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2012-03-07 21:37:55

A new study conducted by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers shows that a majority of medical students in Yemen believe that chewing the plant khat is harmful to one's health but they would not advise their patients to quit.

2011-12-15 07:55:42

Khat, a natural stimulant that is chewed, can increase the risk of death and stroke in patients with heart disease, according to this study.

2011-12-13 11:59:25

Chewing the natural stimulant khat increases the risk of death and stroke in patients with heart disease compared to those who are not users.

2006-07-26 16:44:15

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Authorities in six states on Wednesday arrested 44 suspected members of an international drug ring that smuggled more than 25 tons of the stimulant khat worth more than $10 million from Africa to U.S. cities.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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