Apps and social media sites are developed to keep us coming back.
Statistical data revealed that majority of the heroin users are white people.
Researchers were surprised with their findings as they were able to stop cocaine craving among mice.
The Centers for Disese Control and Prevention said that 91 people in the United States die every day from opioid overdose.
The US Surgeon General is alarmed by the increase in nicotine addiction among teenagers.
Technology has become one of the fascinating and everyday needs that folks would need though it may be going a bit overboard. These days, kids and teens can easily own a mobile phone or tablet for one reason or another though there are some who have become addicted too much to it.
Prescription pain killers and heroin that are supposed to keep patients from severe pain have taken more lives after the patients got addicted to it. Now, the government officials and doctors around the United States are looking for a solution to this problem.
Can smoking cigarettes be stopped by the new e-cigarettes? Find out the answer here.
New research shows how the neural mechanisms of addiction makes us addicted or stick to certain kinds of habits.
A new study showed that the hormone FGF21 could alter the brain pathway to lower cravings for sugar and alcohol.
College increases the risk of stimulant drug abuse, and not going increases the risk of pain drug abuse, according to a new study.
Coffee could help prevent some side effects of using cocaine, according to a new study.
Baby cries can detect maternal drug abuse, according to a new study.
According to the doctors, the man checked in to the Navy's Substance Abuse and Recovery Program to get treatment for alcoholism and for Internet addiction disorder linked to Google Glass.
Smoking increases the risk of developing oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16), according to a new study.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.