A new research has established the connection brain activity when conducting religious engagements and results showed that the effect is the same as the effect of drugs, love, sex and gambling.
The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) gave the green light for the Phase 3 clinical trial of Ecstacy as treatment for post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD.
New experimental kidney cancer drug worked better than the standard first-line therapy for patients with metastatic disease.
What would you get if you cross ibuprofen with aspirin? No one is sure, but a team of MIT researchers headed by Alán Aspuru-Guzik has developed an artificial intelligence program that could provide an answer to this by recommending a molecular structure that amalgamates properties of both the medications.
Last year, Oregon declared the commercial use of marijuana as legal. However, there have been recent reports on marijuana use not by people, but by pets, which seem to stumble upon pot and get totally high.
The battle against addiction to opioids is still ongoing.
Prescription painkillers are generally safe -- if used appropriately. Once it is abused, there is a tendency that this will be the start of search for street drugs such as marijuana and heroin.
A new study revealed that the use of codeine, which has been prescribed to pediatric patients as an analgesic and antitussive agent, could potentially result to life-threatening respiratory complications in children.
The fractured, overflow-prone sewage system in Baltimore is causing chemicals from pharmaceuticals, personal care products and even illicit drugs to leak out to the city's waterways.
Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness can be cured with a single drug that has been recently discovered. The finding of this new drug is a ray of hope to many millions in the most backward parts of the world.
A recent study has revealed the figure of alcohol and marijuana consumptions along with other drugs in the USA.
In February, the FDA warned that statins can increase users' risk of Type 2 diabetes and memory loss, confusion and other cognition problems.
A cup of coffee in the morning, a few sweets to start your day with, fruit juice for a healthy living, tea breaks during work -- they seem quite normal to our routine. Unfortunately, these are times when we are consuming sugar, which has recently been identified as a drug.
Pharmaceuticals that pass through sewage treatment plants contaminate drinking water sources. Scientists from the American Chemical Society have recently developed a way to re-design chemical structures of medicines so that they can easily biodegrade instead.