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New Zealand to Ban "party Pills"

...derton said. Party pills have similar effects to amphetamines but are less potent. Anderton said studies in New Zealand confirmed that the ill effects of party pills could include insomnia, headaches, nausea and anxiety. Some people had reported seizures. Under the proposed law, possession of the drug could...

Australia Agonising Over the Problem of Cocaine Use by Lawyers

...to nice little lines." He said some lawyers used amphetamines at night and then used tranquillisers to bring themselves down before they appeared in court in the morning. He put the drug use down to wealth: "We earn extraordinary amounts of money. It's not just lawyers, it's investment bankers and the corpora...

Former Official Confesses He Had Sold Steroids to Leading Baseball Players

...selling banned drugs, including anabolic steroids, amphetamines and human growth hormone, from 1995 through 2005, according to a plea agreement filed in the United States District Court in the Northern District of California. He also pleaded guilty to laundering the money from the drug transactions. The two fel...

Amphetamine, Cocaine Use Increase Risk of Stroke in Young Adults

... to the National Institute of Drug Abuse. “Using amphetamines or cocaine significantly increases an individual’s...stroke victims, showed that young people who abuse amphetamines are five times more likely to have a hemorrhagic stroke than non-abusers. If cocaine is abused, the ...

Emergency Department Strain As Ice Problems Grows

...ine methamphetamine ("ice" or "crystal") and other amphetamines onalready stretched// public hospital resources is significant and set to grow, emergency physiciansand drug specialists have warned in the latest Medical Journal of Australia (MJA), prompting anurgent call to beef up health and social drug intervent...

Flood of Fake Drugs Must Be Stopped, Warns UN

... of controlled drugs – narcotics, benzodiazepines, amphetamines and other internationally controlled drugs are easily obtainable in many developing countries. In addition, countries with weak regulations are most vulnerable to the marketing of counterfeit drugs. The INCP urged regulators to crack down on illega...

Cocaine During Pregnancy can Cause Behavioral and Neurological Problems in the Child

...y. It's also involved in the behavioral effects of amphetamines and cocaine.' 'The current study was an attempt to look at the mechanism of this decrease in D1 receptor signaling,' he said. Stanwood examined the levels of D1 receptor in brain cells taken from 'teenage' rabbits that were exposed to cocaine dur...

Cocaine's Use During Pregnancy May Cause Lasting Cellular Effects

...y. It's also involved in the behavioral effects of amphetamines and cocaine.' 'The current study was an attempt to look at the mechanism of this decrease in D1 receptor signaling,' he said. Stanwood examined the levels of D1 receptor in brain cells taken from 'teenage' rabbits that were exposed to cocaine d...

Illegal Drug Trafficking Pose A Great Threat For HIV Epidemic In Northeast

...ause of HIV infection here. The unabated flow of amphetamines from Myanmar into the northeast is another area where the UNODC has expressed concern. "Myanmar has a significant illicit amphetamine type substance (ATS) manufacturing capacity," the report said. In its recommendations, the report called for "in...

The Australian Medical Association To Focus On Health Of Aborigines

...ver six months, a plan to fight the growing use of amphetamines and other dangerous psycho stimulants....

More Study On Side Effects of ADHD Drug Needed: Shire Pharmaceuticals

...ons every year. The ADHD drugs closely resemble amphetamines in chemical composition, known to cause hypertension, a significant predisposing factor for heart disease. With more clinical trials being planned, it would not be long before the safety of Adderall can be established....

Clinical Comparisons Between ADHD Drugs Are Less

... found. Stimulant medications such as Ritalin and amphetamines are most often prescribed for ADHD, but the Oregon study includes several types of ADHD medications that have never been examined before in a systematic review, including newer stimulants such as modafinil and non-stimulant drugs such as Strattera (a...

Drug trafficking via Internet a growing threat

...ckages of pills. American dealers swap recipes for amphetamines in restricted-access chat rooms. Worldwide, drug traffickers increasingly are taking advantage of encrypted e-mail and other Internet technology to sell their stashes, launder money and trade tips and techniques, the International Narcotics Control B...

Cathine leads to mental health disorder

... the chemical cathine and have a similar effect to amphetamines when chewed. They say the drug, which is banned in the US and most other European countries, is causing massive mental health problems among their young men....

Research of Ritalin

...ted in humans by other psychoactive drugs, such as amphetamines and cocaine.// The research was presented this week at the annual meeting of the US Society for Neuroscience."Children have been given Ritalin daily for many years, and it is extremely effective and beneficial, but it's not quite as simple as a sho...

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

...ears experience studying the neurotoxic effects of amphetamines said that ecstasy degenerates the axons in several areas of the brain. Dr. Joseph Frascella of NIDA's Division of Treatment Research and Development said that,"The message from these studies is that MDMA does change the brain and it looks like there...

Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients

...ors at UT Southwestern in Dallas soon report that amphetamines may speed up the recovery of speech in stroke pati... from previous studies that people learn better on amphetamines and therefore may be able to re-learn faster and better on the drug.However the exact mechanism of w...

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