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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.
Running and addiction

Running and addiction

Distinctive gene expression in brains of relapsing heroin-addicted rats

Distinctive gene expression in brains of relapsing heroin-addicted rats

Too many Australians abusing prescription drugs

Too many Australians abusing prescription drugs

The surprising effect of cannabis on morphine dependence

The surprising effect of cannabis on morphine dependence

Cocaine and heroin increase permeability of the placenta

Cocaine and heroin increase permeability of the placenta

Eleven accused of scamming Medicare in Michigan

Eleven accused of scamming Medicare in Michigan

Double the number of Australians now being treated for heroin addiction

Double the number of Australians now being treated for heroin addiction

Endorphins, personality, and inheritance

Endorphins, personality, and inheritance

Canadian Court to determine constitutionality of law preventing supervised drug-injection sites

Canadian Court to determine constitutionality of law preventing supervised drug-injection sites

New initiative to ensure the safe use of methadone

New initiative to ensure the safe use of methadone

New drug use screening tools for physicians

New drug use screening tools for physicians

Taurine: Key to the visual toxicity of an anti-epileptic drug for children?

Taurine: Key to the visual toxicity of an anti-epileptic drug for children?

Ondansetron shown to be a viable treatment option for opioid addiction

Ondansetron shown to be a viable treatment option for opioid addiction

Medical prescription of heroin does not pose neighborhood risk

Medical prescription of heroin does not pose neighborhood risk

Girls growing up with heroin-addicted parent more resilient than boys

Girls growing up with heroin-addicted parent more resilient than boys

Genetic change prevents cell death in mouse model of Parkinson's disease

Genetic change prevents cell death in mouse model of Parkinson's disease

Substance use common among patients with tuberculosis

Substance use common among patients with tuberculosis

Recovery coaches reduce the number of babies exposed to drugs

Recovery coaches reduce the number of babies exposed to drugs

Scientists reverse brain birth defects using stem cell therapy

Scientists reverse brain birth defects using stem cell therapy

Success of anti-meth ads questioned by study

Success of anti-meth ads questioned by study