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Chronic Disease Management Could Help Smokers Kick The Habit
2012-10-18 13:47:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Smoking rates among several target age groups have been in decline in the US. A new study of existing smokers focuses on their attempts at quitting and shows why there is a high likelihood those attempts will have been unsuccessful. Though there are several options available to smokers for cessation and ultimately for quitting outright, most smokers become frustrated and give up on quitting. Nancy Rigotti, MD, director of the...

2012-09-09 23:03:09

Advantage Testing in Beaumont, Texas educates consumers on the dangers and laws regarding a new synthetic drug with the street name "Bath Salts" and advises employers that the company now provides testing for this illegal substance. (PRWEB) September 08, 2012 Advantage Testing, a leading provider of workplace drug testing in Beaumont, Texas, recently decided to create awareness about the use of a fairly new synthetic drug that goes by the street name "Bath Salts." In an increased effort to...

2012-08-10 23:00:13

On July 17th, 2012, the US FDA approved the new diet pill Qsymia by Vivus Inc. Qsymia is a combination of two FDA-approved drugs, phentermine and topiramate, in an extended-release formulation. Phentermine was one-half of the popular Wyeth obesity drug Fen Phen which was withdrawn from the market in 1997; it was linked with heart valve damage and primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH). Now, AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, can provide helpful, proven advice and simple solutions...

Kicking Cocaine Addiction With A One-Two Punch
2012-08-09 10:56:41

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Scripps Research Institute recently revealed that a two-drug combination could possibly help those battling cocaine addiction. The combination made up of naltrexone and buprenoprine, two existing pharmaceutical drugs, is a therapy that would help reduce individuals´ want for cocaine and also lessen their feelings of withdrawal. Scientists believed that the therapy is a step forward as there are currently no...

2012-07-30 06:27:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Cocaine is presently the most abused major stimulant drug in America. It has also become the drug most frequently involved in emergency department visits. Now researchers are saying the solution to the addiction problem could be in the form of enzymes. Researchers from the University of Kentucky have designed and discovered a series of highly efficient enzymes that effectively metabolize cocaine. These high-activity cocaine-metabolizing enzymes could potentially...

2012-07-27 10:59:49

Researchers from the University of Kentucky have designed and discovered a series of highly efficient enzymes that effectively metabolize cocaine. These high-activity cocaine-metabolizing enzymes could potentially prevent cocaine from producing physiological effects, and could aid in the treatment of drug dependency. The results of this study by Chang-Guo Zhan et al are published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology. The effectiveness of the enzymes' work was evaluated through...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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