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Teens in danger as opioid use creates heroin addiction risk

The increased recreational use of prescription opioids by school children may be providing a gateway to later-life heroin addiction, according to research. Researchers revealed that...

Using the genetics of addiction to improve treatment

Substance use disorders result from genetic and environmental factors combined, which led researchers to look at changes in gene expressions to predict susceptibility to...

Improving post-op pain management in Latin America

Globally, poor postoperative pain management is linked to high rates of addiction to prescription drugs and opioid misuse. But a new report suggests that...

Children with mental health disorders found to be at high risk...

New research has shown that people who battle mental health disorders as children are at greater risk of developing addictions as adults. Dutch researchers launched...

Removing the stigma of addiction and mental health transforms the Muslim...

Aiming to reduce the harm associated with substance use and mental health illness in Muslim communities, Canadian researchers recently conducted a study that revealed...

Telephone-based aftercare after inpatient drug rehab fosters compliance

Numerous studies have determined that intensive outreach and care after discharge from inpatient drug rehab demonstrated favorable outcomes for patients compared to standard outpatient...

UMass Medical School partners with correctional leaders to expand addiction treatment

On January 31, the University of Massachusetts Medical School announced a collaboration with leaders from New England-based correctional departments in aims to research and...

Exploring the link between drug abuse and internet addiction among students

A recent study, published in the journal Psychology Research and Behavior Management, surveyed 385 Iranian high school students on their internet usage and drug...

Examining the contributing factors in addiction

In an effort to understand what makes someone susceptible to addiction, researchers from the Department of Psychology at Marshall University studied the integral role...

Drug detox with follow-up treatment during pregnancy reduces fetal health risks

Many pregnant women fear that the changes they may undergo while detoxing from opioids could cause harm to their unborn babies. However, recent research...
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