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2012-07-20 06:24:09

AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently enacted legislation authored by Texas State Senator Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) assisted in the arrest of 16 individuals involved in a methamphetamine production ring in Travis County, Texas. Law enforcement officials recently confirmed that the June bust was made possible by evidence generated by Texas' real-time, stop-sale technology known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx). NPLEx, which works much like a credit card...

Dopamine Has Many Messages
2012-07-18 14:59:38

In the insect brain, dopamine-releasing nerve cells are crucial to the formation of both punished and rewarded memories Children quickly learn to avoid negative situations and seek positive ones. But humans are not the only species capable of remembering positive and negative events; even the small brain of a fruit fly has this capacity. Dopamine-containing nerve cells connected with the mushroom body of the fly brain play a role here. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of...

2012-07-11 02:25:49

BALTIMORE, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in pain medication monitoring, today announced that it has developed a test to detect "bath salts," a class of drugs being created in chemistry labs with the purpose of bypassing laws and providing a "legal high." Though the Drug Enforcement Administration currently includes three synthetic cathinones - known on the street as "bath salts" or "plant food" - on its list of banned Schedule 1 drugs, Ameritox scientists...

2012-06-30 23:00:20

SupplementsToWeightLoss LLC (DBA: PharmaCo Labs) and also Classe Wines LLC signed a 5 years lease on a warehouse. Germantown, MD (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 SupplementsToWeightLoss LLC (DBA: PharmaCo Labs) and also Classe Wines LLC, a new and upcoming wine retailer, has today announced that they have signed a 5 years lease on a warehouse in Vienna, Virginia. The warehouse will be used to store premium wines that the company will be selling direct to consumers....

2012-06-29 06:26:05

OTTAWA, June 29, 2012 /CNW/ -The issue: Health Canada testing has identified that the weight loss product "ZXT Gold" bee pollen capsules contain hidden pharmaceutical ingredients (sibutramine and phenolphthlalein), which may pose serious health risks. The product is distributed by the company Floyd Nutrition LLC via its website, www.floydnutrition.com. Who is affected: Canadians who have purchased or used "ZXT Gold" bee pollen capsules....

2012-06-25 23:25:24

An experimental drug helped significantly more overweight patients with diabetes shed pounds, compared with placebo, a new study finds. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "This new medication is promising because of the amount of weight loss it produces, the resultant improvement in important risk factors for diabetes, and, particularly in the lower dose studied, in its tolerability," said study lead author Donna H. Ryan, M.D.,...

2012-06-25 02:26:15

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis Group, an international generic pharmaceuticals company, today announced that it has received approval from the US Food & Drug Administration to market Dextroamphetamine Saccharate, Amphetamine Aspartate Monohydrate, Dextroamphetamine Sulfate, Amphetamine Sulfate Extended-Release Capsules CII, (hereafter referred to as Mixed Amphetamine Salts ER Capsules), in all available strengths: 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 25mg, and 30mg....

2012-06-18 02:27:06

DUBLIN, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced results from five abstracts evaluating levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel (LCIG), its investigational compound for advanced Parkinson's disease. The abstracts include the results from the second interim analysis of a long-term safety and tolerability trial, as well as secondary endpoint analyses from the Phase 3 pivotal trial. All of the abstracts were presented at The 16th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease...

2012-06-11 21:26:48

Study shows people who have lower levels of the brain chemical are more likely to be aggressive when provoked in competitive situations Out of control competitive aggression could be a result of a lagging neurotransmitter called dopamine, say researchers presenting a study at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 Annual Meeting. During a computer game against a putative cheating adversary, participants who had a lower capacity to synthesize this neurotransmitter in the brain were more...

2012-06-11 21:25:24

PET imaging studies reveal how an inoculation against cocaine addiction uses the body's own immune system to prevent a high Addicts unable to kick a cocaine habit could one day be vaccinated against cocaine and see proof with a molecular imaging technique that shows how the vaccine prompts antibodies to whisk away the drug before it can reach the brain, say researchers at SNM's 59th Annual Meeting. "Vaccination offers a whole new treatment paradigm for drug addiction," says Shankar...