drug abuse

HIV & Injection Drug Users At High Risk Of HepD Infection

A cohort study has revealed that 90 percent of HIV-infected injection drug users in Taiwan are also co-infected with hepatitis D.

Steroid Abuse – Breaking Young Men’s Hearts

Young steroid abusers are prone to extensive heart disease, especially when also on other drugs, a study has found.

Australia, New Zealand Are World’s Largest Users Of Cannabis & Amphetamines

Australia and New Zealand have the highest rates of cannabis and amphetamine use in the world, according to comprehensive research on illicit drug use.

Maternal Touch Is The Best Defense Against Drug Abuse, Study Says

An attentive, nurturing mother may be able to help her children better resist the temptations of drug use later in life, according to a study published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Researchers Discover Protein Involved In Drug Withdrawal

Users of heroin and other addictive opioids may be spared from distressing withdrawal symptoms in the future, thanks to a research breakthrough by University of Sydney scientists.

CUHK Study: Ketamine Abuse In Young Reduces Bladder Capacity

Researchers have found that the majority of young people with history of ketamine abuse have a reduced bladder capacity of up to 37 percent.