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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,...

2013-11-18 23:31:07

Smokers who participated in the St. Helena Center for a Smoke-Free Life residential stop-smoking program in Napa Valley have a 57% quit smoking success rate after one year, according to research study published in the September 2013 issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings Journal. St. Helena, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Smokers who participated in the St. Helena Center for a Smoke-Free Life residential stop-smoking program in Napa Valley have a 57% success rate after one year. Results of...

2013-11-12 09:48:34

A father's cocaine use may make his sons less sensitive to the drug and thereby more likely to resist addictive behaviors, suggests new findings from an animal study presented by Penn Medicine researchers at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. The study, led by Mathieu Wimmer, PhD, a post-doctoral researcher in the laboratory of R. Christopher Pierce, PhD, associate professor of Neuroscience in Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the...

2013-11-07 12:47:15

Rutgers study could lead to a better understanding of human addiction – alcohol, tobacco and food – as well as substance abuse Cocaine addicts may become trapped in drug binges – not because of the euphoric highs they are chasing but rather the unbearable emotional lows they desperately want to avoid. In a study published today online in Psychopharmacology, Rutgers University Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience Professor Mark West, and doctoral student David Barker in the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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