Future studies need to determine whether improvement in cognition with abstinence is associated with improvement in academic and other functional outcomes.
Heroin addicts were more compliant with taking monthly injections of naltrexone rather than consuming it in a pill version.
A new study suggests genetic differences in people with heavy alcohol use and alcohol use disorder.
In addition to many other health risks, kratom products can have high levels of heavy metals.
Drunkorexia is a term referring to limiting food intake prior to alcohol consumption, which may lead to eating disorders in college students.
Warning letters about products illegally marketed as treatments for opioid addiction, pain, and anxiety have been sent to 2 companies, the FDA said Tuesday.
There are great differences in access to naloxone even among states that have passed legislation to allow pharmacists to dispense the medication without a physician's prescription.
Opioid misuse varies with sexual orientation, with increased misuse among female bisexuals.
Psychotic-like experiences in cannabis users may be specific to each person, regardless of genetics and environment.
Sandoz and Pear Therapeutics announced the availability of reSET, the first prescription digital therapeutic for patients with substance use disorder.
Two studies indicate a link between cannabis use and mental health concerns, starting in adolescence and continuing into adulthood.
The USPSTF recommends that primary care clinicians screen all adults, including pregnant women, for unhealthy alcohol use and provide brief behavioral counseling to reduce unhealthy alcohol use.
The majority of adolescents taking prescription opioids for non-medical purposes were found to get these drugs from someone else.
As part of the US FDA's efforts to reduce teens' use of flavored electronic cigarettes, a ban on sales of most flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores and gas stations across the US is to be introduced.
The number of opioid overdose deaths in the United States reached a new record last year with 72,000 deaths, which works out to about 200 a day.
Ruling against the recommendation of one of its chief experts, the US Food and Drug Administration approved an extremely potent new opioid painkiller, Dsuvia.
The Stopping the Transmission of Opioids to the Next Generation tool allows clinicians treating women of childbearing age with opioid use disorder to estimate risks associated with pregnancies in this patient population.
Many patients in a workers' compensation cohort have persistent opioid use.
These results provide strong evidence for the deleterious and prolonged effects of cannabis use in adolescence.
The guideline formulated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in an effort to curb opioid overdose-related deaths included a recommendation for steep reductions in opioid doses for patients taking high doses of the drug for chronic pain.
The training has information on how to use several products including a nasal atomizer, Narcan Nasal Spray and Evzio.
Lofexidine may expand the treatment options available for managing withdrawal when buprenorphine and methadone are unavailable or undesirable.
A bipartisan bill meant to combat the United States' opioid abuse epidemic was signed into law October 24 by President Donald Trump.
Adolescents are increasingly using e-cigarette products such as pod-based systems but have misperceptions and lack of knowledge about these products.
Recreational marijuana recently became legal in Canada, and while many welcome the move, others have serious concerns.
A novel prognostic tool can be used to accurately identify adolescents at risk for initiating cigarette smoking.
Regardless of sex, current smokers with AUDIT scores ≥20 were at the highest risk for suicide in analyses, although men more frequently exhibited suicidal behaviors.
Associations Among Gender Nonconformity, Mental Distress, and Substance Use Among High School StudentsOctober 15, 2018
These findings demonstrate the importance of developing support systems within schools for gender-nonconforming students.
Daily drinking, even at low levels, may be detrimental to one's health.
"Pod mods," which are small, rechargeable devices that aerosolize liquid solutions containing nicotine encapsulated in cartridges, pose a danger to adolescent users.
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