A new study reports our brains may reward us for looking at pretty faces.
Researchers report nicotine increases speed codeine converts to morphine in the brain and increases the risk for analgesia dependence.
According to a new study, researchers have found that a specific molecule controls morphine receptor signaling in a small group of brain cells.
A new study addresses the genetics behind why some people seem to be more resistant to addictions than others.
Researchers have successfully activated the brain's opioid receptors using optogenetics.
Researchers discover how pain fine tunes pain relief. The findings could help further understanding of pain and addiction to opioids.
Scientists reported successful preclinical tests in rats of a new vaccine against heroin addiction. The vaccine targets heroin and its psychoactive breakdown products in the bloodstream, blocking relapse.