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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.
Liver transplant loan repayment expected says WA Premier

Liver transplant loan repayment expected says WA Premier

Prescription overdoses are second leading cause of unintentional deaths in US

Prescription overdoses are second leading cause of unintentional deaths in US

Growing problem of prescription drug abuse

Growing problem of prescription drug abuse

Young mother dies of post-liver transplant complications in Singapore

Young mother dies of post-liver transplant complications in Singapore

Nation's emergency physicians warn parents about dangers of prescription drug abuse

Nation's emergency physicians warn parents about dangers of prescription drug abuse

Titan Pharmaceuticals commences Phase 3 study of Probuphine for opioid addiction

Titan Pharmaceuticals commences Phase 3 study of Probuphine for opioid addiction

Unrestricted availability of food can trigger overconsumption and obesity

Unrestricted availability of food can trigger overconsumption and obesity

Addiction to high calorie fat rich food: likened to cocaine and heroin addiction

Addiction to high calorie fat rich food: likened to cocaine and heroin addiction

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