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Solving Meth Addiction with Brain Stimulation a Complicated Affair

Helping people quit highly addictive substances such as methamphetamine is difficult, and often involves many relapses back into use. In recent years, however, the futuristic-sounding method of stimulating addicts’ brains with electrodes has given hope that such treatment could help reduce their cravings. 413 more words

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Emergency Suicide Prevention: A Revolutionary Pharmacological Approach

Helping those who are contemplating suicide can be costly and difficult. Patients who are admitted to the emergency room experiencing suicidal thoughts may be kept relatively safe in the confines of a hospital, but their symptoms are often not abated. 484 more words

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Ecstasy Use May Protect Your Brain in a Car Crash

Researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel have discovered that being under the influence of Ecstasy may help to protect your brain in the event of head trauma. 102 more words

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