A vaccine against fentanyl could stop the intense euphoria the drug creates and also block dangerous physiologic responses like respiratory depression, a new study suggests.
Gabapentin-involved overdose deaths doubled in Q2 2020 compared to Q1 2019, the CDC reports. What do you know, and maybe not know, about the troubling trend?
The ACP and AAFP along with 6 other professional groups say the current system is failing US mental health needs and it's time to make changes.
Approximately one-third of survey respondents with AUD relapsed within 1 year of stopping. Find a profile here of the experience of recovery from those who are trying.
More than one-third of survey respondents began drinking before age 15; the heaviest drinkers had double the risk for cirrhosis, CVD, pancreatitis, and neuropathy.
A new study of more than 2 million US adults and adolescents who could benefit from medication for OUD reveals only 1 in 4 reported past-year use.
Among persons who survived COVID-19, a new study found a 60% increased risk for any new mental health diagnosis during the year following infection.
Family physicians and psychiatrists were the specialties with the greatest number of visits, according to study authors.
Dr Ahmad's book explores in depth the complex long-term consequences of COVID-19 for medicine, mental health, and social conventions.
The 100 000 drug overdose deaths in the US recorded for the period ended April 2021 paint a dire behind-the-scenes picture of life during COVID-19.