drugs

Sex, drugs, and rock & roll chemistry in the brain

Published: 8Feb2017

The same brain-chemical system that mediates feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs, and food is also critical to experiencing musical pleasure, according to a study by McGill University...

BEWARE: off-label prescription drug use

Published: 2Nov2015

A new study led by researchers in Canada sheds light on the effects of off-label use of prescription drugs with the first-ever investigation in adult populations.

American Placebo

Published: 6Oct2015

A new study finds that rising placebo responses may play a part in the increasingly high failure rate for clinical trials of drugs designed to control chronic pain caused by nerve damage.