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Chewing the natural stimulant khat increases the risk of death and stroke in patients with heart disease compared to those who are not users, according to new research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Prior research has shown that sensitivity to the stimulating effects of alcohol and other drugs is a risk marker for heavy or problematic use of those substances. Prior research has also shown that the personality trait of ...
Addiction Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Giving amphetamines to adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can help them control their symptoms, but the side effects mean that some people do not manage to take them for very long. These conclusions ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A national survey has found that more than one in twenty Australian workers report using alcohol while at work or just before work, and more than one in fifty report taking drugs during or just before work. These findings, ...
Health Jun 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The rapid emergence of synthetic new drugs, often sold online as "legal highs," represents a significant challenge for policy makers in the coming decade, a European Union drugs agency said Tuesday.
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Annual deaths related to heroin and morphine are continuing to drop significantly, falling from 41 per cent of total drug-related deaths in the UK in 2010 to 32 per cent in 2011. Meanwhile, deaths from 'legal highs' – some ...
Addiction Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Since mephedrone was made illegal in the UK in 2010, the street price of the drug has risen while the quality has degraded, which in turn may have reduced use of the drug. New research published online today reveals that ...
Health Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brazil on Tuesday approved the use of an anti-obesity medication, sibutramine, which has been banned in Europe and the United States, officials said.
Medications Oct 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The first French trial has begun over a diabetes drug that was also used to lose weight and is suspected in the deaths of at least 500 people.
Medications May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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