Researchers discovered a new mechanism in depression that may introduce new treatments with fewer side effects.
Prescription drug monitoring programs may be only marginally effective in reducing overdose deaths, according to a new study.
"The results of this new approach, which combines the drug with psychotherapy, were very encouraging"
The effect on cognition of cannabis use by adolescents and young adults is small and temporary, a new study claims.
"We're at a really critical moment in the country when everybody's paying attention to this issue."
The researchers analyzed more than 57,000 responses to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering researchers are working to combat opioid addiction before it can begin.
Ketamine has "shown promise" in the rapid treatment of major depression and suicidal thoughts.
New research offers hope that a noninvasive intervention can predict which individuals will or will not respond to antidepressants.
Older adults who regularly use anti-epileptic drugs may be at an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.