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Addicted To Chocolate? Your Eyes May Just Be Able To Give You Away
2013-06-25 04:50:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by Drexel University has found a common, low-cost ophthalmological tool can measure the brain’s pleasure response to tasting food through the eyes. If the results are validated, this method could have applications for research and clinical work in food addiction and obesity prevention. The study testing the use of electroretinography (ERG) to indicate increases in the neurotransmitter dopamine in the retina, was led...

2013-05-31 10:59:11

Nicotine replacement therapy and other licensed drugs can help people quit smoking, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The study, which is an overview of previous Cochrane reviews, supports the use of the smoking cessation medications that are already widely licensed internationally, and shows that another drug licensed in Russia could hold potential as an effective and affordable treatment. In Europe and the US the only medications currently licensed...

Experimental Cocaine Vaccine Effective On Mice, Primates
2013-05-11 09:39:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Although trends are pointing to a decrease in recent years, cocaine use is still a major problem in the US, with 1.5 million users in 2010 — according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). To combat this highly addictive illegal drug, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College are developing an “anti-cocaine vaccine” designed to keep the drug from creating the...

2013-05-09 23:01:11

Cocaine provides short-term high but long-term problems for adults and children. Recovery Associates provides clinical and therapeutic aid toward stopping its use with their cocaine addiction treatment and rehab services. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Cocaine abuse remains problematic for adults and children alike across the United States, leaving them in precarious health situations. Research provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse indicates that cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant...

2013-04-25 23:20:37

Personal Injury Attorney, Jason Waechter examines the growing trend of dietary supplements and highlights the extreme risk they may pose for injury or even death. (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 There has been talk about a popular dietary supplement called Jack3d (pronounced "Jacked") in the news recently. The product's website, Jack3d.org, lists 1,3-Dimethylamlamine, or DMAA on its ingredient label, along with caffeine and several other substances. A quick web search reveals that DMAA,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'