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2014-02-04 08:36:38

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Briefing for leading pharma advancers along with clinical data reveals biotech company is on the verge of fulfilling glaring market need: Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AMBS), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. (NASDAQ: IPCI), Alcobra Ltd. (NASDAQ: ADHD), Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) and Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNDA) Amarantus Bioscience...

2014-01-27 23:01:13

Because parents may not be familiar with all the drugs their children may be offered, Narconon International is taking steps to provide an improved understanding about stimulants. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 While parents may spend time talking to their children about drugs like alcohol and marijuana, they may be missing the importance of including stimulant drugs in their conversations. Stimulants, by their very nature, are extremely harsh on the body, stressing the heart, nervous system,...

2014-01-22 11:09:41

In Europe as well as worldwide, cocaine is the second most frequently used drug after cannabis. Chronic cocaine users display worse memory performance, concentration difficulties, and attentional deficits but also their social skills are affected as previous studies at the Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Zurich suggested. These investigations also revealed that cocaine users have difficulties to take the mental perspective of others, show less emotional empathy, find it more...

2014-01-08 17:16:13

Among cigarette smokers, combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates for one outcome but not the other at three and six months; rates were similar at one year, according to a Mayo Clinic study published this month in JAMA. "We were interested in seeing if combining different medications together can improve the ability of patients to quit over and above single drug therapy," says lead...

Hornworm Caterpillar Uses Nicotine Breath
2013-12-31 11:46:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While e-cigarettes may have been all the rage in 2013, one cool cat(erpillar) doesn’t even need a mechanical smoking device to puff out clouds of toxic nicotine. The tobacco hornworm caterpillar is able to exhale this predator-repelling breath by re-purposing the nicotine it eats while feeding on a tobacco plant, according to a study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Nicotine actually acts as...

2013-12-18 13:07:04

Chemists at Umeå University have been able to trace narcotics substances and prescription drugs in measurements of wastewater from 33 Swedish sewage treatment plants. Cocaine, amphetamine, and methamphetamine, in measurable concentrations, were found in a total of half of the locations. When a person consumes a drug it is excreted through the digestive system, either unchanged or as metabolites through the body and ends up in the wastewater. Through taking a sample of water in treatment...

FDA Warning Issued On ADHD Drug Due To Painful Priapism
2013-12-17 15:58:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A type of stimulant used to treat attention deficit disorders can lead to the development of long-lasting and sometimes painful erections, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a written warning released on Tuesday. The condition, referred to as priapism, was linked in an FDA review to males between 8 to 33 years of age who took drugs containing methylphenidate, the active ingredient in Ritalin and Concerta. “Patients who...

2013-12-10 10:12:48

Three major types of smoking cessation therapies don't increase the risk of heart attack, stroke or heart-related death, according to research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In recent years, there has been concern that some smoking cessation products may have serious cardiovascular risks. But in the largest analysis of side effects (63 clinical trials and 30,508 people), serious heart events didn't increase with nicotine replacement gums and patches or the...

2013-12-05 23:54:04

The use of crack and powder cocaine both varies and overlaps among high school seniors, researchers at New York University and NYU Langone Medical Center have found. Their findings, which appear in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, point to the need to take into account both common and different at-risk factors in developing programming and messaging to stem cocaine use. “Powder cocaine and crack are commonly collapsed into a single ‘cocaine use’ category in research,...

2013-11-29 23:21:55

Those who abuse illicit drugs like cocaine doubtfully know the harmful health effects they can suffer, prompting Narconon International to issue this web-based report. (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 When a person starts abusing drugs like cocaine, Spice or painkillers, they don't start out by asking about the health risks. And drug dealers don't volunteer the information. Therefore, millions of people risk their health and even their lives by abusing drugs that can cause serious,...


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