How long is acid detectable in the body?

Acid is a hallucinogenic drug. Albert Hoffman, a chemist in Switzerland, first developed it in 1938. Another name for acid is lysergic acid dieth...

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What happens when you mix azithromycin and alcohol?

Azithromycin (Zithromax) is an antibiotic. Combining azithromycin with alcohol may not be the best choice when the body is fighting an infection....

May 28, 2019 by moderator with 0 comments

Global alcohol intake has increased by 70%, study warns

A large new study published in The Lancet found that, across the globe, rates of individual alcohol consumption have soared. This, the authors wa...

May 9, 2019 by moderator with 0 comments

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese

New research finds that, despite the common phenomenon of having “the munchies” after using marijuana, cannabis users tend to weigh l...

April 26, 2019 by moderator with 0 comments

What to know about hair follicle drug tests

Employers, lawyers, and medical professionals are showing increased interest in hair follicle drug tests because they can determine if a person h...

April 23, 2019 by moderator with 0 comments

Experimental drug may ease opioid withdrawal symptoms

A drug that scientists originally developed to treat depression may have promise for the treatment of opioid withdrawal, researchers say. A new e...

April 14, 2019 by moderator with 0 comments

Alcohol use disorder: Brain damage may progress despite sobriety

A new study goes against the grain of previous research by suggesting that alcohol-induced brain damage does not stop when alcohol use ends. Inst...

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‘Even moderate alcohol consumption increases stroke risk’

Some research has suggested that drinking alcohol in moderation could have protective effects against stroke. However, a large cohort study in a ...

April 5, 2019 by moderator with 0 comments

The ‘burden of disease’ in those who recover from addiction

Recent research shows that more than one-third of people who are recovering from addiction continue to experience chronic physical disease. Peopl...

March 31, 2019 by moderator with 0 comments

Could cannabis use contribute to psychosis?

Amid growing moves for the wider decriminalization of cannabis, researchers are asking what its risks are and who may be most vulnerable to them....

March 20, 2019 by moderator with 0 comments