Incentivizing the smoking cessation process increases the adherence rates, according to findings published in the American Journal of Public Health.
Mice which were previously self-administering cocaine were less likely to go back to the habit after a period of abstinence, during which brain proteins were measured, according to a report published in Molecular Psychiatry.
Monitoring injured workers by testing urine samples can increase prescription consistencies, according to a recent study.
Researchers have found that maintenance treatment with methadone or buprenorphine may help prevent hepatitis C infection among injection drug users, a population with the highest risk of infection of the virus.
A new report estimates more than two-thirds of emergency department visits for overdoses of narcotic drugs involve prescription medications. The study was published online Oct. 27 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
As many as one in 20 US children may have health or behavioral problems related to alcohol exposure before birth, according to new research published online Oct. 27 in Pediatrics.