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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.
Diagnostic test for alcohol consumption: Measuring protein changes in blood

Diagnostic test for alcohol consumption: Measuring protein changes in blood

Study provides new clues to obesity epidemic

Study provides new clues to obesity epidemic

U.N. official addresses increasing drug addiction in developing countries

U.N. official addresses increasing drug addiction in developing countries

Beyoncé Cosmetology Center opened at Phoenix House Career Academy

Beyoncé Cosmetology Center opened at Phoenix House Career Academy

The American Journal of Pathology: Highlights from February 2010 issue

The American Journal of Pathology: Highlights from February 2010 issue

Illicit drug consumption in Europe

Illicit drug consumption in Europe

Men who buy fake internet drugs for ED problems face significant health risks

Men who buy fake internet drugs for ED problems face significant health risks

Over 44% of internet Viagra is counterfeit

Over 44% of internet Viagra is counterfeit

Pisgah Labs files its eighth patent application for technology to prevent prescription drug abuse

Pisgah Labs files its eighth patent application for technology to prevent prescription drug abuse

New study indicates growing number of people are abusing prescription painkillers

New study indicates growing number of people are abusing prescription painkillers

Naurex' GLYX-13 demonstrates antidepressant-like and anxiolytic-like activity without CNS-related side effects

Naurex' GLYX-13 demonstrates antidepressant-like and anxiolytic-like activity without CNS-related side effects

Also in Global Health news: Drug trafficking in Kenya; violence in S. Sudan; Uganda bill; sleeping sickness

Also in Global Health news: Drug trafficking in Kenya; violence in S. Sudan; Uganda bill; sleeping sickness

Also in global health news: Illegal drug trade in E. Africa; Somalia humanitarian crisis; alcohol, IV drug use in Russia; HIV/AIDS in China; FBOs engage in HIV fight

Also in global health news: Illegal drug trade in E. Africa; Somalia humanitarian crisis; alcohol, IV drug use in Russia; HIV/AIDS in China; FBOs engage in HIV fight

Deaths from opioid use in Ontario have doubled, according to new study

Deaths from opioid use in Ontario have doubled, according to new study

New nursing guideline to enhance improved care for MMT clients

New nursing guideline to enhance improved care for MMT clients

New findings suggest current system of classifying psychoactive drugs in UK may need to be revisited

New findings suggest current system of classifying psychoactive drugs in UK may need to be revisited

Study shows 'scale of craving' and previous heroin abuse are factors in people falling back into cocaine habit

Study shows 'scale of craving' and previous heroin abuse are factors in people falling back into cocaine habit

Binge drinking, cannabis and prescription drugs still remain a concern among teenagers

Binge drinking, cannabis and prescription drugs still remain a concern among teenagers

Alkermes' phase 3 trial of naltrexone XR-NTX meets primary endpoint

Alkermes' phase 3 trial of naltrexone XR-NTX meets primary endpoint

CCSA to focus on role of treatment systems at Canada's Issues of Substance 2009 conference

CCSA to focus on role of treatment systems at Canada's Issues of Substance 2009 conference