Drugs

Raves And Drugs

Raves And Drugs Generally people associate raves(Underground Techno parties) with designer drugs like Ecstasy(MDMA), Speed(amphetamine) and other acids like LSD. These drugs are called the Techno Drugs for that reason and most of the time have uplifting and sensatory effects. To understand more clearly the relationship between the raves and these drugs, we first have […]

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Genetic “atlas” of cells will pinpoint causes of disease, improve drug treatments news

Scientists at the University of Toronto have discovered a way to map the interactions of genes within a cell, that could lead to more precise targeting of drug treatments. By Chris Garbutt, faculty of medicine, University of TorontoScientists at the University of Toronto have discovered a way to map the interactions of genes within a cell, […]

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Drugs are a Major Issue in Sport and Modern Society

The use of drugs to assist sporting performance has a long history. From 400BC, the role of sport in Greek society was as prominent as today. Mass spectator sport was the order of the day and rich prizes for winners led to the demise of amateurism and the emergence of professional athletes. Victory in the […]

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Drug and illegal

In 1995, the year of Leah Betts’s 18th birthday, had taken ecstasy which is known to be a class A drug and illegal. She had thought that taking the drug would make her all hyper and in a party mode for her birthday, but sadly that wasn’t the case. She had died by taking the […]

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The key pathways that have been proposed to linking stress to physical illness

It commonly accepted that stress can lead to illness, both psychological and physical, and there are numerous studies into the causative links between the two situations. Psychologists continue to attempt to establish exactly what makes humans succumb to stress, along with how this relates to illness and what preventative measures, coping methods and other treatments […]

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Szasz vs Goodin on legalization of drugs

Should drugs be legalized? Drugs have been one of the major problems in our society for many years. The policy of the American government at present is against the legalization of drugs. However, this policy is costly, and it seems like an endless war. As time goes on, people start to examine some moral theories […]

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How successful is British Drug Policy

Today it is estimated that the value if the UK drugs trade is worth around i?? 8 billion (Morris, 2007). The Global Drugs trade is worth more than the global trade for oil (McInnes 2007). A substantial amount of this money is laundered and reinvested in society, some influencing the legal and medical professions. Castells […]

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Effects of Cocaine On the Child

The author starts the journal with a brief outlook on the development of research on the effects of drug use during pregnancy. She explains how to begin with it was very difficult to study this topic but as time has gone by the researchers have been able to progress in both animal and human studies. […]

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Can the drugs problem be tackled primarily through legal enforcement

Yes I think it is, even though the drugs and the use of drugs is more wide spread throughout county and national level than the general public wish to think and is just not related to Heroin, Cannabis and Ecstasy, there are other drugs, which the general public might not of heard of but are […]

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Thesis of Programs About Drugs

A drug, as defined, is a substance used as a medicine or in making medicines, which affects the body and mind and have potential for abuse. Without an advice or prescription from a physician, drug can harmful. Drugs are medicine and the best use of medicines depends upon the physician, the user or patient; and […]

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Anna Victoria Wood: A Death by Drugs

Anna Victoria Wood went to a rave party with her friends and had decided to take an ecstasy pill to have a good time. Moments later she had become to feel unwell from the intake of the pill and the overload of water in her system. There were circumstances surrounding Anna’s death, she had decided […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Drugs

Sarah Westerners May 7, 2013 Advantages and Disadvantages of Drugs Westerners 1 At this exact moment, a seventy-four year old United States veteran is suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (OPTS) caused by his fight for survival in the Vietnam War. Because of his condition, he goes through daily paranoia, depressing memories, and stress related pain […]

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Why Soft Drugs should be Legalised

There are two ways to try and sort out the drugs problem. One is to legalise and regulate the supply, and the other is to leave it in the hands of criminals.For years we have tried the second option. Banning all forms of soft drugs or lightly regulating them, not allowing them as such but […]

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Drugs In Sport

From ancient times, athletes have sought to improve their performance, to better themselves and their peers, and to set new records in their sports of choice. The Olympic games have always been the ultimate place for athletes to show off their skills and compete with the highest elite athletes from countries around the world. Each […]

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Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll-

The Twentieth Century was a time of great social, political, economic and cultural change and conflict. The impact of these events on people can be seen in popular culture. It not only reflected the thoughts and feelings of many but helped shape how they responded to these changes and conflicts. During each decade popular culture […]

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Why is Drug abuse such a problem facing the IOC

It all dates back to the ancient games in Greece however in more recent times we tend to think of the 1960’s and 1970’s when communist countries made their teams by law have to take performance enhancing drugs. When we are talking about the drugs that actually cause problems against the IOC, we are talking […]

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Drugs and Alcohol

In this essay I aim to find out why people, particularly teenagers, turn to drugs and / or alcohol. I am also going to research the different kinds of drugs available, and the effects of these drugs and alcohol. I will also find out how I can help somebody with a drug or alcohol problem.There […]

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Motivation and the Brain-Refraining from Using Drugs

What motivates a person has been an ongoing question for neuroscience and psychology as the two fields work hand-in-hand searching for answers. How is our behavior connected to personality, is there a motivational connection, what motivates one person and not another, and what other questions must be asked to gain insight to this ongoing topic. […]

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The Powers of Meth

Meth abuse is common in many countries. Meth has become a very large problem right here in the low country. Lots of money is spent to rehabilitate addicts, to stop drugs from coming into the US and to stop drug related crime. Meth destroys lots of families; however the power of knowing what this drug […]

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The Mechanisms Actions of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Nsaids)

The mechanisms actions of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) To summarise, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are drugs which have anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic properties due to their mechanism and enzymes involved COX-1 and COX-2. However as well as being beneficial NSAIDs have many unwanted side effects such as diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. In frequent high doses […]

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Prescription Drug Abuse

According to results from the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an estimated 2. 4 million Americans used prescription drugs non medically for the first time within the past year. This statistic averages to approximately 6,600 new people per day who are taking prescription drugs that were not prescribed to them, or […]

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Border War: Drugs

The DEA estimates that the drug cartels generate about $10 billion annually from the sale of drugs which pass through Arizona alone. Just marijuana alone is predicted to be over 700 tons seized, so think about the amount not seized. The U. S. Border patrol fight against illegal drug trafficking into Arizona has proved to […]

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