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2009-05-26 07:27:01

Parts of the brain involved in monitoring behaviors and emotions show different levels of activity in cocaine users relative to non-drug users, even when both groups perform equally well on a psychological test.

2009-04-29 17:25:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement upon approval today by the House of Representatives for the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009, also known as the Matthew Shepard Act, and on a recommendation by the U.S.

2009-04-29 10:04:45

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say it took a suspected Toronto drug mule three weeks to excrete 76 tampon-sized packets of cocaine into a bedpan. Hatim Gulamhusein, 48, was arrested April 7 at Toronto's international airport after arriving on a flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina, RCMP Cpl.

2009-04-24 08:57:21

Addicts, even those who have been abstinent for long periods of time, are often still vulnerable to their own memories of prior drug use. For example, exposure to the same environment in which they commonly used drugs – a contextual memory – can increase their craving for the drug dramatically and can lead to relapse.

2009-04-17 01:02:09

Initial drug use can be motivated by curiosity or peer pressure, but in some animals it can result from a stressful event, researchers in Puerto Rico said. Natasha Lugo-Escobar, Nicole Carreras and Annabell C.

2009-03-10 15:16:43

Police in Florida said a man accused of drug possession and leaving the scene of a crash allegedly tried to buy drugs with fake money. Investigators said Eric Bruen, 29, was pulled over Saturday by Stuart Police after they noticed that his car was severely damaged and could not stay inside a lane, TCPalm.com reported Tuesday. Police found four rocks of crack cocaine in is car and thee rocks of the drug in his shirt pocket. Bruen had allegedly tried to purchase drugs earlier Saturday but the...

2009-03-03 07:03:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.

2009-02-23 15:03:56

Cocaine use can have toxic effects on brain cells (neurons) that produce dopamine, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in a report that appears today in the journal Psychiatry Research.

2009-01-26 09:25:00

Drugs prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can induce hallucinations even when taken as directed, US government researchers announced on Monday.

2009-01-07 14:20:46

Police in Maryland said they have arrested a man who allegedly dropped a bag of crack cocaine at the cash register of a grocery store. Investigators said employees of Bloom grocery in Frederick called police Tuesday after finding a bag on the floor that contained smaller packages of crack cocaine, the Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday. Officer John Hoxie identified a suspect from surveillance video and credit card information, police said.

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