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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,...

FDA Warns Against DMAA
2013-04-16 12:29:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last week the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public warning about the stimulant dimethylamylamine, or DMAA. This comes after several medical researchers have discovered that the stimulant could lead to heart attacks or, in the case of two American soldiers, even death. DMAA is marketed by its manufacturers as a fat-burning, muscle-building stimulant that enhances performance in weight lifting and other...

Lasers May Help Cure Cocaine Addiction
2013-04-05 09:03:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New hope for the estimated 1.4 million Americans addicted to cocaine could come in the form of a laser-inspired treatment that could effectively turn off their craving for the illicit drug, claims research published in this week´s edition of the journal Nature. According to HealthDay News, scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the US National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) used laser light to...

2013-04-04 23:00:43

Delray Recovery Center is Florida facility that offers individual treatment plans for drug addiction, alcohol addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. The center is releasing a new infographic on the dangers of bath salt abuse, which is becoming an increasing problem throughout the U.S. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Bath salts can cause heart attacks, stroke, swelling of the brain, coma and death, according to the...

2013-03-28 22:10:37

Varenicline reduces depressive mood, craving and reward value of cigarettes when smokers attempt to quit Smokers have a higher probability of quitting smoking and a better overall cessation experience when taking varenicline compared to bupropion and to placebo — unmedicated assisted smoking cessation —according to a study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. A team led by Paul Cinciripini, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Behavioral Science at The University of...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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