News tagged with methadone

Longer-lasting options to treat drug addiction

(AP) -- New treatments for addiction to heroin or narcotic painkillers promise longer-lasting relief that may remove some day-to-day uncertainty of care: A once-a-month shot is now approved and a six-month implant is in ...

Oct 18, 2010
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Cocaine and heroin harm placenta

Cocaine and heroin increase permeability of the placenta. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology have shown that exposure to the drugs causes an increase in the ...

Jun 11, 2009
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