addiction

Scientists identify key gene associated with addiction

Published: 4Aug2015

A new study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry by a team led by Salah El Mestikawy, Ph.D., researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute (CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de...

Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Published: 5Feb2013

January 29, 2013 - Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the...

Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

Published: 29Jan2013

Despite obvious motivation for quitting, 2/3 of patients will resume smoking within twelve months

Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Published: 29Jan2013

Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the frontal cortex...

How genetics shape our addictions

Published: 20Sep2012

Genes predict the brain’s reaction to smoking