A National Academy of Sciences study looks at the health risks and benefits of cannabis.
The diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorder in the DSM-5 and DSM-IV match up clinically.
Weaning from continuous opioid infusion can result in withdrawal and associated adverse effects.
Polymorphism at the level of drug receptors, transporters, or other proteins involved in drug metabolism or action may dampen a drug's efficacy or increase its toxicity.
The increase in cases of neonatal abstinence syndrome corresponds with the reported rise in opioid use during pregnancy.
Researchers compared 2 treatment methods in 150 individuals seeking outpatient treatment for prescription opioid or heroin dependence.
Firearm violence disproportionately affects adolescents in minority populations in large US cities.
The US Food and Drug Administration has determined that varenicline and bupropion pose a lower risk of serious mental health side effects than was previously thought.
Barriers to HIV testing include distrust of medical settings, fear of HIV stigma, and substance use problems.
Researchers found that lorcaserin combined with varenicline minimized weight gain and waist circumference increases.
The extent of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure was linked to atherosclerosis in asymptomatic never smokers.
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