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How to counter cocaine hijacking memory in addicts and address drug addiction?

A new study on how brain retains powerful role of memory among addicts will throw light on the mechanism to make drug addiction less compulsive, said Washington State University researchers. Turning off the mechanism found by these researchers may help in “diminishing the emotional impact or the emotional content of the memory, so it decreases the motivation to relapse,” said ...

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Caffeine helps women addicts of cocaine during oestrus cycle: study

Caffeine offers a new treatment option for women cocaine addicts as a neuro-protective that can block cocaine’s direct effects on their fertility cycle, revealed new research. Women undergo oestrus cycle, a recurring period of sexual receptivity and fertility in many females. Cocaine is known to have caused the shift in the oestrus cycle, thereby changing a woman’s estrogen levels. But ...

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