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Can Science Cure Addiction?

Trained neuroscientist Jeffrey Helm explores the promising frontiers of scientific research into brain chemistry and addiction.

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Rewiring the Brain against Addiction

Rewiring the Brain against Addiction

Scientists are discovering brain chemistry that prevents, and reverses, addiction.

Jeffrey Helm / 1 Jun 2006


Quest for Super Painkiller that Won't Addict

Quest for Super Painkiller that Won't Addict

Snail venom may key a breakthrough.

Jeffrey Helm / 27 Jun 2006


Myth of an 'Addict Gene'

Myth of an 'Addict Gene'

Why it's dangerous to assume addiction is inherited.

Jeffrey Helm / 28 Jul 2006


A Vaccine Against Narcotics

A Vaccine Against Narcotics

We're close to a controversial tool against addiction and overdose.

Jeffrey Helm / 15 Sep 2006