Health

Alcohol remains in top position for Australian drugs of concern

Alcohol continues to be the most common principal drug of concern for clients seeking treatment from publicly funded specialized alcohol and other drug treatment services, a new report from the Australian Institute of Health ...

Medications

Opioids research finds overdose risk factors

New research from the University of Stirling has identified potential major risk factors leading to overdose in patients taking prescription medication.

Addiction

Predisposition to addiction may be genetic

People who have a high sensation-seeking personality trait may be more likely to develop an addiction to cocaine, according to a Rutgers study.

Health

Link found between taking illegal drugs and non-traditional sex

People who take mulitple illicit drugs are significantly more likely to engage in non-traditional sexual activities such as sex with a friend or stranger, anal sex and BDSM, according to a UK study by academics from the University ...

Addiction

The dangers of drugged driving are outpacing drunk driving

A recent study of drugged driving, by a team of University of Cincinnati researchers, shows that a sizable percentage of individuals reported the use of marijuana and other illicit drugs while operating behind the wheel.

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