- A commonly used asthma drug could double as an effective treatment for alcoholism, quelling cravings in addicts.
- A new study shows that controlling your urges in one setting helps you control them in others too.
- Doctors might be better able to help certain patients addicted to heroin by giving them a higher dose of their medication.
- Getting a massage after a night of heavy drinking may only make your hangover worse; here's why.
- People have had some really bad trips after taking shrooms, but most still said it was one of the best experiences of their lives.
- From 2010 to 2014 there was a significant increase in the number of overdose deaths in the U.S. Experts say these 10 drugs are behind the bulk of them.
- Cannabidiol, found in marijuana, may become the future of modern medicine.
- It may seem like a good idea to take an Adderall when you’re studying for a midterm, but the drug has potentially dangerous side effects when used incorrectly.
- Common symptoms of Adderall withdrawal range from fatigue to sleep disturbances.
- Alcohol and marijuana have a surprising effect on the body when used simultaneously.
- Drugs come in all shapes and sizes — sometimes they aren’t really drugs at all, but they can still get you high.
- An amateur bodybuilder in the UK was hospitalized after injecting coconut oil in his arms for muscle growth.
Historically, addiction has been defined as physical and/or psychological dependence on psychoactive substances (for example alcohol, tobacco, heroin, caffeine and other drugs) which cross the blood-brain barrier once ingested, temporarily altering the chemical milieu of the brain.