Posted on 2nd August 2017 by DNA Legal
What is hair drug testing?
Hair drug testing is an accurate method to establish a person’s history of drug use over a period of time. The test works by looking at metabolites of the drug that are absorbed into the blood and deposited into the hair.
What drugs are included in a standard test?
In the UK, there are 9 common drugs tested:
Methamphetamines... Read More
Posted on 23rd May 2017 by DNA Legal
A recent report by World Cancer Research Fund has shown that drinking even one glass of alcohol a day can increase the risk of breast cancer.
The report involved an analysis of worldwide research on breast cancer, reviewing evidence from 119 studies from all over the world. The studies examined more than 12 million women and over 260,000 cases of breast cancer.
There was strong evidence to suggest that just half a glass of wine, or a small... Read More
Posted on 11th May 2017 by DNA Legal
Young people aged 16-24 are less likely to drink alcohol than any other age group, according to the figures released by the Office for National Statistics last week.
Less than half of young people aged 16-24 drank alcohol in the week previous to the survey, and 27% stated that they do not drink alcohol at all.
Despite young people being less likely to drink alcohol, they are the most likely age group to binge drink. They are also more... Read More
Posted on 29th April 2017 by DNA Legal
Leading charity, Addiction Helper, has called on the government to reclassify Spice as a Class A drug.
The charity’s helpline has received a 25% increase in calls about Spice since the introduction of the Government ban in May 2016. Head of Addiction Helper, Daniel Gerrard, has said that the charity is receiving an average of 200 calls a month from people seeking help with Spice.
The Government ban on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)... Read More
Posted on 19th April 2017 by DNA Legal
The misuse of both legal and illegal drugs can cause varying risks to your health and the welfare and safety of others around you. Drug testing is used to detect the presence of drugs in a person’s sample, such as their hair, and can show a history of drug use over a period of time covering up to 12 months.
Types of drug tests:
Hair Drug Testing
Hair drug testing can show up to 1 year of drug use, depending on... Read More