A sad and disturbing study shows that opioids appear to dull people’s natural parenting instincts, putting children at risk.
The DEA has ordered drug companies to produce fewer opioids in 2017, due to the opioid addiction crisis and a decreasing demand for the drugs.
A new study of healthy people taking antidepressants shows that the drugs often significantly increase suicidal feelings in users.
The number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome has dramatically increased. This places a huge burden on Medicare.
The FDA will host a contest that will allow programmers to submit a smartphone app designed to reduce opioid overdose deaths.
College kids are toking up in greater numbers, thanks to changing attitudes and pot legalization, but they’re also rejecting harder, more dangerous drugs,
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is taking an herbal supplement known as kratom off of the market, upsetting many who use the plant for their health.
News broke that the DEA will temporarily ban Kratom, an herbal supplement used for issues like chronic pain, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
A new study involving mice suggests that the impact of antibiotics on gut bacteria may make people more susceptible to Type 1 diabetes.
The WHO released new guidelines for the treatment of gonorrhea this week because it has become largely resistant to an entire class of antibiotics.
A new study reveals that streams near Baltimore, Maryland, are heavily polluted with amphetamines, and it could devastate the entire stream ecosystem.
A new study supports previous research suggesting that the amount of coffee people consume may be written in their DNA.
Scientists found a compound that could help them create an opioid painkiller rivaling morphine, but without the side effects and addictive properties.
A cancer therapy trial involving genetically engineered immune cells and a chemotherapy drug was halted after 3 patients died from brain swelling.
On July 8, the House approved an agreement between itself and the Senate intended to tackle the burgeoning opioid crisis in America.
A 2015 survey shows that middle school and high school students in Colorado have been using marijuana LESS since it was legalized for recreational use.
A second case of a superbug resistant to last-defense antibiotics has been discovered in a patient in New York, just a month after the 1st was detected.