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Our goal is to present recovery and addiction information to your from the most credible and reliable sources in the drug, alcoholism and mental health behavioral fields. We realize this is a difficult time for and your family, and encourage you to contact Lotus Place Recovery with any questions you may have about these articles or any other concerns pertaining to your drug addiction, alcoholism, medical detox, inpatient and outpatient treatment and what is the best course of treatment for your individual needs. The professional staff at Lotus Place Recovery is available 24/7 at (888) 735-3832.
 

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

NIDA News

See larger image The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) announced that the latest Monitoring the Future (MTF) national survey results of drug use among full-time college students and their non-college peers are now available online, highlighting that daily marijuana use is at the highest...
Posted: September 8, 2017, 12:00 am
A NIDA-funded randomized clinical trial found that primary care patients with opioid and alcohol use disorders (OAUD) who were offered a collaborative care intervention were more likely to receive evidence-based treatment and refrain from using opioids and alcohol six months later, compared to...
Posted: August 28, 2017, 12:00 am
©istock.com/praetorianphoto There is a clear body of research assessing sex and gender differences in risk behaviors among people who inject drugs, however little or no research has investigated sex differences in hepatitis C (HCV) susceptibility. A newly published analysis examining data from...
Posted: August 25, 2017, 12:00 am
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced that event registration begins today for the next National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW), to be held Jan. 22-28, 2018. NDAFW is an annual, week-long series of...
Posted: August 23, 2017, 12:00 am
Photo by ©iStock.com/cbell7153 To address the opioid crisis in rural U.S. regions, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), in partnership with several other federal agencies, have issued nine grants to help communities develop comprehensive approaches to prevent and treat consequences of...
Posted: August 16, 2017, 12:00 am
 

Science Daily

Addiction News -- ScienceDaily

Read current medical research articles on drug addition including nicotine, prescription drugs and illegal drugs. Find out about addiction treatment.

A rapid and highly sensitive fingerprint test has been developed that can take just seconds to confirm whether someone has used cocaine.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:31 pm
Poison frogs harbor some of the most potent neurotoxins we know, yet scientists have long wondered -- how do these frogs keep from poisoning themselves? Scientists are now a step closer to resolving that head-scratcher. And the answer has potential consequences for the fight against pain and addiction.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 6:12 pm
Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in the world, and the advent of synthetic cannabinoids creates additional challenges to the society because of their higher potency and ability to escape drug detection screenings.  Scientists have a warning about a new danger coming from cannabinoid abuse.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 1:49 pm
A new study has found no reliable evidence for using nalmefene, naltrexone, acamprosate, baclofen or topiramate to control drinking in patients with alcohol dependence or alcohol use disorder. At best, some treatments showed low to medium efficacy in reducing drinking, but those findings were from studies with a high risk of bias. None demonstrated any benefit on health outcomes.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 1:03 pm
YouTube videos featuring alcohol are heavily viewed and nearly always promote the 'fun' side of drinking.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 1:03 pm
 
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