National Institute On Drug Abuse

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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Health Tip: Short-term Effects Of Marijuana

-- Marijuana is a commonly used psychoactive drug among young people in the United States. More than 11 million young adults ages 18 to 25 used marijuana in 2015, the National Institute of Drug Abuse says. The illicit drug contains the...

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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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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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1 In 3 Americans Took Rx Opioid Painkillers, Survey Says

The stunning number comes from a new survey released Monday from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which calculated that a whopping 91.8 million Americans used drugs like OxyContin or Vicodin in 2015.
Related topics: Painkillers, Polls

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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 Use By U.s. Teens Drops To All-time Low

TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 -- Drug use among U.S. teens is at an all-time low. That's the heartening finding from a new survey by the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Fewer teens are using illegal drugs than ever before, the survey found,...
Related topics: Polls

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Us Attorney General Finally Admits Weed Isn't A Gateway Drug... But Prescription Pills Are

Submitted by Alice Salles via TheAntiMedia.org, The National Institute on Drug Abuse is a U.S. federal research institute focused on “[advancing] science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction … to apply that knowledge...
Related topics: Medical Research

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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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Cash Rewards Won't Change Outcomes For Hiv-infected Drug Addicts: Study

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 -- Giving drug-addicted, HIV-positive people cash incentives to help improve unhealthy behaviors doesn't work, a new study finds. The study, funded by the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse, tracked outcomes for...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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