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A sedative is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
Factors that may contribute to elevated risk of alcohol use disorder in adolescence

Factors that may contribute to elevated risk of alcohol use disorder in adolescence

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol

New method determines the atomic structure of natural products more rapidly, accurately

New method determines the atomic structure of natural products more rapidly, accurately

Study: Less than 2% of people at risk for opioid overdose are prescribed life-saving drug

Study: Less than 2% of people at risk for opioid overdose are prescribed life-saving drug

Study: Holding intubated infants found to be well tolerated and safe

Study: Holding intubated infants found to be well tolerated and safe

Giving a shot of ketamine could help heavy drinkers reduce alcohol intake

Giving a shot of ketamine could help heavy drinkers reduce alcohol intake

Study finds increase in overall rate of exposure to natural psychoactive substances

Study finds increase in overall rate of exposure to natural psychoactive substances

MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

UC San Diego's CMCR announces research grants to explore cannabis for medical applications

UC San Diego's CMCR announces research grants to explore cannabis for medical applications

‘Sticky’ gene may boost the nerve calming effects of Valium

‘Sticky’ gene may boost the nerve calming effects of Valium

People with severe insomnia may benefit from sedatives, shows study

People with severe insomnia may benefit from sedatives, shows study

Testosterone-containing nasal spray offers promising alternative for people suffering from 'low T'

Testosterone-containing nasal spray offers promising alternative for people suffering from 'low T'

Using cannabis and opioids for pain increases mental health issues

Using cannabis and opioids for pain increases mental health issues

Adults who combine opioids and cannabis have more mental health issues

Adults who combine opioids and cannabis have more mental health issues

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

New study examines non‐medical use of anti-anxiety medication

New study examines non‐medical use of anti-anxiety medication

Attention: Over forties face unnecessarily high risk of alcohol-related adverse drug reactions

Attention: Over forties face unnecessarily high risk of alcohol-related adverse drug reactions

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Cannabis users could be more tolerant to anesthesia agents

Cannabis users could be more tolerant to anesthesia agents