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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...

2014-03-24 08:22:22

First product from Stepan and Elevance joint development agreement is now commercially available NORTHFIELD, Ill. and WOODRIDGE, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company, one of the leading global surfactant manufacturers, today introduced STEPOSOL® MET-10U, a novel surfactant derived from natural oils that is targeted to displace solvents. This powerful new cleaning solution is the first commercial product launched by Stepan as part of its joint development agreement with...

2014-03-10 23:02:29

Throughout the year, Scientologists provide drug education to reduce drug demand through education. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 A study published in February 2014 in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment found that cocaine users admitted for drug abuse treatment in Spain suffer a fatality rate 5.1 times higher than the general population. Drug prevention volunteers from the National Church of Scientology of Spain have mobilized to tackle this situation. Spain is...

Study Explores Cocaine And The Pleasure Principle
2014-03-05 15:10:12

Julie Cohen, University of California - Santa Barbara Researchers use animal models to demonstrate that the net result of cocaine use is a balance of both positive and negative effects On the other side of the cocaine high is the cocaine crash, and understanding how one follows the other can provide insight into the physiological effects of drug abuse. For decades, brain research has focused on the pleasurable effects of cocaine largely by studying the dopamine pathway. But this...

2014-02-19 08:28:17

MONTEREY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Sybert wrote this song about a friend living in Phoenix, Arizona at the time. The friend worked a regular job. He also sold drugs: cocaine and weed (marijuana). One day, there was a knock at the door at home and he - without much thought - flushed $7000 worth of cocaine down the toilet. He had become nervous and jerky about the police and the mafia, and the Mexican mafia. They were after him on a daily basis. He had reached a...

2014-02-14 23:24:48

Passages Malibu CEO comments on sobering new research on cocaine and heroin users. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The February 2014 issue of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment published an analysis of data on mortality risks of users of cocaine and heroin. That analysis showed users of those substances to be at 14 times higher risk of fatality, compared to the general population. The study was conducted in Spain and included a population of more than 8,800 participants...

2014-02-07 13:27:10

A study compares mortality among hard drug users A new study analyses the risk factors and excess mortality among heroin and cocaine consumers admitted to treatment in Spain. The results reveal that the fatality rate among consumers of both drugs is 14.3 times higher than for the general population, while among those only using cocaine, it is 5.1 times higher. In Spain the majority of deaths related to cocaine are not correctly certified and therefore up until now very few studies have...

2014-02-06 12:24:11

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings report on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET, prior to the open of the market. The Company will also hold its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on...

2014-01-29 23:03:12

Laredo Drug Rehab assists individuals looking to stop cocaine, marijuana and other drugs through no-cost consultations. Call (888) 444-9148 for an appointment. Laredo, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 A Laredo drug rehab center is launching a new video that details updated services offered through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. This video goes into descriptive terms and offers information on where and how to get help for drug dependency. According to statistics released from the U.S....


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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