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Overdose, relapse after buprenorphine discontinuation high

(HealthDay)—Buprenorphine treatment may be needed for several years after an opioid overdose to reduce the risk of overdose and other adverse events, according to a study published online Dec. 2 in The American Journal of Psychiatry. Arthur Robin Williams, M.D., from the New York State Psychiatric Institute at the Columbia University Medical Center in New

Overdose, suicide among leading reasons for deaths of new moms

Overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California, according to a new study from Michigan State University and the University of California, Merced. Lead author Sidra Goldman-Mellor, a psychiatric epidemiologist at UC Merced, and co-author Claire Margerison, a perinatal epidemiologist at MSU, studied

Why Heroin is the deadliest of all the drugs

Heroin is the deadliest of drugs for decades and it leads the drug-related death statistics, by a large margin. The reason is that opioids, substances which are the drug of the opium Poppy, similar to that naturally occur in the brain. And you intoxicate not only that, you can also dampen important functions in the

Magnesium overdose: Symptoms, likelihood, and risk factors

The body needs magnesium for more than 300 biochemical processes. Magnesium blood levels of 1.7–2.3 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) are within the normal range, while levels above 2.6 mg/dl can indicate hypermagnesemia. Having too much magnesium in the blood is uncommon. It is more likely to occur in people with existing health conditions, such as