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New compound prevents alcoholic behavior, relapse in animals by blocking stress response

...er relapse in rats that have developed a long-term dependency on alcohol. The research, by Markus Heilig, MD, PhD, at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and his team, appears in the March 7 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience . "This study shows the activity of a compound that ...

Custom-made cancer cell attacks

...orge Bush outlined his plan to reduce the nation's dependency on foreign oil by requiring the production of 35 billion gallons a year of renewable and alternative fuels by 2017, roughly five times the current target set by Congress of 7.5 billion gallons by 2012. Among the most promising alternatives are fuels...

Cellulosic ethanol: Fuel of the future?

...orge Bush outlined his plan to reduce the nation's dependency on foreign oil by requiring the production of 35 billion gallons a year of renewable and alternative fuels by 2017, roughly five times the current target set by Congress of 7.5 billion gallons by 2012. Among the most promising alternatives are fuels...

Study highlights new and cheaper way to treat heroin addiction

...assessed 235 people requiring treatment for opiate dependency in Edinburgh and found that dihydrocodeine was just as effective as methadone. Dr Roberston, who also works as a GP, added that while there were less restrictions attached to prescribing dihydrocodeine tablets, it is still essential that treatment...

World faces challenge as life expectancies lengthen, scientist says

...effects of anti-aging technologies on the national dependency ratio--the proportion of retired people (age 65 an...ent of the Baby Boom generation. By 2035, the U.S. dependency ratio is projected to double from approximately 1:5 to just above 2:5. Increased boomer lifespans wi...

Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident

...shortened life expectancy, lack of initiative, and dependency on assistance from the state. "Two decades after the Chernobyl accident, residents in the affected areas still lack the information they need to lead the healthy and productive lives that are possible," explains Louisa Vinton, Chernobyl focal point ...

DuPont's first biologically derived polymer receives global recognition

...ade with natural ingredients. This will reduce the dependency of traditional chemical fiber products on oil resources. It will be another bold attempt in the innovative use of renewable resources. Crops and plants are becoming the most reliable backup power for the resource consumption of humans and will serve ...

Ants Genetic Engineering Leads To Species Interdependency

...een two antspecies has given rise to a deep-seated dependency between them for thesurvival of both species populations.The new work illustrates how genetic exchange through interbreedingbetween two species can give rise to a system of interdependence at ahigh level of biological organization - in this case, the...

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