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Cocaine Exposure can Alter Neuronal Development in Zebrafish

...School of Medicine (BUSM) have shown that prenatal cocaine exposure in zebrafish (which share the majority of...s of thousands of babies that have been exposed to cocaine in utero are born in the United States each year. Multiple human studies suggest there are signif...

Pediatric Use of ADHD Drug may Affect Developing Brain

...of Ritalin, a stimulant similar to amphetamine and cocaine which is one of the most prescribed drugs for the attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), by young children may cause long-term changes in the developing brains, according to a study of mice by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College i...

Vaccines That Kick Drug Habits, Minimize Withdrawal Symptoms Developed

...esigned a pair of new vaccines that not only fight cocaine and methamphetamine addiction but also minimize it...ants began to respond favourably to the TA-CD, the cocaine vaccine after about a month. The vaccine worked through a series of injections over a three-month...

US Observers Concerned Over Increasingly Permissive Atmosphere

...are virgins and a fifth have tried hard drugs like cocaine and crack. What most alarms researchers is how young they start. "We have a public health problem in that we still see a lot of adults reporting their sexual debut at a pretty young age," said Dr. Kathryn Porter of the National Center for Health...

Afghan Opium Production Soaring Out of Control

...ved, traffickers of heroin from Afghanistan and of cocaine from Colombia are now targeting new routes in Africa....

Britain is Now Europe's Cocaine Capital

...eport on drugs has officially declared Britain the cocaine capital of Europe. According to a Daily Mail re...o less serious Class C - in 2004. The growth in cocaine use came alongside evidence that the drug is now available more cheaply than ever before. Drugscope ...

Headache Complaint Leads to Removal of Bullet

...rested the 39-year-old woman, a felon convicted of cocaine charges in Palm Beach County, and arrested her on a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm. She was taken to the St. Lucie County jail. Before Michael Moylan was moved to a West Palm Beach trauma center, the 45-year-old man told investigators h...

Lindsays Toxicology Reports Confirm Drug Use During Car Crash

... reports have confirmed that she was drunk and had cocaine in her system during an early morning crash in Be...rces, the reports say that the Mean Girls star had cocaine and nearly twice the legal amount of alcohol in her system when she was arrested last month and cite...

Pete Doherty Set for Another Drug Trial

... He was even locked up overnight for having crack cocaine and cannabis. He was later released on bail for a month. New drug and motoring offences have now been added to Doherty's charges, and he is now set to appear at West London Magistrates to face trial, the Mirror reports. The troubled singer has be...

Researchers Identify Five Distinct Subtypes of Alcoholism

...smoked cigarettes and marijuana, and many also had cocaine and opiate addictions. More than one-third of them...garettes, and nearly one in five had problems with cocaine and marijuana use. Only 25 per cent ever sought treatment for their problem drinking. Chronic Seve...

Fleetwood Macs Buckinghams Ex Reveals All About His Cocaine Past

...friend is all set to open the lid on the musicians cocaine spree during his halcyon days. In the book Storms: My Life with Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood, Carol Ann Harris has revealed how Buckingham, a member of Fleetwood Mac, a popular Anglo-American band, had taken shots of Jack Daniel's and "Californ...

Man Keeps Wife and Sons in Maggot-infested House

...d his wife, Tamara, with prescription painkillers, cocaine and crack, and forbade her to go outside, police said. Thompson said he did not expect the 37-year-old mother would be lucid enough to be interviewed for weeks. 'People don't understand why she just doesn't leave,' Thompson said. 'But with a little...

'Cocaine' Turns 'Censored' and Remains 'energy Drink'

... The 8.4 fluid ounce energy booster has no actual cocaine in it, but it does contain 280 milligrams of caffe... no one thinks it is. Our product doesn't have any cocaine in it. No one thinks that it does. We think it is most likely legal in the United States to ship our...

Cocaine Stigma Continues to Haunt Kate Moss

...e taunted supermodel Kate Moss and asked for some cocaine when she refused him an autograph.Moss reportedly walked past the boy in a New York hotel without signing an autograph for him, reports mirror.co.uk. The schoolboy, who had been waiting all day, turned and shouted: "Can I at least have some coke?" ...

Australia Agonising Over the Problem of Cocaine Use by Lawyers

...racked by reports that many lawyers have turned to cocaine in a big way, throwing the entire legal system in...oria is hotly debating whether there is a serious cocaine problem in its ranks. There are also questions about how the bar should handle any such problems. ...

Stop Smoking, Start Living: World No Tobacco Day

...0 minutes off the person's life. Smoking, like cocaine and morphine, is understood to have the ability to make permanent brain changes Smokers have a high risk to lose bone density and develop osteoporosis . They also tend to be less active as they may suffer from rapid heartbeat, decrease...

Calum Best Vows to Enter Rehab to Get Rid of Sex and Drug Addiction

...nter rehab in order to get rid of his addiction to cocaine and depraved orgies . Calum, who was recently s...m a bad boy. I go out and get drunk, I get high on cocaine and I do stupid debauched things with the wrong women. Ive been sowing my oats for years, and Ive be...

Drugs Lure Hong Kong Youth Across China Border

...gularly to Shenzhen to feed their own addiction to cocaine and ice, insisted she was trying to quit. Not just yet though. "I've been arrested countless times but you only need to leave a few hundred dollars on the table, they'll let you go."...

Exposure to Cocaine During Pregnancy Weakens Kindergarten Kids Attention

...rsity of Miami have shown in a study that prenatal cocaine exposure renders students weaker at focussing atte... now. The mothers of 219 of the children had taken cocaine while pregnant, and the mothers of the other 196 had not. All of the mothers were poor and living in...

How Morphine Affects Memory

... a response to a gratifying experience. Alcohol or cocaine also had a similar effect, due to the release of dopamine triggered by the intoxicant. The study is published in the Journal Nature....

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