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DEA tightens fentanyl schedulingDue to the increased use of illicit fentanyl mixed with heroin and used in counterfeit prescription drugs, the DEA placed all illicit fentanyl analogues not already regulated by the Controlled Substances Act into Schedule I.
New data: Treating injection drug users with HCVNew study results show that people with chronic HCV who inject drugs and are on opioid agonist therapy respond well to an investigational therapy.
Top 6 new facts on drug overdosesDeaths from drug overdoses are the leading cause of injury death in the United States, ahead of deaths linked to motor vehicles and firearms, according to the new 2015 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA), released by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Funding to extend prenatal cocaine exposure studyThanks to a $2.5 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a 21-year-old longitudinal study of the effects of cocaine exposure in utero will continue to follow its subjects into adulthood.
Blepharitis diagnosis may lead to formicationFormication, a sensation that resembles that of insects crawling on or under the skin, is a specific form of the general set of abnormal skin sensations known as paresthesias (prickling, tingling sensation of "pins and needles") and tactile hallucinations; it is a well-documented symptom that has numerous possible causes.