News tagged with stimulants
(HealthDay) -- Heroin addicts often have an increased sensitivity to pain, and this sensitivity does not subside over the course of treatment with methadone or other opioids, new research finds.
Addiction Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A team of Japanese researchers will reveal study results Monday at the Experimental Biology 2012 meeting that show how acupuncture therapy mitigates skeletal muscle loss and holds promise for those seeking improved mobility ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Cells that normally form scar tissue after a heart attack can be reprogrammed into functional heart cells in mice, according to an experimental study published online April 18 in Nature.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with an opioid addiction had the highest risk of death when compared with rates for alcohol and other drugs, according to a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Addiction Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An EU-funded project has developed an artificial hand that will revolutionise the lives of amputees. The so-called Smarthand has all the basic functions of its real counterpart including sensitivity and motor ...
Other Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Using its unique online research platform, 23andMe, a leading personal genetics company, has found five significant genetic associations for hypothyroidism in the largest known genome-wide association study of hypothyroidism ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The ability of the commonly used stimulant methylphenidate (Ritalin) to speed recovery from general anesthesia appears to apply both to the inhaled gas isoflurane, as previously reported, and to the intravenous drug propofol. ...
Medical research Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brain pacemakers have a long-term effect in patients with the most severe depression. This has now been proven by scientists from the Bonn University Medical Center. Eleven patients took part in the study over a period of ...
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Awakening from anesthesia is often associated with an initial phase of delirious struggle before the full restoration of awareness and orientation to one's surroundings. Scientists now know why this may occur: ...
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (12) | 0 |
Early life emotional trauma may stunt intellectual development, indicates the first long term study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
One of the most frustrating challenges for some stroke patients can be the inability to find and speak words even if they know what they want to say. Speech therapy is laborious and can take months. New research is seeking ...
Neuroscience Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Brain stimulation can markedly improve people's ability to solve highly complex problems, a recent University of Sydney study suggests.
Neuroscience Mar 29, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (30) | 16 |
(Medical Xpress) -- While stimulants may improve unengaged workers performance, a new University of British Columbia study suggests that for others, caffeine and amphetamines can have the opposite effect, ...
Neuroscience Mar 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 5 |
Australian states need to clarify inconsistent regulation of the stimulant khat, and users need to know more about the negative health effects, a research study has found.
Addiction Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Caffeinated-alcoholic beverages (CABs) were banned from the U.S. market in November 2010 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which noted serious health incidents at university campuses. ...
Health Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1