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Withdrawal from Psychostimulants Restructures Functional Architecture of Brain

September 27, 2021

Researchers describe how withdrawal from nicotine, methamphetamine and cocaine alters the functional architecture and patterns in the brains of mice, compared to control animals, a key to developing addiction treatments.

Early Life Exposure to Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain to Addiction Later in Life

May 21, 2019

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in a published study.

Researchers Produce First Comprehensive Genomic Map of Head and Neck Cancers

January 29, 2015

A team that includes scores of researchers from across the country representing dozens of universities and medical institutions has produced the most comprehensive integrative analysis yet of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs), a particularly malignant and deadly type of tumor that accounts for roughly 3 percent of all…

Serious Loneliness Spans the Adult Lifespan but there is a Silver Lining

December 18, 2018

Moderate to severe loneliness can persist across adult lifespans, but UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers found it is particularly acute in three age periods: late-20s, mid-50s and late-80s. Wisdom proved a protective factor.

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