News tagged with amphetamines

Drug residues in Swedish sewage water

Chemists at Umeå University in Sweden have been able to trace narcotics substances and prescription drugs in measurements of wastewater from 33 Swedish sewage treatment plants. Cocaine, amphetamine, and methamphetamine, ...

dateDec 17, 2013 in Environment
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Revisiting ADHD and Ritalin

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Lawrence H. Diller, a pediatrician from Walnut Creek, Calif., ignited a national debate over the steep rise in children being diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and treated with ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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White House warns of 'bath salt' stimulants

President Barack Obama's drug czar warned Americans Tuesday about the growing threat of designer drugs marketed as "bath salts" that are in fact dangerous amphetamine-type stimulants.

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Health
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Alcohol consumption may increase amphetamine abuse

Stimulant drugs, which can increase energy and concentration, are widely abused by young adults. One such drug are amphetamines, which in addition to being widely accessible, has been shown in previous studies to have a significant ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Health
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Helping the brain's messengers get from A to B

In what has been hailed as a breakthrough, scientists from Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College have outlined the molecular mechanism of membrane transport. The research shows how a protein ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Neuroscience
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