VANCOUVER – Two randomized trials show a reduction in prescribed opiates decreases postoperative usage with no loss...
BOSTON – Kratom-associated liver damage involves a mixed pattern of hepatocellular and cholestatic injury.
News from the FDA/CDC
Overdose death rates for cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl are high in the East and low in the West.
An internist describes the benefits and risks of using cannabidiol to treat various conditions.
From the Journals
Illicit drug use patterns around the world are changing rapidly, but interventions aimed at reducing harm are not keeping up with evidence.
SAN DIEGO – Methylphenidate, mixed amphetamine salts/extended release, atomoxetine, and bupropion might help patients with comorbid ADHD and SUD,...
COPENHAGEN – Food addiction may be a key link between psychiatric disease, obesity, and reduced life expectancy.
Med Tech Report
For almost all adults, the most important habits to develop are still related to diet and exercise.
Primary care physicians “are well intentioned but underprepared and may miss some of the drug misuse risks affecting their patients,” says the...
SAN DIEGO – No approved treatments exist, but medications for other conditions might help, said Dr. Larissa J. Mooney.
SAN DIEGO – “When you’re using stimulants in people with use disorders, you have to use high doses,” said Dr. Timothy E. Wilens. “You have to be...