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Opioid Dependence Found to Permanently Change Brains of Rats

University of California San Diego Health

Approximately one-quarter of patients who are prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them, with five to 10 percent developing an opioid use disorder or addiction. In a new study, UC San Diego researchers found that opioid dependence produced permanent changes in the brains of rats.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Mental Health, Neuro, Pain, Psychology and Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), PNAS, Staff Picks,

Released:
24-Jan-2020 1:05 PM EST
Newswise: How Marijuana Accelerates Growth of HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer Identified
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13-Jan-2020 11:55 AM EST
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Intervention for patients hospitalized with HIV improved reengagement and outcomes of care

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Providing multidisciplinary team consults for HIV patients while they are hospitalized to help address social and medical barriers reduces future infection rates and boosts participation in follow-up care, results from a study on how to reengage patients show.

Channels: AIDS and HIV, Healthcare, Race and Ethnicity, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), All Journal News,

Released:
7-Jan-2020 5:45 PM EST
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UK Study Examines Insomnia Among Women in Appalachian Kentucky

University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky research to examine and improve women’s sleep habits sheds light on insomnia among middle-aged women in Appalachian Kentucky. It also highlights a promising non-pharmaceutical intervention that could help them get a good night’s rest.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Sleep, Women's Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH),

Released:
3-Jan-2020 9:55 AM EST
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17-Oct-2019 4:15 PM EDT
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Newswise: UK Awarded $8.8 Million to Support Opioid Treatment for Women in Criminal Justice Settings

UK Awarded $8.8 Million to Support Opioid Treatment for Women in Criminal Justice Settings

University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky recently received an $8.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Clinical Research Center as part of the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) to support research on quality addiction treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) in criminal justice settings nationwide. The grant will be used to create the Kentucky Women’s Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (WJCOIN) to enhance access to opioid use disorder treatment for women as they transition from jail the community.

Channels: Addiction, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Women's Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA),

Released:
20-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Marijuana Use Episodes Linked to Partner Intimacy Experiences

University at Buffalo

Marijuana use episodes among couples who frequently use the drug increase the likelihood of experiencing intimacy events, according to the results of a University at Buffalo-led study.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Sex and Relationships, Smoking, Grant Funded News, Marijuana, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA),

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22-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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