General practitioners are backing a Government initiative to encourage doctors to report any adverse health effects of patients who have used legal highs, in a bid to ban the products - New Zealand Herald
A new treatment for hepatitis C "cured" 90% of patients with the infection in 12 weeks, scientists said. The study is a "major breakthrough" and marks a "turning point" in hepatitis C treatment, said experts.
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Links between adolescents' involvement with music and their drinking-related behaviors have been reviewed by researchers. Results indicate strong associations between liking, owning, and correctly identifying music containing alcohol branding and two early problematic alcohol outcomes. Study authors suggest policy or educational interventions to reduce the impact of these exposures.
The latest results reveal that more people are buying drugs online and that almost a third of UK survey respondents aged between 18 and 24 admit to having taken mystery white powders. Read the key findings
The gangly father of three speaks five languages and talks effortlessly about international politics. What he can’t do is kick his cocaine and heroin habit.
Indian coverage of Denmark's consumption rooms makes a direct comparison of the harm reduction approach with neighbouring Sweden's more hardline policy (that has seen low reported rates of AOD use but an escalation in overdose deaths).