A new Institute of Medicine report specifies the types of research that the Food and Drug Administration should require before allowing tobacco companies to sell or advertise 'modified risk' tobacco products as being capable ...
Health Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More teens are turning to pot and see it as less of a risk at the same time alcohol use among the same age group has dipped to historic lows, according to an annual national survey of drug use released Wednesday.
Health Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 4
(Medical Xpress) -- For the first time, scientists have proven that cannabis harms the brain. But the same study challenges previously-held assumptions about use of the drug, showing that some brain irregularities predate ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 12, 2011 | 3.6 / 5 (14) | 7 |
An attentive, nurturing mother may be able to help her children better resist the temptations of drug use later in life, according to a study in rats conducted by Duke University and the University of Adelaide in Australia.
Neuroscience Dec 06, 2011 | 3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Ontario, Canada: Youth smoking at all-time low; teen binge drinking, driving after cannabis use remain concerns
Fewer Ontario teens are smoking cigarettes than ever before -- good news that is tempered by continuing concerns around binge drinking, and driving while under the influence of cannabis, according to the 2011 Ontario Student ...
Health Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An accumulation of childhood adversities increases the likelihood that one becomes a bully, a new study found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
"Would legal regulation and control of drugs better protect children?" is a question posed by former President of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso in an editorial to be published in the January issue of Elsevier's International Jo ...
Medications Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
In sub-Saharan Africa, couples in long-term relationships where one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative (HIV serodiscordant couples) could benefit from anti-AIDS drugs (antiretroviral therapy) given either ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The rapid emergence of synthetic new drugs, often sold online as "legal highs," represents a significant challenge for policy makers in the coming decade, a European Union drugs agency said Tuesday.
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A high childhood IQ may be linked to subsequent illegal drug use, particularly among women, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
A new analysis of teenage drug abuse finds widespread problems among whites, Native Americans, Hispanics and youngsters of multiple races, with less severe abuse among Asian and African-American teens.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 07, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A landmark study in mice identifies a biological mechanism that could help explain how tobacco products could act as gateway drugs, increasing a person's future likelihood of abusing cocaine and perhaps other drugs as well, ...
Medical research Nov 02, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The Snomed CT medical terminology system provides more comprehensive and reliable data on diseases, diagnoses and treatments for primary care than is currently available with the classification models ...
Cancer Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A clinical trial to test better treatment options for chronic heroin addiction is expected to begin in Vancouver at the end of this year. Led by researchers from Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia, ...
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A study of the 5.3 million men and women seen in Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinics in a one-year period found that use of cocaine is predictive of open-angle glaucoma, the most common type of glaucoma.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0