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Injecting drugs increases Hep C risk for more women than men

Recent research looked into the risk of contracting Hepatitis C between men and women who inject drugs and discovered that women are more vulnerable...

Electromagnetics continue to show promise in cocaine addiction treatment

An Italian psychiatrist continues to garner success after making breakthroughs with experimental applications of electromagnetic pulses to treat cocaine addiction.Luigi Gallimberti, who is also a...

Bipartisan coalition of attorneys general investigate opioid manufacturers

A coalition of 41 attorneys general, representing a majority of the states, announced the launch of an investigation into opioid manufacturers that sets to...

New study links marijuana use to increased risk of opioid use...

People who use marijuana are more likely to misuse prescription painkillers and develop a prescription opioid use disorder, a new study suggests.Conducted by analysts...

Drug use down among young adults who participated in PROSPER program

Middle school children who participated in PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience (PROSPER), a drug use prevention program in Iowa and Pennsylvania, were significantly...

Meth addiction rehab can reverse heart damage, new research

Rehab for meth addiction can potentially undo the heart damage caused by the drug and improve heart performance when paired with related medical treatment,...

Kenyan children use inhalants to escape poverty

Clouds of white smoke surround the poor and hungry children who live in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. They are huffing inhalants, usually out...

Strong connectivity between brain networks can predict and prevent cocaine relapse

Connectivity between several networks in the brain may protect against the risk of cocaine relapse, a new study conducted by researchers from the National...

NIDA introduces the Drugs and the Brain Wallet Card for relapse...

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) revealed a new relapse prevention tool intended for at-risk offenders departing correctional facilities: The Drugs and the...

Implant from Turkey could treat addiction worldwide

After the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a version of buprenorphine called Probuphine to be used as an implant to treat opioid abuse...
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