Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 08:46
Australia has the highest proportion of recreational drug users in the world, according to the UN`s 2014 World Drug Report, media reports said Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 13:54
Researchers have discovered a new form of neurotransmission that influences long-lasting memory created by addictive drugs like cocaine and opioids and the craving for them.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 16:05
Researchers have developed a backpack-sized device that uses urine samples to accurately test for cocaine and other drugs and provides results in 15 minutes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 13:30
More people in the US and Canada are dying from common prescription painkillers than from overdoses of heroin and cocaine combined, a study reveals.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:39
There is hardly any effective medications for cocaine addiction, but researchers have now discovered a new compound that can halt cocaine addiction, raising hope for new treatment for drug addicts.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:28
Researchers have developed a novel compound that targets an important brain receptor has a dramatic effect against a host of cocaine addiction behaviours, including relapse behaviour.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 18:36
Cocaine is not only addictive, it can also lead to disability or death from stroke within 24 hours of use, warn researchers.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 12:36
Regular cocaine users have difficulties in feeling empathy for others and exhibit less prosocial behaviour, scientists say.