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Cocaine destroys lives - WV News

Sun, 2018-07-15 22:05

WV News

Cocaine destroys lives
WV News
Added to the dangers of overdose and seizure, cocaine and crack cocaine can destroy one's life gradually through common consequences of cocaine addiction: Heart problems, bleeding in the lungs, malnutrition and problems related to mental illnesses and ...

Meet Maged1: The gene behind cocaine addiction and associated behaviors - RT

Fri, 2018-07-13 12:02

RT

Meet Maged1: The gene behind cocaine addiction and associated behaviors
RT
Furthermore, after repeated doses of the substance the mice did not display any of the behaviors of cocaine addiction such as seeking out places where the lab mouse would expect a cocaine reward. When dopamine is released in either animals or humans, ...

Is Social Media As Addictive As Cocaine? - TheFix.com

Fri, 2018-07-13 09:00

TheFix.com

Is Social Media As Addictive As Cocaine?
TheFix.com
“It's as if they're taking behavioral cocaine and just sprinkling it all over your interface and that's the thing that keeps you coming back and back and back,” Aza Raskin, a former Mozilla engineer, said of the industry. “Behind every screen on your ...

Deletion of Addiction Gene Keeps Mice off Cocaine - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Fri, 2018-07-13 07:33

Deletion of Addiction Gene Keeps Mice off Cocaine
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
European researchers have discovered how a gene that has previously been implicated in cancer plays a key role in certain regions of the brain in the control of cocaine addiction in mice. Studies headed by a team at the Université Libre de Bruxelles ...

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Researchers uncover gene that plays role in cocaine addiction - News-Medical.net

Thu, 2018-07-12 11:39

Researchers uncover gene that plays role in cocaine addiction
News-Medical.net
Cocaine can have a devastating effect on people. It directly stimulates the brain's reward center, and, more importantly, induces long-term changes to the reward circuitry that are responsible for addictive behaviors. Alban de Kerchove d'Exaerde from ...

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The Gospel According to Pusha T - The Atlantic

Thu, 2018-07-12 10:00

The Atlantic

The Gospel According to Pusha T
The Atlantic
At this point, Houston was more than a decade into a battle against crack and cocaine addiction, an addiction that she often denied. “I feel like the cover represents an organized chaos,” Pusha said. “Looking at that cover, I'm sure whoever frequents ...

A gene required for addictive behavior - Science Daily

Thu, 2018-07-12 08:54

A gene required for addictive behavior
Science Daily
Cocaine can have a devastating effect on people. It directly stimulates the brain's reward center, and, more importantly, induces long-term changes to the reward circuitry that are responsible for addictive behaviors. Alban de Kerchove d'Exaerde from ...

Zimbabwe: The Dangers of Cocaine Addiction - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 2018-07-12 02:11

Zimbabwe: The Dangers of Cocaine Addiction
AllAfrica.com
Cocaine dependence is a devastating disorder that is associated with a host of medical and psychosocial risks. This complex disorder is made up of distinct clinical components that are interwoven into a cycle of addiction. Cocaine activates the ...

Swiss cocaine market estimated at five tonnes a year - swissinfo.ch

Thu, 2018-07-12 02:00

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Swiss cocaine market estimated at five tonnes a year
swissinfo.ch
Researchers from Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), the University of Lausanne and Addiction Switzerland calculated the national figure based on an annual estimate for canton Vaud: 416-500 kilogrammes of cocaine in circulation. This figure was based ...
Swiss consume five tonnes of cocaine a yearThe Local Switzerland

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Priest Goes to Rehab After Gambling Away More Than $1 Million Including Loans from Parishioners - Newsweek

Wed, 2018-07-11 12:36

Newsweek

Priest Goes to Rehab After Gambling Away More Than $1 Million Including Loans from Parishioners
Newsweek
"A gambler who is about to make a bet, and a cocaine addict who is about to take a hit of cocaine, experience similar brain patterns," Sam Skolnik, author of High Stakes: The Rising Cost of America's Gambling Addiction, told New York Daily News in ...

UAB researchers seek active cocaine users to determine hallucinogen's effects on addiction - rocketcitynow.com

Wed, 2018-07-11 12:20

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UAB researchers seek active cocaine users to determine hallucinogen's effects on addiction
rocketcitynow.com
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Researchers with the University of Alabama are studying the impact psychedelic mushrooms could have in helping active cocaine users kick the habit. The study, led by Peter Hendricks, Ph.D. and Sara Lappan, Ph.D. with UAB's School ...

UAB researchers seek active cocaine users to determine hallucinogen's effects on addiction - CBS42.com

Wed, 2018-07-11 06:34

CBS42.com

UAB researchers seek active cocaine users to determine hallucinogen's effects on addiction
CBS42.com
Lappan said she does not believe the pill will lead to hallucinogen addiction problems for participants. "It's like taking 10 years of psychotherapy and smashing it into six hours," Lappan said. "It is not the kind of high you get from something like ...

Teens as young as 13 are being treated for cocaine addiction in Scotland - Big Issue

Tue, 2018-07-10 10:41

Big Issue

Teens as young as 13 are being treated for cocaine addiction in Scotland
Big Issue
The plummeting price of cocaine is behind teenagers as young as 13 being treated for cocaine abuse, warns drugs and alcohol charity Addaction. The influx of youths requiring treatment across Scotland has been so severe that the charity has lowered the ...

Children as young as 13 addicted to cocaine - Third Force News

Tue, 2018-07-10 02:37

Third Force News

Children as young as 13 addicted to cocaine
Third Force News
Addaction's Jacqueline Baker-Whyte, who works at the service in Hamilton, said: "We've had 13-year-olds attend our service for help with cocaine problems. It's obviously a very small number of kids, but there are quite a few in the 15 plus age group.

There's zero compelling evidence showing tech is as addictive as cocaine, according to scientists - Business Insider

Tue, 2018-07-10 01:09

Business Insider

There's zero compelling evidence showing tech is as addictive as cocaine, according to scientists
Business Insider
Social media addiction has become a familiar phrase. Silicon Valley insiders and psychologists have fuelled media reports saying that tech companies sprinkle "behavioural cocaine" over their interfaces. They say platforms like Facebook use ...

Wendy Williams Launches Gala To Benefit Victims Of Drug And Substance Abuse - Essence

Mon, 2018-07-09 09:22

Essence

Wendy Williams Launches Gala To Benefit Victims Of Drug And Substance Abuse
Essence
Wendy Williams is turning her own experiences with drug addiction into an opportunity to give back with the launch of her inaugural gala aimed at raising funds to benefit victims of drug addiction and substance abuse. The Wendy Williams Show host is ...

Alabama sees spike in foster children of drug-addicted parents - AL.com

Sat, 2018-07-07 08:04

AL.com

Alabama sees spike in foster children of drug-addicted parents
AL.com
Muir said her program has seen a rise in opioid and heroin addiction, which is more complicated to treat than, say, cocaine addiction. To effectively treat an opioid addict, a stay at a detox facility needs to be followed quickly by placement into a ...

Ex-restaurant owner wants break in Erie cocaine case - GoErie.com

Sat, 2018-07-07 00:21

Ex-restaurant owner wants break in Erie cocaine case
GoErie.com
Melchor, who wrote that he is single with no children, blamed his involvement in drug dealing on alcoholism and cocaine addiction. He wrote that he became an alcoholic due to his abusive father, who he said was also an alcoholic, and that he started ...

State of Emergency: Genesis House a godsend for men seeking recovery from addiction - Carlisle Sentinel

Thu, 2018-07-05 18:06

Carlisle Sentinel

State of Emergency: Genesis House a godsend for men seeking recovery from addiction
Carlisle Sentinel
On Leonard's left was Nathan Fox, who at 33 is nine years older than Leonard and has been leaving behind a heroin addiction for the last five months during a stay at Genesis House Ministries. The transitional home for men in Uniontown, Fayette County, ...