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News tag: heroin


drug-addiction

Addiction treatment involves immune system to curb dependency


4 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Several universities conducted a study targeting a new treatment for cocaine addiction with potential implications on all types of drug addictions. With Australians ranking fourth in the world as cocaine abuse, its use offers a false sense of energy, confidence and conversation that quickly turns into a dangerous addiction. Lead…

naloxone

Overdose antidote should be available to bystanders


5 Nov, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Overdosing on opioids is a major problem worldwide, as 69000 cases are recorded each year, according to WHO. In an attempt to tackle the problem , WHO makes new recommendations about naloxone , a substance used as first aid for people overdosing with drugs like heroine, oxycodone and morphine. The…