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One in 12 doctors accepts opioid-related payments from drug companies

One in 12 doctors and approximately 1 in every 5 family medicine physicians have accepted payments related to opioids from pharmaceutical companies, according to...

A weight loss drug may be the newest tool to treat...

There are currently no drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cocaine addiction, but a weight loss medication could...

The University of Texas leads $29 million research series on alcoholism

Government funding will pledge $29 million to a series of research led by the University of Texas to combat alcoholism, a problem that costs...

What are the most common reasons why people with alcoholism drink?

Why do people with alcohol use disorders drink alcohol? Although there isn’t a single answer, a new study explores some of the most common...

Zebrafish can be key in improving opioid addiction treatment

Zebrafish addicted to opioids may be key in improving human opioid addiction treatment, a new research reveals. The research, published in the journal Behavioral Brain...

Opioid epidemic is killing more than government shows

As the opioid epidemic officially reaches a ‘national emergency’ status, federal data shows that heroin and other opioids have been increasingly deadly — now,...

Traits of people who go to the emergency room because of...

The majority of people who frequently attend emergency rooms due to alcohol-related reasons are unemployed, isolated and not only mentally but also physically ill,...

The link between cocaine addiction and vascular disease

Most people are aware of the dangers linked to heart diseases, but blockages of accumulated plaques or cholesterol can actually impact more than the...

The effects of alcohol and marijuana on academic performance

Researchers from various universities in Connecticut analyzed the combined impact of alcohol and marijuana on the academic performance of college students and found that...

New data supports use of muscle relaxant to treat alcoholism

French health care authorities gathered at a Paris conference on March 17 to announce that two clinical studies had been finalized, and their results...
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