After Ecstasy Comes the Pain… WARNING
A novel study evaluating the effects of Ecstasy
has revealed that first time ecstasy
users may suffer impaired memory and damage //to the brain, due to reduced blood flow in certain areas of the brain.
'We do not know if these effects are transient or permanent,' said, Maartje de Win at the U...
Manic Ecstasy: Man gets Into a Frenzy after a Record Consumption of 40,000 ecstasy tablets
Mr. A, is certainly not ecstatic, though he has created a record of sorts. Doctors in England are at their wits end, with details of a man, now open for public consumption, disclosing the highest record ever of consuming 40,000 //ecstasy pills in his life. Mr. A had absolutely no competition, as th...
Link Established Between Ecstasy and Depression Ecstasy
is a drug that is completely banned from use as a treatment for depression. It is otherwise called as methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). It helps the body // relax, reduces inhibitions and increases energy and brings feelings of euphoria. Doctors say that these drugs only enhance these s...
The effects of Ecstasy more pronounced in presence of music
This drug called “Ecstasy” which has become the rage of dance lovers in discos has been found to work more vigorously in presence of music. //
Ecstasy was first synthesised in 1910. It was patented two years later by the German company Merck Pharmaceuticals as an appetite suppressant.
Teenagers Get Hooked To Ecstasy
Michael Evans, 17 died after taking 13 ecstasy
pills to impress his friends at a pub. He was there to celebrate a friend's birthday. One hour later Michael suffered from mild epilepsy at his pal’s place. He started to get hot before suffering a massive heart attack. //His friends tried to revive hi...
Women more susceptible to brain damage from ecstasy
Women are more likely than men to suffer brain cell damage from long-term use of the party drug ecstasy
but the harm can sometimes be reversed if they stop taking the drug. Studies have shown that the popular all-night dance drug, known chemically as MDMA, can damage nerve endings that release sero...
‘HairConfirm' Is First Drug Test of Its Kind to Report Low/Medium/High Usage; Now Available at Local Discount Drug Marts
... done this years ago!”
HairConfirm is the first of its kind, and tests for 7 different types of illegal drugs including Marijuana, Cocaine, ecstasy
and Heroin. The product measures the molecules embedded inside the hair shaft, eliminating external contamination as a source of a positive result. ...
New Guidebook Uses Buddhist Principles to Combat Cancer
...ter and playwright. He and his family currently reside in California. Cooper is also the author of "Panda: The Guru Weeps," "The Agony of Victory: The ecstasy
of Defeat" and "Spiritual Alchemy: The Shy Messiah."
AuthorHouse is the premier book publisher for emerging, self-published authors. For ...
Ecstasy could help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder
...hi, Singapore and Washington DC (March 9th, 2009) ecstasy
may help suffers of post-traumatic stress learn to...They suggest three possible biological reasons why ecstasy
could help individuals with PSTD. First, ecstasy
is known to increase the release of the hormone ox...
10% of U.S. High School Seniors Use Vicodin
... 12th graders the decline in the use of marijuana has slowed.
The use of ecstasy
increased in 2007 among 10th and 12th graders. At the same time, the percei...e. In some, such as heroin, they are stable, and the use of a drug known as ecstasy
actually increased over the period of study."
Overall, nearly half of hi...
Young Adults Using Alcohol, Drugs for Better Sex
...l to increase their chances of sex, while cocaine, ecstasy
and cannabis are used to enhance sexual arousal or... cannabis, and about 30 percent had at least tried ecstasy
Even though many respondents believ...Respondents who used alcohol, cannabis, cocaine or ecstasy
before age 16 were much more likely to have had se...
Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, Partnership for a Drug-Free America on the Release of the 2007 Monitoring the Future Study
...; teen use of marijuana is down 25
percent (16.6 percent vs. 12.4 percent); ecstasy
use is down by more than
half (54 percent) and steroid use is down 33 perce... drug that teens were abusing at alarming levels just a few years
ago. Teen ecstasy
use increased by 71 percent over a two-year period
between 1999 and 2001 an...
Don't Be 'Tricked' By Your Teen This Month - It's Time To Talk With Teens About Drug and Alcohol Use
...rs reporting percentage of any of their friends use: cigarettes (52 percent), alcohol (65 percent), inhalants (29 percent), marijuana (38 percent), ecstasy
(16 percent), cocaine (16 percent), heroin (10 percent) Source: Monitoring the Future 2006 On the Web: http://www.TimeToTalk.org
Middle School Marks Most Critical Time to Start Ongoing Conversations About Drug and Alcohol Use With Kids
...aders reporting percentage of any of their
friends use: cigarettes (52 percent), alcohol (65 percent), inhalants (29
percent), marijuana (38 percent), ecstasy
(16 percent), cocaine (16
percent), heroin (10 percent) Source: Monitoring the Future 2006
Gay Gang in Netherlands Lures, Rapes and Infects Fellow Homosexuals With HIV/AIDS
... Gay sex, ecstasy
tablets, orgies and rapes to infect the unsuspecti... with several litres of the date-rape drug GHB and ecstasy
tablets was also arrested. The gang risks up to 16...n the victims turned up, they were allegedly given ecstasy
and GHB (which is undetectable when mixed in drink...
Drugs Lure Hong Kong Youth Across China Border
...ersely, the number of ketamine abusers soared over the same period from fewer than six to 1,845 -- it is now the most popular illegal substance -- and ecstasy
has undergone a similarly sharp rise. Ah Yan, who said her parents travel up regularly to Shenzhen to feed their own addiction to cocaine and ice, ins...
Alarming Rise of Methamphetamine Use Among Australian Youth
...f the drug users also have alcohol along with it. Some 50 per cent even use ecstasy
and 68 percent smoke marijuana at the same time.
This mixing of meth with cocaine or ecstasy
can increase the probability of heart attacks or can even cause severe dehy...
Ecstasy Makes People Bond Better, Says an Australian Study
...o drink enough fluids// can produce enormous harm. ecstasy
interferes with the body's ability to regulate tem...at the University of Sydney studied the effects of ecstasy
in rats, which like people become more sociable on... team gave the rats the equivalent of two to three ecstasy
tablets in an adult human and found that the drug ...
Brain Structured to Make Human Beings Religious, Claims a US Scientist
...d it toward the spiritual. His specialization is called neurotheology.
Franciscan nuns, Tibetan Buddhists, and Pentecostal Christians in religious ecstasy
were among those studied by Dr.Newberg and his team at the University of Pennsylvania.
"When we think of religious and spiritual beliefs and practice...
Smoking And Drinking Are More Dangerous Than LSD
...cco and is recently downgraded to class C. It was rated more dangerous than ecstasy
The specialists who conducted this study urged a classificatio...and cocaine are on top in the list and belong to class A drugs. Though LSD, ecstasy
and 4-methylthioamphetamine belong to class A drugs, they have comparativel...
Cost of Illegal Drug Abuse - ￡15b
... drugs are easier on the pocket, cheaper by half of the original cost of the drugs. For instance it was found that brown heroin was cheaper by 47% and ecstasy
EMCDDA chairman Marcel Reimen said: "We cannot fail to be concerned that across Europe drugs are becoming cheaper in real terms. If this m...
Amphetamine Abuse Worst In Asia
...e lifestyle and customs of developed-world countries," Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD) expert Robert Ali said. "When China can manufacture ecstasy
tablets for under eight cents and they're producing in quantities way beyond demand ... it means the drugs are moving and they're moving quite rapidly...
Despite The Governments Vow Drug Death Rates On The Rise In UK
...tics now show that deaths from heroin, cocaine and ecstasy
have risen in recent years. They also claimed that...ulted in increased deaths from heroin, cocaine and ecstasy
as the figures from the Office of National Statist...3 to 744, followed by cocaine, from 113 to 147 and ecstasy
from 33 to 48.
The Health Department have ho...
Parents ignorant about kids' immoral practices
...14 years old as they enter high school and attain the freedom that comes with it.
14 year olds were 3 times at higher risks to be offered the drug ecstasy
and twice as likely to be offered cocaine, than the 13-year-old teenagers.
Family constitution also influenced substance-abuse risk. Eating regula...
Scotland’s drug problem continues unabated, UN repor
...es of drug abuse in all of Europe//. The statistics point at rank no 2 for Scotland in the amphetamine drug abuse category and a rank 3 in cocaine and ecstasy
abuse. Ostensibly, there has been no progress in Scotland in tackling drug abuse.
As per the drug policy of the government, Cannabis was relegat...
Online Auction Results In Purchase of Chemicals
... According to VNUNet.com, it was found that via online auction home-made ecstasy
kit has been purchased. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said that// eBay sold various chemicals. The purchase was done by a drug manufacturer...
Rise in drug use among Pupils
... Statistics show that about one in 100 11-year-olds had taken a Class A drug, such as cocaine, ecstasy
or heroin, and one in 10 of 15-year-olds// have taken hard drugs. There is a rise in illegal drug usage among secondary pupils. They take illegal drug...
Rise in Deaths Rates Due To MRSA
...number of drug-related deaths increased by more than 150. It entirely made up of heroine and morphine overdoses, though deaths relating to cocaine and ecstasy
also increased slightly.
About 2,000 deaths were linked to the soaring temperatures across England and Wales in August 2003.The rate of pregnan...
Morality More Effective Than Legality In Preventing Drug Abuse
...eyed said they could obtain marijuana in less than a day, while 21 percent said they could buy it in an hour or less. From 2004 to 2005, the number of ecstasy
users went up 28 percent, and those who use acid, cocaine or heroin jumped 20 percent.
Parental involvement was found to be more influential than...
Drugs may fog memory
...hologist from the University of Northumbria, said: "The more they had taken ecstasy
in the past, the more their long-term prospect of memory failed. The other ... they made when submitting the questionnaire.
The research team suggest ecstasy
targets the frontal lobes of the brain, which are related to memory and org...
Teen smoking declines
...eport also disclosed that the recent sharp increases in the use of the drug ecstasy
are slowing, heroin use decreased, and a gradual decline in use of inhalant...ort to give adolescents science-based information about the health risks of ecstasy
and other drugs will contribute to a further reduction in the use of these ...
Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.
...onsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse said that the drug known as ecstasy
has a negative impact on blood flow to parts of the brain and that the effe... years experience studying the neurotoxic effects of amphetamines said that ecstasy
degenerates the axons in several areas of the brain.
Dr. Joseph Frasce...