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Cocaine Rapidly Rewires Brain
2013-08-26 10:11:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When mice are introduced to cocaine, the neurons in their brains become rapidly rewired to begin looking for the drug, even it if means not eating. Researchers from California now say this discovery could explain the first steps of addiction in humans. Armed with a microscope, some mice and a small amount of cocaine, the researchers introduced the animals to the drug and measured the growth of high-level brain circuits inside the...

2013-07-18 23:22:39

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, announces the launch of Berberine+ GlucoDefense™, a proprietary blend of three ingredients that support healthy blood sugar levels. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of Berberine+ GlucoDefense™, a unique blood sugar supplement formulated by Julian Whitaker, MD, that safely and naturally supports normal blood glucose and...

2013-07-08 23:19:36

Currently, seven countries offer illegal drug testing, but only one nation, Colombia, tests the substances on-site. Regardless of illegal substances consumed, drug abusers will often require the professional assistance found at detox centers such as Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 As reported by BBC News Health (6/28), “A Safer High? A Night With The Illegal Drug Checkers,” that in Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands, drug checking...

Ritalin Improves Brain Function Cocaine Addicts
2013-06-28 08:40:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A single dose of Ritalin, a commonly prescribed drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), helps improve brain function in people addicted to cocaine, according to new research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The study was published in the current issue of JAMA Psychiatry and found Ritalin, the brand name for methylphenidate, modified connectivity in certain brain circuits that underlie...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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