Communities that Care prevention system helps to protect youth

Students in Pennsylvania school districts that participated in Communities that Care (CTC) coalitions were significantly less likely to use alcohol or marijuana, or to engage in delinquent behavior than those in non-CTC districts, ...

Study changes long-held concepts of cell decoding

Scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Intramural Research Program (IRP) have uncovered evidence that shows a more complex and elaborate role for the body's hard-working G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) ...

Researchers find a way to combat pharmacoterrorism

Using a novel molecular analysis technique, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified the chemical underpinnings of Captagon, also known as fenethylline, an illegal amphetamine-type stimulant that ...

New technique for rapid detection of drugs-of-abuse

The development of reliable, convenient and cost-effective methods for drug analysis is crucial in the control and the fight against drug abuse. Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed a new technique, named ...

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