Feature Channels:

Drugs and Drug Abuse

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Science

Channels:

Adolescence, Adolescent Drinking, alcohol prroblems, early age drinking, early-age drinking, first drunkenness, Binge Drinking, heavy drinking, initiation of drinking

Early Adolescent Drinking Increases Risk of Problem Drinking by Age 17

Early-age drinking is common in many western nations; for example, 54 percent of Australian 14- to 19-year olds have reported past-year alcohol use. Although early-age drinking has been associated with developing later alcohol problems, findings have been inconsistent. This study used data from the Australian Parental Supply of Alcohol Longitudinal Study to examine age at first drink, age of first drunkenness, and associations with subsequent drinking during adolescence.

Medicine

Channels:

Anesthesia, Pain Management, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Opioids, Opioid Crisis, Epidemic, Opioid Epidemic, Pain medicine physicians, Medical community, Pain pre, Pain Clinic, chronic opioid use

Integrative Medicine Approaches for Pain Treatment – Can They Be an Alternative to Opioids?

Can acupuncture and yoga help to fight the opioid epidemic? These and other integrative medicine approaches have shown at least preliminary evidence of effectiveness in pain management, according to an article in the December issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia—a special thematic issue addressing the opioid crisis.

Medicine

Channels:

Preemies Activism, Craniofacial Conditions, New Therapy Lessons, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

Medicine

Science

Channels:

Palm Beach, drug, Overdose, Addiction

New Painkillers Reduce Overdose Risk

DSC08393.jpg

The research shows that a range of compounds can deliver pain-blocking potency without affecting respiration.

Medicine

Channels:

Sanford Health to Study Alternatives to Opioids

VanDemark_Robert_MUG_RGB.jpg

Sanford Health is one of three sites in the U.S. to launch a study to determine if non-opioid medications are as effective in managing pain after carpal-tunnel surgery.

Medicine

Channels:

opiod dependancy, Opioids, Addiction, Addiction identication, addicting drugs, Addiction Medicine, addiction treatment, NYU, Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Methadone, Methadone Treatment, Vivitrol, Suboxone

Although Their Introductions as Treatment Are Different, Two Top Medications for Opioid Addiction Are Equally Effective

a new study concludes that two of the top medications available for outpatient, office-based treatment, once initiated, are equally safe and effective in curtailing opioid use, relapse, treatment drop-out and overdose.

Medicine

Channels:

White Paper Provides Tools to Manage Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

GarryDavid13.jpg

A white paper designed to provide New York State healthcare providers and communities with the tools to manage and reduce opioid use disorder in pregnancy will be released by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Medicine

Channels:

Medical Cannabis, Medical Marijuana, precision dosing, MJBizCon

New, Precision-Dosed Medical Cannabis Products Now Available for Patients Concerned About Predictability, Safety and Danger of Potential Opioid Addiction

KalmFusionpopcorn.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

Obesity, Addiction, Drug Addiction, Amylin, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, University At Buffalo, Brain, brain signaling, National Institutes of Health, National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases

UB Researcher Targets Specific Areas of the Brain to Better Understand Obesity, Drug Addiction

mietlicki-baaseelizabeth.jpg

Mietlicki-Baase is one of a handful of researchers studying amylin’s effects on food reward and how amylin signaling in the brain differs between males and females.

Medicine

Science

Life

Business

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Rural Health, Healthcare, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National 4-H Council, Appalachia, Health Disparities, Racial Disparities, Prevention, Health Policy

Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

nrhd-logo2017.png

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.







Chat now!