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Prescription drug misuse later in life linked to increased odds of substance use disorder

Prescription drug misuse later in life linked to increased odds of substance use disorder

Study reveals how drug-seeking habits contribute to the perpetuation of addiction

Study reveals how drug-seeking habits contribute to the perpetuation of addiction

Survey shows significant decrease in percentage of adolescents reporting substance use in 2021

Survey shows significant decrease in percentage of adolescents reporting substance use in 2021

UB researchers analyze pandemic-related shifts in alcohol sales across 16 U.S. states

UB researchers analyze pandemic-related shifts in alcohol sales across 16 U.S. states

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder

Research on psychedelics could lead to new treatments for mental illness

Research on psychedelics could lead to new treatments for mental illness

As overdose deaths soar, DEA-wary pharmacies shy from dispensing addiction medication

As overdose deaths soar, DEA-wary pharmacies shy from dispensing addiction medication

CDC launches complementary education campaigns to save more lives from drug overdose

CDC launches complementary education campaigns to save more lives from drug overdose

'Theta activity' in the brain found to be divergent for people with mental health conditions

'Theta activity' in the brain found to be divergent for people with mental health conditions

Case Western Reserve secures $16 million to understand the relation between substance use and HIV

Case Western Reserve secures $16 million to understand the relation between substance use and HIV

Mental health problems are common among smokers and adults with substance use disorders, study finds

Mental health problems are common among smokers and adults with substance use disorders, study finds

Study highlights major role of polysubstance use in drug overdose risk

Study highlights major role of polysubstance use in drug overdose risk

Neuroscientists discover specific brain circuit that triggers cocaine relapse in mice

Neuroscientists discover specific brain circuit that triggers cocaine relapse in mice

Prescriptions for prenatal substance use disorder treatment fell in US during COVID-19 pandemic

Prescriptions for prenatal substance use disorder treatment fell in US during COVID-19 pandemic

6 months to live or die: How long should an alcoholic liver disease patient wait for a transplant?

6 months to live or die: How long should an alcoholic liver disease patient wait for a transplant?

Study finds increased risk for SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections in people with substance use disorders

Study finds increased risk for SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections in people with substance use disorders

New SBIR award helps Temple scientists to explore the therapeutic potential of novel cannabis analog

New SBIR award helps Temple scientists to explore the therapeutic potential of novel cannabis analog

U-M lab receives $13.2 million NIDA grant to optimize interventions for substance abuse disorders

U-M lab receives $13.2 million NIDA grant to optimize interventions for substance abuse disorders

Withdrawal from psychostimulants alters functional architecture and patterns in the brain

Withdrawal from psychostimulants alters functional architecture and patterns in the brain

Hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder die at a rate comparable to heart attack patients

Hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder die at a rate comparable to heart attack patients