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Our Skulls Might Grow 'Horns' Because Of Our Cell Phone Addiction

Cell phones get blamed for increasing cancer risk, ruining dinner conversations, and now abnormal skull growth, according to a study. Published in the Journal of Anatomy in 2016, the research has recently been resurfaced in several news outlets. X-rays revealed that 41 percent of people between 18 and 30-years-old had bony lumps that look like […]

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Cell-type specific mechanism for formation and retrieval of cocaine-associated memories

Scientists have revealed neuronal mechanisms underlying the formation and retrieval of cocaine use-associated memories. Their research sheds light on how drug addiction develops and reveals pathways that can be exploited for the development of strategies to treat cocaine addiction. The environmental context in which addicts experience the rewarding effects of cocaine can readily elicit cocaine-associated […]

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Sexual addiction or Hyper-sexuality – If you want a Suffering is

Hyper sexual, in the vernacular, Sex addicts, as „Casanovas“ admired, or morally condemned. It is, however, an Addiction, a compulsive behavior, or impaired impulse control. Like most addictions it is associated with suffering. There is the disease of sex addiction? The addictive nature of the behavior, the Affected may lose over a longer period of […]

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Why So Many Women in Midlife Are at Risk of Opioid Addiction

“I had a 10-year run, stealing, conniving,” Jamie Lee Curtis revealed about her battle with opioid dependence. “No one knew. No one.” Now, everyone knows. And if the actor’s courageous confession to People tells us anything, it’s that a dangerous dependence on prescription pain pills can happen to anyone. In fact, women in midlife — even those who never dabbled in […]