cocaine addiction

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Noun1.cocaine addiction - an addiction to cocainecocaine addiction - an addiction to cocaine    
drug addiction, white plague - an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
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Despite the similarities, researchers weren't able to determine if cocaine addiction could actually lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer's or Parkinson's because they said the increased iron in a cocaine user's brain was a result of reduced absorption of iron from food stimulated by cocaine's effect on metabolism, whereas increased iron in instances of Alzheimer's has been (http://newsroom.
A NEW drug could cure cocaine addiction by wiping the memories responsible for cravings, scientists claim.
The scientists reported using a technique called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS, a process that involves sending magnetic pulses through the skull into the brain) to stimulate the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of the brains of 16 individuals undergoing treatment for cocaine addiction and comparing the results with a similar group that were treated with medication.
5m, with additional funding from Heptares, will support a three-year research project aimed at developing a selective antagonist for the human Orexin-1 receptor for use in treating cocaine addiction and dependence, for which there are currently no approved treatments.
As evidence he cites harsh 1971 drug laws which caused heroin and cocaine addiction to rise from 1,000 to 320,000.
The court heard how his 18-year marriage to Jennifer, 40, had been "destroyed" by cocaine addiction.
Washington, April 24 ( ANI ): Researchers have developed a novel compound that targets an important brain receptor has a dramatic effect against a host of cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Imagine kicking a cocaine addiction by simply popping a pill that alters the way your brain processes chemical addiction.
The campaign will raise awareness about crack cocaine addiction, drug trafficking and the importance of support for addicts in recovery.
Then it was discovered he didn't really go for alcohol abuse, but instead for a cocaine addiction.
Some of the money was seemingly squandered on Mason's "substantial" cocaine addiction.