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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...

Long-term opioid prescription use on the rise in US

A new study has determined that long-term prescription opioid use is increasing in the U.S. and warrants further research on the potential pros and...

Opioid crisis cuts down life expectancy in the US by 2.5...

The ongoing opioid crisis is negatively affecting the average life expectancy of Americans, a new federal report shows. The report, authored by researchers from the...

More than 100 youths are diagnosed daily with an opioid addiction...

Revealing just how grim the American opioid epidemic has become, a new study finds that more than 100 teens and young adults with opioid addiction...

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...

Can energy drinks lead to future drug and alcohol addiction?

College students who often consume energy drinks are more at risk of forming an alcohol addiction, using cocaine, or misusing prescription stimulants by the...

FDA approves first-ever mobile app for substance use disorders

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing for the first-ever government-approved mobile medical app designed to help people with substance use disorders...

Alcohol use disorders increase dramatically by nearly 50 percent

New research has discovered a 49 percent increase in alcohol use disorders among Americans. The increase was noted between two 12-month periods —the data was...

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...
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