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Heroin is a very addictive chemical called diacetylmorphine. Heroin is a modified form of morphine, a highly abundant opium derived from the seedpods of the poppy plant.
Leading AIDS experts issue new HIV guidelines

Leading AIDS experts issue new HIV guidelines

HIV among injection drug users declines

HIV among injection drug users declines

Report identifies patterns in misuse of illicit and prescription drugs among young adults

Report identifies patterns in misuse of illicit and prescription drugs among young adults

JAM study highlights emerging problem in addiction therapy

JAM study highlights emerging problem in addiction therapy

Drug 'addicted' newborn the latest hysteria driven absurdity

Drug 'addicted' newborn the latest hysteria driven absurdity

Censorship of public health websites by Russian drug agency an 'assault' on HIV prevention

Censorship of public health websites by Russian drug agency an 'assault' on HIV prevention

New editorial offers clarity on confusing drug and alcohol addiction terminology

New editorial offers clarity on confusing drug and alcohol addiction terminology

Magic Mushroom’s compound may help in some mental disorders: Study

Magic Mushroom’s compound may help in some mental disorders: Study

Now cannabis mouth spray to help ‘pot’ addicts quit

Now cannabis mouth spray to help ‘pot’ addicts quit

FDA notes shortage of ADHD medicines

FDA notes shortage of ADHD medicines

Powerful painkiller on its way to the market: Experts worry about addiction woes

Powerful painkiller on its way to the market: Experts worry about addiction woes

Major metropolitan areas show variation in rates of drug-related ED visits

Major metropolitan areas show variation in rates of drug-related ED visits

Naltrexone for problem gamblers

Naltrexone for problem gamblers

Drug abuse high in West Australian young men: Study

Drug abuse high in West Australian young men: Study

Austerity measures in Europe may cause rise in drug-related HIV infections, report says

Austerity measures in Europe may cause rise in drug-related HIV infections, report says

Greek health system suffers amid growing economic crisis

Greek health system suffers amid growing economic crisis

Positive results from Alkermes VIVITROL addiction study

Positive results from Alkermes VIVITROL addiction study

NIH announces results from first large scale study on treatment of prescription opioid addiction

NIH announces results from first large scale study on treatment of prescription opioid addiction

First large-scale study to address treatment of prescription opioid addiction

First large-scale study to address treatment of prescription opioid addiction

Americans overdosing on prescription pain killers

Americans overdosing on prescription pain killers