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GLP-1 Drugs Used to Reduce Cancer, Fight Dementia

GLP-1 agonists such as Ozempic and Wegovy are being tested for their ability to impact cancer rates and slow dementia.

The Movement Away From Abstinence and Toward Addiction Resistance

The unrealistic focus of substance abuse education on abstinence is yielding to a more enlightened approach based on addiction resistance.

Continuation, the Third C of Addiction

How is substance dependence defined? And is long-term, continuous recovery from food addiction possible?

California Lawmakers Move to Unlock Research on Psychedelics and Addiction Treatment

California lawmakers push to dismantle a bureaucratic bottleneck that has stymied progress in studying addiction treatment and psychedelics.

Can Addiction Be Treated With Low-Intensity Focused Ultrasound?

The Wellcome Leap fund for Untangling Addiction has awarded $50 million in financing for 14 projects including low-intensity focused ultrasound (LIFU).

This Is Your Brain On Drugs

We take a look under the cover of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s book on addiction and the brain.