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2012-01-18 15:04:56

Since mephedrone was made illegal in the UK in 2010, the street price of the drug has risen while the quality has degraded, which in turn may have reduced use of the drug. New research published online today reveals that young people who continued to use mephedrone after it became illegal would switch to a new legal high if it were pure and rated highly by their friends or on the Internet. They would be less deterred by a lack of scientific research on the new drug. Mephedrone is a...

FDA, DEA Lock Horns Over ADHD Drug Shortage
2012-01-02 05:30:46

Patients suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can expect continued difficulty obtaining medicine to treat the ailment, recent published reports suggest. According to Toni Clarke of Reuters, shortages of medications like Adderall, a stimulant used to control ADHD symptoms, are due in part because they are regulated by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as a controlled substance. In other words, because the drug is addictive, the DEA can place strict regulations on...


Word of the Day
rhyparography
  • Genre or still-life pictures, including all subjects of a trivial, coarse, or common kind: so called in contempt.
According to the OED, "the sense ‘a painting’ in English is probably due to the influence of lithograph n., photograph n., etc."