To clarify the potential side effects of THC exposure in older adults, investigators conducted a systematic review of RCTs reporting the safety and efficacy of various cannabinoid-based medicines in adults older than 50 years.
Mean opioid consumption is increased 24 months after an episode of critical care.
Most PPAs in prescribers’ practices focused on rules and consequences of noncompliance instead of on a shared treatment plan.
For adolescents, the global prevalence of tobacco use is substantial.
There is a negative association between medical and recreational cannabis stores (dispensaries) and opioid-related mortality.
The researchers aimed to identify COVID-19-related stressors associated with changes in alcohol consumption and binge drinking since the pandemic began.
While previous studies have looked at opioid use among youth, information is lacking on heroin and stimulant overdose rates. The researchers investigated trends in suspected nonfatal drug overdoses (all drugs, opioids, heroin, and stimulants) reported to emergency departments between 2016 and 2019
This study examines neural circuits and cell types that mediate the suppressive effect of GLP-1R agonists on cocaine-seeking behaviors.
Patients with cancer who receive intense smoking cessation treatment are compared with patients who receive standard treatment to analyze the intervention’s impact on the likelihood of quitting smoking.
With COVID-19 having truly disastrous effects, the study authors sought to uncover the toll of substance abuse during the pandemic.