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2009-10-30 06:00:00

The UK government's top drug advisors said on Thursday that alcohol and cigarettes pose a greater risk to one's health than hard drugs like cannabis, LSD and ecstasy. Professor David Nutt of Imperial College London is requesting a new system for classifying drugs so that the public can have a greater understanding of the relative harm of legal and illegal substances, reported AFP. In a briefing paper for the Center for Crime and Justice Studies at King's College at London, he reported that...

2009-10-09 13:20:00

Patient Care, Innovation, Investment and Jobs Will Suffer WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the Medical Device Manufacturers Association Board of Directors met and unanimously voted to oppose any device tax as part of the health care reform bills moving through Congress. MDMA Chairman Joe Kiani, Chairman and CEO of Masimo Corporation, stated that, "MDMA supports bipartisan legislation to improve patient care, reform the insurance industry and promote prevention...

2009-09-22 12:00:00

JERUSALEM, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp., (Other OTC: IDTA) today released the results of the reports conducted by Two famous French agencies. The two French agencies conducted a comprehensive tests on some of Identa products. The tests and the results are listed below. The French agency National Institute of Forensic Science (INPS) and the Laboratory of Forensic Science of Lyon (LPS)Drugs Section recently conducted a STUDY OF KITS FOR THE DETECTION OF TATP/HMTD IDENTA ON...

2009-07-15 15:49:14

A team of researchers has mapped patterns of illicit drug use across the state of Oregon using a method of sampling municipal wastewater before it is treated.Their findings provide a one-day snapshot of drug excretion that can be used to better understand patterns of drug use in multiple municipalities over time. Municipal water treatment facilities across Oregon volunteered for the study to help further the development of this methodology as a proactive tool for health officials.Applying...

2009-07-08 16:10:00

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Narconon drug rehab program has noticed a trend of many drug addicts being involved with drug related charges due to their addiction. "You can have the everyday functioning addict who is battling a drug addiction, and just one day gets caught by police for possession of a small amount," comments Nick Hayes, a representative of Narconon Trois-Rivieres. "This is an all too common situation for many people who are involved in a drug...

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2009-06-26 15:45:34

Long-term studies are showing an increased risk of incontinence and other health problems among Asians who use the cheap animal tranquilizer ketamine for a hallucinogenic high. The drug, which resembles cocaine but costs just 10 percent as much, was first synthesized in 1962 as a veterinary anesthetic.  It took off as a party drug about a decade ago in Hong Kong, where doctors recently found that heavy users face an increased risk of poor bladder control and long-term liver damage. "The...

2009-05-29 12:34:18

Drug-facilitated sexual crimes are increasing. The Bonn Institute for Forensic Medicine has recorded that the number of examinations on the use of intoxicants in sexual offences within their catchment area increased 10-fold between 1997 and 2006. In the current edition of Deutsches Óžrzteblatt International, Burkhard Madea and Frank Musshoff present the modes of action and the detection windows for the most frequent substances (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2009; 106 (20):...

2009-04-14 11:42:00

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical device industry leaders, lawmakers, and government officials will gather for the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) June 1st - 3rd at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20041004/MDMALOGO) The MDMA Annual Meeting will bring together executives from innovative entrepreneurial medical technology companies and healthcare's most influential and...

2009-03-23 13:50:00

WARREN, N.J., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) has endorsed the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies as the preferred insurance provider for its members. A premium discount of 10 percent is available to MDMA members. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20041004/MDMALOGO) "Chubb's life sciences expertise lends itself to uniquely understand the exposures faced by medical device manufacturers," said Mark Leahey, executive director of...

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2009-03-09 11:10:00

New research published in Journal of Psychopharmacology Ecstasy may help suffers of post-traumatic stress learn to deal with their memories more effectively by encouraging a feeling of safety, according to an article in the Journal of Psychopharmacology published today by SAGE. Studies have shown that a type of psychological treatment called exposure therapy "“ where the patient repeatedly recalls the traumatic experience or is repeatedly exposed to situations that are safe but still...