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Recovery Associates Delivers Khat Drug Treatment Options Toward a Better Lifestyle West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Recovery Associates
A new study conducted by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers shows that a majority of medical students in Yemen believe that chewing the plant khat is harmful to one's health but they would not advise their patients to quit.
Khat, a natural stimulant that is chewed, can increase the risk of death and stroke in patients with heart disease, according to this study.
Chewing the natural stimulant khat increases the risk of death and stroke in patients with heart disease compared to those who are not users.
Text of report by Somali Holy Koran Radio on 12 July [Presenter] Flight operations in Ugaas Khalifa airport in Beled Weyne have been disrupted following ban by Union of Islamic Courts [UIC] against a businessman who trades in khat [narcotic plant] for allegedly having relations with Ethiopian troops.
By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Authorities in six states on Wednesday arrested 44 suspected members of an international drug ring that smuggled more than 25 tons of the stimulant khat worth more than $10 million from Africa to U.S. cities.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.