MONDAY, June 10, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Though overdose deaths continue to surge, there is no approved medication to treat methamphetamine use disorder. Now, an experimental two-drug therapy has yielded promising results, UCLA researchers report. “These findings have important implications for pharmacological treatment for methamphetamine use disorder,” said researcher Dr.Continue Reading

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Methamphetamine is driving an epidemic of drug overdoses in rural America, a new study concludes. Researchers attribute the surge to meth laced with fentanyl or combined with an opioid that contains fentanyl. “Methamphetamine is increasingly contaminated or adulterated with fentanyl, which is 50Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, July 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — In a finding that demonstrates methamphetamine’s power to destroy the human heart, new research shows hospitalizations for heart failure related to the illicit drug have soared by 585% in California. “Our study results should bring urgent attention to this insidious, yet rapidly growing,Continue Reading