Marijuana isn’t exactly known as a cognitive enhancer but a new review suggests that the active ingredients in marijuana hold promise for preventing— or even reversing— brain aging and possibly Alzheimer’s and other …
Last month, Dr. David Nutt, the UK’s former scientific advisor to the government on drugs, gave 25 British volunteers ecstasy (MDMA) on live TV.
A new study suggests marijuana use could have an impact on American teens’ IQ, but how great is the effect?
Here’s a rundown of the banned substances that Armstrong allegedly used to fuel his historic seven Tour de France wins
For the first time, the drug czar has supported broadening access to naloxone, the life-saving prescription drug that immediately reverses overdoses of heroin and prescription painkillers
The dramatic rise of antipsychotic prescribing in youth occurred in conjunction with the illegal marketing of the drugs by their makers, resulting in multibillion-dollar settlements with the government
The toxicology report has come in on Rudy Eugene, the perpetrator of a brutal face-eating attack on a Miami causeway that left a homeless man permanently disfigured. After weeks of breathless speculation about the drugs that …
Commonly used baby soaps and shampoos, including products from Johnson & Johnson, Aveeno and CVS, can trigger a positive result on newborns’ marijuana screening tests, according to a recent study. A minute amount of the cleansing …
The FDA reports that drug prescriptions for kids have dropped overall since 2002, but while the use of certain drugs like antibiotics fell, prescriptions for others, including ADHD meds, increased significantly.
Culturally, marijuana has become hardly more than a punch line. But in reality, U.S. marijuana policy is no joke; it causes great harm, both directly and indirectly. Here are the 10 most important reasons our marijuana laws …
Students have been taking stimulants to get ahead since the 1930s. Is there any reason to believe the problem is bigger today than ever before?
Families who eat dinner together are in many ways better off than those who don’t, but contrary to previous findings, a large new study concludes that family meals do little to reduce teen drug use long-term.
The new medical marijuana plant, developed by Israeli researchers, holds promise for treating conditions like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease — without causing the munchies.