Home > Medical > Addiction > News News All sections in Addiction » About Addiction » Alcohol » Gambling Addiction » Addiction News » Rehabilitation and Help » Your Guide to Drugs Fentanyl: drug 50 times stronger than heroin causing havoc in US Heroin dealers in the US city of Manchester mix fentanyl with their product, and buyers have no idea of the ratio of heroin to fentanyl and how much of the drug they can safely take. Street dagga may be more harmful than before Smoking high-potency marijuana might damage nerve fibers that connect the brain's two hemispheres, a new study reports. 50+ now largest group battling narcotic addiction People aged 50 to 59 accounted for about 8 percent of narcotic painkiller and heroin treatment patients in 1996, but they represented nearly 36 percent in 2012. Talk Divorce support » Ask Addiction Expert » Quiz Are you depressed? » Like Health24 on Facebook » 13 strange ways to get high The truth about college binge drinking Playing Tetris can reduce addictions Participants in a British and Australian study experienced a reduction in addictive cravings when playing the tile-laying game Tetris. 'World Without Wine' fights the downward spiral of drinking 'World Without Wine' is a new social network that encourages sobriety and offers support to people wanting to successfully moderate their drinking. Alcohol and dagga combo makes drivers extra lethal Recent statistics illustrate that while drunk driving has plummeted by as much as a third since 2007, so-called 'drugged driving' is on the increase. FDA approves Narcan, a nasal spray to treat narcotic overdose A drug marketed as Narcan offers a new treatment option for family members and first responders dealing with an opioid drug overdose. Tanorexia: when tanning becomes an addiction The symptoms of tanning addiction are similar to heroin addiction and include a desire to tan on waking, a needed for increasingly bigger 'doses' and feelings of anxiety when not tanning. New formula Oxycontin won't give you a high if crushed, snorted or injected Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts the euphoric effect of oxycodone when tablet is crushed, dissolved or injected, making it less likely to be misused by addicts. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors The three stress-busting basics you can’t afford to ignore Detangle the myths from the facts Why you should try the cold or hot approach for sports-related injuries Head lice myth busters!