Comments Off on Drug to treat alcohol use disorder shows promise among drinkers with high stress

NIH-funded multi-site clinical trial suggests that smokers may also benefit.
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Comments Off on Smoking bans persuade light users to give up the habit: New study provides best evidence to date of value of bans

A new national study shows for the first time how smoking bans in cities, states and counties led young people living in those areas to give up, or never take up, the use of cigarettes.
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Comments Off on Unused dental surgery prescriptions may help fuel opioid epidemic

Study suggests half of opioids prescribed to dental surgery patients go unused, creating a surplus that may contribute to the opioid epidemic.
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Comments Off on Long-term alcohol dependence affects cognitive abilities

New evidence shows that long-term alcohol dependence can significantly disrupt a range of specific cognitive abilities, particularly as we age.
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Comments Off on LSU health New Orleans research reveals how psychedelics alter brain function with innovative method

Surprising findings of LSU Health New Orleans research on the brain's response to psychedelic drugs include that psychedelics directly activate only about 5% of brain cells, even in the most highly...
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Comments Off on Hepatitis C: Signs and Symptoms

Hepatitis C (HCV) affects thousands of Americans each year. Learn all about the signs and symptoms of the condition here, as well as treatment options.
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Comments Off on Physician capacity to treat opioid use disorder with buprenorphine-assisted treatment

In a study appearing in the September 20 issue of JAMA, Bradley D. Stein, M.D., Ph.D.
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Comments Off on Pitt research links sleep habits to adolescent drug and alcohol use

A study led by researchers from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Pitt Department of Psychology has identified a possible link between adolescent...
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Comments Off on A talk with a nurse can persuade hospital patients to quit smoking: Quit rates triple after short consultation, access to quit aids

A short talk with a knowledgeable nurse could be the difference between a smoker stopping for cigarettes or stopping for nicotine gum on her way home from the hospital.
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Comments Off on Study shows internet addiction may indicate other mental health problems problem in college-aged students

A new survey of internet users suggests that people who use the internet excessively may have more mental health problems.
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