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Study highlights importance of educating family members on opioid overdoses and naloxone use

Study highlights importance of educating family members on opioid overdoses and naloxone use

Antidepressant improves drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier, rat study shows

Antidepressant improves drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier, rat study shows

Standardized tobacco packaging may reduce smoking prevalence, review finds

Standardized tobacco packaging may reduce smoking prevalence, review finds

Cordant's drug take-back program helps patients to safely dispose unwanted prescription medications

Cordant's drug take-back program helps patients to safely dispose unwanted prescription medications

Adult street racers 5 times more likely to crash their vehicle than other drivers, study shows

Adult street racers 5 times more likely to crash their vehicle than other drivers, study shows

Intraoperative methadone offers promise to reduce need for pain medications during recovery

Intraoperative methadone offers promise to reduce need for pain medications during recovery

Scientists find that increased risk of psychosis from cannabis use is relatively low

Scientists find that increased risk of psychosis from cannabis use is relatively low

How physicians can prevent opioid abuse while providing adequate pain relief

How physicians can prevent opioid abuse while providing adequate pain relief

Cigarette accompanied by alcohol provides more pleasure to young adults than marijuana

Cigarette accompanied by alcohol provides more pleasure to young adults than marijuana

Medication-assisted treatment reduces negative health outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

Medication-assisted treatment reduces negative health outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations, fMRI study finds

Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations, fMRI study finds

Study investigates differences between heavy and light drinkers

Study investigates differences between heavy and light drinkers

Injection drug use linked to increase in immune activation, says researcher

Injection drug use linked to increase in immune activation, says researcher

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Excessive smartphone use leads to social isolation and personal, workplace problems

Excessive smartphone use leads to social isolation and personal, workplace problems

'Love hormone' could hold key to treating drug addicts, say experts

'Love hormone' could hold key to treating drug addicts, say experts

Point/Counterpoint: Experts debate how to control exploding opioid epidemic

Point/Counterpoint: Experts debate how to control exploding opioid epidemic

Researchers identify 26 novel genes linked to intellectual disability

Researchers identify 26 novel genes linked to intellectual disability

Researchers design first light-activated drug for treatment of pain

Researchers design first light-activated drug for treatment of pain

Study reveals that 25% of women with prenatal opioid addiction are not being treated

Study reveals that 25% of women with prenatal opioid addiction are not being treated