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2012-06-18 23:31:12

A single-dose vaccine capable of providing immunity against the effects of cocaine offers a novel and groundbreaking strategy for treating cocaine addiction is described in an article published Instant Online in Human Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (http://www.liebertpub.com) The article is available free online at the Human Gene Therapy website (http://www.liebertpub.com/hum). "This is a very novel approach for addressing the huge medical problem of...

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...

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2012-06-05 16:46:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Since "zombie attacker" Rudy Eugene made headlines over the Memorial Day weekend, lawmakers in Canada are now trying to ban the drug that led a man to chew another man's face off. Eugene, a 31-year-old, was shot and killed by police after he attacked and began to consume the face of 65-year-old Ronald Poppo in Miami, Florida. The attack was reminiscent of what would be written out in a zombie movie, but was actually caused by a drug known as "bath salts."...

2012-06-04 19:26:51

Finding could help fight obesity epidemic Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown that while a type of "good" fat found in the body can be activated by cold temperatures, it is not able to be activated by the drug ephedrine. The finding, published in today's issue of PNAS USA Early Edition, may lead to drugs or other methods aimed at activating the good fat, known as brown fat. When activated, brown fat burns calories and can help in the battle against obesity. "We propose...

2012-06-01 08:49:21

NIH-funded research shows genetics can predict success of smoking cessation and need for medications Genetics can help determine whether a person is likely to quit smoking on his or her own or need medication to improve the chances of success, according to research published in today's American Journal of Psychiatry. Researchers say the study moves health care providers a step closer to one day providing more individualized treatment plans to help patients quit smoking. The study was...

2012-05-30 05:26:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Athletes and gym-goers beware: a new study shows that DMAA, a stimulant found in many nutritional and sports supplements, does not come from natural substances and is made of synthetic compounds. The stimulant DMAA (1,3-dimethylamylamine) can be found in many pre-workout supplements and is frequently labeled as part of the geranium plant. There is intense debate about the safety and origin of the stimulant because it was recently linked to the death of two U.S....

2012-05-29 23:02:04

PharmaCo Labs (SupplementsToWeightLoss LLC) today announced that their non-prescription weight loss pill, PhenObestin 37.5, has been proven to help people lose weight as quickly as prescription weight-loss drugs Phentermine and Adipex. This all-natural drug is packed with cutting edge science that helped those people lose weight with no side effects. Germantown, MD (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 More than one million people from around the world have used PhenObestin 37.5 to successfully lose weight,...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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