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Mixing alcohol and drugs poses bigger unsafe sex risk for women

Men and women reported similar rates of unprotected sex, but men drank and used marijuana more often alone and in combination.

21 Jul 2018 3:08 PM

Drug obtained from chilli peppers could help lose weight

Developing the drug as a potent anti-obesity treatment shows promise as part of a robust strategy for helping people struggling with obesity

17 Jul 2018 2:14 PM

Routine screening can prevent opioid use

The study highlighted one of the many dire consequences of the opioid epidemic.

16 Jul 2018 11:28 AM

Not all cancer drugs work

DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism that plays a key role in switching genes "on" or "off".

02 Jul 2018 4:11 PM

Higher rifampin can be more effective to fight TB

High enough dose of daily rifampin may reduce the period of the treatment.

01 Jul 2018 2:31 PM

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Here's how you can alleviate pain

The new study builds on decades of observations by several scientists at John Hopkins and other institutions.

26 Jun 2018 1:25 PM

Flu virus can now be slowed down

Here is what a new study has found.

24 Jun 2018 11:23 AM

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

The new "gaming disorder" classification from the World Health Organization revives a debate in the medical community.

22 Jun 2018 6:20 PM

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

The strictest definition of addiction refers to a disease resulting from changes in brain chemistry caused by the compulsive use of drugs.

22 Jun 2018 10:44 AM

Religious involvement may prevent opioid abuse for mothers

Religious communities are just beginning to discuss the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

20 Jun 2018 2:33 PM

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Potential disease-fighting 'warheads' may be hidden in bacteria

Here is what a new study has found.

19 Jun 2018 2:13 PM

Obesity, smoking may hinder arthritis treatment: Study

Lifestyle changes as well as optimising methotrexate use may facilitate rapid reduction of inflammation.

17 Jun 2018 12:09 PM

Here's why you should not carry medicines while travelling

The risk of having contracted such bacteria is doubled by taking antibiotics during the journey.

13 Jun 2018 2:03 PM

HIV drug: Not as potent as previously thought

Here is what a new study has found.

12 Jun 2018 9:16 AM

Superbug infections rising among injection drug users

Users of heroin and other injection drugs were 16 times more likely than other people to develop severe illnesses.

09 Jun 2018 6:06 PM

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Does opioid use affect treatment for alcohol dependence?

Researchers say individuals who misuse opioids have poorer outcomes in multiple domains.

08 Jun 2018 11:55 AM

It matters how you target cancer

Researchers say that targeting efficiency requires a delicate balance between driving and resistive forces.

08 Jun 2018 11:10 AM

Spironolactone can help prevent acne: Study

Spironolactone is currently approved to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and conditions that cause people to retain fluid.

04 Jun 2018 3:28 PM

New technique to combat cancer developed

Here is what researchers have discovered.

27 May 2018 4:51 PM

Study finds way to reduce those food cravings

The technique has yielded positive results after just a single treatment session.

21 May 2018 4:01 PM

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