Tag: "illegal" at medical news
Ritalin May Lower Cocaine Abuse
... whether they might make kids more prone to taking illegal
drugs with stimulant effects. Researchers say the findings support studies of children with the disorder that showed those treated with stimulant drugs were less likely than untreated children to abuse illicit drugs later on. They found that rats g...
Inadequate Drug Treatment For Youth
...cans ages 12 and older are abusing or dependent on illegal
drugs. Of that number, 3.9 million received no treatment in 2000. The figures also indicate that the need for treatment has grown over the past decade. Drug experts say the money is a small step. Treatment for children is costly and scarce. The trea...
Healthy Medicine Or Harmful Intoxicant?
...st 30 years// of its career, has been blamed as an illegal
killer for the past 12 years. Many blame GHB for t... in 2000, indicating that its possession or use is illegal
except for supervised study on narcolepsy. The government has turned GHB into a forbidden fruit. The...
FDA considers nicotine lollipops illegal
...otine-laced lollipops and lip balm, declaring them illegal
and ordering that 4 pharmacies stop sales immediat...afety. That alone makes the lollipops and lip balm illegal
to sell, but the Internet pharmacies also had been wrongly dispensing them without a doctor's prescr...
Abuse of prescription drugs among youths on the rise
New research suggests that, though illegal
drug use is declining among children and young adu...ed prescription drugs were also more likely to use illegal
drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, or hallucinogens. They added that once one gets caught in the pat...
Five patients die amid Bihar doctors' strike
...llowing a Patna High Court directive to drive away illegal
occupants. The junior doctors said they would continue the strike till the authorities made alternate arrangements for their accommodation or enhanced their allowance so they could live on their own outside the hospital campus. Ironically, nurses ...
Wife May Determine Husband’s Marijuana Use
...ashish and hash oil, and is one of the most common illegal
drug used over the world. People who use marijuana often try it out because of curiosity and in order to be sociable. Those who have tried it out have reported feeling relaxed and amiable. Substance use: This is also called substance abuse and i...
Regular Use Of Cocaine Can Impair Brain Functions
...e- Further information Cocaine: It is a powerful illegal
drug that is often used for its stimulant and addictive properties. The powdered form of the drug can be inhaled or dissolved in water and taken injected into the body. The rock crystal form is called crack and is often heated to inhale the smoke. ...
HIV Infection Higher In Drug Trafficking Countries
...– a drug used to treat heroin addiction – is still illegal
in Russia. The US still does not fund needle exchange programs, neither at home or abroad. (Source: The New Scientist) Related information on AIDS transmission in Medindia: HIV virus is transmitted by exchange of body fluids from infected perso...
The Kidney Transplantation conspiracy in South Africa
... knowing that the organs had been obtained through illegal
Home Based Rapid HIV Test Kit to be approved by US – OraQuick Test Ki
...implicity, as currently, many people in the UK buy illegal
home test kits for HIV over the internet and these are often of low quality and can give false results." A spokeswoman from Avert said, "If it goes ahead and increases the number of people being tested then that is a good thing but we have to be ca...
First Crossover Kidney Transplantation In Germany
.... However in Germany this practice was considered illegal
under the German transplantation law of 1997. To prevent trade in human organs the German law as anywhere, allows transplantation only between close relatives or between people who have a close relationship, such as a longstanding friendship. Every...
Bird Flu Alert In Jammu And Kashmir
...d areas. People have also been requested to avoid illegal
trade of any nature of such birds....
Unscrupulous Chinese Medicine traders putting lives at risk
...ing investigated, and three prosecuted for selling illegal
remedies. One woman lost her kidneys after taking herbal medicine for the skin complaint eczema, while a man has a major heart condition after being given banned slimming pills. According to the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, ...
Illegal Drug Use In England Mounting Up At An Alarming Rate
...s the need for treatment with special reference to illegal
drug abuse. A total of 801 patients who visited t...s. Alarmingly, 16% of the patients reported use of illegal
drugs in the previous month. The number of people who had taken an illicit drug within 24 hours prio...
Benzene Slick In China Highlights Water Pollution
...scientific guidance, some rivers are polluted with illegal
discharge of waste and overuse of fertilizers," he was quoted as saying. The pollution increases the risk of both drought and flood in different areas, as well as the shortage of drinking water, he said. "Last year, water from half the tested sec...
Frustrations Lead To self-harm
...half (46%) of Britain's teenagers had been offered illegal
drugs like marijuana or co Nearly half (46%) of Britain's teenagers had been offered illegal
drugs like marijuana or cocaine and 28% had gone on to try them. br>...
WHO Calls For Greater Emphasis On Combating AIDS
...ot sufficient to prevent the spread of HIV through illegal
drugs injection, a major form of transmission in the Asia-Pacific region. While progress has been made in increasing access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), the efforts still fall short of the UN 3 by 5 Initiative target of providing treatment to th...
Not Taking Drugs Made Kate Winslet A Misfit
...e fast lane, has saved her from the temptations of illegal
drugs when she was younger. I missed out on the whole clubbing thing. I truly, truly, truly have never been offered cocaine in my life. I've never taken coke, Femalefirst quoted her, as saying. I wasn't in those environments. I just accepted that...
Queensland Bans OTC Sales Of Cold And Flu Drugs
... being sold over the counter in an effort to limit illegal
manufacturing of such drugs. // This new rule is ...is new rule, but said it was needed to ensure that illegal
practices did not flower in the state. ...
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