Alcohol is a depressant that can cause all sorts of health issues when combined with drugs, illegal or not.
A different strategy for tackling drug fatalities at festivals.
The answer depends on whom you ask.
With great empathy comes great stress as well!
These pose “a serious public health risk.” Most are sexual enhancement, weight loss, and bodybuilding supplements.
Getting high frequently may make it difficult to imagine a personal future.
One-third of American adults take at least one drug with depression as a side effect.
Science is making great progress in eradicating the infection that kills 1.7 million annually.
The purpose is to identify how everyday consciousness works.
A look at how antiquated views and obsolete policies impact patients and physicians alike.
It just doesn’t work.
Opiates kill pain — but they also kill people.
The drugs were manufactured to treat different conditions but they also seem to block an important pathway linked to brain cell death.
Let’s face it: the war on drugs has failed.
People frequently overindulge, sometimes to the point of developing sugar addictions. There has been a lot of interest in the pharmaceutical industry in finding treatments that can combat this effect, with little results up to now. But, a world-first study led by QUT might change that.
A new report questions the legitimacy of today’s “War on Drugs,” seeing as the five-decade long process has failed to reduce either the supply or demand for narcotics. The authors urge for ‘scientifically grounded’ policies to be implemented, including regulated markets for cannabis.
Who hasn’t wondered at one point how long different drugs stay in the body?
British researchers investigated the long term effects of LSD. It’s well documented that LSD may induce a psychosis, and participants involved with the study did indeed score higher on a test meant to gauge the disorder. Weeks after the first hit, however, the participants exhibited increased optimism and trait openness worked mid to long term.
Exercise is good for you, we all know that. Even better with drugs.
A dubious pharmaceutical startup recently bought the rights to a drug that treats a parasitic infection, then raised the price 500-fold seemingly over night. The drug targets a somewhat rare condition that affects immune compromised pregnant women, but also malaria and AIDS. Ironically enough, it was developed by a much hated big pharma company, GlaxoSmithKline, in 1953 and used to cost $1 a pill only a couple years ago. It has since traded hands twice, before coming under the control of Turing Pharmaceuticals, a start-up run by a former hedge fund manager.