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Gray death – a powerful and ominous opioid concoction

Gray death – a powerful and ominous opioid concoction

11-30 | Rachael

Year 2015 proved to be the worst year for drug overdose deaths in the United States. But only till the time 2016 data wasn’t released. As per the latest stats released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 64,000 Americans died due to drug overdoses in 2016, mostly from synthetic opioids […]

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Drugs enhance novel experience of music by multiplying the effects

Drugs enhance novel experience of music by multiplying the effects

10-25 | Rachael

The prevalence of drugs in music festivals is widely popular phenomenon. A bevy of musicians across the world use drugs to ease the pressure and deliver never-experienced-before kind of performance. The fusion of music, breathtaking composition and drugs is considered quite hip among youngsters. As a result, drugs like 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA), marijuana, etc. have dominated […]

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Understanding reasons behind underutilization of drugs approved for opioid addiction treatment

Understanding reasons behind underutilization of drugs approved for opioid addiction treatment

10-12 | Rachael

Opioid abuse and addiction is a serious global problem that negatively affects people’s health and damages the socio-economic fabric of the society. In 2014, nearly 2 million Americans were estimated to be dependent or to have abused prescription opioids. Apparently, the increase in the rate of prescription drug abuse has been primarily attributed to increased […]

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How harmful is hashish?

How harmful is hashish?

09-29 | Rachael

Marijuana, one of the most widely used illicit drugs in the world, has caused a global outcry by affecting almost 147 million adults consuming the drug around the world. Despite the growing rate of disorders associated with cannabis use and the number of individuals seeking treatment for them, there has been little or no improvement […]

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Link between growing up in affluent communities and addiction

Link between growing up in affluent communities and addiction

09-08 | Rachael

It is quite normal for parents to earnestly want their children to do their best as per their capabilities. However, sometimes these desires and wishes can grow in magnitude to such an extent that they tend to become too heavy a burden to be borne by children. While such pressures exist across all segments and […]

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Understanding harmful consequences of hashish

Understanding harmful consequences of hashish

08-28 | Rachael

One of the widely used illicit drugs in the world, marijuana has caused a global outcry with a striking figure of 147 million people using this drug at least once annually, including 22.2 million Americans. Despite the increasing rate of disorders associated with cannabis use and the number of individuals seeking treatment for such conditions, […]

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Smoking slows recovery from drug abuse

Smoking slows recovery from drug abuse

08-14 | Rachael

“Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.” ― Brooke Shields Much before the Hollywood legends of yore have glamorized it with their onscreen personas, smoking in our society was a deeply entrenched habit among people. What often starts as a style statement for youngsters continues to stay with […]

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Dangers of shooting heroin

Dangers of shooting heroin

08-03 | Rachael

Heroin is known to cause devastating health issues at an exponential rate when smoked or snorted. Moreover, the heavily abused and extremely potent drug can cause an array of severe complications and can even kill a person when injected into the bloodstream. The findings of several studies also suggest that the chronic users of heroin […]

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Privileged teens at higher risk of developing drug addiction

Privileged teens at higher risk of developing drug addiction

07-19 | Rachael

Many teens experiment with drugs due to factors such as curiosity, peer pressure, and emotional struggle or stress. Apart from abusing illicit drugs, many teens are also hooked on prescription drugs, which they usually procure from their family and friends. A 2016 report by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) also pointed at the […]

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Female estrogen cycle linked to high probability of cocaine abuse in women, finds study

Female estrogen cycle linked to high probability of cocaine abuse in women, finds study

06-23 | Rachael

Historically, drug use, misuse and abuse have been stereotyped as men’s domain, since men are more likely to use almost all kinds of illegal drugs than women. As a result, drug addiction in women is regarded as a matter of shame and disgrace. Although men and women show marked differences in their vulnerability to particular […]

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