Tag: substance

Innovation, Med Tech

Digital health tech: a solution to substance use disorders?

March 22, 2023

Via: Medical Device Network

Healthcare providers are under pressure to address the growing issue of substance use disorders. Spurred on by factors such as the Covid-19 pandemic, geopolitical tensions, and a fluctuating macroeconomic environment, GlobalData forecasts that by 2028, total prevalent cases in the […]


HHS proposed rule targets substance use stigma

November 29, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

The HHS has been working to modernize its regulations governing the records of patients treated for substance use disorders, which the agency has said affect 15% of U.S. adults. In a prior rule finalized in August 2020, the HHS said […]

Innovation, Research

Does living alone increase mental health risk?

May 2, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Some common mental disorders (CMDs) include mood disorders, anxiety, and substance use disorders. According to some studies, almost one-third of people will experience a CMD in their lifetime. These conditions can have a significant impact on the individual, of course, […]


What are the complications of addiction?

October 26, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

The complications of addiction often depend on the type of substance or behavior. Sex addiction, for example, greatly increases the risk of sexual behaviors that could lead to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Injecting intravenous (IV) drugs using non-sterilized needles can […]