National Institute On Drug Abuse

Health Tip: Naloxone Fast Facts

-- Naloxone, also known as Narcan or Evzio, is a medication that treats opioid overdose. Naloxone can restore normal respiration for people who have stopped breathing, says the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse. Naloxone can be: Injected, or...

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New Project Funded By Nci, Nida, Aims To Eradicate Hepatitis C In Eastern Ky. County

With $15 million from the National Cancer Institute and National Institute on Drug Abuse and a donation of 900 doses of a 12-week treatment from Gilead Sciences Inc., University of Kentucky's Jennifer Havens has the goal of eradicating HCV in Perry...
Related topics: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Chemist Ids Possible Addiction-free Pain Reliever

An estimated 1.7 million Americans suffer from substance abuse disorders related to opioid use for pain relief, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This causes an economic burden of more than $78 billion per year in health care and...

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The National Institute Of Drug And Love Abuse

Love is more addictive than drugs, as the Biden family proves yet again.
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President Trump To Speak At Opioid Abuse Summit In Atlanta

Rachel Martin talks to Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about Wednesday's summit. It's a chance for Trump to say what he's doing about the public health emergency.

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New Survey Results Show Alarming Rise In Teen Vaping

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that although the use of illicit drugs has gone down, nicotine use is going up -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Polls, Nicotine

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U.s. Health Official Expresses Alarm At Increase In Vaping Among Teens

Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug Abuse addresses record high stats among 12th graders -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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E-cigarette Usage Nearly Doubles In Us High Schools: Survey

The percentage of high school seniors who used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days nearly doubled to 20.9 percent from last year, results of a survey released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse showed on Monday. The increase in vaping by 10th and...
Related topics: Polls

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Scientists Take Big Step Toward Finding Non-addictive Pain Killer

With the support of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have been working to find a safe, non-addictive pain killer to help fight the current opioid crisis in this country.

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Uci Awarded $9m Grant To Determine The Long-term Effects Of Cannabis On Adolescents And Study The...

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, a 4-year, $9 million grant aimed at determining the long-term impact of cannabis...
Related topics: Medical Research

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John Oliver Calls ‘bullsh*t’ On Scam Of Unregulated Rehab Centers Who Claim Cures While Sending...

The United States is being crushed under the weight of an opioid epidemic that is claiming tens of thousands of Americans. In fact, the National Institute on Drug Abuse charts more than 64,000 deaths from addiction. Yet, rehab centers all over the...

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Marijuana Reduces Opioid Usage, According To University Of Georgia Study

Overdosing on an opioid has become one of the leading avoidable causes of death in the U.S., but recent marijuana research suggests this trend can be reversed. Per the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the number of opioid overdose deaths has...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Center For Drug Use And Hiv/hcv Research At Nyu Meyers Receives $7.5 Million In Nih Funding,...

The National Institute for Drug Abuse has awarded NYU Meyers' Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) a five-year, nearly $7.5 million grant to continue the center's research.
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Medical Research, Anniversaries

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The Uncomfortable Truths Behind The Latest Numbers On Teen Drug Use

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has released its annual findings about US teenagers and substance abuse. The big news is that opioid misuse by teens is at historic lows (clearly a good thing). The late-to-the-party news is that young people...

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Is Technology A Drug? Teens Use Smartphones, Tablets As A Stimulant

Researchers think the decline in drug use among teenagers was correlated to an increase in smartphone and tablet entertainment, The New York Times reported Monday. Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Nora Volkow planned to research...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Scientists Complain That The Marijuana They Get From The Us Government For Medical Research Is...

There is one source of marijuana for clinical researchers in the US. Ironically, it belongs to the federal government, which classifies cannabis as a Schedule 1 substance with no medical use and high potential for abuse. The National Institute on...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Premature Death Rates In Us Fall For Some, Rise For Others, Study Says

Premature death rates in the United States are falling for some groups and rising for others, a new study suggests. According to researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), premature death...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Drug To Treat Alcohol Use Disorder Shows Promise Among Drinkers With High Stress

A new medication that targets part of the brain’s stress system may help reduce alcohol use in people with alcohol use disorder (AUD), according to a new study by researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part...
Related topics: Alcohol, Stress, Medical Research, Alcoholism

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Tsri And Nih Scientists Show Molecule In Brain May Drive Cocaine Addiction

A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, suggests increased levels of a molecule in the brain, called hypocretin, may...
Related topics: Medical Research, Scripps Research Institute, Alcohol, Alcoholism

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Tsri And Nih Scientists Show Molecule In Brain May Drive Cocaine Addiction

A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, suggests increased levels of a molecule in the brain, called hypocretin, may...
Related topics: Medical Research, Scripps Research Institute, Alcohol, Alcoholism

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