Medications

New study links opioid epidemic to childhood emotional abuse

A study by researchers at the University of Vermont has revealed a link between adult opioid misuse and childhood emotional abuse, a new finding that suggests a rethinking of treatment approaches for opioid abusers.

Addiction

Young people turning away from pot

Significant decreases in cannabis use by young Australians have been tempered by a warning about challenges to physical and psychological health.

Pediatrics

Know the signs of child abuse

(HealthDay)—A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds in the United States, and more than 1,600 children die each year from abuse or neglect, an expert says.

Neuroscience

Natural compound mitigates effects of methamphetamine abuse

Studies have shown that resveratrol, a natural compound found in colored vegetables, fruits and especially grapes, may minimize the impact of Parkinson's disease, stroke and Alzheimer's disease in those who maintain healthy ...

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