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2014-05-24 23:02:18

Aid in Recovery released a statement today regarding a new report studying the effects of the Trace Amine-Associated Receptor (TAAR) 1 RO5263397 drug on cocaine addiction. According to the report, the RO5263397 drug type generated significant findings in the reduction of several cocaine addiction-related behavioral effects. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today highlighting...

Delivering Drugs To The Brain Via Nasal Spray
2014-05-22 03:50:53

University of Southern Denmark When the doctor gives us medicine, it is often in the shape of a pill. But when it comes to brain diseases, pills are actually an extremely ineffecient way to deliver drugs to the brain, and according to researchers from University of Southern Denmark we need to find new and more efficient ways of transporting drugs to the brain. Spraying the patient's nose could be one such way. Every time we have an infection or a headache and take a pill, we get a lot...

2014-05-14 23:05:44

Research May Offer a Unique Pathway for Targeting New Therapeutics for Addiction Treatment New York, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 A research team from the Friedman Brain Institute of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published evidence showing that subtle changes of inhibitory signaling in the reward pathway can change how animals respond to drugs such as cocaine. This is the first study to demonstrate the critical links between the levels of the trafficking protein, the potassium...

2014-05-05 20:28:14

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Drugs of Abuse Testing Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/drugs_abuse_testing_markets.htmlThis TriMark Publications report describes the specific segment of the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market known as drugs of abuse testing. In the current medical diagnostics market, drugs of abuse testing offers promise for significant growth and innovation. Examined in this...

2014-05-05 08:29:52

NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a commentary from Stuart Kloda, MD, an Addiction Medicine physician in New York City. This past Wednesday, Toronto mayor Rob Ford has decided to seek professional help for his substance abuse. The media has shown Mr. Ford intoxicated on alcohol, as well as smoking crack cocaine. His addiction appears to be severe. His resulting functional impairment and inability to stop using have publicly derailed his career. How are alcohol...

2014-04-19 23:02:24

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on reports that researchers have identified the addictive mechanism of cocaine. According to reports, the abundance of a certain enzyme and synaptic gene affect a certain key reward center in the brain. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a report that researchers have identified the mechanism that causes...

2014-04-15 23:15:58

Passages Malibu issues statement on research published by the American Heart Association. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The risk of stoke jumps dramatically 24 hours after the use of cocaine, according to new research presented on February 12th at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014. When compared to other factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and cigarettes, acute cocaine use places users at far great risk for having a stroke. The study...

2014-04-14 12:24:18

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its first quarter earnings report on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET (7:00 a.m. CT), prior to the open of the market. The Company will hold its first quarter earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at...

2014-04-02 12:20:48

Commonly used neurological medication proves successful at blocking brain's reward system triggers Relapse is the most painful and expensive feature of drug addiction—even after addicted individuals have been drug-free for months or years, the likelihood of sliding back into the habit remains high. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that 40 to 60 percent of addicted individuals will relapse, and in some studies the rates are as high as 80 percent at six months after...

2014-03-25 23:32:01

Passages Malibu CEO issues comments on the once prevalent street drug. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 According to a new study published on March 13th in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, a sharp drop was noted in the number of young people beginning the use of crack cocaine, over the last ten years. Stats show that in the US, roughly 200 young people begin using crack cocaine each day. In 2002, when survey data was first collected, the number of young people using crack for the first...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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