25 Jan 2014
London: Regular cocaine users have difficulties in feeling empathy for others and exhibit less prosocial behaviour, scientists say. Researchers at the Psychiatric Hospital of University of Zurich in Switzerland found that cocaine users have social deficits because social contacts are less rewarding for them.
30 Nov 2015
London: The burst of energy that comes with a cocaine high is a rather accurate reflection of what is going on in the brain of users, a study has found.
24 Sep 2013
Washington: Brain may never fully recover from the effects of cocaine addiction, even after long-term abstinence from the substance.
25 Apr 2014
Washington: Researchers have discovered a new compound that can dramatically halt cocaine addiction and prevent relapse behaviour.
11 Mar 2015
Washington: Memories associated with drug use are a leading suspect in driving the impulses behind drug addiction and researchers have now found the mechanism that helps cocaine influence memory.
27 Dec 2013
Washington: A pill that could help kick cocaine addiction may be closer to reality, scientists say. New research from the University of Pittsburgh suggests that a method of biologically manipulating certain neurocircuits could lead to a pharmacological approach that would weaken post-withdrawal cocaine cravings.
22 Jan 2014
New York: Scientists have identified a new molecular mechanism by which cocaine alters the brain's reward circuits and causes addiction.
23 Dec 2013
Washington: Scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher, have identified a gene that may determine the intensity of our response to cocaine.
25 Apr 2014
New York: There is hardly any effective medications for cocaine addiction, but researchers have now discovered a new compound that can halt cocaine addiction, raising hope for new treatment for drug addicts.
17 Dec 2015
Seoul: Tired of WhatsApp messages and e-mail pings during a key client meet? Well, here comes an app that will lock the smart phone altogether and keep you from using it while engaged in activities such as meetings, conferences and discussions.