The researchers believe that this work offers a new context for neuroinflammatory actions in the human brain that may explain how opioids produce circuit dysfunction.
University colleagues received a $900,000, three-year grant that will be used to measure the effectiveness of Project BRIGHT, “Building Resilience through Intervention: Growing Healthier Together.”
Impairment of a particular gene increases susceptibility to opioid addiction liability and vulnerability to binge eating.
See how cuddling infants suffering from opioid withdrawal can positively impact their health.
State and local leaders joined the BUMC community to discuss homelessness in Boston and surrounding areas.
According to a study published online in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, individuals with opioid use disorder who are treated with buprenorphine are more likely to disengage from treatment programs if they are black or Hispanic, unemployed or have hepatitis C.
New study sheds light on the significance of a potential genetic risk factor for drug addiction and possibly other neuropsychiatric disorders.