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Effects of declining sperm counts on fertility, mortality and disease patterns in geographical areas: Study

Effects of declining sperm counts on fertility, mortality and disease patterns in geographical areas: Study

Study: Team-based primary care model effective in lowering opioid use among chronic pain patients

Study: Team-based primary care model effective in lowering opioid use among chronic pain patients

Young people with depression have elevated risk for cannabis use disorder at age 18

Young people with depression have elevated risk for cannabis use disorder at age 18

Screening individuals at-risk for psychosis may help predict future violent behavior

Screening individuals at-risk for psychosis may help predict future violent behavior

ADHD medicines linked to lower risk for substance use problems in adolescents, adults

ADHD medicines linked to lower risk for substance use problems in adolescents, adults

Opioid use disorder rises with little being done to curb the menace says new study

Opioid use disorder rises with little being done to curb the menace says new study

E-cigarette use linked to greater risk of subsequent cigarette smoking in youth

E-cigarette use linked to greater risk of subsequent cigarette smoking in youth

Researchers study brain region that controls addictive behavior

Researchers study brain region that controls addictive behavior

Deficits in attention and executive functioning linked to frequency of alcohol, drug use

Deficits in attention and executive functioning linked to frequency of alcohol, drug use

A ‘safe’ space to shoot up: Worth a try in California?

A ‘safe’ space to shoot up: Worth a try in California?

New review finds massive problem of self-medication misuse in the Middle East

New review finds massive problem of self-medication misuse in the Middle East

New study finds high increase in adult marijuana use in states with less regulated MMLs

New study finds high increase in adult marijuana use in states with less regulated MMLs

Researchers find higher rates of alcohol misuse among women in rural Appalachian Ohio

Researchers find higher rates of alcohol misuse among women in rural Appalachian Ohio

Impairment of specific gene increases susceptibility to opioid addiction and binge eating, study shows

Impairment of specific gene increases susceptibility to opioid addiction and binge eating, study shows

PATH study finds that e-cigarettes cause less nicotine dependence than traditional cigarettes

PATH study finds that e-cigarettes cause less nicotine dependence than traditional cigarettes

New review examines link between pain and opioid abuse

New review examines link between pain and opioid abuse

Opana ER – a long acting opioid painkiller, to be pulled from the markets as per FDA directive

Opana ER – a long acting opioid painkiller, to be pulled from the markets as per FDA directive

Low THC levels reduce stress, while higher doses produce opposite effect

Low THC levels reduce stress, while higher doses produce opposite effect

Study examines historical changes in binge, high-intensity drinking among young adults in the U.S.

Study examines historical changes in binge, high-intensity drinking among young adults in the U.S.

Innocuous start to opioid addition: A 1980 letter that started it all

Innocuous start to opioid addition: A 1980 letter that started it all