Tag: "ecstasy" at medical news
Yale study of long-term learning deficits resulting from repeated amphetamine exposure could help drug abusers
...ch where commonly abused drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy
have been found to produce long-lasting and possibly permanent cognitive deficits. "It may be the case that even a brief period of low-dose amphetamine abuse in early adolescence or early adulthood can produce profound cognitive deficits that may ...
Drug trends among American teens
...cent of the 1999 10th-graders reported some use of ecstasy
during the prior 12 months (up from 3.3 percent in 1998) and 5.6 percent of the 12th-graders (up from 3.6 percent in 1998). "Unfortunately we do not have data on the use of GHB, or gamma hydroxybutyrate, which, like rohypnol, is another so-called ...
Ecstasy may be drug of choice for those trying to cope with lonelienss, study finds
... with their loneliness, and new research indicates ecstasy
may be the drug of choice to fulfill their needs. Furthermore, those attracted to ecstasy
have more difficulty with being alone and making social connections compared to non-drug users and t...
Ecstasy affects memory, new international study shows
People who take the recreational drug ecstasy
risk impairing their memory, according to an inter...on-drug users, found that those who regularly took ecstasy
suffered from mainly long-term memory difficulties, and that they were 23 per cent more likely to re...
LA BioMed Medical/Research briefs January 2005
...Harvard University to see whether the illegal drug ecstasy
can ease the debilitating anxiety that cancer patients feel as they face their final days. To learn more about the study, see the project web site at www.canceranxietystudy.org . To contact the principal investigator of the study, Charles Gro...
Chemists identify immune system mechanism for methamphetamine binges
...ipps. Other drugs of abuse, including nicotine and ecstasy
(which is structurally similar to methamphetamine), might share a similar mechanism of action involving immune system recognition and a consequent rise in tolerance to the drug, Janda and his associates theorize. Tolerance refers to the capacity to h...