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Healing The Addicted Brain

– A Biological Look Into The Mind Of An Addict Healing the addicted brain is not an easy task. We all know that drugs are addictive and that the effects of opiates on the body are bad, but few of us know what causes the addiction on a biological level. In this article we are […]

Mom’s Past Drug Abuse May Alter Brain Chemistry of Offspring

A study suggests that moms -to -be that have used narcotics in their adolescence pass down an added risk for addiction and other psychiatric conditions to their children and grand children’s brain chemistry. […]

Black patients fare well on Vertex hepatitis C drug

By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK | Sat Oct 30, 2010 9:12am EDT (Reuters) – A closer look at data from a late stage trial of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc’s eagerly anticipated hepatitis C drug telaprevir showed impressive cure rates for black patients and for patients with advanced liver disease. In the Phase III study known as […]

In Recovery? DETOX!

Why Detox? By: Graeme Stuart-Bradshaw Why Detoxify? Every day we are exposed to external toxins from our environment and internal toxins produced as the byproduct of our digestive and metabolic processes. Toxic and unwanted inorgranic chemicals are found in our foods, water and air in the form of fertilizers, pesticides, heavy metals and other pollutants. […]

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