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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
A U.S. appeals court Tuesday rejected a petition to reclassify marijuana from its current federal status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.
Medications Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—The party drug mephedrone can cause lasting damage to the brain, according to new research led by the University of Sydney.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
The debate over ecstasy continues: New study finds evidence of memory impairments with 1 year of recreational use
There has been significant debate in policy circles about whether governments have over-reacted to ecstasy by issuing warnings against its use and making it illegal. In the UK, David Nutt said ecstasy was less dangerous than ...
Addiction Jul 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from UCL and Imperial College London are carrying out a neuroscience study to examine for the first time how the resting brain responds to MDMA, the pure form of the Class A ...
Medical research Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- The illicit drug ecstasy' is strongly associated with rave culture, but can a drug that makes people want to dance be used to develop medicines that curb involuntary movements ...
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian illicit drug users are turning to the internet for drug education, but not to buy drugs.
Addiction Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Secondary school-kids who use speed and ecstasy seem to be prone to subsequent depression, indicates research of almost 4000 teens published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Addiction Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, in collaboration with the University of East London UK, and Swansea University UK, is the first to show the effects of the drug ecstasy on fetal and infant ...
Addiction Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Recreational use of Ecstasy the illegal "rave" drug that produces feelings of euphoria and emotional warmth is associated with chronic changes in the human brain, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 2.9 / 5 (8) | 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
Ecstasy, one of the most popular "recreational" drugs in Australia over the past two decades, is becoming less popular with regular users, consistent with global trends, say the authors of a new report from ...
Health May 10, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
the illegal "rave" drug that produces feelings of euphoria and emotional warmth has been in the news recently as a potential therapeutic. Clinical trials are testing Ecstasy in the treatment of post-traumatic ...
Neuroscience May 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (13) | 2 |
A new review from UK and German researchers claims that the vast majority of people who routinely use drugs are using them to achieve their goals and cope better with the stresses of modern life.
Other Apr 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 8