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Dangerous increase in hazardous
drinking by young people seen, multinational report says
PARIS (AP) – Alcohol
consumption in wealthy, developed countries
has declined over the past two decades, but
dangerous binge drinking increased among the
young, according to a new study by the
Organization for Economic Cooperation and
Huffington Post – In recent years,
the psychoactive drug MDMA has piqued the
interest of psychologists, who are
investigating whether it could be beneficial
in treating mental health problems. A new
study, which finds that the drug can
facilitate introspection and help people to
feel closer to their loved ones, further
suggests this may be the case.|
Known by the scientific name 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine and sold on the street (often with dangerous additives) under the names Molly and ecstasy, MDMA is known to evoke feelings of intimacy and compassion. More...
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for better or worse, but likely for worse.
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News Today - Although the
use of cannabis as a medical drug is
currently booming (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012;
109: 495-501), we should not forget that
leisure time consumption--for example,
smoking weed--can cause acute and chronic
These include panic attacks, impaired coordination of movement, and nausea, as Eva Hoch and colleagues show in a topical review article in Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2015; 112: 271-8).
The symptoms depend on a patient's age, the amount of the drug consumed, and the frequency of drug use. It also matters in which form the cannabis is consumed--for example, as a joint, bong, or hash cake. More...
Why is this man still in prison when murderers, rapists, drug kingpins and even the corrupt cops and drug dealers that he helped to put away are out?
thefix.com - The story of Richard Wershe Jr., aka the infamous White Boy Rick, is convoluted to say the least. But the facts of the case that remain true are that he has been in jail since 1988 for a nonviolent drug offense committed while he was still a juvenile. Convicted under Michigan’s 650 Lifer Law, which has since been repealed, he is the only person still imprisoned under the old law. And everyone keeps asking: Why is this man still in prison when murderers, rapists, drug kingpins and even the corrupt cops and drug dealers that he helped to put away are out? More...
You might be a surprised to find out
the best-selling pharmaceutical drug
isn't something like Lipitor or
Prozac. Nope, it's actually the
antipsychotic drug Abilify. And,
there's now a generic version.
As an atypical antipsychotic drug, Abilify (a.k.a. aripiprazole) works on both dopamine and serotonin receptors. It's often prescribed for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and — alongside other medications — depression. Abilify also has "orphan drug" status for the treatment of childhood Tourette's. More...
Take a look inside the brains of mice on drugs
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