meth addiction

Featured News: Number of Inmates With Meth Addiction Jumps in Rural Jails

The proportion of inmates in jails with a moderate to severe stimulant use disorder—including addiction to methamphetamine—has surged in recent years, a study presented at the recent American Society of Addiction Medicine annual meeting suggests. The study of inmates in two jails in rural North Carolina found over seven times…

Antibody Therapy May Prolong Effect of Treatment for Meth Addiction

An antibody therapy could prolong the effect of medication designed to treat methamphetamine addiction, a study in mice suggests. There is currently no medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration for methamphetamine addiction. Scientists are developing promising treatments that trigger an immune system response, the Los Angeles Times reports. If…