News tagged with illegal drugs
A high childhood IQ may be linked to subsequent illegal drug use, particularly among women, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
(HealthDay)—As many as one in five American children under the age of 17 has a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year, according to a new federal report.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 16, 2013 | 2.7 / 5 (6) | 1 |
on purpose – quicker than their male counterparts, and live a more sedentary life than they do, according to a study by the University of Vigo. Results show that 56.1% of female students are considered binge drinkers, as ...
Health Dec 28, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—Blacks who feel mistreated and discriminated against are more likely to abuse alcohol and illegal drugs, and a new study from Purdue University shows this usage can become a problematic ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 8
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 |
In the 1960s, gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) was first discovered as a naturally occurring substance in the brain. Since then it has been manufactured as a drug with a clinical application and has also developed a reputation ...
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Most pharmaceutical drugs in Canada are manufactured overseas in countries such as India, China and others, yet how can we be confident the drug supply is safe, writes a drug policy researcher in an opinion piece in CMAJ (Canad ...
Medications Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP), a new international lobby group for liberalisation, called Wednesday for what it termed the failed war on drugs to be replaced by policies oriented to regulation and prevention.
Medications Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Bed sharing with parents is linked to a fivefold increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), even when the parents are non-smokers and the mother has not been drinking alcohol and does not use illegal drugs, according ...
Health May 20, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers from the University of Dundee have warned that a drug intended to treat neurological disorders such as epilepsy and anxiety is increasingly being used in the UK as a substitute for illegal drugs.
Medications Jul 07, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A proposal to open treatment centers in the Colombian capital for drug addicts is causing a stir in this cocaine-producing Latin American country.
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
Alcohol, tobacco and illegal drug use among young people is a public health concern in the UK. The short and long term risks to health are well known and range from accidental injuries, violence, sexual ill-health and increased ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0