Fifty six percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe this use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye.

Released:
12-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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    14-Sep-2018 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700374

Alcohol and Marijuana Use May Increase when Marijuana is Used by Young Adult Drinkers

Research Society on Alcoholism

The risks of alcohol consumption differ by the presence or absence of simultaneous use of other substances, the most common one being marijuana. Simultaneous alcohol and marijuana use may increase alcohol-related risks and societal costs. This paper examined historical changes in simultaneous alcohol/marijuana use among young adult alcohol users from 1977 – 2016.

Released:
11-Sep-2018 6:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 700523

Cocaine Addiction Traced to Increase in Number of Orexin Neurons

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A study by researchers at Rutgers Brain Health Institute identifies a promising avenue for treating addiction and clues to why people in recovery relapse

Released:
13-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT
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    12-Sep-2018 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700414

NEJM Perspective: How State Attorneys General Can Protect Public Health

New York University

To protect the public from harmful products, legal action can be used against industries, one example of which—a settlement with the tobacco industry—offers useful lessons for confronting several of today’s public health epidemics.

Released:
12-Sep-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700436

Poorest Americans Most Likely to Have Used Prescription Opioids — and Most Users View Opioids Positively

University at Buffalo

Among older Americans, the poorest are the most likely to have used prescription opioids, according to a University at Buffalo study providing new insights into unexplored contours of the opioid crisis. The study also raises important questions about access to pain management options for the disadvantaged in the current climate of the opioid epidemic.

Released:
12-Sep-2018 3:30 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    10-Sep-2018 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700167

Clinical Need Absent, Unclear in Nearly 30 Percent of Outpatient Opioid Prescriptions

Harvard Medical School

Nearly 30 percent of outpatient opioid prescriptions in the United States lack documented clinical reasons to justify dispensing the drugs.

Released:
6-Sep-2018 3:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700184

Adolescent Users of Juul, Other E-Cigarette Pods Exposed to Nearly As Much Nicotine as Smokers, Study Shows

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A new Roswell Park/Stony Brook Children's Hospital study reports striking findings: that young users of newer “pod” e-cigarette devices are absorbing nicotine at levels approaching nicotine exposure from traditional combustible cigarettes.

Released:
7-Sep-2018 9:45 AM EDT

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