Researchers report the release of dopamine alters when working to obtain cocaine. The study reports, the more effort it takes to secure a supply of the illicit drug, the lower the release of dopamine when taking cocaine.
Nalmefene blunts the brain's reward pathway in people with alcohol addiction, a new study reports.
Researchers have discovered connections withing the brain that appear to form a communication pathway between areas that control decision making, movement and emotion. They believe cells within the network could also be potential targets for Parkinson's disease.
Researchers report that manipulating dopamine signaling in the nervous system of C. elegans can control inflammation in the gut.